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Should I remove Google Chrome Beta?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
14% remove it86% keep it
Overall Sentiment
What do people think about it?
(click star to rate)
How common is it?
Global Rank #29,321
United States Rank #16,625
Reach 0.0050%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 1.37 days
40.40 days >
Average installed length: 21.23 days


68.0.3440.59 2.02%
68.0.3440.42 3.03%
68.0.3440.33 3.03%
68.0.3440.25 1.01%
67.0.3396.62 3.03%
67.0.3396.56 2.02%
67.0.3396.48 3.03%
67.0.3396.40 3.03%
67.0.3396.30 5.05%
67.0.3396.18 3.03%
66.0.3359.117 2.02%
66.0.3359.106 6.06%
66.0.3359.81 8.08%
66.0.3359.66 5.05%
66.0.3359.45 12.12%
66.0.3359.33 3.03%
65.0.3325.125 3.03%
65.0.3325.88 1.01%
64.0.3282.140 2.02%
64.0.3282.119 5.05%
64.0.3282.85 5.05%
64.0.3282.71 7.07%
64.0.3282.39 10.10%
63.0.3239.84 1.01%
63.0.3239.52 1.01%

Other programs by Google Inc

Google Chrome Beta


Google Chrome Beta is a program developed by Google Inc. The most used version is 66.0.3359.45, 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. 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 main program executable is chrome.exe. The software installer includes 1 files and is usually about 373.43 MB (391,569,766 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 10 as well as Windows 7 (SP1). While about 90% of users of Google Chrome Beta come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and Italy.

Program detailsProgram details

Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Google\Chrome Beta\Application
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\Google\Chrome Beta\Application\63.0.3239.52\Installer\setup.exe" --uninstall --chrome-beta --system-level --verbose-logging
Estimated size: 373.43 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Google Chrome Beta

Program executable:chrome.exe
Name:Google Chrome
Path:C:\Program Files\google\chrome beta\application\chrome.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • chrome.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{F0511CE6-FD52-49E9-8785-06296B4E2457}' (runs on registration).
Scheduled Task (Boot/Login)
  • chrome.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named Start up.
Startup File (User Run)
  • chrome.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'F1ADC4F3B097747ABA8BE58CA8E50408D81FEC80._service_run' and executes as "C:\Program Files\Google\Chrome\Application\chrome.exe" --type=service /prefetcC:8.
Startup File (User Run Once)
  • chrome.exe is loaded once in the current user (HKCU) registry as a startup file name 'Application Restart #0' which loads as C:\Program Files\Google\Chrome Beta\Application\chrome.exe --flag-switches-begin --default-tile-height=1024 --default-tile-width=1024 --enable-checker-imaging --enable-devtools-experiments --enable-e.

How do I remove Google Chrome Beta?

You can uninstall Google Chrome Beta 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 Google Chrome Beta, 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 Google Chrome Beta.

Win 10 86%
Win 7 1%
Auto-starting? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 14%
Keep it 86%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 10 85.86%
Windows 7 14.14%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 10 Home 38.38%
Windows 10 Pro 35.35%
Windows 7 Home Premium 6.06%
Windows 7 Professional 4.04%
Windows 10 Home Insider P... 3.03%
Windows 7 Ultimate 3.03%

Distribution by countryGeography

89.70% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 89.70%
  United Kingdom 2.42%
  Italy 1.82%
  Brazil 1.21%
  Germany 1.21%
  Hong Kong 1.21%
  United Arab Emirates 0.61%
  France 0.61%
  Romania 0.61%
  Singapore 0.61%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 36.62%
Dell 23.94%
Acer 14.08%
ASUS 11.27%
Lenovo 8.45%
American Megatrends 1.41%
Common models
Acer Aspire E5-575 3.45%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 2.30%
HP Pavilion 15 Notebook P... 2.30%
HP HP Notebook 2.30%
LENOVO 80K9 2.30%
Acer Aspire E1-531 2.30%

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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