Enable Chrome Cleanup on Windows

If disabled, prevents Chrome Cleanup from scanning the system for unwanted software and performing cleanups. Manually triggering Chrome Cleanup from chrome://settings/cleanup is disabled.

If enabled or unset, Chrome Cleanup periodically scans the system for unwanted software and should any be found, will ask the user if they wish to remove it. Manually triggering Chrome Cleanup from chrome://settings is enabled.

This policy is available only on Windows instances that are joined to a Microsoft® Active Directory® domain. or Windows 10 Pro or Enterprise instances that enrolled for device management.


Supported on: At least Microsoft Windows 7 or Windows Server 2008 family
Registry HiveHKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE or HKEY_CURRENT_USER
Registry PathSoftware\Policies\Google\Chrome
Value NameChromeCleanupEnabled
Value TypeREG_DWORD
Enabled Value1
Disabled Value0

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