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Has anyone seen a Mac version of Google Software Update?

adamzhu1986 [PersonRank 2]

Friday, December 5, 2008
14 years ago2,748 views

I've been using Mac for more than a year and has installed Google Desktop, Picasa Web Album Uploader, but I have never seen this.

Anyone using Mac has seen this before? Thank you!

http://i72.photobucket.com/albums/i173/adamzhu1986/1986tp/gu2.jpg

http://i72.photobucket.com/albums/i173/adamzhu1986/1986tp/googleupdate.jpg

My guess is

Firest: it may have something to do with the Mac version of Google Earth plugin – it's big(47MB and took 147MB during install).

I installed it yesterday and the Google Software Update showed today.

Second: it may be related with the Gmail Chat plugin – as it asks me to install it though I have installed the plugin(don't know the version, maybe there's a new version available)

Anyone has any idea?

adamzhu1986 [PersonRank 2]

14 years ago #

Ah, I find it out. My first guess is (partly) correct:

http://groups.google.com/group/google-earth-browser-plugin/browse_thread/thread/146882feca2788c3

hebbet [PersonRank 10]

14 years ago #

I think Google Software is similar to GoogleUpdate.exe on Windows.
GoogleUpdate.exe updates automatic the following Software on Windows: Gears, Talk Labs Edition, Gmail Talk Plugin, Lively and Google Chrome.
All these softwares have an online installer.

I think Google started now the same for mac

James Xuan [PersonRank 10]

14 years ago #

I saw it today :) Updating my Gmail Chat Plugin

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