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Windows 7: Running Chrome in 64 bit Windows 7

29 Mar 2009   #1
nate42nd

Windows 7 Professional x64
 
 
Running Chrome in 64 bit Windows 7

Here's a tip if you are having trouble running chrome in Win 7 x64.

Put "(space)--in-process-plugins" after the .exe in the "target" field in the shortcut or application. Hope this helps.
How to Run Google Chrome on Windows 7 64 bit Version


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30 Mar 2009   #2
Fizban

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by nate42nd View Post
Here's a tip if you are having trouble running chrome in Win 7 x64.

Put "(space)--in-process-plugins" after the .exe in the "target" field in the shortcut or application. Hope this helps.
How to Run Google Chrome on Windows 7 64 bit Version
I've just used the beta version of chrome myself, runs fine with no modification, only the non beta version has issues running in windows 7 in my experience.
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30 Mar 2009   #3
swarfega

Windows 7 Professional 64-bit
 
 

Or run the 2.0.170 dev build which works just fine.
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30 Mar 2009   #4
nate42nd

Windows 7 Professional x64
 
 

I tried that beta....It gave me an error while installing and I still had to do it. Then I un-installed it and tried again. Then I re-installed windows (was going to anyway) and tried it again.....the beta does not work for me on 7057 or 7068.
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30 Mar 2009   #5
swarfega

Windows 7 Professional 64-bit
 
 

odd, installed ok here.
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30 Mar 2009   #6
nate42nd

Windows 7 Professional x64
 
 

I was leery to try the beta on my new 7068 so I didn't. I just un-installed and re-installed 2.0.169.1 and it gave me the "this program did not install correctly" but seems to be running fine. It kept my favorites and cookies too. I don't know what's up.

One strange thing...installing chrome 2 erased my appdata - local low folder for a while. Chrome needs to just install like any other program. I don't like the way it installs.
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30 Mar 2009   #7
Fizban

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by swarfega View Post
Or run the 2.0.170 dev build which works just fine.
That's the build I meant, it's listed as the beta build. The non-beta build is still 1.x(...) not 2.0(...).
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