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A guide to uninstall Google Chrome from your PC

Google Chrome is a Windows program. Read more about how to remove it from your computer. It was coded for Windows by Google Inc.. More info about Google Inc. can be read here. The program is frequently placed in the C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Google\Chrome\Application folder (same installation drive as Windows). The full command line for uninstalling Google Chrome is C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Google\Chrome\Application\3.0.190.1\Installer\setup.exe. Note that if you will type this command in Start / Run Note you might be prompted for administrator rights. chrome.exe is the programs's main file and it takes about 826.48 KB (846320 bytes) on disk.

The following executables are installed beside Google Chrome. They take about 1.86 MB (1951712 bytes) on disk.

  • chrome.exe (826.48 KB)
  • wow_helper.exe (65.50 KB)
  • setup.exe (1,013.98 KB)


This data is about Google Chrome version 3.0.190.1 alone. For other Google Chrome versions please click below:

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Google Chrome has the habit of leaving behind some leftovers.

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

Files remaining:
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Google\Chrome\Application\3.0.190.1\avcodec-52.dll
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Google\Chrome\Application\3.0.190.1\avformat-52.dll
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Google\Chrome\Application\3.0.190.1\avutil-50.dll
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Google\Chrome\Application\3.0.190.1\chrome.dll

Many times the following registry data will not be removed:
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.crx
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Clients\StartMenuInternet\Google Chrome
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\Google Chrome
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Clients\StartMenuInternet\Google Chrome

Additional values that you should clean:
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Applications\chrome.exe\shell\open\command\
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\ChromeExt\DefaultIcon\
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\ChromeExt\shell\open\command\
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\ChromeHTML\DefaultIcon\


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

Google Chrome is a program offered by the software company Google Inc.. Sometimes, computer users choose to erase this program. This can be easier said than done because removing this manually takes some experience regarding PCs. The best QUICK way 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 already installed on your PC, install it. This is good because Advanced Uninstaller PRO is an efficient uninstaller and general utility to maximize the performance of your computer.

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  • navigate to Download Link
  • download the setup by clicking on the DOWNLOAD button
  • install Advanced Uninstaller PRO
2. Run Advanced Uninstaller PRO. It's recommended to take your time to get familiar with Advanced Uninstaller PRO's interface and number of tools available. Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very useful 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 your PC will be made available to you

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 app will be found automatically. Notice that when you select Google Chrome in the list , the following information regarding the program is made available to you:


  • Safety rating (in the lower left corner). The star rating tells you the opinion other people have regarding Google Chrome, ranging from "Highly recommended" to "Very dangerous".
  • Opinions by other people - Click on the Read reviews button.
  • Details regarding the program you want to remove, by clicking on the Properties button.
7. Click the Uninstall button. A window asking you to confirm will show up. Confirm the removal by pressing the Uninstall button. Advanced Uninstaller PRO will uninstall Google Chrome.
Uninstall Google Chrome


8. After removing Google Chrome, Advanced Uninstaller PRO will ask you to run a cleanup. Click Next to go ahead with the cleanup. All the items that belong Google Chrome which have been left behind will be found and you will be asked if you want to delete them. By uninstalling Google Chrome with Advanced Uninstaller PRO, you can be sure that no Windows registry entries, files or folders are left behind on your PC.

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



Geographical user distribution

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

The text above is not a recommendation to remove Google Chrome by Google Inc. from your PC, we are not saying that Google Chrome by Google Inc. is not a good software application. This page 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' computers.

2016-06-27 / Written by Andreea Kartman for Advanced Uninstaller PRO

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Last update on: 2016-06-27 06:34:03.567