google chrome - doesn't open

hi experts,

i'm using google chrome and when I click to open it it just flickers and won't open. I went to local settings\google\chrome and tried to rename the user data folder but was not able to but if I delete the contents of that foler chrome will open but if it's closed it crashes again and won't open until I go in again and delete the contents of the user data folder. what's the fix for this?
frankbustosAsked:
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John-Charles-HerzbergCommented:
Try restarting the browser. Whenever possible, Google Chrome will restore webpages from your previous browsing session.
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Anthony PangilinanDeveloperCommented:
Did you try renaming the 'Default' folder within the 'User Data' folder?
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frankbustosAuthor Commented:
yes, same error.
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Anthony PangilinanDeveloperCommented:
What error do you get when trying to rename?
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frankbustosAuthor Commented:
I renamed it in safe mode, all good thanks.
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