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I have been trying to have this GPO work to update Chrome on my client computers but not successful.  

I follow this link, and copy the google, chrome, and googleupdate admx, adml files into the Policyupdate folder in SYSVOL of my domain controller.  

I go to the administrative templates>google>google update>applications, and enable the update policy override default policy, and choose the "always allow updates" under options.  

Under administrative templates>google>google update>applications>google chrome, I have enabled "Allow installation", and "update policy override".  

I run RSOP on my client, and see the policy has been received, and all updates show.  However, when I check the hkey_current_user\software\google\chrome\blbeacon, the version still show 74.0.3729.169 instead of the new version.  

I posted this question previously, and someone said google chrome updates itself.  I do not see update happens on my clients until I click HELP>ABOUT GOOGLE CHROME from the browser.  If I do not see the latest version in the registry, I am assuming the update is not happening.  

Please advise if someone has an idea.
We have an issue with one Windows 10 machine casting to multiple Chromecast devices. We have a brand new Lenovo Thinkpad X1, and have downloaded the latest version of Google Chrome. It was recently patched to Windows 10 level 1803 and then 1903.

The Chromecast and the laptop are on the same wifi network. We can see the device and cast to it, but after 2-3 seconds, the video freezes on the Chromecast TV.  The weird thing is that Youtube plays fine, but casting web pages or Office docs freezes.

We have a Microsoft Surface laptop which has no issues.

Also we tried this Thinkpad on other Chromecast devices and it does not work, either at work or home. It does connect, but then freezes after 2-3 seconds.
Hi Experts,

I am trying to connect to Google Calendar API, but I am getting Not found error. What could it be, I already added the client ID as permission into the Calendar that I want to use.

PHP Fatal error:  Uncaught Google_Service_Exception: {
 "error": {
  "errors": [
    "domain": "global",
    "reason": "notFound",
    "message": "Not Found"
  "code": 404,
  "message": "Not Found"
 in C:\inetpub\wwwroot\CRM_COR\utilities\google_calendar\src\Google\Http\REST.php:118
Stack trace:
#0 C:\inetpub\wwwroot\CRM_COR\utilities\google_calendar\src\Google\Http\REST.php(94): Google_Http_REST::decodeHttpResponse(Object(GuzzleHttp\Psr7\Response), Object(GuzzleHttp\Psr7\Request), 'Google_Service_...')
#1 C:\inetpub\wwwroot\CRM_COR\utilities\google_calendar\src\Google\Task\Runner.php(176): Google_Http_REST::doExecute(Object(GuzzleHttp\Client), Object(GuzzleHttp\Psr7\Request), 'Google_Service_...')
#2 C:\inetpub\wwwroot\CRM_COR\utilities\google_calendar\src\Google\Http\REST.php(58): Google_Task_Runner->run()
#3 C:\inetpub\wwwroot\CRM_COR\utilities\google_calendar\src\Google\Client.php(788): Google_Http_REST::execute(Object(GuzzleHttp\Client), Object(GuzzleHttp\Psr7\Request), 'Google_Service_...', Array)
#4  in C:\inetpub\wwwroot\CRM_COR\utilities\google_calendar\src\Google\Http\REST.php on line 118

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Hi Experts

I built an application a while back that successfully used Google Maps API. Now I needed to connect to another Calendar from another Google account, I already downloaded the servive_key.json, and set permission to to generated client_id, but I get the following error:
Fatal error: Uncaught exception 'GuzzleHttp\Ring\Exception\RingException' with message 'cURL error 60: SSL certificate problem: unable to get local issuer certificate' in C:\inetpub\wwwroot\CRM_COR\utilities\google_calendar\vendor\guzzlehttp\ringphp\src\Client\CurlFactory.php:127 Stack trace: #0 C:\inetpub\wwwroot\CRM_COR\utilities\google_calendar\vendor\guzzlehttp\ringphp\src\Client\CurlFactory.php(91): GuzzleHttp\Ring\Client\CurlFactory::createErrorResponse(Array, Array, Array) #1 C:\inetpub\wwwroot\CRM_COR\utilities\google_calendar\vendor\guzzlehttp\ringphp\src\Client\CurlHandler.php(96): GuzzleHttp\Ring\Client\CurlFactory::createResponse(Array, Array, Array, Array, Resource id #123) #2 C:\inetpub\wwwroot\CRM_COR\utilities\google_calendar\vendor\guzzlehttp\ringphp\src\Client\CurlHandler.php(68): GuzzleHttp\Ring\Client\CurlHandler->_invokeAsArray(Array) #3 C:\inetpub\wwwroot\CRM_COR\utilities\google_calendar\vendor\guzzlehttp\ringphp\src\Client\Middleware.php(54): GuzzleHttp\Ring\Client\CurlHandler->__invoke(Array) #4 C in C:\inetpub\wwwroot\CRM_COR\utilities\google_calendar\vendor\guzzlehttp\guzzle\src\Exception\RequestException.php on line 51

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I used the previous API Connection without a SSL successfully.

