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Google Chrome patch released

     

Bewenched

8:43 pm on Jan 15, 2013 (gmt 0)

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My Mcafee didn't like that Google chrome was trying to force an updated on my Google Chrome.

Strange thing is..... I haven't run google chrome in months and actually have it set NOT to do auto updates.... wonder what they're trying to fix.

hale

12:44 pm on Feb 7, 2013 (gmt 0)



Hmm sound strange to me, I've been using chrome for a while now and I can tell that my Chrome never forced any updates!

bill

3:52 am on Feb 8, 2013 (gmt 0)

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As far as I know Chrome updates automatically unless you do some registry tweaks on Windows to prevent it. I'm not sure about other platforms. However, I think it has to be a running process in order to update. You're saying that Chrome was trying to start itself to update?

If you don't want auto-updates or the browser calling home all the time then I might suggest SRWare Iron, a Chromium fork.
 

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