Continue running background apps when Google Chrome is closed

Determines whether a Google Chrome process is started on OS login and keeps running when the last browser window is closed, allowing background apps and the current browsing session to remain active, including any session cookies. The background process displays an icon in the system tray and can always be closed from there.

If this policy is set to True, background mode is enabled and cannot be controlled by the user in the browser settings.

If this policy is set to False, background mode is disabled and cannot be controlled by the user in the browser settings.

If this policy is left unset, background mode is initially disabled and can be controlled by the user in the browser settings.

Supported on: Microsoft Windows XP SP2 or later
Registry HiveHKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE or HKEY_CURRENT_USER
Registry PathSoftware\Policies\Google\Chrome
Value NameBackgroundModeEnabled
Value TypeREG_DWORD
Enabled Value1
Disabled Value0

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