Chromium is the Google project on which Chrome and other browsers are based. It is usually two versions ahead 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 variations of the browser with viruses, especially adware – that display advertisement. 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 on macOS.
How to Uninstall Chromium
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 on “End task”;
Step 2. Now, right-click on the Chromium icon and, in the context menu, go to “Open file location”;
Step 3. In the address tab, click on the folder to the left of the directory where the browser files are;
Step 4. Finally, delete the Chromium folder. If you want, empty your computer’s recycle bin to permanently delete the files.
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”;
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;
Step 3. Now, right-click on the Chromium icon in the macOS Dock. Go to “Options” and click “Show in Finder”. This will take you to the folder where the program is installed;
Step 4. Finally, just delete the application. If you want, empty your computer’s trash to permanently delete Chromium.
Ready! Take advantage of the tips to remove Chromium from your PC or Mac.