How to block the Google Chrome Software Reporter Tool

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  1. Spartan@HIDevolution

    Spartan@HIDevolution Company Representative

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    If you are using Google Chrome, make sure you block the Software Reporter Tool which is known to cause high CPU usage. You only need an Antivirus + common sense to protect yourself and certainly not a browser to try to scan your files and protect you.

    How to block the Chrome Software Reporter Tool

    Now, I have always been simply denying access to that folder as shown in the guide above but I just saw that there is also a registry hack to block it so I'm doing that as well and here is the registry file I made to save you some time:

    Disable Chrome Software Reporter Tool.reg
     
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  2. jellygood

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    Or instead of Chrome, use Brave browser...Same engine, yet not an ad-maniac company behind..
     
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    This is not a browsers war thread. It's for people who want to use Google Chrome.
     
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