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Google Chrome - Download and install Google Chrome

Google Chrome can be installed for browsing the web. You can also re-install Chrome to fix problems with Flash, plug-ins, your search engine, pop-ups, or Chrome updates.

Install Chrome

  1. Download the Chrome installer file
  2. If prompted, click Run or Save.
  3. If you chose Save, double-click the installer file to start the installation process. We'll automatically import your homepage settings and browser history for you. 
  4. Start Chrome:
    • Windows 8 and 8.1: A welcome dialog appears, click Next to select your default browser.
    • Windows 10: A Chrome window opens once everything is set up. You can then make Chrome your default browser. 
System requirements

You'll need: Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows 8.1, Windows 10 or later and an Intel Pentium 4 processor or later that's SSE2 capable

  1. Download the disk image
  2. Open the file called "Google Chrome.dmg."
  3. In the window that opens, find the Chrome icon Chrome app icon. Drag it to the Applications folder. If you don't have administrative rights, you'll be asked to authenticate. If you're not able to authenticate, drag the icon to a location on your computer where you do have rights, such as your desktop. 
  4. Open Chome. We'll automatically import your homepage settings and browser history for you. 
  5. Open Finder. 
  6. In the window's sidebar, to the right of Google Chrome, click Eject eject icon.
System requirements

You'll need: OS X Mavericks 10.9 or later

For more information, please visit the Google Support website. 

If you have any questions, come by the Help Desk at Hardman & Jacobs Undergraduate Learning Center Room 105, call 646-1840, or email us at

Keywords:google chrome download install   Doc ID:72569
Owner:John B.Group:New Mexico State University
Created:2017-04-13 08:51 MSTUpdated:2017-11-28 13:14 MST
Sites:New Mexico State University
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