Google Chrome Portable

Google Chrome Portable is a version of the popular Chrome web browser that is portable, meaning it can be run from a USB drive or other portable device without the need to install it on a computer. This allows users to take their browser and bookmarks with them and use it on any computer they have access to.

The following browser is a standalone version of the popular Google Chrome Web Browser also known as Chromium. This particular USB storable/launchable version was originally made portable for Microsoft Windows users by Carsten Knobloch.

Run Google Chrome Portable from USB

Google Chrome Portable
Authors Website: Portable Version Project Page
License: Open Source/Freeware
Supported Operating Systems: Windows 11, 10, 8, 7, Vista, XP
Download: Download Portable Google Chrome

Note: As quoted from the Author; "Chromeloader.exe is a simple AutoIt-Script compiled into an exe file. ChromeLoader.exe was packed with UPX. If you get an error from your AntiVirus software, it is likely a false positive".

How to use Chrome Portable

To install and use this standalone internet web browser,

  1. Download and extract the contents of the zip to your flash drive. You should end up with a PortableGoogleChrome folder on your USB.
  2. Simply use the Chromeloader.exe to launch the portable browser from your USB drive. Saved settings and changes are stored in the profile folder.

Note: you can also use the included Chrome Updater.exe to keep the portable browser up to date.