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A guide to uninstall Google Chrome from your system

You can find below detailed information on how to uninstall Google Chrome for Windows. It was coded 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 (x86)\Google\Chrome\Application directory, depending on the user's option during setup. The entire uninstall command line for Google Chrome is "C:\Program Files (x86)\Google\Chrome\Application\45.0.2454.26\Installer\setup.exe" --uninstall --multi-install --chrome --system-level. chrome.exe is the Google Chrome's main executable file and it occupies around 850.82 KB (871240 bytes) on disk.

Google Chrome is composed of the following executables which take 6.93 MB (7265016 bytes) on disk:

  • chrome.exe (850.82 KB)
  • delegate_execute.exe (760.32 KB)
  • setup.exe (1.15 MB)
  • delegate_execute.exe (760.32 KB)
  • setup.exe (1.15 MB)


The information on this page is only about version 45.0.2454.26 of Google Chrome. Click on the links below for other Google Chrome versions:

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Some files and registry entries are regularly left behind when you uninstall Google Chrome.

Directories that were left behind:
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Google\Chrome\Application
  • C:\ProgramData\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs\Google Chrome
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Google\Chrome
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs\Google Chrome

The files below are left behind on your disk when you remove Google Chrome:
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Google\Chrome\Application\45.0.2454.37\45.0.2454.37.manifest
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Google\Chrome\Application\45.0.2454.37\chrome.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Google\Chrome\Application\45.0.2454.37\chrome_100_percent.pak
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Google\Chrome\Application\45.0.2454.37\chrome_200_percent.pak

Frequently the following registry data will not be uninstalled:
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.mfp
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Google\Chrome
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Clients\StartMenuInternet\Google Chrome
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Google\Chrome

Use regedit.exe to remove the following additional values from the Windows Registry:
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\ChromeHTML\DefaultIcon\
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\ChromeHTML\shell\open\command\
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\MacromediaFlashPaper.MacromediaFlashPaper\DefaultIcon\
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\MacromediaFlashPaper.MacromediaFlashPaper\shell\open\command\


How to delete Google Chrome from your computer with the help of Advanced Uninstaller PRO

Google Chrome is a program offered by the software company Google Inc.. Frequently, people decide to remove this program. Sometimes this can be easier said than done because performing this manually takes some skill related to removing Windows applications by hand. One of the best SIMPLE procedure to remove 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, install it. This is good because Advanced Uninstaller PRO is one of the best uninstaller and all around utility to optimize your Windows system.

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  • navigate to Download Link
  • download the setup by pressing the green DOWNLOAD button
  • set up Advanced Uninstaller PRO
2. Start Advanced Uninstaller PRO. Take some time to get familiar with the program's design and wealth of tools available. Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very good Windows tool.

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


4. Press the Uninstall Programs button
Go to Uninstall Programs


5. A list of the applications installed on the computer will appear

6. Scroll the list of applications until you locate 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 automatically. Notice that when you select Google Chrome in the list of programs, some information regarding the program is shown to you:


  • Star rating (in the lower left corner). This explains the opinion other people have regarding Google Chrome, from "Highly recommended" to "Very dangerous".
  • Reviews by other people - Click on 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 page will show up. accept the uninstall by clicking Uninstall. Advanced Uninstaller PRO will remove Google Chrome.
Uninstall Google Chrome


8. After removing Google Chrome, Advanced Uninstaller PRO will offer to run a cleanup. Press Next to proceed with the cleanup. All the items that belong Google Chrome that have been left behind will be detected and you will be asked if you want to delete them. By uninstalling Google Chrome using Advanced Uninstaller PRO, you can be sure that no registry items, files or directories are left behind on your disk.

Your PC will remain clean, speedy and ready to run without errors or problems.



Geographical user distribution

  • Windows 8 (6.2)
  • 10.0
  • Windows 7 (6.1)
  • Windows 8.1 (6.3)
  • Windows Vista (6.0)
  • Windows XP (5.1)
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Disclaimer

This page is not a recommendation to remove Google Chrome by Google Inc. from your PC, nor are we saying that Google Chrome by Google Inc. is not a good software application. This page simply contains detailed instructions on how to remove Google Chrome in case you want to. The information above contains registry and disk entries that other software left behind and Advanced Uninstaller PRO discovered and classified as "leftovers" on other users' computers.

2015-08-05 / Written by Daniel Statescu for Advanced Uninstaller PRO

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Last update on: 2015-08-05 18:32:49.007