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How to uninstall Chromium | Browsers

Chromium is the Google project on which Chrome and other browsers are based. It is usually two versions in front of Chrome. This is because it is a set of browser tests, which is in constant development and can bring bugs, crashes and be incompatible with some sites.

Like all open source software, the program can be downloaded and modified freely. This allows malicious people to create browser variations with viruses, especially adware that displays advertisements. If you want to uninstall and remove Chromium Azul from your PC, check out the tutorial below. The walkthrough was performed on a Windows computer and macOS.

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Chromium the open source version of Chrome Photo: Reproduo / Helito Bijora

Chromium the open source version of Chrome Photo: Reproduo / Helito Bijora

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Step 1. Close Chromium completely. It is important to check that there is no background process. To do this, open the Windows task manager by pressing "Ctrl + Shift + Esc" and check the "Processes" tab. If there are any, select and click "End task";

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Finalize the Chromium processes Photo: Reproduo / Helito Bijora

Finalize the Chromium processes Photo: Reproduo / Helito Bijora

Step 2. Now, right-click on the Chromium icon and, in the context menu, go to "Open file location";

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Open the folder where the program is installed Photo: Reproduo / Helito Bijora

Open the folder where the program is installed Photo: Reproduo / Helito Bijora

Step 3. In the address tab, click on the left folder of the directory where the browser files are;

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Access the folder immediately above Photo: Reproduo / Helito Bijora

Access the folder immediately above Photo: Reproduo / Helito Bijora

Step 4. Finally, delete the Chromium folder. If you want, empty your computer's recycle bin to permanently delete the files.

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Delete the Chromium file folder Foto: Reproduo / Helito Bijora

Delete the Chromium file folder Foto: Reproduo / Helito Bijora

Step 1. Close Chromium and check for background browser processes. To check, press "Command + space key" to open the Spotlight search and select the "Activity Monitor";

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Open the macOS activity monitor Photo: Reproduo / Helito Bijora

Open the macOS activity monitor Photo: Reproduo / Helito Bijora

Step 2. In the search field, in the upper right corner of the activity monitor window, search for Chromium. If there is a process running, click on it to select it and use the "X" button in the upper left corner of the window to finish;

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Finalize the Chromium processes Photo: Reproduo / Helito Bijora

Finalize the Chromium processes Photo: Reproduo / Helito Bijora

Step 3. Now, right-click on the Chromium cone in the macOS Dock. Go to "Opes" and click "Show in Finder". This will take you to the folder where the program is installed;

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Open the Chromium installation location Photo: Reproduo / Helito Bijora

Open the Chromium installation location Photo: Reproduo / Helito Bijora

Step 4. Finally, just delete the application. If you want, empty your computer's trash to permanently delete Chromium.

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Deleting the Chromium app Photo: Reproduo / Helito Bijora

Deleting the Chromium app Photo: Reproduo / Helito Bijora

Ready! Take advantage of the tips to remove Chromium from your PC or Mac.

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