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Create a pre-configured Chrome installation file?

Hi all. Every time I install Chrome on a computer, I have to manually change many settings and install extensions. Is there a way to create some kind of Chrome image or installation file, with all of my settings and extensions already configured? Then, after I install this file, my settings and extensions will already be in-place.

For reference, the settings/extensions I'm interested in having pre-configured are as follows.

Settings:

always show bookmarks bar
specify a certain default new tab
specify a certain default search engine
specify a certain download folder
turn on and lock Google safe search

Extensions:

ublock origin or adblock plus

I'm speaking specifically of computers running Windows 7.

Thanks in advance.

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I can't figure out how to edit the original post. But I should note that the new Chrome installations would be for a (school) computer lab, where users would need to do things like create their own bookmarks, customize their browser with a theme, and check their own Gmail accounts.

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(NT) enable chrome sync
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Thanks

Thanks for that. That is indeed a resolution to the issue I posted. But I forgot to mention that these Chrome installation will be on computers in a (school ) computer lab, each of which will have several local users. The users will have to do things with Chrome like create/edit bookmarks, choose different Chrome themes, and login to their individual Gmail accounts. I think syncing one Chrome account across all of these would preclude that--am I right?

I will now edit my original post to indicate that these Chrome installations would be for multiple users.

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I'd try the Google Product Forum too.
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each user would have their own sync

each user would have their own sync once they logged into their chrome account.

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Thanks

Right. I understand that. That isn't exactly what I'm looking for though. Let me explain better.

Let's say I have a computer with 10 local users. I want each user to use Chrome that is configured with certain settings and extensions. Right now, I have to install Chrome with its default settings, then change the settings and install extensions 10 times--once for each user. I'd like to be able to install Chrome initially with those settings and extensions in place.

Also, implementing a Windows server environment is not possible at this time.

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There is a prior worth reading.

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