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How to fix Google Chrome that will not launch in Desktop Mode

Description: Here is a more advanced tutorial that will fix your Google Chrome that will not launch in Desktop Mode. It is very important that you do not make any other changes to your registry besides what is outlined below.

  1. Hold the Windows Key on your keyboard and tap the letter X, then open Run.
    Windows Quick Start Menu, Run
  2. In Run type Regedit and click Ok.
    Windows Run, Regedit
  3. In Regedit open HKey_CURRENT_USER.
    Windows Registry Editor
  4. Then navigate to \Software\Google\Chrome\Metro.
    Windows Registry Editor
    Windows Registry Editor
  5. Click on the Metro folder to highlight it. On the right side, double click on Launchmode and change the value in the box from 0 to 1. If your value is already 1, then change it back to zero and click OK.
    Windows Registry Editor