Second "Chromium - chrome.exe" Startup Program on Windows 7


What is the second startup program "Chromium - chrome.exe" on my Windows 7 computer?



If you see a second startup program of "Chromium - chrome.exe", it is also associated with the Chromium Web browser developed by the The Chromium Projects.

You will see the second "chrome.exe" listed on the Startup tab of msconfig.exe screen as:

Startup item: Chromium
Manufacture: The Chromium Authors
Command: "C:\Users\...\AppData\Local\chromium\Application\chrome.exe" --no-startup-window
Location: HKU\S-1-5-...\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run\

Program file information about "chrome.exe":

File name: chrome.exe
File path: C:\users\fyicenter\AppData\local\chromium\Application\chrome.
File size: 1068544 bytes
Last modified time: 3/18/2016 7:32:01 AM
File description: Chromium
File version: 51.0.2683.0
Company name: The Chromium Authors

"bncsaui.exe" is most likely installed as a bundled program inside WinZip. You can use to browse Websites like Google Chrome.

It is strongly recommended to delete the second "Chromium - chrome.exe" from its registry location (HKU\S-1-5-...\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run\) to remove it as a startup program. You can run it manually, when you want to use it. This will make your computer more secure.


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