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Software Removal Tool is a free tool that removes all types of malware and spyware that affects the Google Chrome browser installed on Windows.
The spyware -, adware-and malware in general are programs that, unlike viruses, they are not designed to be destructive. Even so, this programs despite not being considered virus, it can be really annoying, because it can perform following actions: change the browser default search engine, display unsolicited advertising, or alter web pages that we visited and display advertising disguised in them, etc.
That situation makes that there are a multitude of tools dedicated exclusively to remove spyware, adware and malwares. Even Antivirus come equipped with tools that address these annoying programs.
Software Removal Tool is a tool developed by Google, and is focused exclusively for Windows users that use Chrome browser on their computers. This tool is designed to clean Google Chrome for possible malware that have been installed on the browser.
This tool does not require installation, and once it is executed, it automatically analyze the computer in search of malware affecting Chrome browser. In case of detecting any type of threat, the program offers the option to “reset” the browser, and delete the installed extensions, clear browser cache and restore the default values.
This tool can be considered as a last option if we fail to remove the malware with another specialiced software. In this way we will avoid having to uninstall the browser and reinstall it, since this tool returns the browser to “factory default”.
The best thing, is to have installed a good anti-spyware/adware, that scan the PC completely and is able to remove the malware of all installed browsers in the System. Even so, if all you want is to “clean” the Google Chrome browser, this tool is ideal.