How to find and remove harmful software using Chrome

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Is your PC running slower than usual? Malware might be responsible for it. It can make your applications run slow and can also harm your files.

Google Chrome has a built-in scanner to scan your computer for harmful software called Cleanup. You can use that software from within Chrome and see if you have any malware on your computer.

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Google Chrome uses this software to check in the background if your computer is infected with malware or not.

How to check your computer for harmful software with Chrome

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Follow these steps to check if you have got a harmful software on your computer:

  1. Open Google Chrome browser

  2. Enter URL chrome://settings/cleanup in search bar

  3. Navigate to Settings >Advanced > Reset and clean up> Clean up computer

  4. Click the ‘Find‘ button to start scanning

Chrome will scan your PC for Viruses and if found, it will also remove it.

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