Just realized that Chrome is staying open in the background  


  1. Posts : 419
    Windows 11 Pro version 22H2 build 22621.1848
       #1

    Just realized that Chrome is staying open in the background


    I was having a problem with my CCleaner Not clearing my browsing on exit as I have it set to do. Then by chance I was looking at my taskbar and looked at some of the programs that were running and I noticed that Chrome was running in the background. When I right clicked on it it gave me the option to uncheck allow Chrome to run in the background.

    No wonder my browsing was not being cleared when I closed Chrome because in reality I was never closing Chrome. These browsers are starting to do some pretty invasive and tricky things if you ask me.

    Just wondering if everybody else was aware of this
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  2. Posts : 2,609
    Windows 10
       #2

    There are Setting options like that in every Web Browser, that is one of the first things to be configured.
    So is clearing some things on exiting a Web Browser.

    That is one of the reasons I no longer use CCleaner.
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  3. Posts : 419
    Windows 11 Pro version 22H2 build 22621.1848
    Thread Starter
       #3

    Helmut said:
    There are Setting options like that in every Web Browser, that is one of the first things to be configured.
    So is clearing some things on exiting a Web Browser.

    That is one of the reasons I no longer use CCleaner.
    I appreciate your reply however the last part of it is pretty vague, if there are things that can be set in Windows 10 or in each web browser that would eliminate the use of CCleaner I'd appreciate if you could expand Your explanation by telling me what they are. I also like to have other opinions some people hate this program and others love it.
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  4. Posts : 1,484
    Windows 10 Pro 64 bit
       #4

    Hi, These settings are supposed to stop chrome running in the background


    Just realized that Chrome is staying open in the background-capturechrome.png
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  5. Posts : 6,250
    22H2 64 Bit Pro
       #5

    You can install this extension to clean on exit:

    Click&Clean - Chrome Web Store

    Just realized that Chrome is staying open in the background-click-clean-options.jpg

    Personally I use Vivaldi browser. (Chrome variant)

    Nothing runs in the background when browser is closed.

    Features | Vivaldi Browser
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  6. Posts : 419
    Windows 11 Pro version 22H2 build 22621.1848
    Thread Starter
       #6

    ethel said:
    Hi, These settings are supposed to stop chrome running in the background


    Just realized that Chrome is staying open in the background-capturechrome.png
    Thanks for your reply, as noted in my original post you can toggle it from taskbar as well. This issue was already resolved but I do appreciate your post
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