How to remove “Chrominio Message Center” pop-up

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What is Chrominio Message Center

Chrominio Message Center is annoying badware, that is hiddenly installed in Windows and shows different variations of pop-ups. This pop-ups contain following messages and promote Chromium browser:

Chrominio Message Center
The Chrome logo is incorporated in the design.
The only action apparent for users is to click on a button labeled “configure”.

Chrominio Message Center
New Chromium version is available. Would you like to install the latest version?
Configure

Clicking “Configure” button will result in downloading and installation of rogue browser. Chromium is built on the same platform as Google Chrome, they look similar, and many users can get confused. Malefactors use this to substitute Chrome on users computers with Chromium filled with adware, pre-installed malicious extension and unwanted search engines. Chrominio Message Center is intermediary program, but it can bring major problems. We recommend you to remove Chrominio Message Center using instructions in this article.

How Chrominio Message Center infected your PC

Chrominio Message Center can be spread via phishing sites, torrent downloads, game cracks, Windows activation software. It installs in Windows 7, 8, 10 under the name “Chrominio”, “Chrominio Message Center” or any random name. It can be removed manually by uninstalling from Control Panel and by removing core files and registry keys, but it is much more effective to use anti-malware. Among ones, that are able to remove Chrominio Message Center pest are WiperSoft AntiSpyware and Malwarebytes Anti-Malware.

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To remove Chrominio Message Center completely we recommend you to use WiperSoft AntiSpyware from WiperSoft. It detects and removes all files, folders and registry keys of Chrominio Message Center and several millions of other adware, hijackers, toolbars.

Remove Chrominio Message Center manually for free

Here is manual step-by-step tutorial for full Chrominio Message Center removal from your computer. This works 99% and was checked with the latest versions of Chrominio Message Center installer on operating systems with latest updates and browser versions.

Remove Chrominio Message Center from Control Panel

To start removing Chrominio Message Center you should remove it using Control Panel. It should uninstall correctly, however, we recommend you to use IObit Uninstaller Pro to clean leftover items after uninstalling. Here are instructions for Windows XP, Windows 7 and Windows 8.

Remove Chrominio Message Center from Windows XP:

  1. Click on Start button.
  2. Choose Control Panel.
  3. Click Add or Remove Programs.
  4. Find Chrominio Message Center.
  5. Click Uninstall.

Remove Chrominio Message Center from Windows 7:

  1. Click Start button.
  2. Then go to Control Panel.
  3. Click Uninstall a Program.
  4. Find Chrominio Message Center and click Uninstall.

Remove Chrominio Message Center from Windows 8:

  1. Hover mouse pointer to the bottom-right corner to see Menu.
  2. Click Search.
  3. After that click Apps.
  4. Then Control Panel.
  5. Click Uninstall a Program under Programs.
  6. Find Chrominio Message Center, click Uninstall.

Remove Chrominio Message Center from Windows 10:

There are 2 ways to uninstall Chrominio Message Center from Windows 10

Way one
  1. Click on the Start button.
  2. In opened menu choose Settings.
  3. Click on the System tile.
  4. Click Apps & features and locate Chrominio Message Center in the list.
  5. Click on it and then click Uninstall button near it.
Way two (classic)
  1. Right-click on the Start button.
  2. In opened menu choose Programs and Features.
  3. Locate Chrominio Message Center in the list.
  4. Click on it and then click Uninstall button above.

Cannot uninstall Chrominio Message Center

In some cases Chrominio Message Center won’t uninstall and gives you message that “You do not have sufficient access to uninstall Chrominio Message Center. Please, contact your system administrator” when you try to remove it from Control Panel or “Access denied” error when removing Chrominio Message Center folder and files. This happens, because file wtc.exe or service does not allow you to do it. In this case I will recommend you to use WiperSoft AntiSpyware or Malwarebytes AntiMalware or uninstall Chrominio Message Center in Safe Mode. To boot in Safe Mode do the following:

  1. Reboot your computer.
  2. While it starts booting type F8 button.
  3. This will open Advanced Boot Options menu.
  4. Choose Safe Mode and wait until Windows loads.
  5. Go to Control Panel > Uninstall a program and remove Chrominio Message Center

>> See detailed instructions and video tutorial on how to boot in Safe Mode

How to block ads and pop-ups offering to download Chrominio Message Center

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As Chrominio Message Center is mostly distributed via special ads and pop-ups promising to fix windows errors or remove viruses, good way to avoid installation of Chrominio Message Center is to block such ads in browsers. There are couple of programs that have such functions. We recommend you to use AdGuard to remove ads by Chrominio Message Center from browsers. Download free trial here:

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