Installer: Basic Testing

Test cases

Install

Test case Steps Expected Result
Fresh InstallInstall latest build of Google Chrome.
  • On completion of installation, First Run UI dialog will be launched with no other alert prompts
  • First Run UI dialog: Shortcuts will be created according to the user's choice. Bookmarks, passwords, and other settings will be imported/not imported from IE/FF as per user's choice.
  • A new folder will be created:

    XP: C:\Documents and Settings\username\Local Settings\Application Data\Google\Google Chrome\Application
    Vista: C:\Users\username\AppData\Local\Google\Google Chrome\Application

  • Google Chrome can be launched from shortcuts and the Add/Remove panel (XP) / Programs and Features (Vista)
Recovery

If Google Chrome files are accidentally deleted and Google Chrome cannot be launched, run the installer again.

  • On completion of installation,  Google Chrome can be launched from shortcuts, Add/Remove panel (XP) / Programs and Features (Vista)

Overinstall

Test case Steps Expected Result
Overinstall Overinstall latest build of Google Chrome 
  • On launching Google Chrome, about:version should show the latest build number.
  • Google Chrome can be launched from shortcuts, Add/Remove panel (XP) / Programs and Features (Vista)

First Run UI

Test case Steps Expected Result
First Run UI dialog launch
Do a fresh install of Google Chrome. (Note: First Run UI will not be launched if it is not a fresh install)
  • On completion of installation,  First Run UI dialog will be launched giving the user choice to customize the settings.
  • A file called First Run will be created under:

    XP: C:\Documents and Settings\username\Local Settings\Application Data\Google\Google Chrome\Application
    Vista: C:\Users\username\AppData\Local\Google\Google Chrome\Application
First Run UI file not found Delete First Run file.
  • On Google Chrome launch, First Run UI dialog will be launched

Uninstall

Test case Steps Expected Result
Uninstall Google Chrome Click Start > All Programs > Google Chrome and select Uninstall

or

Windows XP: From the Add/Remove Programs dialog, uninstall Google Chrome.

Windows Vista: From the Programs and Features window, uninstall Google Chrome.

Verify the following on your local machine:

  • Google Chrome is uninstalled with no issues.
  • The Google Chrome folder is removed from:

    XP: C:\Documents and Settings\user\Local Settings\Application Data\Google\Google Chrome\Application\
    Vista: C:\Users\username\AppData\Local\Google\Google Chrome\Application

  • Google Chrome will not appear in the Add/Remove panel on XP, or the Programs and Features window in Vista.
  • Shortcuts are deleted.
Uninstall Google Chrome while Google Chrome is running
  1. Launch Google Chrome.
  2. Try to uninstall Google Chrome.

The following message will appear:

Please close all Google Chrome windows and try again

Google Chrome will not be uninstalled.

On closing Google Chrome and uninstalling, Google Chrome will uninstall with no issues.

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