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Choice of Web Browser in a network environment

We use Internet Explorer due to eas of integration with GPOs and because, well, we understand it!

But some people in our department are asking for Google Chrome instead because it has some developer toold built into it, or something. I'm not exactly sure how useful these tools are, but anyway, my question is, can we install google Chrome on clients whose users are using romaing profiles? Are there any potential probelms? Or should we stick with IE9 and find some other solution regarding the developer tools.

/Jason
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Darius GhassemCommented:
Google Chrome is actually a great browser that I'm currently using myself because the hang ups I receive with IE. There are no issues at all for not deploying Chrome to your network.
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Jason210Author Commented:
Since we are using roaming profiles, where would the favourites and temporary files be stored?

We use GPO's to limit the temporary files cache size, and other security settings. How can this be achieved with Google Chrome?
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Jason210Author Commented:
Also, how does it work with anti-virus software. We use worry-free Trend Micro. I also use , Ad-aware and C-cleaner from time to time. How does it work with them?
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Darius GhassemCommented:
Here is a link on using GPOs with Google Chrome.

http://www.google.com/support/installer/bin/answer.py?answer=146164

Temp caches should be in the same location as IE as settings out too
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Darius GhassemCommented:
All works fine with Chrome I have used all three
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Jason210Author Commented:
Ok, one final question. Deployment and updates. How do I install it a 100 clients? I'm not running round each logging in as an administrator!

Thanks for the help!
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Jason210Author Commented:
Thanks once again for all the help. However only GPO adms listed in the link were regarding automatic updates. There was nothing about temporary files and security. IS there anything on this do you know?
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