Download Google Chrome 42 42.0.2311.152
Last Update: 20 May 2015
Size 0.78 Mb
Publisher Homepage: http://www.google.com/chrome
OS Support: WinXP, WinVista, Windows 7, Win8,
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Google chrome 42 has garnered a lot of fame with many internet users since its launch in 2008. It has so far received a considerable share in global use among the internet browsers. The product upholds a Google sense of innovation, creativity and provides a simple to use, faster browsing for the user. The latest version comes with tabbed browsing, synchronization and privacy functions. One can synchronize bookmarks, extensions, browser preference to ease access regardless of the computer in use. With the capability of tabbed browsing, one can duplicate tabs, drag and rearrange the tabs in the browser window. The tabs function singularly hence; in case one of them has a problem, the rest is unaffected. Embedding tabs is available in Google chrome hence a new tab originating from the parent will be next not at the end of the tabs list. Some of the factors that make the browser one of the best include security, compatibility, speed and ease of use.
The design of Google Chrome 42 makes it safe for the user when browsing since It has inbuilt phishing and malware protection , with auto updates the program is updated with the latest security updates hence keeping the users computer free of viruses, malware, Trojans and worms. With sandbox capability malware, from one tab cannot be transferred to the next or any other tab.
Compatibility and speed
This is one of remarkable fast browsers, with a navigational time being less than ten seconds. Caches also aid in the speed of the browser. The software developers have made the browser to efficiently and quickly load pages, interact with applications and display the pages in an appealing manner. The browser boasts of an inbuilt PDF reader and flash player.
Ease of use
Most browsers are designed to function over form chrome has both capabilities. The layout of the browser is well organized, intuitive and clean for easy accessibility. The features of the browser are designed for efficiency and simplicity in using it. The browser also allows the user to create bookmarks and shortcuts to sites visited frequently. When multiple tabs are opened, they get smaller and all are displayed.
Help and support
The Chrome 42 center gives an in-depth report and help to any customer using the browser in case of any difficulty or problem arising with the use of the browser. The frequently asked questions are well explained, and they cater for most consumer questions. They also have a forum where users can discuss matters arising.
In summary, Google Chrome 42 is one of the best browsers in the market. When looking for convenience, easy to use and add on capability Google chrome is the browser to use.
Changes on the new version:
This release fixes a number of crashes and other bugs.
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