Chromium removal

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I thought at first Chrome had become my default program but it now seems I may have been taken over by a program called Chromium???? Tried making Firefox my default again but no luck. tried removing Chromium but it doesnt appear any where..any idea????? thanks for any help
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lazydays

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Found the answer....it comes up under the program WebDiscover. Any ideas how I can block this from ever downloading?
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Tom Emmelot, Champion

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Hi lazydays

The problem with this kind of program's that you did your install by adding free software and forget to look what els the program want's  to install and just click on "Yes"
That is how you get Chromium !!!

Kind regards,
Tom
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Hello lazydays! Welcome to the community!

Thank you Tom for the added information.

You got the Chromium application unknowingly because it is an added free software from an application that you installed. I suggest that whenever you install something, you might want to research first if the certain program is safe to install or not. Aside from that, always read the installation steps and check if there are any added programs that will be installed because it might be harmful to your computer.

To uninstall the said programs, you can follow the instructions below:
1. Press the Windows key on your keyboard together with letter 'R'.
2. Type in 'appwiz.cpl' on the run window.
3. Uninstall the programs that you want to remove.

Should you have other concerns, don't hesitate to reply.

Thank you and have a great day!

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lazydays

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Thank you Tom and Shei.
I promise in the future to always read the instruction manual first.
Have a great 2108.
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TM_Jabi, Employee

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Hello lazydays,

On behalf of everyone, we just like to tell you that you are most welcome. 

Don't hesitate to ask again here if you have questions or concerns.

Thank you and have a great day!

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