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A guide to uninstall Google Chrome from your PC

You can find on this page details on how to remove Google Chrome for Windows. It was developed for Windows by Google Inc.. Further information on Google Inc. can be seen here. Usually the Google Chrome application is to be found in the C:\Program Files\Google\Chrome\Application directory, depending on the user's option during setup. You can uninstall Google Chrome by clicking on the Start menu of Windows and pasting the command line C:\Program Files\Google\Chrome\Application\39.0.2159.4\Installer\setup.exe. Note that you might receive a notification for admin rights. Google Chrome's primary file takes around 836.82 KB (856904 bytes) and is named chrome.exe.

Google Chrome installs the following the executables on your PC, occupying about 12.60 MB (13207944 bytes) on disk.



  • chrome.exe (836.82 KB)
  • delegate_execute.exe (1.96 MB)
  • nacl64.exe (1.85 MB)
  • setup.exe (1.04 MB)
  • delegate_execute.exe (1.96 MB)
  • nacl64.exe (1.86 MB)
  • setup.exe (1.04 MB)
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This data is about Google Chrome version 39.0.2159.4 alone. You can find below info on other versions of Google Chrome:

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When you're planning to uninstall Google Chrome you should check if the following data is left behind on your PC.

Folders remaining:
  • C:\ProgramData\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs\Google Chrome
  • C:\UserNames\UserName\AppData\Local\Google\Chrome

Check for and remove the following files from your disk when you uninstall Google Chrome:
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Google\Chrome\Application\chrome.exe
  • C:\ProgramData\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs\Google Chrome\Google Chrome.lnk
  • C:\UserNames\UserName\AppData\Local\Google\Chrome Cleanup Tool\chrome_cleanup_tool.log
  • C:\UserNames\UserName\AppData\Local\Google\Chrome SxS\UserName Data\Default\Extensions\bcecfaomfadlfnfojjhclimnilebljdj\2.0\background.html

Registry that is not removed:
  • HKEY_CURRENT_UserName\Software\Google\Chrome
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Clients\StartMenuInternet\Google Chrome
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Google\Chrome
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Policies\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\Local Settings\Software\Microsoft\Windows\Shell\MuiCache\c:\program files (x86)\google\chrome\application\chrome.exe
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\SOFTWARE\RealNetworks\Update\6.0\Preferences\CfgWebBrowser3\




How to erase Google Chrome from your computer with Advanced Uninstaller PRO

Google Chrome is a program by Google Inc.. Frequently, users choose to erase this application. This can be difficult because doing this by hand requires some knowledge regarding removing Windows applications by hand. One of the best SIMPLE practice to erase Google Chrome is to use Advanced Uninstaller PRO. Take the following steps on how to do this:

1. If you don't have Advanced Uninstaller PRO on your PC, install it. This is good because Advanced Uninstaller PRO is an efficient uninstaller and general tool to clean your computer.

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2. Start Advanced Uninstaller PRO. Take some time to get familiar with the program's design and wealth of features available. Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very good Windows tool.

3. Press the General Tools category
Go to General Tools


4. Activate the Uninstall Programs button
Go to Uninstall Programs


5. All the applications installed on your computer will appear

6. Scroll the list of applications until you find Google Chrome or simply click the Search feature and type in "Google Chrome". If it is installed on your PC the Google Chrome program will be found very quickly. When you click Google Chrome in the list of applications, the following information regarding the application is available to you:


  • Safety rating (in the left lower corner). This tells you the opinion other users have regarding Google Chrome, from "Highly recommended" to "Very dangerous".
  • Opinions by other users - Press the Read reviews button.
  • Details regarding the app you are about to remove, by pressing the Properties button.
7. Press the Uninstall button. A confirmation dialog will appear. Confirm the uninstall by clicking Uninstall. Advanced Uninstaller PRO will automatically remove Google Chrome.
Uninstall Google Chrome


8. After uninstalling Google Chrome, Advanced Uninstaller PRO will offer to run an additional cleanup. Press Next to start the cleanup. All the items of Google Chrome which have been left behind will be detected and you will be asked if you want to delete them. By removing Google Chrome with Advanced Uninstaller PRO, you can be sure that no Windows registry entries, files or directories are left behind on your system.

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

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Geographical user distribution

  • Windows 8.1 (6.3)
  • Windows 7 (6.1)
  • Windows 8 (6.2)
  • Windows XP (5.1)
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Disclaimer

This page 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 simply contains detailed info on how to remove Google Chrome in case you want to. Here you can find registry and disk entries that other software left behind and Advanced Uninstaller PRO discovered and classified as "leftovers" on other users' computers.

2017-01-22 / Written by Andreea Kartman for Advanced Uninstaller PRO

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Last update on: 2017-01-22 01:54:21.447