Prevent google toolbar from updating
to an Active Directory domain, and if this policy has been set to 0 or to a value greater than 77 hours, this setting will not be honored and replaced by 77 hours after August 2014.If you are affected by this, and still want to disable Chrome updates (NOT RECOMMENDED), you may do so by using 'Update policy override' as described here.[This will be what to unzip if one day you decide to update Chrome - Just remember that when unzipped it will have the following structure: Update then all the content of the folder]. Now I just add Google Update to the firewall and block internet access.- Now that you have a copy just delete the "Update" folder. If I check the "About" page I get a message it is updating and after a few seconds that it can't update and I should check my firewall.Currently trying to bring myself to move away from chrome and as many google products as possible after realising the effort they have gone to, to thwart the tiny minority of people who actually regedited the old auto update and their desire to have more control over your machines than you do.
Because Chef cannot click Yes when a security prompt comes up, the renaming of the entire Update directory does not work for us.But there what seems an infallible solution (see further down).Even using the official Google page with the templates did NOTHING: https://support.google.com/installer/answer/146164?Q: Does the open-source Chromium browser auto-update like Chrome? Chromium does not have its own auto-update process, so if you are deploying Chromium, do you not need to worry about turning off auto-updates.A: Major version updates to the stable channel of Google Chrome tend to happen about every six weeks, although security fixes can come at any time.