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Can't instal Google Chrome.

Jul 29, 2013 2:54AM PDT

I have successfully been using iGoogle, and wish (unhappily have to) to convert to Google Chrome, which I duly installed. When I click top right on the Google page (triple black bars), go to Settings, I see that my default browser is correctly Google Chrome, BUT ..... whenever I click on the Google Chrome icon, I get the "old" iGoogle.
What to do?
Also, why doesn't Google Chrome have a url, as does iGoogle (www.google.com/ig).

My set-up is Windows 7 on a 64byte laptop, but after I successfully instal Google Chrome on the laptop, I wish to do same on my old Windows XP PC.

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So why not delete that icon, uninstall and re-install?
Jul 29, 2013 2:58AM PDT

Seems to be something we've gotten used to over the years.
Bob

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Install
Aug 1, 2013 11:18PM PDT

Do you know how to install Google Chrome on your Windows 7 computer? Here's how you can do that in a few simple steps:

1. Open the web browser on your computer
2. Type www.google.com/chrome on the address bar of the browser and press 'Enter'
3. Click on the 'Download Google Chrome' button on the opened page
4. Click on 'Accept and Install' once you read the 'Google Chrome Terms of Service' page
5. On completion of verification of application requirements, click on 'Run' to process the application
6. Wait for the installation process to complete
7. Click on 'Choose' to select your search engine
8. Click on 'Yes' to permit your operating system to run this application completely

You can start using Google Chrome once the installation process in completed!

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solution
Sep 4, 2013 4:36AM PDT

Open task manager with ctrl-alt-delete and end any programs/tasks called something like Google installer. See if that works.

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soltuion
Sep 6, 2013 12:08AM PDT

Open task manager with ctrl-alt-delete and end any programs/tasks called something like Google installer. See if that works.

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