Updating registry entry
(Just deleting it, OR saving a copy, OR renaming it OR even better just in case I one day need to do an update: Zip the content for future potential re-use).
Easy solution : 1- Go to "C:\Program Files (x86)\Google\ and find the folder "update". I blocked tools.on localhost temporarily so that I could install previous version and prevent updating to the version that is breaking the label printing.
Editing a protected key can sometimes mess up Windows or the app the key relates to.
We will never point you to any hacks that we haven’t tested ourselves, but it still pays to be careful.
hl=en I followed scrupulously the instructions of that page, the keys in the registry are all correct, but still going to the "About Google Chrome" when the program is opened, I can see the wheel going around and a few seconds later the update is forced and done.
I have tried using the standalone installer of Google, on a Windows 8.1 machine 64Bits - and yes all the keys are set to : Dword: Auto Update Check Period Minutes Value: 0 Dword: Disable Auto Update Checks Checkbox Value Value: 1 Dword: Update Default Value: 0 Dword: Update Value: 0 (this last one requires the service(s) to not be disabled - gupdate/gupdatem) ...
Because Chef cannot click Yes when a security prompt comes up, the renaming of the entire Update directory does not work for us.If you prefer, you can just give your user account full permissions rather than the Users group.To do that, click the Add button, walk through the steps to add your user account to the list, and then give that account the Full Control permission.In the “Advanced Security Settings” window, next to the listed Owner, click the “Change” link.In the “Select User or Group” window, in the “Enter the object name to select” box, type the name of your Windows user account (or your email address if you have a Microsoft account) and then click the “Check Names” button to validate the account name.