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I'm using Windows 7 64 bits and I'm trying to install Google Chrome. However, every time I do, I get this error message:

Google Update installation failed with error 0x80004002.

There is a Show me help for this issue link, but it does nothing.

I tried the standalone installer to no avail.

I also tried to delete the HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Google registry key, as suggested by other answers, with no more positive effects.

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I downloaded the standalone installer for all users and it worked. Since it needs administrator privileges to install for all users, it's probable that the non-standalone, single-user installer didn't work because administrator privileges were not explicitly granted.

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