Sane Chrome Installation

  1. Download the latest release:
  2. Unzip in, for example, Documents
  3. Edit chrlauncher.ini and modify the following property:

  4. Create a new file open.bat with the following contents:

    START /B C:\Users\vm\Documents\chrlauncher\chrlauncher.exe

    Note: change the script if the location of installation/folder name is different.

  5. Right click on open.bat and create shortcut, move it to the Desktop and change the Name/Icon to the chromium ones


  6. In the chrlauncher folder run SetDefaultBrowser.bat as admin (right click), then select “Web browser” at the end and choose “chrlauncher”.
  7. Open the icon from the desktop, it will automatically download Chromium the first time & the updates each time you open it. It won’t be visible (only for a few miliseconds) each time you open your browser.
  8. Open the browser and go to URL chrome://flags/#extension-mime-request-handling, then select Always prompt for install.
  9. Restart the browser
  10. Download the latest .crx release from:
  11. Open the downloaded file, the browser should install the extension
  12. Go to and install uBlock

Now you have a privacy oriented and decent browser.

Optionally configure Google as your default browser (if you want):

  1. Go to Options, “Search Engine”:


  2. Click “Manage search engines”


  3. Press “Add” at the end
  4. Fill as following:


  5. Press the triple dot and set as default:


Now you have a decent and convenient browser.