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Windows 7: How to Install or run Google Chrome without Updater

17 Jun 2015   #1
fireberd

Windows 10 64 bit
 
 
How to Install or run Google Chrome without Updater

Peterson Tuners has now required that Chrome be used to access and transfer Tuner programs from their database to tuners such as the StroboPlus HD. Previously Peterson had their own program "Peterson Connect" that was used but they have abandoned that and forcing customers to use Chrome.

I had problems previously with Chrome and the forced install of the updater program. As it turned out the updater program was causing very high spikes in DPC Latency Checker and the Resplendence Latency Monitor was reporting "this computer seems to have trouble handling real time audio".

Prior to installing Chrome and the updater Latency was fine, as I use my PC for my recording studio. After installing Chrome and the updater I started having clicks and dropouts in my recording studio DAW programs (both Sonar and ProTools). As Chrome was last thing installed, I uninstalled Chrome but still had the problems. As it turned out the updater was the problem; I tried uninstalling it, deleting entries, etc but it kept coming back. I deleted the exe for the updater but it still came back. I finally manually edited the Registry and removed all Google references and finally was rid of the Updater. I ran DPC Latency Checker and it was back to normal with under 100 usec and Resplendence Latency Monitor reported the computer should have no problems running audio. The clicks and dropouts in the recording programs were gone.

Doing searches, I see references to a version that does not include the updater but the links just go to the general Google Chrome installer download site. I also saw a reference to a standalone version that could be run from a USB drive but the links for that go to the same general Chrome download site.


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17 Jun 2015   #2
GokAy

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1
 
 

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17 Jun 2015   #3
Callender

Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit 7601 Multiprocessor Free Service Pack 1
 
 

I'm no expert on Chrome and i do not use it or have it installed. Perhaps you could check the advice given here:

How to Remove Annoying GoogleUpdate.exe Background Process After Installing Google Chrome in Windows?

On another note perhaps your software will work with SRWare Iron which is Chrome - but without all the privacy / tracking issues and it certainly doesn't include the Google Updater.

There's a portable version available if you want to test it without installing the desktop version.
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18 Jun 2015   #4
fireberd

Windows 10 64 bit
 
 

First, Peterson, in correspondence with them, specifically states users MUST have Chrome Browser.

I saw the info on removing it and I went through that before and it didn't take it all out and I had to manually edit the registry and remove a multitude of entries to get it fully removed. I'm not going through that again.

I'll try the Portable version on an old PC that doesn't matter if it gets clobbered as its not used for my recording studio.
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18 Jun 2015   #5
fireberd

Windows 10 64 bit
 
 

The Google Portable linked will work. However, as it turns out Peterson has backtracked and has re-enabled their standalone application.

I suspect the "uprising" on the Steel Guitar Forum was the incentive. One of Peterson's big customer base is the Steel Guitar Players. So much that Peterson has incorporated (built in) several special Pedal Steel Guitar tuning programs in their tuners.
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19 Jun 2015   #6
Alejandro85

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

The Chrome auto-updater, as far as I know, is installed as a service. Going to the service list, stopping it and setting to disabled should get rid of it (at least it won't run).
It's a technique than some other programs are currently using, by setting a service to avoid detection. Skype and Adobe Reader also infect computers in the same way.
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