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Should I remove Chromium Secure?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
5% remove it95% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
What do people think about it?
(click star to rate)
How common is it?
Global Rank #27,550
United States Rank #20,146
Reach 0.0063%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 3.15 days
93.07 days >
Average installed length: 48.90 days

Versions

VersionDistribution
36.1.1.3 100.00%

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Chromium Secure

Overview

Chromium Secure is a program developed by COMODO. Upon installation, it defines an auto-start registry entry which allows the program run on each boot for the user which installed it. It adds a background controller service that is set to automatically run. Delaying the start of this service is possible through the service manager. The software installer includes 15 files and is usually about 136.09 MB (142,704,317 bytes). chromiumsecure_updater.exe is the automatic update component of the software designed to download and apply new updates should new versions be released. In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 8. While about 59% of users of Chromium Secure come from the United States, it is also popular in Brazil and Canada.

Program detailsProgram details

Installation folder: C:\Program Files\comodo\chromium secure
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\Comodo\Chromium Secure\uninstall.exe"
Estimated size: 136.09 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Chromium Secure

  • chrome_elf.dll - Chromium Secure
  • chromiumsecure.dll
  • chromiumsecure.exe
  • chromiumsecure_child.dll
  • chromiumsecure_updater.exe - chromiumsecure_updater
  • distribution.dll
  • uninstall.exe
  • D3DCompiler_43.dll (by Microsoft) - Microsoft® DirectX for Windows® (Direct3D HLSL Compiler)
  • d3dcompiler_46.dll (by Microsoft)
  • D3DX9_43.dll - Direct3D 9 Extensions
  • ffmpegsumo.dll
  • libEGL.dll - ANGLE libEGL Dynamic Link Library
  • libGLESv2.dll - ANGLE libGLESv2 Dynamic Link Library
  • restart_helper.exe - restart_helper
  • wow_helper.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Service
  • chromiumsecure_updater.exe runs as a service named 'COMODO Chromium Secure Update Service' (ChromiumSecureUpdater) "Automatically installs updates for COMODO Chromium Secure".
Startup File (User Run)
  • chromiumsecure.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'GoogleChromeAutoLaunch_F01BB94DAB4E76059AE5AFDA3B8B0B83' and executes as "C:\Program Files\Comodo\Chromium Secure\chromiumsecure.exe" --no-startup-window.

How do I remove Chromium Secure?

Quickly and completely remove Chromium Secure from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall Chromium Secure from your computer by using the Add/Remove Program feature in the Window's Control Panel.
  1. On the Start menu (for Windows 8, right-click the screen's bottom-left corner), click Control Panel, and then, under Programs, do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program Chromium Secure, click it, and then do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8: Click Uninstall.
    • Windows XP: Click the Remove or Change/Remove tab (to the right of the program).
  3. Follow the prompts. A progress bar shows you how long it will take to remove Chromium Secure.

OS VERSIONS
Win 7 (SP1) 44%
Win 7 5%
 
WHEN IT STARTS
Auto-starting? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 5%
Keep it 95%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 49.45%
Windows 8 39.56%
Windows XP 5.49%
Windows Vista 5.49%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 19.10%
Windows 7 Ultimate 17.98%
Windows 8.1 17.98%
Windows 8.1 Pro 12.36%
Windows 7 Professional 8.99%
Microsoft Windows XP 5.62%

Distribution by countryGeography

59.32% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 59.32%
  Brazil 4.24%
  Canada 3.39%
  Germany 3.39%
  UA 3.39%
  India 2.54%
  BG 1.69%
  Spain 1.69%
  United Kingdom 1.69%
  Hungary 1.69%
  Italy 1.69%
  Netherlands 1.69%
  Portugal 1.69%
  Romania 1.69%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 26.79%
Acer 23.21%
Hewlett-Packard 21.43%
ASUS 8.93%
Toshiba 7.14%
GIGABYTE 5.36%
American Megatrends 5.36%
Alienware 1.79%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv5 Notebook ... 4.17%
ASUS All Series 2.78%
Dell MM061 2.78%
HP G72 Notebook PC 1.39%
HP G62 Notebook PC 1.39%
HP ENVY m6 Notebook PC 1.39%

About COMODO

Comodo groups provides computer software and SSL digital certificates as well as offers many products as freemium, but additional features or more featured editions are available for a fee.
Publisher URL: www.comodo.com

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