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A guide to uninstall Google Chrome from your computer

This page contains detailed information on how to uninstall Google Chrome for Windows. The Windows version was developed by Google Inc.. Take a look here where you can find out more on Google Inc.. The program is frequently located in the C:\Program Files\Google\Chrome\Application folder. Take into account that this location can differ depending on the user's decision. The full command line for removing Google Chrome is "C:\Program Files\Google\Chrome\Application\41.0.2224.3\Installer\setup.exe" --uninstall --multi-install --chrome --system-level --verbose-logging. Note that if you will type this command in Start / Run Note you may receive a notification for admin rights. old_chrome.exe is the programs's main file and it takes close to 824.32 KB (844104 bytes) on disk.

Google Chrome installs the following the executables on your PC, taking about 6.64 MB (6962608 bytes) on disk.



  • old_chrome.exe (824.32 KB)
  • delegate_execute.exe (1.08 MB)
  • nacl64.exe (1.88 MB)
  • setup.exe (1.03 MB)


This info is about Google Chrome version 41.0.2224.3 alone. You can find below info on other versions of Google Chrome:

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After the uninstall process, the application leaves leftovers on the computer. Some of these are shown below.

Folders remaining:
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Google\Chrome\Application
  • C:\ProgramData\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs\Google Chrome
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Google\Chrome

The files below remain on your disk by Google Chrome's application uninstaller when you removed it:
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Google\Chrome\Application\38.0.2125.111\38.0.2125.111.manifest
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Google\Chrome\Application\38.0.2125.111\chrome.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Google\Chrome\Application\38.0.2125.111\chrome_100_percent.pak
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Google\Chrome\Application\38.0.2125.111\chrome_200_percent.pak

You will find in the Windows Registry that the following keys will not be cleaned; remove them one by one using regedit.exe:
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Google\Chrome
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Clients\StartMenuInternet\Google Chrome
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Google\Chrome
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\Google Chrome

Open regedit.exe to remove the registry values below from the Windows Registry:
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\ChromeHTML\DefaultIcon\
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\ChromeHTML\shell\open\command\
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\CLSID\{42042206-2D85-11D3-8CFF-005004838597}\Old Icon\ChromeHTML\DefaultIcon\
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Local Settings\Software\Microsoft\Windows\Shell\MuiCache\C:\Program Files (x86)\Google\Chrome\Application\chrome.exe




How to remove Google Chrome with the help of Advanced Uninstaller PRO

Google Chrome is a program offered by Google Inc.. Sometimes, computer users choose to uninstall it. Sometimes this can be troublesome because deleting this manually takes some experience regarding Windows internal functioning. One of the best QUICK action to uninstall Google Chrome is to use Advanced Uninstaller PRO. Here are some detailed instructions about how to do this:

1. If you don't have Advanced Uninstaller PRO on your Windows system, add it. This is good because Advanced Uninstaller PRO is the best uninstaller and general tool to take care of your Windows system.

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2. Run Advanced Uninstaller PRO. It's recommended to take some time to get familiar with Advanced Uninstaller PRO's interface and number of features available. Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very useful package of utilities.

3. Press the General Tools button
Go to General Tools


4. Activate the Uninstall Programs tool
Go to Uninstall Programs


5. All the applications installed on the PC will be made available to you

6. Scroll the list of applications until you locate Google Chrome or simply click the Search field and type in "Google Chrome". If it is installed on your PC the Google Chrome app will be found automatically. When you select Google Chrome in the list of applications, some information regarding the program is made available to you:


  • Star rating (in the lower left corner). The star rating explains the opinion other people have regarding Google Chrome, from "Highly recommended" to "Very dangerous".
  • Reviews by other people - Press the Read reviews button.
  • Technical information regarding the app you are about to uninstall, by clicking on the Properties button.
7. Click the Uninstall button. A confirmation dialog will come up. Confirm the removal by pressing the Uninstall button. Advanced Uninstaller PRO will then remove Google Chrome.
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8. After removing Google Chrome, Advanced Uninstaller PRO will ask you to run a cleanup. Click Next to perform the cleanup. All the items that belong Google Chrome which have been left behind will be found and you will be able to delete them. By uninstalling Google Chrome using Advanced Uninstaller PRO, you are assured that no registry items, files or directories are left behind on your PC.

Your PC will remain clean, speedy and ready to take on new tasks.

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Geographical user distribution

  • Windows 8.1 (6.3)
  • Windows 7 (6.1)
  • Windows 8 (6.2)
  • Windows (6.4)
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Disclaimer

The text above is not a piece of advice to remove Google Chrome by Google Inc. from your computer, we are not saying that Google Chrome by Google Inc. is not a good application for your computer. This text only contains detailed instructions on how to remove Google Chrome supposing you decide this is what you want to do. The information above contains registry and disk entries that Advanced Uninstaller PRO discovered and classified as "leftovers" on other users' PCs.

2015-02-05 / Written by Andreea Kartman for Advanced Uninstaller PRO

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Last update on: 2015-02-05 21:41:24.220