Google is on the rise with it Google Chrome Update. The company has promised to deliver Chrome updated every 15 days. Google will automatically update the browser in the background to keep you updated with the latest and greatest news from the company. However, this behavior can annoy some users. If you are one of them, check out the four best ways to stop the automatics Google Chrome Updates on Windows 10 and Mac.
Be up to date Google Chrome Browser is essential for security. On the other hand, however, Google can remove some features in the new build or change positions of some menus that may not be what you want.
In such cases you should stop the automatic Chrome Updates for Windows and Mac. That’s how it’s done.
1. Deactivate automatically Chrome Update via the Windows system configuration (Windows)
The automatic system can be deactivated very easily via the system configuration menu under Windows Chrome Windows updates.
Step 1: Press Windows + R keys and open the Run menu.
Step 2: Enter msconfig and press Enter Key to open the System Configuration menu.
Step 3: Go to the Services tab.
Step 4: Scroll down and turn off the Google Update Service dialog box.
Open minded Google Chrome and go to over Chrome Menu. You will see an error indicating Chrome’s failure to check new updates.
2. Use Windows Services Manager
Windows Service Manager provides an insight into every background service that is available on your Windows PC. The same menu can be used to deactivate / activate Chrome automatic updates on the device.
Follow the steps below to make the necessary changes.
Step 1: Press Windows + R keys and open the Windows Run menu.
Step 2: Enter service.msc and click Enter Key.
Step 3: It opens the services menu on your PC.
Step 4: Look for Google Update (gupdate) and Google Update (gupdatem) in the list.
Step 5: Double click on it and the Properties menu will open.
Step 6: Switch to the General tab.
Step 7: Click on the Startup Type and select Disabled from the menu below.
Click Ok below and restart your PC for the changes to take effect.
3. Change Chrome Auto Update URL (Mac)
Mac users, this one is for you. The steps on Mac are different from Windows. Let’s go through it.
Step 1: Open the Finder menu on the Mac.
Step 2: Go to the application folder.
Step 3: Find the Google Chrome app and right click on it.
Step 4: Select Show Package Contents and open the Contents folder.
Step 5: Open the info.plist file. Remember, you need editors like Xcode to open a plist file. You should also have write permissions for both the content folder and the Info.plist file for editing.
Step 6: Find KSUpdateURL and rename the string value url to something else.
Close the current window and you can do without it Chrome automatic updates on Mac.
4. Rename Google Chrome Update folder (Mac)
Google Chrome creates an update folder on the device to run the automatic update process in the background. You can rename this folder to another name to stop the automatic update process.
Go through the following steps.
Step 1: Open the Finder menu on the Mac.
Step 2: Go to your Mac drive.
Step 3: Navigate to Library> Google Folders.
Step 4: Inside you will find GoogleSoftwareUpdate.
Rename the folder to something else and it should clear Chrome Auto update on Mac.
Sometimes when you try to update manually Google Chrome, the browser will create this folder again in the library menu. In such cases, the automatic update is reactivated.
You can also block Chrome Update URLs on Windows and Mac. But there is a problem with the method. If Google decides to use a different URL to update the browser, it will start the automatic update in the background.
You should disable it Google Chrome Automatic update
There’s a reason Google keeps making updates to the. released Chrome Browser every 15 days. And no, it’s not about that Chrome Browser hungry for performance with every update.
In the face of attackers, spammers and security loopholes, it is more important than ever to secure your browsing experience with the latest protocols from Google.
If you have disabled Google Chrome You could leave an auto-update with an old one. leave a huge vulnerability Chrome Version on your Windows or Mac.
Stop automatically Google Chrome Update
In some cases, Google Chrome Auto updates can be irritating. To the example, it could remove your favorite feature or mess the navigation with new UX. Here’s what we’d recommend – you can turn it off Chrome automatic updates using the above methods. Whenever a new one Chrome Version starts, check what’s new in it, and if you need it, you can download the Google Chrome Browser manually.
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