Do you still see a message “Managed by your organization” when you open the browser menu in Google Chrome? This is typical if the desktop device is part of a corporate network; system administrators typically deploy policies to remotely manage browser settings and permissions.
Sometimes, however, the message “Managed by your organization” may appear on your devices. That could mean one of two things. You have legitimate software, such as a third-party password manager, that uses local policies to run on Chrome. Or, you have malicious software on your computer.
Here are some methods that can help you remove the Chrome message “Managed by your organization” on Windows and Mac.
Look for hijackers and browser hijackers
If a malware or browser hijacker activates the “Managed by your organization” message in Chrome, you can usually remove it by thoroughly cleaning your computer of malware.
Perform a malware scan
Start by scanning your PC or Mac for malware. If you have an antivirus scanner on your computer, do a quick scan and a system-wide scan. In Windows, you can also use Windows Security (which you can open by accessing To start > Configuration > Update and security > Windows security) to check for malware.
If nothing appears, perform another scan with a dedicated tool to remove malware. The free version of Malwarebytes, for example, does a great job detecting and removing malicious programs. It is available for both PC and Mac.
Remove incomplete programs
If you are looking for malware separately, you should manually search for and remove any unknown programs from your computer.
PC: Right-click on To start button and choose Applications and functions. In the list of programs displayed, choose each application you want to remove and select Uninstall.
Mac: Open Search engine and select the file Applications side tab. Then drag any unknown application and drop it into the file Bin.
Cleaning your computer (PC only)
If you’re using Chrome on Windows, you can use the browser’s built-in cleaning tool to remove malicious extensions and browser hijackers.
Open the Chrome menu and select Configuration. Then expand Advanced from the left navigation area and choose Reset and clean. Keep selecting Clean the computer > Find to search for malicious software.
Remove configuration profiles (Mac only)
On your Mac, malware can install configuration profiles that hijack Chrome. Try removing them.
Open the file apple menu and select System preferences. If you see one Profiles , select it and remove any suspicious configuration profiles. Keep restarting your Mac.
Delete policies: register / terminal
If you continue to see the Chrome message “Managed by your organization”, you should check for any Chrome policies on your PC or Mac. To do this, type chrome: // politics in a new tab and press Enter.
Next, you should see the active or latent policies in the section Chrome Policies section. You can usually select a policy to find out what it is.
If a policy does not appear to be related to a trusted browser program or extension, you can remove it using Windows Registry Editor or Mac Terminal.
Note: It is usually a good idea to back up your system registry to Windows before modifying anything inside it.
Delete Chrome policies in Windows
Press Windows+R, he wrote regeditand select Okay. Then copy and paste the following path into the address bar and press Enter:
Computer HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE SOFTWARE Police Google Chrome
Choose the Chrome from the left pane of the Registry Editor. Then right-click the Chrome policy you want to remove and select it Delete.
Delete Chrome policies on Mac
Press Command+Space to display Spotlight Search. Then write terminal and press Enter.
Type the following command in the terminal window, replacing it [policy] with the name of the policy you want to delete:
defaults remove com.google.Chrome [policy]
Press Enter to suppress the policy.
Restore / Reinstall Chrome
If you still see the message “Managed by your organization,” try resetting Chrome. If that doesn’t work, you should consider reinstalling your browser.
Before you continue, be sure to sync your Chrome browsing data (passwords, bookmarks, autofill data, etc.) with your Google Account by going to Configuration > Google Sync and Services > Manage what you sync.
Reset Google Chrome
Go to Chrome Configuration screen, select Advancedand select Reset and clean. Then choose the file Resets the settings to their original defaults option and select Reset settings to be confirmed.
After resetting Chrome, restart your computer and sign in to your browser. Then, towards Configuration > Extensions to re-enable browser extensions. Check the message ‘Managed by your organization’ in the Chrome menu.
Reinstall Google Chrome
You can uninstall Chrome by going to Applications and functions in Windows or the file Applications on your Mac. Continue deleting any leftover folders.
PC: Press Windows+R to open To run. Then copy and paste the following paths to the folder and delete the file Chrome of each directory.
- C: Users % userprofile% AppData Local Google
- C: Program Files Google
Mac: Open Search engine and press Maj+Command+G. Copy and paste the following paths from the folder to the file Go to Folder and select Wow. Then remove the file Chrome of each directory.
- ~ / Library / Application Support / Google /
- ~ / Library / Caches / Google /
Once this is done, restart your PC or Mac and reinstall Google Chrome. We hope this will permanently remove Chrome’s “Managed by your organization” message.
Google Chrome – Managed by yourself
You don’t need to delete the message “Managed by your organization” in Chrome if it’s the result of a non-malicious browser program or extension. Doing so will only end up preventing the program or extension from running properly.
But suppose you have some reason to believe otherwise (crashes and crashes in Chrome there are other main clues that something is not working). In this case, searching for malware, deleting browser policies, or resetting / reinstalling Chrome will help you remove it.