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Windows 7: Remove Google Chrome

25 Aug 2011   #1

Win 7, 32bit, Premium
Remove Google Chrome

Is the normal uninstall option in the control panel sufficient, or should other actions be taken to completely remove Google Chrome from Win 7 ?

I have read to completely remove Chrome, to include registry entries, other action is required.

Advice appreciated !

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25 Aug 2011   #2

Windows 8.1 Pro x64

Hi Torre,

Uninstalling Chrome from the Add/Remove programs in the Control Panel should be perfectly fine.

You will always fine remnants of old programs in the registry.

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25 Aug 2011   #3

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Windows 7 Home Premium SP1, 64-bit

I uninstalled it a week or so ago, using Revo Uninstaller.

I have not experienced any problems, but I cannot tell you whether or not uninstallation from the Control Panel would have worked just as well.
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26 Aug 2011   #4

Windows 7/Linux

I have used Add/remove programs in the past without any problems (as mentioned above.) I would not worry about any left over reg entries and don't be tempted by a reg cleaner either. A couple of redundant entries in the registry amongst the thousands of other entries will not affect your computers performance.
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