Microsoft Power Automate – Uninstall the malware-like Browser Extensions

The development and support teams at Microsoft have become so daft that a very simple question seems to be too much for them. Several users inquired about how to uninstall the browser extension because even after removing Power Automate, it kept automatically registering itself on new browser profiles. Really not hard to understand.

Here is how to remove the extension from your user-profile for good:

Open up regedit and remove the following keys:

  • Computer\HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\Wow6432Node\Google\Chrome\Extensions\gjgfobnenmnljakmhboildkafdkicala
  • Computer\HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\Wow6432Node\Google\Chrome\NativeMessagingHosts\com.robin.messagehost
  • Computer\HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\Wow6432Node\Mozilla\NativeMessagingHosts\com.robin.messagehost
  • Computer\HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\Wow6432Node\Microsoft\Edge\NativeMessagingHosts\com.robin.messagehost
  • Computer\HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\Wow6432Node\Microsoft\Edge\Extensions\njjljiblognghfjfpcdpdbpbfcmhgafg
  • Computer\HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\Mozilla\NativeMessagingHosts\com.robin.messagehost
  • Computer\HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\Google\Chrome\NativeMessagingHosts\com.robin.messagehost
  • Computer\HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\Google\Chrome\Extensions\gjgfobnenmnljakmhboildkafdkicala
  • Computer\HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Edge\NativeMessagingHosts\com.robin.messagehost
  • Computer\HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Edge\Extensions\njjljiblognghfjfpcdpdbpbfcmhgafg

I honestly don’t know why the Power Automate team does not simply remove these references upon uninstall. Or why they seemingly dodge answering the question altogether when it is very clear what the users are asking.

Then again, the Microsoft forums are the biggest cesspool next to Facebook and Reddit, so I probably should not be surprised.

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Tsukasa

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