How to update Google Chrome with Patch management.

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Patch Management Solution for Windows

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Question: How do I update Google Chrome browser with Patch Management Solution?

Answer: Auto updating needs to be disabled for Google Chrome, either by editing the registry or by using the tools provided by google, before Patch Management can take over updating by working through the following:

  1. Modify the registry entry located at HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Policies\Google\Update\UpdateDefault
    1. Right-click > Modify; Set value of REG_DWORD to "0"

Advisory: More information regarding 'turning off auto update' for Google Chrome can be found at: https://support.google.com/a/answer/187207?hl=en&topic=1064255