Chrome app from the webstore are going away in December 2022 for Windows computers.

It is important to note that we are referencing Apps that you obtained from the webstore and Windows Computers and not extensions.

See the animated gif below which will show how you can identify on your windows computer any apps you may have added that will need attention.

Windows Chrome apps are being replaced with Progressive Web Apps (PWA). So what is a progressive Web App? It's a fancy way to say that the App you use to use is now a URL that you have to go to. Depending on the company that previously made the app, your experience may be different. Sometimes you will have to search out the companies new way to distribute their app. If you need an example see the Ipevo document camera section under Devices on the always learning site.

Chrome Apps on a Chrome device should continue working until June 2025. If you wish to use the PWA on your Chrome device instead you can.

If you remove the app from your windows computer you can expect it to disappear from your Chrome device. Since the behavior is different on windows we will have to to see what happens once the apps expire on windows later in December or January 2023.

How to Change our Screen Saver Time.

How to Change Windows 10 Default Apps

Windows 10 Navigating the Start Menu

Drive File Stream is now called Google Drive for Desktop. Despite this name change the processes outlined in these videos are still very much similar. When searching for the application in the Start Menu look for "Google Drive" instead of "Drive File Stream".

Windows 10 Google Drive for Desktop Initial Setup

Windows 10 Opening & Saving in Drive for Desktop

Windows 10 Moving Files to Drive for Desktop

Windows 10 Logging Off

How to Change where your Computer Audio Outputs to.