How To Install Google Chrome

Chrome is Google's Internet browser. It has many benefits over Internet Explorer such as being customizable, more secure, and much faster. It also has plugins like Adobe Flash Player built in so you no longer have to worry about updating Flash on your own. Another benefit of Chrome is that it can sync your bookmarks across all your PC's so whenever you use it, the experience is exactly the same. Learn how to install and configure it below:

  1. Go to google.com/chrome and click the Download Chrome button.
    Download Google Chrome
  2. Click the Accept and Install button. Chrome will download and install.
    Accept and Install Chrome
  3. If you use more than one PC or just want to have your bookmarks backed up, sign in with your existing or create a Google account.
    Sign in with your Google Account

Importing Your Favorites

  1. At the top of a new tab window, click Import bookmarks now...
    Import bookmarks into Chrome
  2. Choose what you want to import and click the Import button.
    Import settings
  3. When the import process finishes, click the Done button.
    Import Success
  4. I don't like the imported folder's default name so I right click on it and choose Rename...
    Rename the folder
  5. I like mine to be called bookmarks, but feel free to call yours favorites.
    Edit folder name

Bookmarking a Website

  1. To add a bookmark to your Bookmark Bar, click the star on the right side of the address bar, edit the name if you like and click Done.
    Click the star
  2. The bookmark will be on your Bookmark Bar.
    Bookmarks Bar
  3. To add a bookmark to your Bookmarks Folder, click the star on the right side of the address bar, edit the name if you like, click the folder dropdown and click Choose another folder...
    Choose another folder
  4. Expand Barkmarks Bar and choose the Bookmarks folder then click save.
    Edit bookmark
  5. The bookmark will be in your Bookmarks Folder.
    Now in your new folder
  6. To add a bookmark to a subfolder of your Bookmarks Folder, click the star on the right side of the address bar, edit the name if you like, click the folder dropdown and click Choose another folder, then click the New folder button.
    Add a new folder
  7. Name the subfolder and click save.
    Name the subfolder
  8. The bookmark will be in the new subfolder.
    New subfolder

Setting Your Homepage

  1. Click the menu button located at the top right corner and select settings.
    Chrome settings
  2. Click the Show Home Button checkbox and click change.
    Show the home button
  3. Click the Open this page: radio button, type the address of your preferred homepage and click OK.
    Set the homepage
  4. That's it.. Now take Chrome for a test drive!

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