How to Uninstall Google Chrome – Download Chrome Perfect Uninstaller
Google Chrome is a one of the popular web browsers developed by Google.inc. Although Google Chrome offers excellent browsing speed, some of the users still unsatisfied with its overall performance, for example it is not secure, it does not well support the video display and tracking code of some websites, and people can not install useful add-on in it. If you cannot stand these drawbacks, you may need to uninstall Google Chrome and turn to other browser.
Most of the people install Chrome through Google’s homepage, once you click on the download button, Chrome will be download and install in your computer automatically, that’s a pretty easy process, however, it won’t be that simple if you want to remove Chrome from the computer, its build-in uninstaller always leave something behind, you’ll need to remove all these leftovers by yourselves in case they cause problems on your computer in the future. To completely uninstall Chrome, please refer to the below tutorial.
Manually uninstall Google Chrome
Part 1:Remove it from Add/Remove program
- First you need to close Google Chrome if it is open.
- Then go to Start > Control Panel
- Click the Add/Remove option in the Control Panel.
(Windows 7/Vista users please click ‘Uninstall a program’ link)
- In the program list, select to highlight Google Chrome and click Remove button.
(Windows 7/Vista users please click the uninstall option that appear after you click Google Chrome)
- In the pop up window, check the option of ‘also delete you browsing data’, if your computer has other browser installed, you can check the second option to change the default browser.
- After you done the selection, click Uninstall button to start the removal.
Note: You can also go to Start > All programs > Google Chrome > Uninstall Google Chrome, this also work as the Add/Remove program.
As I see, the uninstall is a bit wierd, there is no visual uninstall process, and no message show up to tell you the removal is finished, by clicking the Uninstall button, a few second later you’ll see that the shortcut of Google Chrome disappear from your desktop, it that all over? Not exactly, there are still many leftovers of Google Chrome inside your system that you need to manually dig them out and delete them. Part 2:Delete Google Chrome leftovers
- Go to Start > Search
- Click ‘All files and folders’
- Type in the keyword of ‘Google’ and hit Search button (here I assume that you don’t have any other google products installed or has personal files/documents named ‘google’)
- Right click to delete the leftover files/folder of Google Chrome from the search result.
- Press Windows key and R key together.
- Type in ‘regedit’ and press Enter.
- Navigate the registry editor, locate and delete the registry entries display in the below screen shots
- Close the registry editor and restart the computer.
Automatically remove Google Chrome
If you are seeking a solutions to uninstall Google Chrome easier and faster, we recommend you this program – Max Uninstaller, it could make the task of removing Windows application far more simpler than you think, even the target program is damaged or broken, Max Uninstaller could help you remove it completely within clicks.
Check out video guide of uninstalling Google Chrome with Max Uninstaller
- Download Max Uninstaller here and install it in your computer.
- Open it select Google Chrome in the panel and click ‘Run Analysis’.
- Click ‘Complete Uninstall’ button after all the program components are scanned out
- Click ‘Scan Leftovers’ button, and Max Uninstaller will conduct a full scan on your computer for program leftover.
- After the scan finish, click ‘Delete Leftovers’ to thoroughly remove all the leftovers of Google Chrome
- Click ‘OK’ button in the pop-up message to finish the whole removal process.