Prevent Google Chrome from launching in the Modern UI mode

September 2016


Prevent Google Chrome from launching in the Modern UI mode


Windows 8/8.1 users have the ability to use both the desktop or Modern UI version of Google Chrome. In some situations, double clicking on the Google Chrome desktop shortcut will open the Modern UI version instead. So here's how to remedy this issue:
  • Open Google Chrome.
  • Click on the Customize and Control Google Chrome button > Relaunch Chrome on the desktop.


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