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GOOG_Chrome28_00

Overview

GOOG_Chrome28_00 is a software program developed by Google Inc. During setup, the program creates a startup registration point in Windows in order to automatically start when any user boots the PC. A scheduled task is added to Windows Task Scheduler in order to launch the program at various scheduled times (the schedule varies depending on the version). The software is designed to connect to the Internet and adds a Windows Firewall exception in order to do so without being interfered with. The setup package generally installs about 3 files. Relative to the overall usage of those who have this installed, most are running it on Windows 7 (SP1). While about 83% of users of GOOG_Chrome28_00 come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom.

Program detailsProgram details

Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Google\Chrome\Application\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{E984CA03-61BD-43EC-9A3F-E07AFA570D54}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by GOOG_Chrome28_00

  • chrome.exe - Google Chrome
  • old_chrome.exe
  • INHS_CopyFile.vbs

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

2 Scheduled Tasks
  • chrome.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{EA5D1099-EB9A-4078-A2F1-186832FAAE98}' (runs on registration).
  • old_chrome.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{F103A579-F8C5-40F6-9960-E7430194F70C}' (runs on registration).
Scheduled Task (Boot/Login)
  • chrome.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named GoogleChromeAutoLaunch_72EECE1A08EE4E4E336E5AA73594972A_Reg_HKCURun_S-1-5-21-4128918009-711923005-1604829884-1001.
2 Startup Files (User Run)
  • chrome.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'GoogleChromeAutoLaunch_73A105E232DDBB914F2D7FF8AA65AA66' and executes as "C:\Program Files\Google\Chrome\Application\chrome.exe" --no-startup-window.
  • old_chrome.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'GoogleChromeAutoLaunch_D61670D39A2C7C5D474E64BB881C7D23' and executes as "C:\users\user\appdata\Local\Google\Chrome\Application\chrome.exe" --no-startup-window.
2 Startup Files (User Run Once)
  • chrome.exe is loaded once in the current user (HKCU) registry as a startup file name 'Application Restart #6' which loads as C:\users\user\appdata\Local\Google\Chrome\Application\chrome.exe --flag-switches-begin --flag-switches-end --restore-last-session -- httC://r20.rs6.net/tn.jsp?e=001tJAtb3S1JOR8315bUmvOlk9xPGHMUGFFEZK.
  • old_chrome.exe is loaded once in the current user (HKCU) registry as a startup file name 'Application Restart #4' which loads as C:\Program Files\Google\Chrome\Application\chrome.exe --flag-switches-begin --flag-switches-end --restore-last-session -- httC://www.google.fr/url?sa=t&rct=j&q=bbox&source=web&cd=1&sqi=2&ved=0CDsQFjA.
Startup File (All Users Run)
  • INHS_CopyFile.vbs is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'GOOG_Chrome28_00' which loads as "C:\Program Files\Google\Chrome\Application\INHS_CopyFile.vbs".
Startup File (All Users Run Once)
  • old_chrome.exe is loaded once in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'AVG_uninstallation_survey' which loads as C:\Program Files\Google\Chrome\Application\chrome.exe.
2 Windows Firewall Allowed Programs
  • old_chrome.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Documents and Settings\user\Application Data\Google\Chrome\Application\chrome.exe'.
  • chrome.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Google\Chrome\Application\chrome.exe'.

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  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 GOOG_Chrome28_00, 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 GOOG_Chrome28_00.

HOW IT STARTS
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 12%
Keep it 88%
 
MOST USED OS
~99%
Windows 7 (SP1)

Distribution by countryGeography

83.33% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 83.33%
  United Kingdom 16.67%

About Google Inc

Google provides Internet-based products and services such as advertising technologies, internet search, cloud computing, and software.
Publisher URL: www.google.com

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