Chrome Pre-Install cleaning

I stumbled into Google Chrome extensions made by various providers, that viciously use the Pre-Install option in order to stay even when the user uninstalls it, every user will get highly annoyed by this “Feature”.

After getting annoyed myself by one of them (Shameless I looked it up.

Apparently, the pre-install keys exist under this key:


Or here for 64bit operating system


Since I provide technical support for people, I needed a tool to automate the removal action, so I created a REG file to remove this registry key.


Notice: This file cleans up every extension registered to be pre-installed, but it doesn’t remove them.