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Here at college, I am behind a proxy.

To install chrome, I download ChromeSetup.exe file and run it. Now it needs to connect to the internet in order to download the actual software. But I am behind a proxy. The ChromeSetup.exe file that I just executed does not detect/ask the proxy and tries to connect to the internet and fails.

I can't find a fix. Any ideas what might be done??

[This problem is not about setting the proxy when the browser is installed. Its about downloading and installing the browser.]

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You should be able to download the Offline installer from here. For some reason it seems that Google don't expose the ?standalone=1 version of the download link on their own pages.

EDIT: Alternatively you could try Softpedia. It has a mirror link for each of the different versions you might want.

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you are right, i could not find the standalone installer, and the link below has some issue, so i do not have the chrome browser still :( –  Lazer Sep 14 '09 at 21:58
    
I was just able to download the installer using that link, perhaps its an issue with your proxy? –  BenA Sep 14 '09 at 22:06
    
dont know... everything else is downloading fine... lemme c thanks –  Lazer Sep 14 '09 at 22:27
    
i have downloaded the dev version in the Softpedia link. This one downloaded fine :) –  Lazer Sep 14 '09 at 22:32
    
Glad you got it working :) –  BenA Sep 15 '09 at 8:37
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A standalone setup is available at this location. This is the full version, not an installer that will download the rest.

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are you sure this is a working link? I am getting "Connection timed out!" –  Lazer Sep 14 '09 at 21:58
    
Worked fine for me when I posted my message. The EXE is still on my HD. –  Snark Sep 14 '09 at 22:04
    
okay... i dont know why this is happening. i tried thrice everything else is downloading fine. What can be the problem?? Thanks anyways. –  Lazer Sep 14 '09 at 22:29
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the blessings of Filehippo.com, full installers only :)

Google Chrome

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