How to completely uninstall Google Chrome

Google Chrome is a web browser that aims to deliver a fast and simple Internet navigation mode while bundling several powerful features, such as bookmarks, synchronization, privacy mode, extensions, themes, and automatic web page translation.

Do you have trouble completely uninstalling Google Chrome from your system?
Are you looking for an effective solution to thoroughly get rid of it off the computer? Do not worry!
You came to the right place, and you will be able to uninstall Google Chrome without any difficulty.

What usually makes people to uninstall Google Chrome

It seems that there are many users who have difficulty uninstalling programs like Google Chrome from their systems. Some experience issues during uninstallation, whereas other encounter problems after the program is removed.

These are the main reasons why Google Chrome is uninstalled by users:

  • The program is not compatible with other installed applications.
  • The program crashes or hangs periodically/frequently.
  • The program is not as good as the user expected.
  • The program is being re-installed (uninstalled and installed again afterwards).
  • The program is regarded by the user and/or some websites as a potentially malicious.
  • The program is not listed in the Windows Settings or Control Panel.
  • After removing the program, some of its related processes still run on the computer.
  • Some traces of the program can still can be found on the computer.
  • Removing process running for a long time and does not come to the end.

Possible problems that can arise during uninstallation of Google Chrome

  • The program’s built-in uninstaller does not start or does not operate properly.
  • A file required for the uninstallation to complete could not be run.
  • Due to an error, not all of the files were successfully uninstalled.
  • Another process is preventing the program from being uninstalled.

There could be other causes why users may not be able to uninstall Google Chrome. An incomplete uninstallation of a program may cause problems, which is why thorough removal of programs is recommended.

How to uninstall Google Chrome completely


Method 1: Uninstall Google Chrome with a third-party uninstaller.

  • 1

    Download and install Revo Uninstaller Pro - 30 days fully functional trial version

  • 2

    Start Revo Uninstaller Pro and open the module "Logs Database"

    screenshot of logs database
  • 3

    In the Search field type "Google Chrome" and you will see all logs of "Google Chrome" in the database compatible with your Windows Version.

  • 4

    Select the appropriate log by version from the list and press the "Uninstall" button from the toolbar

    screenshot of logs uninstall
  • 5

    You will see few popping up windows showing the download and import of the log to your Revo Uninstaller Pro and then the main Uninstall dialog that shows the progress of the uninstall of Google Chrome.

Method 2: Uninstall Google Chrome via Apps and Features/Programs and Features.

  • 1

    Open the Start Menu and type Apps and Features

    screenshot of apps and features
  • 2

    Look for Google Chrome in the list and click on it. The next step is to click on uninstall, so you can initiate the uninstallation.

    screenshot of apps and features

Method 3: Uninstall Google Chrome with its uninstaller.exe.

Most of the computer programs have uninstall.exe or uninst000.exe in their installation folders. You need to execute these files in order to start the uninstallation process. Here are the steps:

  • 1

    Go to the installation folder of Google Chrome. Most of the times it is located in C:\Programs files or C:\Program files(x86)

  • 2

    Locate uninstall.exe or uninst000.exe

    screenshot of uninstall.exe
  • 3

    Double click the file to start the uninstallation process.

Method 4: Uninstall String with Run

  • 1

    Hold the Windows + R keys to open the Run command.

    screenshot of run command
  • 2

    this uninstallation string
    "C:\Users\VMS\AppData\Local\Google\Chrome\Application\41.0.2272.89\Installer\setup.exe" --uninstall

    and paste it in the Run command window and click OK.

  • 3

    Follow the instructions to complete the uninstallation.

Available logs

Google Chrome 28 on Windows 8 64-bit

Google Chrome 28 on Windows 8 32-bit

Google Chrome 28 on Windows XP 32-bit

Google Chrome 28 on Windows XP 64-bit

Google Chrome 41 on Windows 7 64-bit

Google Chrome 41 on Windows 7 32-bit

Google Chrome 41 on Windows XP 32-bit

Google Chrome 41 on Windows 8.1 64-bit

Google Chrome 60.0 on Windows 7 64-bit

Google Chrome 60.0 on Windows 7 32-bit

Google Chrome 60.0 on Windows 8.1 64-bit

Google Chrome 60.0 on Windows 10 64-bit

Google Chrome 60.0 on Windows 10 32-bit

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