Google as very famous search engine and have various plugins for Google Chrome and Mozilla Firefox. Current version plugin of Google helps in updating all programs owned by Google. Whenever you are installing any program of Google product like chrome, Earth or any other software it will get downloaded. You can consider it as simple program which works for updating all Google products; therefore it’s not necessary to have this plugin for working of other Google plugins. If you remove this plugin, it will get reinstalled while updating any of Google products, so below is the process on how to get latest version of this plugin.
How to find current version of Google update plugin
If you wish to check the current version of your installed Google updater plugin, use below process.
- Go to Firefox menu
- Click on Addons
- Click on Plugins
- You will find Google update along with its current version, also you will find options to disable, check for updates if any available etc.
How to update current version of the Google updates plugin
There are no manual options available in Google update plugin. It gets automatic update to latest version while installation of any other Google software updates.
How to remove Google Update plugin
Usually this plugin does not create any trouble, but it has seen that few people find problem while staring Mozilla Firefox plugin. If you are also one of victim then you should remove this plugin. The whole process is given below-
You may disable this plugin from browser which will avoid loading it while browser starts. In this case it doesnot get uninstall but it configures Mozilla Firefox in such manner that it doesn’t load while startup.
- Type about:addons in address bar and enter.
- Switch to plugin settings from lest and click on disable button.
You may also remove the plugin setting from Windows registry by navigating to HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\MozillaPlugins and deleting the keys.
There is no standalone version of this plugin, so if you need this plugin you won’t find it at any market place; you just install any of Google products and it will come as bonus.
Hopefully this post might have helped you in getting updates regarding Google current version plugin.
Last updated: January 21, 2014.