Google Discontinues Chrome Tool for Uninstalling Malware

Google Discontinues Chrome Tool for Uninstalling Malware

Google has recently announced that Chrome Cleanup Tool, a tool that lets users find and get rid of unwanted software, is being discontinued.

The tool, which was introduced in 2015, has removed over 80 million pieces of unwanted software and assists users in recovering from unexpected settings changes. Google claims that the Chrome Cleanup Tool is unnecessary given the ongoing decline in user complaints about unwanted software—only 3% of user complaints in the most recent year concerned such programs.

Less than 1% of the Chrome Cleanup Tool scans conducted in the previous month revealed potential threats, further demonstrating the extremely low frequency of unwanted software detections on user devices.

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