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RK78385
08-19-2017, 06:29 PM
I am on a iMAC 10.12.6 and want to uninstall Google Chrome. It keeps coming up overtime I want to go someplace on the net. It is frustrating. I want to get the $%$$thing off. Can anyone help ???

Raz0rEdge
08-19-2017, 06:34 PM
Use AppCleaner (https://freemacsoft.net/appcleaner/) to remove all vestiges of any app. With Chrome, it should be simple enough to drag the Chrome icon from the Applications folder to the Trash can and then empty it. Now open System Preferences->General and look for the Default Web Browser and set it to Safari or whatever else you want to use.

RK78385
08-19-2017, 06:34 PM
I need to uninstall Google Chrome. I heard that you would just have to drag it to the trash . . . I have looked for it on the Finder but can not find it. Checked the Application folder. Any help would be appreciated . . .

RK78385
08-19-2017, 07:08 PM
I can not find the file on my application section of the finder. Very frustrating. I use Safari . . . Any ideas on how I can find the 'icon' for google chrome???

chscag
08-19-2017, 07:28 PM
Look in your "Applications" folder for "Google Chrome.app" and drag it to the trash. Chrome will not install anywhere else so it must be there unless you already uninstalled it.

ferrarr
08-19-2017, 08:11 PM
Did you install google chrome? Maybe, as chscag said, you already deleted it? Maybe, what you are seein is Google Chrome asking you to install it? If you don't want to see those ads any more, you can install Ghostery and AdBlock Plus, to help minimize ads and trackers in Safari.

https://www.ghostery.com/
https://adblockplus.org/

RK78385
08-20-2017, 02:20 PM
I can not find the file on my application section of the finder. Very frustrating. I use Safari . . . Any ideas on how I can find the 'icon' for google chrome???

I have checked and re checked the Applications folder with no luck finding the Google Chrome app. It keeps coming up when I want to go to my email, facebook etc. I am sure it must be in this computer but can't find it. Any ideas ??

ferrarr
08-20-2017, 02:54 PM
Does the Chrome icon appear in the Dock? If not, then Chrome is not installed on your Mac. Maybe your homepage has been changed?

chscag
08-20-2017, 02:59 PM
Also, it might be a good idea for you to run the anti malware application "Malwarebytes Anti-Malware.app" which you can download for free from here (https://www.malwarebytes.com/mac/).

RK78385
08-21-2017, 02:02 AM
Does the Chrome icon appear in the Dock? If not, then Chrome is not installed on your Mac. Maybe your homepage has been changed?


The icon is not in the Dock. It still comes up all the time I am going to run the Anti-Malware.app. Hate to run anything because I am not good at the computer details. But will take a chance. Hope for the best.

RK78385
08-21-2017, 02:47 AM
I found something in Bing Search that looks like it could be the Google Chrome icon.

/Users/rkoiles1/Desktop/Google Chrome icon?.png.jpg
I have attached a screen shot that I have saved as a jpg file. Would be grateful if you would look at it before I move it to the trash.

RK78385
08-21-2017, 02:50 AM
Hope this works trying to attach the jpg file.
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Raz0rEdge
08-21-2017, 10:10 AM
How about checking on the Default Browser which I indicated in Post #2 (http://www.mac-forums.com/showthread.php?t=342613&p=1768023&viewfull=1#post1768023)???