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Topic # 115984 14-Apr-2013 11:42 Send private message

I need to install chrome for a user who has 2 computers and only 500mb data allowance. Every link I try wants to install chrome on my computer. is it possible to manually download without installing?

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  Reply # 799125 14-Apr-2013 11:52 Send private message

I haven't tried it myself, but this seems to be what your looking for?

http://support.google.com/installer/bin/answer.py?hl=en&answer=126299

I tried the 'all-user' version.  Ignore the installer pop-up and the download link is on the main page.  








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  Reply # 799127 14-Apr-2013 12:08 Send private message

Thanks, I was 1 mouse click away from discovering that myself. Embarassed

 

 



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  Reply # 799152 14-Apr-2013 13:53 Send private message


gzt

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  Reply # 799179 14-Apr-2013 15:16 Send private message

Security risks etc, but if 30Mb per month is really a bigger concern then you may want to disable Chrome/Google automatic updates as well. This appears to be the official method: http://dev.chromium.org/administrators/turning-off-auto-updates

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