Thank you.
Hi guys,

I have a client that needs to LOCK - Password Protect a Folder on Google Drive, local & online versions...

They have a couple computers & staff has access to their google drive folders online & local versions.  

They want to be able to have an ADMIN folder where they would put files that only can be accessed by the higher staff.  

Can this be accomplished??  I am not sure I am looking at this the right way, but the result of locking 1 folder is what I need, that would need a password to enter that folder, can this be done?

I know they can password protect let say a Word or Excel file as they go, but they want to be able to just drop a file in the protected folder & then it be Locked... can this be done??

Oh yea & it needs to be easy for client to be able to implement if they have additional folders later on... lol... Of course I can setup initial folder, but down the road they may want to add folders...

Please let me know... Thanks... :-)
Hi Experts,

A while back my client gave me permission to her Google Calendar so I can connect it to a application. I did so by going through the steps and downloading a .json file. I will admit that this was my first and only connection to the Google API.

Recently she has removed the permission, and the API call no longer work. She would like me to go in to her office and connect it from there. So I don't spent a lot of time, could anyone please tell me the steps for setting up the Google API under her account, then downloading the .json file?

Our organization maintains email addresses through Google G Suite.
  • In the past we offered private email to people associated with our organization (like:
  • We now want to restrict organization email to business accounts.
  • I would like to have personal accounts disabled, but with a forward that will send on personal email to a other providers for a period of time.

Anyone know how to do this?
Moving data from Google drive to One Drive. Can you recommend a tool that is trustworthy to move my Companys data from Google drive to one drive, I have found MultiCloud but never heard of them
Countdown to 11 pm Central Time
Intended for Single Cell in a Google Spreadsheet
X Hours X Minutes Remaining in Workday or Until Available
it is returning the 'else' value even though it is between 7 am and midnight
h am trying to impliment google charts on my page to show a comparison between 2 years split by month,

to try and understand and to simplify the initial graph i used an example graph straight from the google charts docs.

this worked fine till i added my own data now i get no display, but if i veiw source the code is all in the page with the correct data,

i have filled out the dataloader with the correct data programmatically  

here is the view source

      google.charts.load('current', {'packages':['corechart', 'bar']});

      function drawStuff() {

        var button = document.getElementById('change-chart');
        var chartDiv = document.getElementById('chart_div');

        var data = google.visualization.arrayToDataTable([
			['January', 0, 0],
			['February', 0, 0],
			['March', 0, 0],
			['April', 6, 2],
			['May', 26, 3],
			['June', 0, 0],
			['July', 0, 0],
			['August', 0, 0],
			['September', 0, 0],
			['October', 0, 0],
			['November',0, 0],
			['December', 0, 0],
			['TOTAL', 32, 5]

        var materialOptions = {
          width: 900,
          chart: {
            title: 'Nearby galaxies',
            subtitle: 'distance on the left, brightness on the right'
          series: {
            0: { axis: 'distance' }, // Bind series 0 to an axis named 'distance'.
            1: { axis: 'brightness' } // Bind series 1 to an axis named 'brightness'.

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We have a small annoying issue with location detection for some of our remote office workers when using google chrome.  For some reason this site only (no DNS servers on site) are picking up an old location but the location appears to tally with AD site and services.  
The other two sites (with DNS Servers local) are picking up differing locations.

Bing works fine.

Ideas as to whether this is DNS, Web filtering, AD sites and services or simply google?

Hi, I realize that this is primarily a computer site.  I have a phone problem and wonder if anyone here might be able to help me out.  I have a Galaxy S9 which has two apps that I need to install on a Galaxy S5.  They are; Car Mode and LG MirrorDrive.  I have looked in the Google Play Store and can't find either one.  Is there another place I can look to download these apps? Thanks
Google Drive Backup question.

I would like to know:  if someone delete a document from Google Drive, in other world from the cloud. Google drive retain a copy of that data somewhere ?
if yes for how long ?

or as soon as i delete the data from my Google Drive that data is gone forever ?

Thank you
HI there,

We run training courses and we like to make PDF copies of the PowerPoint slides available to delegates on our website.

Presently I use Wordpress for the site and make use of WooCommerce Memberships to control page access via delegates website accounts to see protected non public pages (these pages have direct links to the PDFs in them).

The problem that we have encountered is that Google can index the folder [apps/wordpress/htdocs/wp-content/course_content/course_X] and give anyone who searches with the right terms access to the PDF in the folder.

Is there a way I can restrict this folder so that only those clicking on the links in the protected webpage can be used to find the PDFs?

Many thanks,
i use google chrome in ubuntu.  i accidentally gave permission to a site that i should not have.  they changed my homepage.  how do i take their permission away?
Help!  I'm new to the Macbook.  Editing a Google Docs document on my Macbook, how do I quickly go to the top of the document (for example).  Thanks
I'm posting on behalf of a member organisation with 1,000 members, mainly in the United Kingdom but also internationally. I have exported the home post code of all members to CSV, and used it to create a Google MyMaps map, with a dot for each member's post code. I want to embed this map on our public website, because when people see how many members there are, it might encourage more to join.

