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Windows 7: How do I manually install gpedit.msc on my Windows 7 Home Premium?

30 May 2014   #11
Layback Bear

Windows 7 Pro. 64/SP-1
 
 

Not me. Many hacks like that do damage to a proper working system.


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30 May 2014   #12
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

It's fine, but just not supported since it could cause issues, and most likely will not work anyways.

I wouldn't recommend it since you could just use the registry to apply a group policy instead.

Group Policy Search
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30 May 2014   #13
Layback Bear

Windows 7 Pro. 64/SP-1
 
 

Thank you Brink!

@ pbcopter
I very sorry my understanding was incorrect. I was wrong.
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31 May 2014   #14
Callender

Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit 7601 Multiprocessor Free Service Pack 1
 
 
Google Chrome Update Error?

I have gpedit.msc installed on Windows 7 HP but I don't have Chrome installed!

All I can say is that in many cases using Group Policy Editor in lower versions of Windows 7 is problematic in that some settings stick and some don't.

One example that I've come across is that it's perfectly possible to create a SRP (Software Restiction Policy) based on either executable file name or MD5 hash and apply it. However it has no effect at all.

For your Google Chrome problem take a look at the following article:

Use Group Policy Editor to Customize or Disable Google Update

Then looked at the link near the bottom of the page that explains how to edit the registry as that's probably what you need to do:

https://support.google.com/installer...r/146164?hl=en
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01 Jun 2014   #15
A Guy

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Windows 7 Home Premium x64 SP1
 
 

I too have GP installed on Premium using instructions originally from our own davehc

How to Enable Group Policy Editor (gpedit.msc) in Windows 7 Home Premium, Home Basic and Starter Editions?

But as mentioned, it is hit or miss. I have instead used Group Policy Search as Shawn suggested.

A Guy
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03 Jun 2014   #16
stacykatz

Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit
 
 

Thanks everyone for the info. The specific problem that I'm having is that I was trying to update Google Chrome and after I agreed to the updates to start the process, I got this message, "Update failed (error: 7)An error occurred while checking for updates: Google Chrome cannot be updated due to inconsistent Google Update Group Policy settings. Use the Group Policy Editor to set the update policy override for the Google Chrome Binaries application and try again; see http://goo.gl/uJ9gV for details." Also, yes, I do have administrative authority.
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03 Jun 2014   #17
Windows Sniper

Windows 8.1
 
 

Have you tried following the second part of the support link?

Quote:
Follow the instructions in the Google Update group policy to set an update policy override for Google Chrome Binaries, Google Chrome, and Google Chrome Frame. Use the same setting for all three applications to ensure that your policy is used regardless of the product versions that are installed. Note that whether installation is allowed remains under the control of the individual products.

You can also follow the steps below:

Download the latest Google Update policy template.
Remove the old group policy templates from your tools (if necessary), and add the templates downloaded in step 1. If you're using Group Policy Editor (gpedit), instructions on doing this can be found here (see steps 1 and 2 of the fist example).
Set your desired update policy overrides for Google Chrome Binaries, Google Chrome, and Google Chrome Frame using the new templates downloaded in step 1.
At the end of this process, you should see the following registry values, depending on the policies you set in step 3:

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Policies\Google\Update\Update{4DC8B4CA-1BDA-483E-B5FA-D3C12E15B62D}
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Policies\Google\Update\Update{8A69D345-D564-463C-AFF1-A69D9E530F96}
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Policies\Google\Update\Update{8BA986DA-5100-405E-AA35-86F34A02ACBF}
I have found that Google is quite useful with troubleshooting their software...
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13 Jun 2014   #18
lowie1

windows 7 x 64
 
 

You can find it on Youtube how to do it.
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