How to Disable Google Chrome Updates?

Google Chrome is the most popular web browser these days. It has many unique features compared to other browsers such as Visual browse history, search your favorite websites from the address bar, web site task manager etc. Also it has auto update features where Chrome browser related updates gets installed instantly and keep the browser up to date.


How to Disable the Google Chrome Updates?


Sometimes, it has so happened that the Google Chrome updates are disabled (by the administrator) where the browser never be able to install the updates. In this article, we will see how to fix this problem by doing simple registry modifications.
The administrator disables the updates may be through policy settings. You can see this on the Google Chrome Help screen.


Google Chrome Updates are disabled by the administrator

Solution:


Follow the below steps to enable software update in the Google Chrome browser, which the administrator blocked. The little configuration change in registry settings solves the problem and allows the Google Chrome browser to receive software updates and get installed automatically.


1
Click on Windows Start menu and open Run command window.
(or press Windows + R shortcut key).


2
Open the Windows Registry Editor.


3
On the Registry Editor screen, navigate to registry folder
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Policies\Google\Update.

Google Chrome Updates are disabled by the administrator



4
Modify the ÚpdateDefault key value from 0 to 1.

Google Chrome Updates are disabled by the administrator



5
Once the registry value is changed, restart the Google Chrome and see the updates gets installed.

Google Chrome Updates are disabled by the administrator




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