Chrome - disable auto updates

We are working for a customer who have a specific version of Chrome rolled out to all its users. Changing the Chrome version is not an option for them, since it is a long drawn process to get all the approvals.

We want to ensure that we develop and test the application in the same Chrome version so that there are no incompatibility issues when the application is deployed to customer environment.

The problem here is that as soon as an update is release, Chrome version automatically gets updated. We tried disabling the auto updates, however, it seems disabling an auto update is only valid for 77 hours, after which it gets enabled again.

Is there a way that we can disable the auto updates permanently?
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Dave BaldwinFixer of ProblemsCommented:
Is there a way that we can disable the auto updates permanently?
This is an interesting time to be asking that question.  A lot of changes are coming and fixing the version and features may cause it fail sooner than you might think.  Firefox and Opera are operating this way too so switching browsers wouldn't even help.  I don't know what IE is doing about updates except that security updates come from Windows Update.

Your customer may have to re-examine their update policies because they won't get the major browsers to operat their way.
ank5 --
If you still want to disable the Chrome auto Updates it can be a bit complicated.
See this reference

This reference gives you two methods.  Read the Comments, however.

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