Brave says it is not up to date and redirects me to Chrome

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#1
  • The browser issues a pop-up notification in the upper right corner where the menu is, and the notification says the browser is out of date.
  • When I open up the menu, the first selection, which is usually not there, says “Brave is out of date”.
  • When I click that selection another pop-up windows shows up which has a button that says “Reinstall Brave”.
  • When I click that button, it redirects me to Google Chrome download page.

Here are some screenshots:
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I’m on Windows 7.

Brave version is Version 0.57.18 Chromium: 71.0.3578.80 (Official Build) (64-bit). Additionally, the “About Brave” page says my browser is actually up to date.

So what’s going on? Is my Brave up to date or not? Why is Brave redirecting to Chrome?

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#2

Hi @poisonapple,

Actually, it’s outdated. The latest version is 0.60.45 Release Channel Update 0.60.45 is Live!

For now, can you download the installer again from brave.com/download ?

No need to uninstall. Just run the installer, and it should fetch the latest version.

We also have an issue logged for this. I added your +1 on your behalf https://github.com/brave/brave-browser/issues/3328

Thanks
:slightly_smiling_face:

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Can't Update Brave
Updates are really getting ridiculous
#3

Thanks for letting me know! I installed the update.

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