Hello, i need help in uninstalling Google chrome 31.0 silently. I have installed the application using Google Chrome standalone setup.exe /silent. Now i am running C:\Program Files\Google\Chrome\Application\31.0.1650.59\Installer>setup.exe --uninstall --multi-install --chrome --system-level from command prompt, this gives me a pop up to select if i want to delete browser history / set default browser to IE, and IE launches for feeback. I want to skip these steps and silently uninstall google chrome, any help is appreciated.

 

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  • Just so that you're aware, there is an MSI installer in the form of Chrome for Business

    http://www.google.co.uk/intl/en-GB/chrome/business/browser/admin/

    Using this obviously means that can you use standard MSI uninstall commands.
  • Cool, thanks ..it worked this way!
  • here is a link to nuke it off the system
    https://support.google.com/chrome/answer/111899?hl=en
  • Thanks for the Response SMal.tmcc the link in the URL is broken. "Remove.reg"
  • This error is logged in Event Vwr when i launch Google Chrome on Windows 2008 x64 bit machine. Can some one please help.


    Faulting application name: chrome.exe, version: 31.0.1650.63, time stamp: 0x529e8b45

    Faulting module name: chrome.dll, version: 31.0.1650.63, time stamp: 0x529e84ac

    Exception code: 0xc0000409

    Fault offset: 0x001001c9

    Faulting process id: 0x12a0

    Faulting application start time: 0x01cefbebb7440dad

    Faulting application path: C:\Program Files (x86)\Google\Chrome\Application\chrome.exe

    Faulting module path: C:\Program Files (x86)\Google\Chrome\Application\31.0.1650.63\chrome.dll

    Report Id: f530f905-67de-11e3-baeb-005056a13d34
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Thanks dunnpy

Answered 12/13/2013 by: shreeitninja
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There is a vbs too : 

 

 '==============================================================
'Lines to get the computer Name
Const HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE = &H80000002
 Set wshShell = WScript.CreateObject( "WScript.Shell" )
 strComputerName = wshShell.ExpandEnvironmentStrings( "%COMPUTERNAME%" )
 dim folder, MyProperties, arrMyProperties, Exe, Param, oReg, strKeyPath, strValueName

'==============================================================
 'To check whether the OS is 32 bit or 64 bit of Windows 7
'==============================================================
'Lines to detect whether the OS is 32 bit or 64 bit of Windows 7 
 Set oReg=GetObject("winmgmts:{impersonationLevel=impersonate}!\\" & strComputerName & "\root\default:StdRegProv") 
   strKeyPath = "HARDWARE\DESCRIPTION\System\CentralProcessor\0"
   strValueName = "Identifier"

 oReg.GetStringValue HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE,strKeyPath,strValueName,strValue
'==============================================================
'Checking Condition whether the build is 64bit or 32 bit
   if (instr(strValue,"64")) then
 folder = "C:\Program Files (x86)\Google\Chrome"
 RegVal = ReadReg ("HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Wow6432Node\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\Google Chrome\UninstallString")
 End If
if (instr(strValue,"x86")) then
 folder = "C:\Program Files\Google\Chrome"
 RegVal = ReadReg ("HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\Google Chrome\UninstallString")
End If
'==============================================================

MyProperties = RegVal
arrMyProperties = Split(MyProperties, "-")
Exe = arrMyProperties(0)
Param = "--uninstall --multi-install --chrome --system-level --force-uninstall"
'Uninstall Previous version Chrome
'==============================================================
wshShell.run Exe & Param, 1, True
'Delete leftover folder and files from Previous version Chrome
'==============================================================
dim filesys
Set filesys = CreateObject("Scripting.FileSystemObject")
If filesys.FolderExists(folder & "\") Then  
   filesys.DeleteFolder folder
End If
Function ReadReg(RegPath)
      Dim objRegistry, Key
      Set objRegistry = CreateObject("Wscript.shell")
      Key = objRegistry.RegRead(RegPath)
      ReadReg = Key
 End Function
Answered 12/13/2013 by: fantomasss
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