Google Update plugin is available for Windows to keep your Google applications most up-to-date, stable, and secure. Users can not install this plugin manually, this comes bundled with Google products like chrome, earth etc. When users remove this plugin, it appear again if any Google program is installed or updated.
This plugin is open source component of Google products like Chrome and Earth. You may not notice any window or notification when Google Update is running but may find the process GoogleUpdate.exe in Task Manager. Open source project for this plug is named Ohama.
Some users may find both Google Update and Google Updater service in their computer. Depending on Google Applications you have installed you may have both or only one in your system.
Firefox checks for updates each time you start browser and notify users if plugin updates are available. Current version of Google Update plugin will be updated automatically if available. If you do not have auto update enabled, press ctrl+shift+A and in tools menu enable ‘Update Add-ons Automatically’
Watch this video for more information about Google plugin.
You remove Google Update processes from your computer, you may find that your Google programs no long function properly and, in many cases, you may see Google Update return automatically.
To fully remove this plugin, uninstall all Google applications from your computer. Wait for an hour after you uninstall Google programs, Google Update should be uninstalled automatically.