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A guide to uninstall Chromium from your PC

This page contains thorough information on how to remove Chromium for Windows. It was coded for Windows by The Chromium Authors. Go over here where you can get more info on The Chromium Authors. Chromium is typically set up in the C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Chromium\Application folder, however this location may differ a lot depending on the user's option when installing the program. Chromium's full uninstall command line is C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Chromium\Application\78.0.3904.70\Installer\setup.exe. The program's main executable file has a size of 1.98 MB (2081280 bytes) on disk and is called chrome.exe.

The following executables are installed beside Chromium. They occupy about 6.33 MB (6635520 bytes) on disk.

  • chrome.exe (1.98 MB)
  • chrome_proxy.exe (760.50 KB)
  • notification_helper.exe (953.00 KB)
  • setup.exe (2.67 MB)


The current page applies to Chromium version 78.0.3904.70 only. You can find below info on other releases of Chromium:

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If you are manually uninstalling Chromium we suggest you to verify if the following data is left behind on your PC.

Directories left on disk:
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Chromium

The files below are left behind on your disk by Chromium when you uninstall it:
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Chromium\User Data\BrowserMetrics\BrowserMetrics-5E1A9E2E-3A94.pma
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Chromium\User Data\BrowserMetrics\BrowserMetrics-5E1AB0DF-2DE4.pma
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Chromium\User Data\BrowserMetrics\BrowserMetrics-5E1AB0F6-1CE4.pma
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Chromium\User Data\Crashpad\settings.dat
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Chromium\User Data\CrashpadMetrics.pma
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Chromium\User Data\CrashpadMetrics-active.pma
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Chromium\User Data\Default\Cache\data_0
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Chromium\User Data\Default\Cache\data_1
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Chromium\User Data\Default\Cache\data_2
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Chromium\User Data\Default\Cache\data_3
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Chromium\User Data\Default\Cache\f_000001
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Chromium\User Data\Default\Cache\f_000002
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Chromium\User Data\Default\Cache\index
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Chromium\User Data\Default\Code Cache\js\index
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Chromium\User Data\Default\Code Cache\wasm\index
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Chromium\User Data\Default\Cookies
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Chromium\User Data\Default\Current Session
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Chromium\User Data\Default\Current Tabs
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Chromium\User Data\Default\data_reduction_proxy_leveldb\000003.log
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Chromium\User Data\Default\data_reduction_proxy_leveldb\CURRENT
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Chromium\User Data\Default\data_reduction_proxy_leveldb\LOCK
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Chromium\User Data\Default\data_reduction_proxy_leveldb\LOG
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Chromium\User Data\Default\data_reduction_proxy_leveldb\MANIFEST-000002
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Chromium\User Data\Default\Favicons
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Chromium\User Data\Default\Google Profile.ico
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Chromium\User Data\Default\GPUCache\data_0
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Chromium\User Data\Default\GPUCache\data_1
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Chromium\User Data\Default\GPUCache\data_2
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Chromium\User Data\Default\GPUCache\data_3
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Chromium\User Data\Default\GPUCache\index
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Chromium\User Data\Default\heavy_ad_intervention_opt_out.db
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Chromium\User Data\Default\History
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Chromium\User Data\Default\Last Session
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Chromium\User Data\Default\Last Tabs
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Chromium\User Data\Default\Local Storage\leveldb\000003.log
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Chromium\User Data\Default\Local Storage\leveldb\CURRENT
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Chromium\User Data\Default\Local Storage\leveldb\LOCK
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Chromium\User Data\Default\Local Storage\leveldb\LOG
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Chromium\User Data\Default\Local Storage\leveldb\MANIFEST-000001
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Chromium\User Data\Default\Login Data
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Chromium\User Data\Default\Network Persistent State
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Chromium\User Data\Default\Platform Notifications\000003.log
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Chromium\User Data\Default\Platform Notifications\CURRENT
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Chromium\User Data\Default\Platform Notifications\LOCK
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Chromium\User Data\Default\Platform Notifications\LOG
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Chromium\User Data\Default\Platform Notifications\MANIFEST-000001
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Chromium\User Data\Default\Preferences
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Chromium\User Data\Default\README
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Chromium\User Data\Default\Reporting and NEL
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Chromium\User Data\Default\Secure Preferences
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Chromium\User Data\Default\Session Storage\000003.log
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Chromium\User Data\Default\Session Storage\CURRENT
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Chromium\User Data\Default\Session Storage\LOCK
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Chromium\User Data\Default\Session Storage\LOG
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Chromium\User Data\Default\Session Storage\MANIFEST-000001
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Chromium\User Data\Default\Site Characteristics Database\000003.log
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Chromium\User Data\Default\Site Characteristics Database\CURRENT
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Chromium\User Data\Default\Site Characteristics Database\LOCK
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Chromium\User Data\Default\Site Characteristics Database\LOG
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Chromium\User Data\Default\Site Characteristics Database\MANIFEST-000001
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Chromium\User Data\Default\Sync Data\LevelDB\000003.log
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Chromium\User Data\Default\Sync Data\LevelDB\CURRENT
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Chromium\User Data\Default\Sync Data\LevelDB\LOCK
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Chromium\User Data\Default\Sync Data\LevelDB\LOG
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Chromium\User Data\Default\Sync Data\LevelDB\MANIFEST-000001
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Chromium\User Data\Default\Top Sites
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Chromium\User Data\Default\TransportSecurity
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Chromium\User Data\Default\Visited Links
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Chromium\User Data\Default\Web Data
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Chromium\User Data\First Run
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Chromium\User Data\GrShaderCache\GPUCache\data_0
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Chromium\User Data\GrShaderCache\GPUCache\data_1
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Chromium\User Data\GrShaderCache\GPUCache\data_2
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Chromium\User Data\GrShaderCache\GPUCache\data_3
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Chromium\User Data\GrShaderCache\GPUCache\index
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Chromium\User Data\Last Browser
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Chromium\User Data\Last Version
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Chromium\User Data\Local State
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Chromium\User Data\Safe Browsing Cookies
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Chromium\User Data\ShaderCache\GPUCache\data_0
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Chromium\User Data\ShaderCache\GPUCache\data_1
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Chromium\User Data\ShaderCache\GPUCache\data_2
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Chromium\User Data\ShaderCache\GPUCache\data_3
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Chromium\User Data\ShaderCache\GPUCache\index
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Packages\Microsoft.Windows.Cortana_cw5n1h2txyewy\LocalState\AppIconCache\100\Chromium_JPIG7SUADDMAMXI2EOVT5FHBCU
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Temp\chromium_installer.log
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Vivaldi\Application\2.7.1628.33\resources\vivaldi\resources\welcomepage-chromium.svg
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Quick Launch\Chromium.lnk

