Chrome: Automatically download updates before a feature update is released · On Windows 8.1 and Windows 10, choose 'Always allow this installation to update without requiring a reboot'. You can change the 'Allow this version to update without requiring a reboot' setting with 'Show progress' checked. How to disable Downloads in Google Chrome? · Click the menu button in the upper-right corner of the screen, then click the 'Settings' menu. Note: Clicking Settings in Chrome without using the keyboard will open the Advanced Settings, not Advanced settings. Chrome How to stop the Google Chrome installation from opening automatically when started in Safe Mode? How to block Google Chrome from installing from unknown sources? How to block an app or Chrome Extension from opening in Google Chrome's New Tab page How to disable Chrome downloads — Windows Note: Google Chrome is not listed under Download types because there are many kinds of downloads available to Google Chrome users. Chrome downloads — Windows 7, 8, 8.1 and 10 Chrome downloads — Windows 7, 8, 8.1 and 10 — Click 'More' button in the toolbar and select 'Check for updates.' Go back to the main window, click 'Downloads,' then scroll down. Click 'Verify. This allows the updates download only if the check mark is visible. Click 'Allow' once the download is completed.