However there are privacy concerns, and I have sought advice from ICO (the GDPR regulator in the UK) that it might fall below our members' expectations, because there are some post codes in rural areas where there are only a few houses, therefore this could potentially count as "personally identifiable information".

Therefore I've been looking at various options. First is a heat map, rather than dots. However, from this it will be difficult to say just how many members there are.

Second option is to remove the last two letters of the post code, i.e. "L31 5" rather than "L31 5AA", which would show the dots in a more general position. However since our members tend to be focused in specific regions of the country, this would greatly reduce the number of dots on the map, therefore defeating the object somewhat.

Another option I've heard is limiting the zoom level of the map, to stop being able to see buildings for example. This is the best option I've heard so far, but I'm not sure if it's possible with Google MyMaps. I've seen that this is possible with the Google Maps API, …
I am running OpenVPN Access Server 2.6.1 in Amazon and currently require users to use 2-Factor Authentication using the Google Authenticator.

Is there a way that I can configure OpenVPN Access Server 2.6.1 to use a Security Fob, or Security Key, like the Google Titan?

I've posted to the Forums, but haven't received a response yet and I was wondering if any other System Admins out there have set this up before.

I am having issues with Google Chrome browser. It locks up and I get "not responding" etc. top left. I downloaded the latest version and the problem persist.
I have Windows 10 and Chrome worked great with Windows 7 and Vista. Is Microsoft involved in any way since Google is one of their enemies?
I'm looking to control shades via Google Home smartphone software?

I found this on Amazon for under $100 and it says it's compatible with Google Home.

However, I really don't have any idea if this is the best place to start.

What's really necessary for this?

Does Google also offer a way to control TV's also through a phone app?
I can't log in to my Gmail account.

I've had a Gmail account for quite some time now, and have never had any problems logging in.

Yesterday, I typed in "gmail" into my Chrome browser (which I have done many times before) and was taken to the page that had he headline "Add Gmail to Your Google  account." The box on the right says "Choose Your Gmail address," and if I enter the one I've been using, up pops "That username is taken. Try another."

Now, maybe my search skills are diminishing, but I can't find another page that will let me access my Gmail account.

What am I doing wrong, or what the heck is going on here?
Another day, another Google Sheets (Excel-like) challenge.  :)

This time, I have a column of team names. The team names may or may not have an entry code associated with their team.

I spent nearly 2 hours searching the internet for answers. It seems that no one has tried to do this with just formulas. I found a few examples, but they required scripting. :(

The challenge is that I wish to automatically assign a reviewer (from Reviewer List column) if the team has an entry code. But in doing so, I want to assign a reviewer round-robin style, so that each reviewer is assigned approximately an equal number of teams.

Please see example sheet:

The way I am currently doing this isn't very smart, names are not used sequentially (and round-robin), every time there is a value in the Shared Entry column. What I wish to see is what is shown in the Expected Results column.

But to accomplish this challenge, it will need to work in Google Sheets, use only formulas, and work without add-ons.

Is this even possible?

Thank you so much
I have COMODO Internet Security Premium installed in my computer.  Every time I run Google Chrome i get the below message.  Why Chrome needs to run CMD command every time I enter Chrome (seems that comodo contains it's execution maybe?)

I know I can hide or "dont isolate anymore" and that will do with the message.  But why chrome runs the cmd command?
I have a Google Sheet where I have five columns and 20 rows of names, and I am looking for a way to collect all the names, sort them, and list them in a single column, then compare the list against another list to find the missing names.

I searched for an example of how to accomplish this and found nothing similar. :(
To be specific, I need to find a way to do this using a formula and without add-ons macros. Is it possible?

To make this easier, I am including a working sheet:
Here is the example sheet.
Looking for a little help with another Google Sheet.

I have four columns where, for each row, I have set a pull down value (score) of 0 and 5. In the fifth column (ranking), I calculate a final value as a weighted average score with the following formula: =(sum(G3*G1,H3*H1,I3*I1,J3*J1)/SUM(G1:J1))*20

Where G1 - J1 contain the hidden % weighted values
And columns G3 to J3 (and lower) contain scored ranging from 0 - 5.

The *10 just expands the final value to a number that will allow for easier ranking.


The most important question...
1. Is there a way to copy this formula down the ranking column and only increment values that are shown in bold (G3, H3, I3, J3)? As it stands, it seems that I need to manually enter this formula about 50x. :O

2. I would have used "AVERAGE.WEIGHTED(A1:A2, B1:B2)", but I couldn't figure out how to expand the final value.
    Is there a better way to calculate average weighted values and display a larger number than what you would normally see from input values ranging from 0 - 5?

Thank you