Registry that is not removed:
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Chromium
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Clients\StartMenuInternet\Chromium.JPIG7SUADDMAMXI2EOVT5FHBCU
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\Chromium
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Quick Heal\Quick Heal Total Security\ScStore\S-1-5-21-30949414-90476005-904907945-1001\Software\Chromium
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Quick Heal\Quick Heal Total Security\ScStore\S-1-5-21-30949414-90476005-904907945-1001\Software\Clients\StartMenuInternet\Chromium.JPIG7SUADDMAMXI2EOVT5FHBCU

Supplementary registry values that are not removed:
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\bam\State\UserSettings\S-1-5-21-30949414-90476005-904907945-1001\\Device\HarddiskVolume4\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Chromium\Application\chrome.exe


A way to uninstall Chromium from your PC with the help of Advanced Uninstaller PRO

Chromium is an application offered by the software company The Chromium Authors. Some computer users choose to remove this program. Sometimes this can be easier said than done because removing this manually requires some know-how related to PCs. The best SIMPLE procedure to remove Chromium is to use Advanced Uninstaller PRO. Here is how to do this:





1. If you don't have Advanced Uninstaller PRO already installed on your Windows system, add it. This is good because Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very useful uninstaller and all around tool to maximize the performance of your Windows computer.

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  • visit Download Link
  • download the setup by pressing the DOWNLOAD NOW button
  • set up Advanced Uninstaller PRO
2. Start Advanced Uninstaller PRO. It's recommended to take your time to admire the program's design and wealth of features available. Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very good package of utilities.

3. Click on the General Tools button
Go to General Tools


4. Press the Uninstall Programs feature
Go to Uninstall Programs


5. All the programs installed on your PC will be shown to you

6. Navigate the list of programs until you find Chromium or simply activate the Search field and type in "Chromium". If it is installed on your PC the Chromium application will be found automatically. When you select Chromium in the list , the following information regarding the application is available to you:


  • Safety rating (in the lower left corner). The star rating explains the opinion other users have regarding Chromium, from "Highly recommended" to "Very dangerous".
  • Reviews by other users - Click on the Read reviews button.
  • Technical information regarding the app you wish to remove, by pressing the Properties button.
7. Press the Uninstall button. A confirmation window will come up. Confirm the uninstall by pressing the Uninstall button. Advanced Uninstaller PRO will automatically uninstall Chromium.
Uninstall Chromium


8. After removing Chromium, Advanced Uninstaller PRO will ask you to run an additional cleanup. Press Next to go ahead with the cleanup. All the items of Chromium that have been left behind will be detected and you will be able to delete them. By uninstalling Chromium with Advanced Uninstaller PRO, you can be sure that no registry items, files or directories are left behind on your disk.

Your computer will remain clean, speedy and able to serve you properly.



Disclaimer

This page is not a piece of advice to remove Chromium by The Chromium Authors from your PC, nor are we saying that Chromium by The Chromium Authors is not a good application for your computer. This text simply contains detailed info on how to remove Chromium in case you want to. Here you can find registry and disk entries that our application Advanced Uninstaller PRO discovered and classified as "leftovers" on other users' PCs.

2019-11-04 / Written by Dan Armano for Advanced Uninstaller PRO

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Last update on: 2019-11-03 23:05:33.783