How to Remove/Uninstall Chromium browser in Windows 7,8 or 10

What is Chromium and how to get ride of chromium:

Chromium browser is a open-source Web Browser Project started by Google back in 2008, When they released the chrome browser and also introduced Chromium source code in which Google Chrome project was based open-source. The Chromium source code is maintained by Chromium Project, and google chrome is maintained itself by google. Whenever a user install chromium or it gets installed by other sources, it may uninstall his default Chrome browser and confuse him, Because chromium and chrome both has similar interfaces and shortcuts. We cannot say that this is a malware program, but we can consider it as a potentially unwanted software. There are lots of advertisements, Poop-ups, redirects and banners on every page of chromium sometimes to get revenue from ad clicks by user. These are the reason’s many Users wants to uninstall Chromium from their Windows 7,8 or 10 Computers as well on Mac or Linux computers. But they can’t uninstall chromium properly.
How to remove uninstall Chromium browser

How to remove uninstall Chromium browser

How Chromium Gets on your Computer ?

Generally Chromium Gets installed with some third part software’s or you get it from any advertisement. To prevent Chromium browser from getting installed on your computer, you should always Install software’s from trusted sources and if it comes with any trusted software you should deselect it’s default installation option inside other software setups during their installation. Following These ways you can Get Ride of Chromium during installaion.

How to Remove/Uninstall Chromium browser from your Windows 7,8 or 10 Computer ?

If you Cannot uninstall Chromium, Below I am going to provide you instructions about how to uninstall Chromium from your Windows 7,8 or 10 pc. So sit back and read carefully.

    1. Click on windows button and Search for program and features.
    2. Click on Program and features and Find Chromium on the list of programs.
Uninstall chromium process

Remove Chromium process

  1. Click Uninstall in the new dialog box and wait for remove chromium process to get completed.

    Uninstall chromium

    Uninstall chromium

Remove Chromium Files

Now After completing uninstall process, you will need to delete it’s settings, bookmarks and cookies left on your computer. Simply follow the next step to delete them.

  1. Click Windows button and search for Folder Options and click on Folder options.
  2. Now click on View tab and enable the Show hidden files, folders, and drives option.

    Show hidden files

    Show hidden files

  3. Go to the following location  C:/Users/(username)/appdata
  4. Now open the Roaming and Local folders and delete anything related to Chromium Browser.

    AppData

    AppData

Remove Chromium Registry

you can also remove following registry settings, but make sure to make a backup before deleting them. You can also use  registry cleaner to remove broken registry settings from Chromium browser.

Key: HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run
Value: GoogleChromeAutoLaunch_29547C284DF612A3A7B0DAC3918C9547
Data: C:\users\{username}\AppData\Local\Chromium\Application\chrome.exe

That’s it..

Thanks for reading my article about how to remove Chromium browser from windows 7,8 or windows 10. you can also read my another article about how to remove Web Companion from your computer. If you have any query for my current article you can ask me in the comment section below.

How to Remove/Uninstall Chromium browser in Windows 7,8 or 10
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  1. pawneekiller November 19, 2017
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