Question: Batch File to start chrome:chrome and update


Batch File to start chrome:chrome and update

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Added at 2016-12-31 09:12

I am trying to write a batch file to force Google Chrome to Update. If I use the following it is close however the batch file below takes out the : and shows a This Site Can't Be Reached notification:

@echo on
start chrome.exe \chrome://chrome

If I had a batch file to open chrome:chrome in a startup page that would be helpful as well.

nr: #1 dodano: 2016-12-31 19:12

You could use the profile manager and create a user/profile with chrome://chrome as the start page. Or manually/per batch create a copy of the preferences file in "%USERPROFILE%\AppData\Local\Google\Chrome\User Data\Default" and switch between two versions of the file. The following batch will just create a backup with datetime appended to the name to start with.

@Echo off
for /f "tokens=1-3 delims=.+-" %%A in (
  'wmic os get LocalDateTime^|findstr ^^[0-9]'
    ) do Set _DT=%%A

Pushd "%USERPROFILE%\AppData\Local\Google\Chrome\User Data\Default"
copy Preferences Preferences_%_DT%
start chrome
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