Install Google Chrome in Program Files


We recently had a client that required Google Chrome for a web based app. Google Chrome is easy to download and install. Pretty straight forward and easy enough right? Wrong. Google Chrome installs in

  • Win Vista/7 – C:\Users\%username%\AppData\Local\Google\Chrome\
  • Win Xp – C:\Documents and Settings\%username%\Local Settings\Application Data\Google\Chrome\

by default. You would think Google would install it to Program Files by default like other applications but it does not.

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