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In Google Chrome on win 10 I cannot remove an extension for "SearchSpace" It says that my "browser is managed by your organization" which is not true at all. I own and am the sole administrator of my pc. The only 'organization' that it could remotely be referring to said he has no idea what it is and offered that it is some sort of adware... info that appears readily in a google search.

Of course I went to Google who response is below but that did not work either as it said that I was not connected to a necessary domain that Group policy could not be changed. Google's response is below (see the black box response screen snip below (I had tried obvious things like uninstall download fresh chrome, use Malwarebytes, etc) 

I need assistance in removing this unwanted unauthorized possibly malicious bug.... Please help me... thank you in advance  

Hi Robert,

Thank you for reaching out to Google Support. My name is Cece, and I will be further assisting you with your inquiry. If we can’t find a solution, I will collect feedback for our developers and give you any external resources that you might be able to use. From my understanding you are seeing " Managed by organization : even though your PC is your personal.

I do understand your concerns you may have for this issue, and I will do everything in my power to help isolate this problem as I know how alarming it can appeal as. To resolve this issue on Windows:

  1. Download the Chrome policy remover. If you see a message saying that the type of file can harm your computer, click Keep.

  2. Right click it and select Run as administrator.

  3. Click Yes at the confirmation prompt and allow the process to complete.

If you see a message saying that Windows protected your PC, click More info Run anyway.
 
I would also recommend that you carry out the following steps:
  1. (Windows only) Install and run the Chrome Cleanup Tool (Tell me how).

  2. Scan your computer for the unwanted software using recommended removal software:

    1. Windows: Malwarebytes, AdwCleaner, HitmanPro.

    2. Mac: Malwarebytes.

  3. Uninstall unfamiliar or suspicious extensions (Tell me how).

  4. Uninstall suspicious programs from your computer:

    1. Windows: Tell me how.

    2. Mac: Tell me how.

  5. Reset your browser settings.

You can reply to this email to get back in touch with me, if you have any further questions, or concerns I can address for you. We are always here to help. Google appreciates our member's feedback. You may receive an email survey after a day or two about your recent support experience. We would love to hear from you!

 

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5 minutes ago, AZRobert said:

In Google Chrome on win 10 I cannot remove an extension for "SearchSpace" It says that my "browser is managed by your organization" which is not true at all.

Please try following the instructions in this topic to see if it helps.  If the issue still persists after that then please read and follow the instructions in this topic and then create a new topic in our malware removal area by clicking here and one of our malware removal specialists will assist you in checking and clearing the system of any remaining threats.

Please let us know how it goes.

Thanks

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I would like to thank and recognize Porthos as "The Person of The Hour and Possibly The Day or Last Couple of Days" 

After wrestling with that one for a couple of days, you have made the internet a better place to be.... Thank you

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11 minutes ago, AZRobert said:

I would like to thank and recognize Porthos as "The Person of The Hour and Possibly The Day or Last Couple of Days" 

After wrestling with that one for a couple of days, you have made the internet a better place to be.... Thank you

You are welcome. Always glad to assist.

Be Safe and healthy.

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