Solution: This computer already has a more recent version of Google Chrome

Once I encountered such a situation when Google Chrome was installed on the computer with a bad auto-installation script, later it was updated (due to which two Google Chromes were displayed in the list of installed programs), and even later it started to work very poorly. Clearing the cache did not help and Google Chrome was removed, but since it was not installed correctly, it was not completely removed, two Google Chromes remained in the list of installed programs, when Google Chrome was removed again, it simply disappeared from the list. When trying to install a new Google Chrome, an error was displayed:

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How to prevent Windows 10 from updating the driver

Once in one organization, old cash registers were used that were connected via COM port emulators and after automatic Windows updates, a new version of the COM port emulator driver was installed, after which it was displayed with an exclamation mark and stopped working, so it was necessary to prohibit the driver update.
Windows Pro and Enterprise have the ability to block driver updates through the Group Policy Editor (gpedit.msc). In this article I will show you how to do this.

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How to clear the DNS cache in Windows

In the Windows DNS cache, records of domain names with their IP addresses to which were accessed are stored. When a user opens a site for the first time, a DNS server is accessed; upon subsequent openings of a site, Windows already takes information from the cache. Therefore, if a new IP address has been assigned to a domain, then the system will access the old one for a while based on the data in the cache.

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