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New Chrome Portable Version Not Detected

Portable Apps Platform doesn't seem to be detecting that a new version of Chrome is available on portableapps.com. My installed version is 80 but the latest version is 81. I tried running a manual update through Apps > Check for Updates but it doesn't show the new version either.

Platform version is 16.1.1 and Chrome was installed through the platform into the default directory.

Chrome Portable ... latest version is 81.
https://portableapps.com/apps/internet/google_chrome_portable

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Just adding to the above post

Hi
I see this in my Chrome Portable. What is going on?
An error occurred while checking for updates: Update check failed to start (error code 1: 0x80004005).
Version 81.0.4044.129 (Official Build) (32-bit)

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Not Supported

The Chrome updater is not portable. You can use the PortableApps.com Platform to update automatically

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I just installed the last 80.x version in a test platform and then checked for updates. 81 showed up as expected. Open up the appinfo.ini and made sure nothing is amiss if you would please. It's in the App\AppInfo directory.

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Contents of appinfo.ini

Thanks for the reply John. Contents of the appinfo.ini below. It says the version is 80 also.


[Format]
Type=PortableApps.comFormat
Version=3.5

[Details]
Name=Google Chrome Portable
AppId=GoogleChromePortable
Publisher=Google & PortableApps.com
Homepage=portableapps.com/apps/internet/google_chrome_portable
Category=Internet
Description=Web browser
Language=Multilingual
Trademarks=
InstallType=

[License]
Shareable=true
OpenSource=false
Freeware=true
CommercialUse=true
EULAVersion=2

[Version]
PackageVersion=80.0.3987.87
DisplayVersion=80.0.3987.87

[SpecialPaths]
Plugins=Chrome-bin\Plugins

[Control]
BaseAppID=Chrome.ZQNWJZRJIK3UCX77OAOZ4G6E.profile.Default
Icons=1
Start=GoogleChromePortable.exe

[Associations]
FileTypes=htm,html,shtml,xht,xhtml
FileTypeCommandLine=-- "%1"
Protocols=ftp,http,https
ProtocolCommandLine=-- "%1"

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Reinstall

Try reinstalling the version you already have over itself. You can download it here.

You have it in PortableApps\GoogleChromePortable correct?

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My Bad

Apologies John, my original post said I had it in the default dir but it turns out I don't - it's in PortableApps\ChromePortable.

Can I simply rename the directory to the default or do I have to reinstall at this point?

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Make a copy and rename it

Make a copy and rename it. Test that it works as expected, upgrade, test again. It should be good.

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