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chromeAre you tired of Google Chrome? Do you want to uninstall and remove it for good from your computer? Recently Google has posted an interesting article on how to uninstall Google Chrome completely from your computer. Here is what you have to do.

  1. Make sure extensions are displayed for your files. Here’s how:
    1. Go to the Start menu > Control Panel.
    2. Double-click Folder Options.
    3. Click View.
    4. Make sure the ‘Hide extensions for known file types’ checkbox is deselected.
  2. Right-click this link.
  3. Click Save Link as and save the file name as remove.reg. (Select ‘All files’ as your file type.)
  4. Exit Google Chrome completely.
  5. Double-click remove.reg on your desktop.
  6. In the confirmation window, click Yes.
  7. Click OK.
  8. Go to the Start menu > Run.
  9. Enter one of the following commands in the text field, depending on your operating system:
    • Windows XP:%USERPROFILE%\Local Settings\Application Data\Google
    • Windows Vista: %LOCALAPPDATA%\Google
  10. Delete the Chrome’ folder in the directory that opens.

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4 Comments to “How to uninstall Google Chrome completely”

  1. Joel Says:

    I saved remove.reg to my desktop but ends up a text file, it’s not a file to uninstall Chrome. Help?

  2. Troy Says:

    Joel. Make sure you type a period at the end. Example, remove.reg. and the .txt suffix shouldnt show up after the .reg suffix. I was having the same problem. I know I am a bit late but I hope this helps someone. I forgot to deselct google chrome spyware crap when I downloaded google earth.

  3. Donna Says:

    A problem with the directions given here is the fact that with Windows 7, there is no Folder Options after entering the Control Panel.

    What do I do to get rid of Google Chrome completely?

  4. Web Talk Says:

    Click Start – Control Panel – Tools – Folder Options – View Tab

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