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Update Chrome in 1 minute to keep you safe online
 
Chrome is the most popular browser in the world, with nearly two-thirds of the global population using it to browse the internet.
 
As such, keeping Chrome updated to the latest version is important. Google recently issued an update on April 24, 2024, to fix known security fixes.
 
Here are several compelling reasons why staying current with Chrome updates is crucial:
 
  1. Security Enhancements: With cyber threats evolving alarmingly, browser security is paramount. Each Chrome update typically includes patches for various security vulnerabilities discovered since the previous version. By regularly updating Chrome, users benefit from strengthened defenses against malware, phishing attempts, and other cyber attacks that exploit outdated browser versions.

  2. Bug Fixes and Stability: Software bugs are inevitable, and web browsers are no exception. Fortunately, developers continuously strive to identify and rectify these issues through updates. By keeping Chrome updated, users can enjoy a smoother browsing experience with fewer crashes and glitches, ensuring uninterrupted productivity and efficiency.

  3. Performance Optimization: Alongside security and stability improvements, Chrome updates often include enhancements to performance and efficiency. These optimizations may result in faster page loading times, reduced memory usage, and smoother overall browsing performance. By embracing the latest updates, users can capitalize on these performance gains to streamline their online activities.

  4. Compatibility with Websites and Web Applications: As websites and web applications evolve, they may incorporate new features and technologies that rely on the latest browser capabilities. By keeping Chrome updated, users ensure compatibility with the latest web standards, preventing potential issues such as rendering errors or functionality limitations when accessing modern web content.

  5. Access to New Features: Google Chrome is renowned for its innovative features and functionalities, which are regularly introduced through updates. From improved tab management and privacy enhancements to innovative developer tools, staying updated ensures that users can leverage the full spectrum of Chrome’s capabilities, enhancing their browsing experience and productivity.

  6. Mitigation of Known Vulnerabilities: Cybersecurity is an ongoing battle, with threat actors constantly seeking to exploit known vulnerabilities in software. By promptly applying Chrome updates, users mitigate the risk of falling victim to attacks that target previously identified weaknesses. Proactive updating is a fundamental aspect of a robust cybersecurity strategy, safeguarding sensitive data and personal information.

How to Update Chrome to the latest version

Updating Chrome is quick and takes about 1-2 minutes on your computer.

  1. On Chrome Browser, click three dots in the Upper Right Cornner

  2. Scroll down to Help > About Google Chrome

  3. Chrome will start to update itself

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Google will automatically check for and download any available updates. If no update is available, Chrome will say “Chrome is up to date.” Once an update is found and downloaded, a button will appear which will relaunch the browser and apply the update.

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Your existing tabs and windows will be saved and reopened.

Any Incognito windows won’t reopen when Chrome restarts

Chrome is now updated.

Lastly, it is recommended you restart your computer after any software update.

 

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Frequently Asked Questions

eSudo is a local managed IT & Cybersecurity services (MSP/MSSP) company in San Jose, CA that helps businesses make technology seamlessly work over the last 22+ years in Silicon Valley. What sets eSudo apart is we focus on security first, and computer support happens to be part of the security services.

Our team of experienced and certified computer engineers understands that no two businesses are alike, that’s why we partner with our clients to develop efficient and cost effective computer networks, cloud solutions, network security, and phone solutions that help you run your business.

As a local Microsoft Partner and Cloud Technology Specialist, eSudo has the knowledge, skills, and commitment to help you implement modern technology solutions that match your exact business needs.

Our goal is to Keep your IT Systems running and data Secure (KISS) so you can focus on running your business safely!

We specialize in working with professional service organizations like law firms, accounting firms (CPAs), and wealth management. However, eSudo have helped other business such as non-profit organizations, manufacturing and other small businesses after we have reviewed their needs and determined if they are good fit for our services.

eSudo is not a traditional computer support company; we focus on security first, and computer support happens to be part of the security services.  In the dynamic landscape of network security, a proactive approach is key to safeguarding your business. It’s not a one-time event but an ongoing commitment to keep your systems resilient against evolving threats. With the rise of a mobile workforce and the omnipresence of phishing attempts or social engineering or AI, educating your employees, continuous monitoring and proactive support are vital to prevent data breaches.

If your business is looking for break-fix support or hourly IT services, we may not be for you because we cannot fully manage your risks and more importantly, it creates a trust issue in our relationship. Under a “break-fix” model, there is a fundamental conflict of interest between your business and eSudo.

“Over 97% of American businesses in 2023, operating in a digitally-driven landscape, heavily rely on the Internet for essential functions such as productivity, performance optimization, streamlined communication, bolstered sales, and various other facets of their daily operations. This heightened dependence on digital infrastructure, however, comes with a notable caveat: more than 87% of small businesses are entrusted with customer data that could be potentially compromised in the event of a cyberattack.”

We keep your IT Systems running and data secure with our proven IT Strategy, Managed Security, and Proactive Support & End User Management. Our Strategy focuses on identifying, prioritizing, and recommending the right technology for your organization.  Our Managed Security includes data backup, device encryption, zero-trust access management, and policies & procedures. Our Support includes a live phone help desk, 24/7 monitoring, on-site support as needed, employee onboarding, and asset procurement.

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  • Proven track record: We have been building our loyal customer base since 2001 in an industry where IT consulting firms come and go. Our customers, vendors, and employees stay with us because we build and value long term relationships with them. With operations all over the San Francisco Bay Area, eSudo provides reliable IT support to Northern CA-based businesses and beyond. We’re big enough to offer the facilities, services, and expertise you expect and small enough to provide the support and attention you deserve.

  • People & Process:  Over the last 22+ years, we have created and adopted a proven process to ensure success in our operations and have trained our people to follow our proven process to provide consistent results for our customers.

  • Quality: We do not sell what we have not used or have tested. We recommend industrial and commercial-grade products for small businesses to provide uptime and reliability for our customers.

  • Responsiveness: A live person will answer your call, and emergency response time is one hour or less guaranteed. We use the most current remote support technology which lets us log in to your computers remotely to address many issues without the need to wait for a technician to come on-site.

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