Chromium is one of the best open-source browsers from the Chromium Project. However, this application is different from Google Chrome. Google Chrome has a lot of new features and for most people, it is more useful than Chromium. For example, if Google Chrome has an auto-update system on Windows, Chromium not. Chromium sometimes caused the PC to run slowly. So, some people ask how to uninstall Chromium.
Uninstalling Chromium is so easy, just like uninstalling another application on PC. There are two different ways to uninstall Chromium. This application sometimes will give you some problems. If you work with a PC, Chromium can disturb your productivity. That’s why here we will write down for you the easiest way to uninstall Chromium.
How to Uninstall Chromium Using Control Panel
This is the easiest way you can do while uninstalling Chromium. It needs less than 5 minutes to do as long as you know your PC better. But when it is the first time for you to uninstall the program, it may get a little longer. Never think it will be so hard because it is so simple. Here we go!
The first thing you should do is open your control panel. Did you know that there are two different ways to open a Control Panel? Right-click on the desktop and choose the control panel. The second one is searching the keyword “control panel” on the start button and clicking it. After that, you should choose the Control Panel Home, on the top of the window.
When you’ve done these steps, the screen will show some applications. Search the Chromium icon, click it and then choose the uninstall button. Make sure you read the instruction first before choosing “I agree” or “next”. It will be important for you to prevent any data from losing.
How to Uninstall Chromium by Deleting Folder
The second way to uninstall Chromium is by deleting its folder. Maybe it will be a little bit harder than the previous step because it has more steps. It will be better if you do it the first way because it is safer. But, if it does not work properly, you can try this way. Choose this as the last option.
First, you should open your Windows Explorer application. You can click the icon on the bottom or click Windows+E on the keyboard. After that, choose the memory with “(C:)” behind its name. Choose the Tools button on the top of the window and click Folder Option. Make sure you activate the “Show Hidden Folder” Feature so every file will appear.
The next step you should do is searching for the “Chromium” folder. You can input the keyword “Chromium” on the search engine. On the other hand, you can also open the “Chromium” folder by yourself. Choose the “User” folder on your computer, and then click “App Data”. Next, choose “Local” and search for the “Chromium” folder on there. Right-click the folder, delete it and follow what appears on your screen.
Well, these are two different ways to uninstall Chromium from your PC. Make sure you delete the Chromium because it was disturbing you or you don’t need it anymore. Be careful if you try the second way, you can delete another useful application.