You can deploy the "Turn Off the Lights" Chrome extension also to your company, government, school, college, and university network. When you do this, you have the option to hide the "Welcome" and "Guide" page each time it installed this Chrome extension in the Google Chrome web browser. You can control the selected features that make it easy to use and ready for your users. And that without interrupting your user experience.To learn more about this deploying read this Google Chrome help page: Install Chrome extensions via group policy or master_preferences. To manage the Chrome extension, open this Chrome Policy page chrome://policy/
Create new registry item with action "update". Set values as follows:
- - Hive: HKEY_Local_Machine
- - Key Path: Software\Policies\Google\Chrome\3rdparty\extensions\bfbmjmiodbnnpllbbbfblcplfjjepjdn\policy
- - Value Name: SuppressWelcomePage
- - Value Type: REG_DWORD 32bit
- - Value Data: 1
The value show here "1", that mean that the value is true. And the user will see not the welcome and guide page on the first run. Futhermore, here is the complete list of the items you can use to manage this Chrome extension settings:
The Chrome Policy feature is only available in the latest Turn Off the Lights Chrome extension ("bfbmjmiodbnnpllbbbfblcplfjjepjdn") and Microsoft Edge ("fmamkbgpnienhphflfdamlhnljffjdgm") version 22.214.171.124 and higher.
Software\Policies\Chromium\ExtensionInstallForcelist\1 = "bfbmjmiodbnnpllbbbfblcplfjjepjdn;https://clients2.google.com/service/update2/crx"
See this help page on how to Use master preferences for Chrome Browser
For more Chrome Enterprise information about Group Policy, see this help page: Set Chrome Browser policies on managed PCs
If you experience any issues with the installation or the use of the Group Policy in your work or school network. You can contact the Turn Off the Lights Support team, and we are happy to help and assist you with the code.