I'm back on IE for the time being, but I'd really like to fix this situation as Chrome is obviously the much better one. MSC - scroll down to locate SUPERFETCH service - double-click mouse on SUPERFETCH - choose STARTUP-TYPE to DISABLED - click APPLY - REBOOT the system It is good to delete all the files from C:\Windows\Prefetch folder regularly.
It'd be great if I could do this without having to wipe my hard-drive, etc. We can delete the Prefetch folder itself completely, after deleting the Prefetch\Readyboot folder.
Use the Group Policy Editor to set the update policy override for the Google Chrome Binaries application and try again.”Q: Does the open-source Chromium browser auto-update like Chrome? Chromium does not have its own auto-update process, so if you are deploying Chromium, do you not need to worry about turning off auto-updates.
A: Major version updates to the stable channel of Google Chrome tend to happen about every six weeks, although security fixes can come at any time.
See Release Early, Release Often for more information.
A: Turn off auto-updates via the steps above, and push the group policy to your network. Deploy it on your test machines, and do your verification.
The auto-updating procedure is performed by Google Update, which is based on the open-source Omaha project.
Auto-updated provide fixes to sometimes critical issues, limiting exposure.
On Desktop On i Phone On Android Community Q&A This wiki How teaches you how to update the Google Chrome browser on your computer and mobile devices.
While Google Chrome updates typically install themselves, you can manually trigger an update on a mobile device by using your mobile device's app store, or on a computer by visiting the "About Google Chrome" page.
By: sdfox 7April 16, 2014When using an old computer with Google Chrome 34 or later, you may receive a message that states "This computer will soon stop receiving Google Chrome Updates because its hardware is no longer supported".
This is believed to be due to the lack of SSE2 instructions in some older processors.
For mobile devices, you can disable automatic updates for the Chrome app.