Continue running background apps when Google Chrome is closed

Setting the policy to Enabled turns background mode on. In background mode, a Google Chrome process is started on OS sign-in and keeps running when the last browser window is closed, allowing background apps and the browsing session to remain active. The background process displays an icon in the system tray and can always be closed from there.

Setting the policy to Disabled turns background mode off.

If you set the policy, users can't change it in the browser settings. If unset, background mode is off at first, but users can change it.

Supported on: At least Microsoft Windows 7 or Windows Server 2008 family

Registry PathSoftware\Policies\Google\Chrome\Recommended
Value NameBackgroundModeEnabled
Enabled Value1
Disabled Value0


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