Forum Thread: Google Chrome 15 leaves old version as old_chrome.exe

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dirkling Google Chrome 15 leaves old version as old_chrome.exe
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It seems Chrome has changed its updating of the program and therefore still triggers the error message for the previous version. Chrome was self updated (via the about dialog on Windows 7 64bit).
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Google Chrome 14.x End-of-Life

C:\Users\lourdes\AppData\Local\Google\Chrome\Appli cation\old_chrome.exe, version 14.0.835.202

Maurice Joyce RE: Google Chrome 15 leaves old version as old_chrome.exe
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Google have been doing that for a long time which is well documented on this Forum. To remove it just do this:

DELETING A FILE OR FOLDER USING PSI VERSION 2

To delete a vulnerable file or folder found by PSI try this:

1. Open PSI>Scan results.

2. Against the programme marked as vulnerable is a + sign to the left of it.

3. Click that & it will reveal DETECTED INSTANCES.

4. Below that are two yellow folders. Click the one WITHOUT a red dot.

5. That will open Windows Explorer & U will be able to see the vulnerable file or folder.
C:\Users\lourdes\AppData\Local\Google\Chrome\Ap pli cation\old_chrome.exe, version 14.0.835.202

6. Right click on it & select delete.

7. Carry out a full PSI scan & all should be in order.



Update 1 20:49 09/03/2011


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Apollo11 RE: Google Chrome 15 leaves old version as old_chrome.exe
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Google Chrome seems to leave the old folder in place after updating:
As shown Below;

C:\Program Files (x86)\Google\Chrome\Application\14.0.835.202
C:\Program Files (x86)\Google\Chrome\Application\15.0.874.106

The install solution in this case would be to
1 Erase the old folder or
2 Leave it And not show it as a downleveled program

The system brings up the newest version. I can manually remove the old file to remove the
" end of Life Message " And I Will, but it would be nice if this condition is detected and shown as part of your Install Solution.
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