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Force close Chrome during managed install

We have a couple of applications we are pushing via Managed Installations through KACE and Chrome needs to be closed for the program to install.

I am having a hard time figuring out what parameters to enter to force close Chrome during the software push.


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Posted by: JasonEgg 1 week ago
Red Belt
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AFAIK you can't do that via MSI command line switches for Chrome (I assume you're asking about Windows). The way to do it would be to run:

taskkill /IM "chrome.exe" /F

So if you wanted to use a Managed Installation (instead of a script), you would have to select "Override default installation" and check "Don't prepend msiexec.exe" and then have the "Full Command Line" be something like:

taskkill /IM "chrome.exe" /F && msiexec /i googlechrome.msi /qn /norestart

Posted by: rileyz 1 week ago
Red Belt
1

Check out PSAppDeployToolkit, it has a feature to show a prompt to the user to close Chrome, and you can allow the user to defer the install.

Posted by: GInfield 1 week ago
Senior White Belt
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Thank you, I will give that a try.

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