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Windows 7: Google launches Chrome 7 beta, dev channel update

01 Oct 2010   #1
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Google launches Chrome 7 beta, dev channel update

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Google has pushed out the fist beta version of Chrome 7. The latest test build is essentially the same as Tuesday's developer-channel release, which doesn’t really bring much new to the table besides taking care of a few minor bugs and crashes. It does however include a new ‘about:labs’ feature for experimental options, paving the way for several improvements already available in the cutting-edge developer version which received an update to 7.0.536.2 just yesterday
Complete Techspot article: Google launches Chrome 7 beta, dev channel update - TechSpot News

Download Chrome 7 Beta: Google Chrome 7.0.536.2 Beta - TechSpot Downloads

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01 Oct 2010   #2

Windows 7 U/64
 
 

Ok great thanks.
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01 Oct 2010   #3

Dual Booting Windows 7 64-Bit Ultimate Edition and Fedora 16.
 
 

Regression fix: keep the download shelf visible when multiple sites are saved.

found this in the change log
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01 Oct 2010   #4

Windows 7 Home Premium x64
 
 

This would probably be the first time I wish to update Chrome from a stable version to a beta without uninstalling the stable version first and loosing all my settings and extensions and stuff. Does the beta override the stable version?
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01 Oct 2010   #5

Windows 7 Ultimate, OS X 10.7, Ubuntu 11.04
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Gornot View Post
This would probably be the first time I wish to update Chrome from a stable version to a beta without uninstalling the stable version first and loosing all my settings and extensions and stuff. Does the beta override the stable version?
You can always install Google Chrome's Canary build which is higher up on the build string then the Developers' build (which is higher then the Beta build) and can install along side of current versions of Chrome and NOT overwrite them.

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01 Oct 2010   #6

Win 7 Professional x86
 
 

U should try the "Chrome Channel switcher". I ve used it to switch between the beta and Dev. I m sure I saw an option for stable too. Worth a try I guess
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01 Oct 2010   #7

Windows 7 Home Premium x64
 
 

It would be good to preserve my bookmarks, theme and extensions when installing anything above the stable version, and not set that one up from scratch.
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01 Oct 2010   #8

Windows 7 Ultimate, OS X 10.7, Ubuntu 11.04
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Gornot View Post
It would be good to preserve my bookmarks, theme and extensions when installing anything above the stable version, and not set that one up from scratch.
If you want to you can always install Chrome's Canary build and copy the folder called 'User Data' from C:\Users\Steven\AppData\Local\Google\Chrome to C:\Users\Steven\AppData\Local\Google\Chrome SxS.

Which essentially would copy all your personal data over to the new version while still having a stable version installed.
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01 Oct 2010   #9

Windows 7 Home Premium x64
 
 

Cool. In that case, I'll try it. Thank you ^^
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02 Oct 2010   #10
J23

Windows 7 Professional 64 bit
 
 

Does the beta override the stable version?[/QUOTE]

IF you DL'd the chrome channel changer Google Chrome Channel Changer - Free software downloads and software reviews - CNET Download.com you can move between Stable, Beta & Dev releases @ anytime in any direction of progression. BTW-The link is to Cnet so your all good there.
Plus I would suggest trying out using your extensions in
"sandboxmode."" This option is found in wrench/options/under the hood/content settings/plug ins. It 's worth taking a look @.
If I helped feel free to rep me.
Regards,
J23
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