Google Update No Longer Runs In Background

Good news for users of Google Chrome, Picasa and other Google desktop apps on Windows systems: Google Update, previously a background new version checker that was mighty hard to kill off, runs as a scheduled task, either when your system is idle or every so many hours. Better still, if you no longer use Google apps at all, it uninstalls itself. [via Google Operating System]


    About time! I'm sick of this app constantly running without me knowing no matter how hard I try to disable it...

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