What EncryptedCow said is more important than you think partTimeCrazy. The browser, depending on the browser, don't access a local file the same way that it does when it's online. Maybe what you used works on IE/FF and not chrome, maybe something else wouldn't work on either. Just try to put your project online, test it with chrome, and then see if there is still a problem.
Dropbox provides an easy way to publish HTML projects, but you can also set up a local server with wamp, or I don't know.