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Google Chrome Elevation Service (elevation_service.exe): how to locate, disable and its use cases

by Joel Picardo
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Google Chrome Elevation service is a standalone or individual file installed in the chrome file in the program files on your PC.

In this article, I will show you how to locate Google Chrome Elevation Service on windows Pc and why it installed. I will also tell you the reason why Google Chrome put the elevation_service.exe on the system. 

How to locate Google Chrome Elevation service on windows PC?

If you’re looking for the Google Chrome Elevation Service (elevation_service.exe) on your windows PC then first go to C Drive > Program files x86 > Google > Chrome > Application > 80.0.3987.163 (number depends on the chrome version on your PC) >  elevation_service.exe

Check this image below to get an idea of the location of the file on your Windows PC

elevation service google chrome locate

Google Chrome Elevation service use cases

The elevation service is installed for Chrome’s recovery component and is used for updating chrome when it does not update.

It automatically updates google chrome when the algorithm detects that Google Chrome has not been updated.

The Google Chrome Elevation service repairs the code in the per-system install case

How to disable Google Chrome Elevation Service (elevation_service.exe)

Step 1: Open Run 

Step 2: Type “services.msc”

services msc
Step 3: Next step is to search for Google Chrome Elevation Service 

google chrome elevation service

Step 4: Open Properties go to Startup Type > Disable > Click “OK”

Disable Google chrome elevation service

If you are having any issues with Google Chrome Elevation service then you can comment below. If you know more in detail you can give your comments below for the readers to have better know how.

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