Chrome OS Update Released With Improvements and Fixes

Chrome OS users, you have a new update available from Google.  On the Chrome OS blog today, Google announced that build 46.0.2490.82 (Platform version: 7390.68.0) is now available for all devices running the Operating System.  The update will push out to everyone soon but you can manually check for the update by going to Settings>About Chrome OS and tapping the Check for Update button.

The thrust of this update to Chrome OS is bug fixes and other under-the-hood improvements.  There are also a

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number of security fixes in this release too so that alone makes it worth getting on your devices.  Of note, there is also a new build of Adobe Flash Player in this release which is build 19.0.0.245-r1. This update comes about a month after the October update which also addressed some bug & security issues as well as bringing an improve copy/paste function to the platform.

When you apply this update to your Chromebook or other Chrome OS device, you will be prompted to restart your device to apply the updates.

Note that this update is for the Stable channel, not the developer channel or beta channel (which are already several revisions ahead of the Stable).