Full Offline Installer for the Chrome Browser

When you download the Google Chrome browser from its web site, you actually download just a bootstrapper which downloads the latest setup file from the Google servers. But if you want to install the Chrome browser on a computer not connected to the Internet, then you are pretty much stuck. Thanks to the Google Chrome developers, that now you can download a full offline installer for the Google Chrome browser which you can install on any computer whether connected to the internet or not.

To download the full offline installer for the Chrome web-browser, just visit this link : http://www.google.com/chrome/eula.html?standalone=1 in your web browser.

Download Chrome Standalone Offline Installer

Click on the Accept and Install to download the full offline installer. The download would always be the latest updated version. At the time of writing, the download is a 24.6 MB setup file labeled ChromeStandaloneSetup.exe.

Save Chrome Standalone Offline Installer

You can download the full offline standalone installer for the Chrome web-browser not only for the Windows, but also for Linux and Mac operating systems After the setup in all the operating systems (I tested on Windows 7 and Ubuntu 10.04), you will be shown to choose a default search engine. You have to pick from one of the Google, Yahoo or Bing.

Choose default search engine for Google Chrome

The offline standalone installer is great for the computers which have no access to the internet and on which you want to install the fast and lightweight Chrome web=browser. You can use it not only to for the fresh installation but also for updating the older Chrome browser already installed on your computer. For more information, you can visit the Google help web page at : http://www.google.com/support/chrome/bin/answer.py?answer=95346&hl=en.