No plugins means popping up flash ads, no twitter client, no readability plugin, no fun.
The repair procedure is quite easy. There is a directory of so called Local Storage where chrome saves all site and plugin specific settings. At WindowsXP its in
Documents and Settings/[username]/Local Settings/Application Data/Google/Chrome/User Data/Default/Local Storage. On other systems search for
Local Storagefolder or for
Filenames begins with
chrome-extension_and after this prefix goes the string we are looking for. It's address of the plugin on Google Extension site. At the end of filename there is
To access such install site we need to recreate url:
to something like this
So the links for my favourite plugins RapidShare DownloadHelper, AdBlock+ Element Hiding Helper, Chromed Bird, FlashBlock and Readability Redux.