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  • Misconfiguration Name
  • Heading: Automatic update of Chrome browser is not enabled
  • Description
  • By default, updates are automatically applied to Chrome when found, either by periodic update check or by a manual update check. This misconfiguration appears when any other option other than "Always allow updates" is selected for ""Update policy override default" policy in Google Update. Resolve this misconfiguration to keep the Chrome browser automatically updated to prevent your systems from known and emerging exploits
  • Severity
  • Moderate
  • Category
  • Chrome Security Hardening
  • Resolution
  • Follow the below steps to resolve the misconfiguration. 1. Start regedit  2. Navigate to Key Path: HKLMSoftwarePoliciesGoogleUpdate Value Name: AutoUpdateCheckPeriodMinutes Value Type: Boolean (REG_DWORD) Value Data: 10080 or less, but not 0.
  • Does remediation require reboot?
  • No