Forum Thread: Google Chrome woes with single-user installations

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mtodorov Google Chrome woes with single-user installations
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Dear readers,

I have a problem with four labs and each having 4 public usernames for students in Windows XP/7. Needless to say, most users have single user Chrome installation, meaning up to 50x4 logins & uninstalls.

In case of Chrome Standalone installation, it will co-exist with single-user installations without tying to remove them. Updates then go haywire, with many out-of-date security holes. It makes the patching job 5x harder.

My practice was to log on as each user and do unprivileged uninstall, for each particular user.
You will immediately notice this is dumbest thing to do.

Is there a recommended uninstallation procedure, that would remove all single-user installs on given computer?

I implore your assistance and help.

Thank you.

Regards,
mt



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mtodorov RE: Google Chrome woes with single-user installations
Member 25th Feb, 2014 13:33
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P.S.

This post belongs to Programs/Google Chrome, but for some reason it shows an error page in Firefox browser.

My sincere apologies.

Regards,
mt


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