The Google Chrome browser version 45 completely dropped support for NPAPI in September 2015. This means plugins for Java, Silverlight, Facebook Video and other similar NPAPI based plugins will no longer run in Chrome.
Where can I download the last stable release of Chrome or Chromium (for OS X / Windows / Linux) which still had Java / NPAPI support?
Edit: My reason for the question is that a web-app, which requires Flash and Java, suddenly stopped working. So I'm looking for a quick workaround to temporarily run the old version of Chrome side-by-side with the current version. - Also for web-development I'm used to be able to do some testing with previous versions. From my experience with Firefox, I am able to do this without jumping through lots of hoops, as Firefox makes all old versions available for download! I do not understand the policy of Google in this regard.
In researching this, the top hit on Google for 'Chrome 45 Java' does not answer the issue at all: 'How to enable Java in Google Chrome 45'. Other links only recommend to switch browsers. On the StackExchange sites, I could not find this particular question or a download link to Chrome 44. The reason for asking this here, is to help users or web developers, who may be looking for the same thing and to possibly find a download source similar to the Firefox archive.