Google releases stable version of Chrome 9


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Google has released version 9 of its browser. The update brings hundreds of bug fixes as well as many features that have been available on the Chrome beta and dev channels to users interested in using Chrome's latest builds. Chrome 9 also addresses 9 security vulnerabilities in the WebKit-based browser: one rated Critical, two rated as High, and six rated as Low.

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Did they add an installation directory option? That's number one on my wish list.


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I'm using the Chrome 9 Beta on both my laptop and desktop. I remember reading on the Chromium site that the beta version is scheduled to move to version 10 around the middle of this month.


Re: installation directory

The Google Standalone Installer MSI installs to Program Files rather than a "per user" install. It's not a choice really, but it's something.


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The only problem I have with the new Chrome thus far is the fact that nobody seems to know how to access installed themes they downloaded from the web store. I was just cycling through themes thinking it'd be like Opera or Firefox where it's easy to view all your installed themes and be able to switch back and forth...boy was I wrong. So when it comes to theme installation and access, Chrome SUCK SUCKS SUCKS!!! (as you can tell, ease of customization is a VERY important factor for me, lol)


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matrix86, be happy with your firefox then :D. I guess I'm a lucky guy then when I have zero issues with Chrome/Chromium.


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Wow, on version 9 already, they sure aren't holding back. :haha:

Tried it for a few mins on my laptop a while back, but tbh Firefox offers everything I need in a web browser, so its very doubtful I'll change.

The last time I looked they didn't support password retrieval for Xmarks either, and thats a major thing for me with so many 16 digit randomly generated passwords.


Did they make a Master Password on it yet? That should be the critical security update.