One bad day this can happen to you: when you try to install Chrome after downloading its setup file, you’ll get a dialog from Google Chrome Installer with the message “ Installation failed. The Google Chrome installer failed to Start”. What you need to do to install your favorite browser again?, Here is the article that offers fix for the issue.

Fix Chrome’s ‘Update failed (error: 7),.. Error code=0×00000000′

The fix involves editing registry, so if you’re unaware of registry editing take the help of other advanced users near you.

Google chrome installer installation failed thumb Fix to “ Installation Failed. The Google Chrome Installer failed to Start”

1. Open registry editor by typing regedit in the run command

2. Now navigate to HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE \Google\Update\Clients\, on the left pane, right click on key {430FD4D0-B729-4F61-AA34-91526481799D}’ and select ‘Delete’ button.

3. Now navigate to HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE \Google\Update\Clients\, delete the  key {430FD4D0-B729-4F61-AA34-91526481799D} and all its sub folders.

Google update directory registry entry thumb Fix to “ Installation Failed. The Google Chrome Installer failed to Start”

4.  For 64-bit Windows, navigate to HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Wow6432Node\Google\Update\Clients, and delete this key {430FD4D0-B729-4F61-AA34-91526481799D} and all its sub folders shown on the right pane.

5. Now close Registry Editor and try to install Chrome again, this time it will work as happened with me.

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In fact, I had not found key mentioned above for the registry entry in the second step, I have found it on the registry entry said in the third step.