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Google Chrome is a web browser developed by Google that is available for use without any charges. Hence, it is also known as a freeware web browser. You can easily install and download this free browser application in your computer.
Sometimes, to switch to another web browser, you must have uninstalled Google Chrome by trying to remove the software with the Add/Remove Program tool in your computer’s Control Panel. Still you may face issues with the interference of Google Chrome in the system. This is because the Add/Remove Program feature does not remove the Google Chrome completely. Hence, according to the Windows Support, you need to uninstall the program manually for completely removing it from your system.
You can follow the under-mentioned instructions to manually uninstall Google Chrome in Windows 7 before seeking assistance from the Windows 7 support.
- – In the first step, click the Start icon, present on the Windows desktop taskbar. Now, select Control Panel on the right side of the Start menu. You would get a list of options to select from.
- – Choose the option Appearance and Personalization and then select Folder Options. Click the View tab in the dialog box.
- – Now, click the check box beside Hide Extensions for Known File Types to uncheck and deselect this option.
- Launch your Web browser and navigate to the Google Chrome Help manual uninstallation page. Windows 7 support would also help you in giving information on uninstalling the application.
- – Select the hyperlinked text that reads This Link in Step 2 of the uninstallation instructions. Click on Save Target As or Save Link As in the context menu.
- – Type remove.reg into the file name input field and choose All Files from the Save as Type drop-down menu. After selecting the option, set Desktop as the save location for the file and exit your Web browser.
- – Double-click the downloaded remove.reg file on the desktop and click Yes in the confirmation pop-up window. After selecting the option, click OK. If you have any issues regarding the removal of the application, you can always contact the Windows 7 support.
- – Now, click the Start icon on the desktop taskbar and then enter the following command in the Search box at the bottom of the Start menu: %LOCALAPPDATA%\Google.
- In the final step, click the Google folder in the search results. Now, select the Chrome folder and press Delete on your computer keyboard to successfully uninstall Google Chrome.
Follow these instructions to manually uninstall Google Chrome from your computer. Alternatively, you can also contact Microsoft helpline to get more information.