Google Chrome


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This package was approved as a trusted package on 2/3/2016.

Chrome is a fast, simple, and secure web browser, built for the modern web.


This package uses Chrome’s administrative MSI installer and installs the 32-bit on 32-bit OSes and the 64-bit version on 64-bit OSes. If this package is installed on a 64-bit OS and the 32-bit version of Chrome is already installed, the package keeps installing/updating the 32-bit version of Chrome.

This package always installs the latest version of Google Chrome, regardless of the version specified in the package. Google does not officially offer older versions of Chrome for download.

To install Google Chrome, run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:

C:\> choco install googlechrome

To upgrade Google Chrome, run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:

C:\> choco upgrade googlechrome


  • tools\chocolateyInstall.ps1 Show
    $packageName = 'GoogleChrome'
    $fileType = 'msi'
    $silentArgs = '/quiet'
    $url = '{8A69D345-D564-463C-AFF1-A69D9E530F96}&iid={00000000-0000-0000-0000-000000000000}&lang=en&browser=3&usagestats=0&appname=Google Chrome&needsadmin=prefers/edgedl/chrome/install/GoogleChromeStandaloneEnterprise.msi'
    $url64 = '{00000000-0000-0000-0000-000000000000}&iid={00000000-0000-0000-0000-000000000000}&lang=en&browser=4&usagestats=0&appname=Google Chrome&needsadmin=true/dl/chrome/install/googlechromestandaloneenterprise64.msi'
    $version = '48.0.2564.103'
    # This function checks if Chrome 32-bit is installed
    # on a 64-bit system
    function Check-Chrome32bitInstalled {
      $registryPath = 'HKLM:\SOFTWARE\WOW6432Node\Google\Update\ClientState\'
      if (Test-Path $registryPath) {
        Get-ChildItem $registryPath | ForEach-Object {
          if ((Get-ItemProperty $_.pspath).ap -eq '-multi-chrome') {
            return $true
    function Find-CID {
      param([String]$croot, [string]$cdname, [string]$ver)
      if (Test-Path $croot) {
        Get-ChildItem -Force -Path $croot | foreach {
          $CurrentKey = (Get-ItemProperty -Path $_.PsPath)
          if ($CurrentKey -match $cdname -and $CurrentKey -match $ver) {
            return $CurrentKey.PsChildName
      return $null
    $uroot = 'HKLM:\SOFTWARE\Google\Update\Clients'
    $uroot64 = 'HKLM:\SOFTWARE\Wow6432Node\Google\Update\Clients'
    $msid = Find-CID $uroot "Google Chrome binaries" "$version"
    if ($msid -eq $null) {
    # try 64bit registry
      $msid = Find-CID $uroot64 "Google Chrome binaries" "$version"
    if ($msid -ne $null) {
       Write-Output "Google Chrome $version is already installed."
    } else {
      # If Chrome 32-bit is already installed on a 64-bit system,
      # keep installing the 32-bit version, otherwise install the
      # 64-bit version on 64-bit systems
      if (Check-Chrome32bitInstalled) {
        Install-ChocolateyPackage $packageName $fileType $silentArgs $url
      } else {
        Install-ChocolateyPackage $packageName $fileType $silentArgs $url $url64
  • tools\chocolateyUninstall.ps1 Show
    $packageName = 'GoogleChrome'
    $app = Get-WmiObject -Class Win32_Product | Where-Object {$_.Name -eq 'Google Chrome'}
    if ($app) {
      $msiArgs = $('/x' + $app.IdentifyingNumber + ' /q REBOOT=ReallySuppress')
      Start-ChocolateyProcessAsAdmin $msiArgs 'msiexec'


This package has no dependencies.


Software Author(s)

  • Google Inc.


Version History

Version Downloads Last updated Status
Google Chrome 48.0.2564.97 16110 Wednesday, January 27, 2016 approved
Google Chrome 48.0.2564.82 13490 Wednesday, January 20, 2016 approved
Google Chrome 47.0.2526.111 14511 Wednesday, January 13, 2016 approved
Google Chrome 47.0.2526.106 26480 Wednesday, December 16, 2015 approved
Google Chrome 47.0.2526.82 9413 Saturday, December 12, 2015 approved
Google Chrome (32-bit) 47.0.2526.81 170 Saturday, December 12, 2015 approved
Google Chrome (32-bit) 47.0.2526.80 6890 Tuesday, December 8, 2015 approved
Google Chrome (32-bit) 47.0.2526.73 8544 Tuesday, December 1, 2015 approved
Google Chrome (32-bit) 46.0.2490.86 20963 Tuesday, November 10, 2015 approved
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