Use Google Chrome to scan & remove harmful software from Computer

If your windows pc is running slow then there are high chances that your pc is affected with viruses. Here is the tutorial on find and remove harmful software using Chrome

Every day new viruses and new malware are affecting computers and laptops. Various antivirus is available in the market which will cost you some bucks and claim to protect you from harmful viruses and malware. but if those are not updated they may fail to protect you from adware and malware.

The commonly affected area is internet browsers. I personally face many problems because of adware installed in my computer. The problem I was facing is unwanted sites open automatically in Google Chrome. This is due to adware installed on the computer. When every you open an internet browser to surf the internet, some unwanted website gets open automatically.

Hence to deal with this Solution exist will explain to you how to remove adware and malware from computers using Google Chrome. Previously we had posted Remove Adware From Chrome Browser which was also an effective tool to remove adware from Google Chrome Browser using google chrome cleanup tools but the only limitation of the

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Google chrome cleanup tool is it will only remove adware from the google chrome browser only. Before we jump to the procedure on how to remove harmful software using Google chrome firstly check the symptoms that your computer is affected by adwares and harmful software.

Symptoms that your computer is affected by adware and malware

If you’re seeing some of these problems with Chrome, you might have unwanted software or malware installed on your computer:

  • Pop-up ads and new tabs that won’t go away.
  • Your Chrome homepage or search engine keeps changing without your permission.
  • Unwanted Chrome extensions or toolbars keep coming back.
  • Your browsing is hijacked, and redirects to unfamiliar pages or ads.
  • Alerts about a virus or an infected device.

Steps to remove adware and pop-up ads from computer using Google Chrome – find and remove harmful software using Chrome

Step 1 – Firstly click on three dotted buttons placed on the top right corner and go to settings.

Remove ads from Google search Chrome

Step 2 – Scroll down to the bottom and click on Advance.

Step 3 – Again scroll to the end and under  Reset and clean up click on Clean up computer.

block ads on Google Chrome

Step 4 – Finally, click on Find and leave the job to chrome, Google chrome will scan your computer and will help you to uninstall harmful software from computer.

Remove unwanted ads

Note:- Remember although Google chrome will help you to uninstall harmful software and malware it can’t replace your antivirus software if you are having antivirus installed on the computer and still you are facing issues of pop-up ads and many more than this additional feature of Google Chrome will help you to deal it with.

FAQ (remove adware using google chrome)

1. How to fix an error occurred while chrome was searching for harmful software?

While scanning for harmful software using chrome, if you found this error, there are chances that your chrome has corrupt cookies. You can try clearing your chrome cookies and try again.

2. How to find and remove harmful software using Chrome?

This feature of chrome can help you to scan and remove unwanted programs, malware and viruses from your computer.

Wrapping Up

This was the simplest way to remove adware using google chrome. Hope you like out tutorial on how to remove adware and harmful software from computer. In the meantime, you can also check Remove Adware From Computer and PC.  If you are still facing pop-up ads or you are not able to remove adware from computer then blow the comment section. Solution Exist will help you to deal with it. Join our Facebook Group Android And Windows Errors Solution and Follow or Facebook Page Solution Exist to be updated with Solution Exist awesome articles.

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Ronak Prajapatit is a Chemical Engineer by profession and a Part-Time blogger. He is a passionate tech blogger who likes to share his knowledge and helped to troubleshoot problems of computers and PC.

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