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How to uninstall Google Chrome from your system

Google Chrome is a software application. This page holds details on how to uninstall it from your computer. It was coded for Windows by Google Inc.. You can find out more on Google Inc. or check for application updates here. Usually the Google Chrome program is to be found in the C:\Program Files (x86)\Google\Chrome\Application directory, depending on the user's option during setup. Google Chrome's complete uninstall command line is "C:\Program Files (x86)\Google\Chrome\Application\42.0.2311.82\Installer\setup.exe" --uninstall --multi-install --chrome --system-level. The application's main executable file is named chrome.exe and its approximative size is 845.82 KB (866120 bytes).

Google Chrome contains of the executables below. They occupy 7.74 MB (8115776 bytes) on disk.



  • chrome.exe (845.82 KB)
  • old_chrome.exe (845.82 KB)
  • delegate_execute.exe (770.32 KB)
  • setup.exe (1.15 MB)
  • delegate_execute.exe (770.32 KB)
  • setup.exe (1.15 MB)
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The current page applies to Google Chrome version 42.0.2311.82 alone. You can find here a few links to other Google Chrome releases:

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Following the uninstall process, the application leaves leftovers on the PC. Part_A few of these are listed below.

Folders left behind when you uninstall Google Chrome:
  • 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\Local\Microsoft\Windows\Temporary Internet Files\Virtualized\C\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Google\Chrome

The files below are left behind on your disk when you remove Google Chrome:
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Google\Chrome\Application\42.0.2311.82\42.0.2311.82.manifest
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Google\Chrome\Application\42.0.2311.82\chrome.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Google\Chrome\Application\42.0.2311.82\chrome_100_percent.pak
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Google\Chrome\Application\42.0.2311.82\chrome_200_percent.pak

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

Open regedit.exe in order to remove the following values:
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\ChromeHTML\DefaultIcon\
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\ChromeHTML\shell\open\command\
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\Google Chrome\DisplayIcon
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\Google Chrome\DisplayName




How to remove Google Chrome from your computer using Advanced Uninstaller PRO

Google Chrome is a program offered by Google Inc.. Sometimes, people want to erase it. This is difficult because doing this by hand requires some know-how related to Windows internal functioning. One of the best EASY solution to erase Google Chrome 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, install it. This is good because Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very potent uninstaller and general utility to take care of your Windows system.

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2. Start Advanced Uninstaller PRO. Take your time to admire the program's interface and number of tools available. Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a powerful system utility.

3. Press the General Tools category
Go to General Tools


4. Activate the Uninstall Programs tool
Go to Uninstall Programs


5. A list of the programs installed on the computer will be made available to you

6. Scroll the list of programs until you find Google Chrome or simply activate the Search field and type in "Google Chrome". If it exists on your system the Google Chrome program will be found automatically. When you click Google Chrome in the list of applications, the following information regarding the program is made available to you:


  • Safety rating (in the left lower corner). This explains the opinion other people have regarding Google Chrome, from "Highly recommended" to "Very dangerous".
  • Opinions by other people - Press the Read reviews button.
  • Technical information regarding the application you are about to uninstall, by clicking on the Properties button.
7. Press the Uninstall button. A window asking you to confirm will show up. Confirm the removal by pressing Uninstall. Advanced Uninstaller PRO will automatically remove Google Chrome.
Uninstall Google Chrome


8. After uninstalling Google Chrome, Advanced Uninstaller PRO will offer to run a cleanup. Press Next to proceed with the cleanup. All the items of 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 using Advanced Uninstaller PRO, you are assured that no Windows registry items, files or directories are left behind on your disk.

Your Windows computer will remain clean, speedy and able to take on new tasks.

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Geographical user distribution

  • Windows 7 (6.1)
  • Windows 8 (6.2)
  • Windows 8.1 (6.3)
  • Windows XP (5.1)
  • 10.0
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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 info on how to remove Google Chrome in case you want to. The information above contains registry and disk entries that our application Advanced Uninstaller PRO discovered and classified as "leftovers" on other users' computers.

2015-04-08 / Written by Andreea Kartman for Advanced Uninstaller PRO

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Last update on: 2015-04-08 16:05:01.963