Note About Installing Google Chrome

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Note About Installing Google Chrome

Postby Andrew on Mon Sep 15, 2008 5:58 pm

If you want to install Google Chrome, we strongly recommend that you download it only from http://www.google.com/chrome. Downloading Google Chrome from other links could result in limited functionality, including the inability to create application shortcuts and to get any updates, including security fixes, for Google Chrome
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Re: Note About Installing Google Chrome

Postby jonsmart on Sat Sep 19, 2009 6:46 am

Thanks for the information. But why is this so?
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Re: Note About Installing Google Chrome

Postby kdrac21 on Sat Oct 10, 2009 9:27 am

Because you are getting an old version that an updater will not see since the version is old (you just have to manually update)

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Another thing if downloading from ANY other site you run the risk of having the browser+virus or trojan... worse yet it could be packaged and set to automatically send your info to their server (browsing, logins, banking)
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