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Should I remove Chromodo?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
4% remove it96% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
Global Rank #5,037
United States Rank #4,907
Reach 0.1011%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 3.42 days
100.97 days >
Average installed length: 53.05 days


VersionDistribution 6.57% 0.65% 5.22% 1.40% 6.02% 1.00% 2.71% 0.20% 5.42% 7.18% 5.37% 6.42% 5.37% 4.47% 0.40% 0.60% 7.53% 4.52% 3.71% 0.05% 15.05% 1.96% 1.81% 6.37%

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Chromodo is a program developed by Comodo. The most used version is, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. 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. 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 installer includes 20 files and is usually about 135.75 MB (142,340,063 bytes). chromodo_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 10 as well as Windows 7 (SP1). While about 46% of users of Chromodo come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and United Kingdom.

Program detailsProgram details

Installation folder: C:\Program Files\comodo\chromodo
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\Comodo\Chromodo\uninstall.exe"
Estimated size: 135.75 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Chromodo

  • chromodo_updater.exe - Chromium Secure (chromiumsecure_updater)
  • chrome_elf.dll - Chromodo
  • chromodo.exe
  • chromodo_child.dll
  • chromodo_s.dll
  • chromodo_updater_IObitDel.exe
  • distribution.dll
  • ffmpegsumo.dll
  • uninstall.exe
  • libGLESv2.dll - ANGLE libGLESv2 Dynamic Link Library
  • libEGL.dll - ANGLE libEGL Dynamic Link Library
  • restart_helper.exe - restart_helper
  • virtual_mode_helper.exe
  • wow_helper.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • chromodo.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{7DD27CBD-E7D4-466E-AE44-22A68212C09B}' (runs on registration).
  • chromodo_updater.exe runs as a service named 'COMODO Chromodo Update Service' (ChromodoUpdater) "Automatically installs updates for COMODO Chromodo".
Startup File (User Run)
  • chromodo.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'GoogleChromeAutoLaunch_BBBC0DE314E9AB5140DCADC7367CA2EF' and executes as "C:\Program Files\Comodo\Chromodo\chromodo.exe" --no-startup-window /prefetcC:5.
Startup File (User Run Once)
  • chromodo.exe is loaded once in the current user (HKCU) registry as a startup file name 'Application Restart #0' which loads as C:\Program Files\Comodo\Chromodo\chromodo.exe --flag-switches-begin --flag-switches-end --restore-last-session.

How do I remove Chromodo?

You can uninstall Chromodo 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/7/8/10: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program Chromodo, click it, and then do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8/10: 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 Chromodo.

Win 10 57%
Win XP 0%
Auto-starting? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 4%
Keep it 96%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 10 57.36%
Windows 7 37.83%
Windows XP 2.40%
Windows Vista 2.40%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 10 Home 19.09%
Windows 7 Home Premium 14.71%
Windows 8.1 12.70%
Windows 7 Ultimate 12.49%
Windows 10 Pro 10.93%
Windows 7 Professional 8.06%

Distribution by countryGeography

45.84% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 45.84%
  Germany 6.70%
  United Kingdom 5.49%
  Italy 5.03%
  Russia 3.08%
  France 2.70%
  Canada 2.58%
  Australia 2.00%
  Netherlands 1.79%
  Poland 1.54%
  Sweden 1.46%
  Brazil 1.41%
  Belgium 1.08%
  UA 0.92%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 27.82%
Acer 18.36%
Dell 16.61%
ASUS 14.70%
Lenovo 7.14%
Toshiba 6.56%
Samsung 2.57%
Medion 2.49%
Common models
ASUS All Series 6.04%
HP 15 Notebook PC 4.79%
HP Pavilion 15 Notebook P... 3.75%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 3.33%
HP 2000 Notebook PC 3.13%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 2.92%

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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