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Google's Chrome

by James Denison / September 1, 2008 9:04 AM PDT

Anyone planning to download this tomorrow and try it out?

http://biz.yahoo.com/ap/080901/google_browser.html
Google Inc. is releasing its own Web browser in a long-anticipated move aimed at countering the dominance of Microsoft Corp.'s Internet Explorer and ensuring easy access to its Internet-leading search engine.

The Mountain View-based company took the unusual step of announcing its latest product on the Labor Day holiday after it prematurely sent out a comic book drawn up to herald the new browser's arrival.

The free browser, called "Chrome," is supposed to be available for downloading Tuesday in more than 100 countries for computers running on Microsoft's Windows operating system. Google said it's still working on versions compatible with Apple Inc.'s Mac and the Linux operating system.

Although Google is using......

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the comic book
by James Denison / September 1, 2008 9:16 AM PDT
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(NT) Oops...didn't see this thread when I posted. Sorry.
by Paul C / September 1, 2008 3:15 PM PDT
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no problem.
by James Denison / September 2, 2008 6:58 AM PDT

I did look before posting but still couldn't believe I was first. Wink

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Chrome, The Google Browser.
by googletechie / September 1, 2008 9:42 PM PDT
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Hello guys:

It is official on google's official blog about, Chrome-the Google's Browser. Being a die-hard fan of Google..I am dying to see the browser and use it. One more prominent enterant in the "Browser War" and what an entry. Google is launching the beta version of Chrome For more you can read and have the link to download Chrome

http://google-thechrome.blogspot.com/

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Good One
by googletechie / September 1, 2008 9:45 PM PDT
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Getting Error
by tubaloth / September 2, 2008 6:49 AM PDT
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I got to the page, I accept the EUL, it pops up the little progress bar and says its downloading Chrome. Then i get an error
0x80040508

I can't figure out why I can't install it.

XP pro SP2
2 GB of RAM
P4.

I am at a work computer, but I have had other people at work be able to download it.

Is there an EXE file I can download?

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you on dialup?
by James Denison / September 2, 2008 6:56 AM PDT
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I may download and try it later when I hook back my other computer, but currently have my youngest child's computer hooked to my KVM to install some new stuff. Not particularly thrilled about a new browser. I liked Netscape 2, then IE4, Netscape 4.8, IE5.5sp2, but drifted more to Netscape 7.0 (best right clk choice order! and tabs!), and finally the Firefox versions.

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