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  1. Vettepartz

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    I am running Windows 7 on my desktop computer. I also have Google Chrome. When I open Chrome, I try to see which version I have by using the 'Help' tab. There, it says that ' Updates are disabled by your administrator' and I now have an older version. I am the only one that uses this home computer, and thought that I was the administrator. How can I change this so I can get Chrome updates?
     
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    Thank you for your info.
     
  4. Vettepartz

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    When I go to Start in Windows, I type in 'regedit' and it says it cannot find this program.
     
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    regedit.exe
    and press the enter key.
    What happens?
     
  6. Vettepartz

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    It comes up with a window that says " Windows cannot find 'search:query=regedit.exe'. Make sure you typed the name correctly, and then try again."
     
  7. smith962874

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    For updating your chrome browser, you have to follow these steps:
    1. Click on the three vertical dots on the top right corner of your Google Chrome browser and go down to the Settings.
    2. In the settings page, go to Settings>Advanced>reset and clean up.
    3. Click on reset and confirm your selection when the popup window appears.
    4. Alternatively, you can reach the Reset and Cleanup destination by typing the following command : chrome://settings/reset in the Address bar.
    Ta TaDa, you are good to go. :)
     
  8. Vettepartz

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    smith962874, I tried that and I still have the older version of Chrome. It still says 'Updates are disabled by your administrator'.
     
  9. Vettepartz

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    I opened up my C drive, then found 'Windows' then found 'regedit.exe.' and clicked on it. I followed the instructions from above and set the Chrome updates to "1".
    Now everything works like it should and I get the most current update when I look at Chrome Help. Thanks!
     
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