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How to uninstall Google Desktop from your system

This web page contains complete information on how to remove Google Desktop for Windows. It is developed by Google. Further information on Google can be seen here. You can read more about related to Google Desktop at . The application is frequently found in the C:\Program Files\Google\Google Desktop Search folder. Keep in mind that this path can differ depending on the user's decision. You can uninstall Google Desktop by clicking on the Start menu of Windows and pasting the command line C:\Program Files\Google\Google Desktop Search\GoogleDesktopSetup.exe -uninstall. Note that you might receive a notification for admin rights. _PREV_GoogleDesktop.exe is the Google Desktop's primary executable file and it occupies around 29.48 KB (30192 bytes) on disk.

Google Desktop is composed of the following executables which occupy 5.75 MB (6030768 bytes) on disk:



  • _PREV_GoogleDesktop.exe (29.48 KB)
  • _PREV_GoogleDesktopSetup.exe (1.90 MB)


This page is about Google Desktop version 5.8.0809.08522 only. Click on the links below for other Google Desktop versions:

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Google Desktop has the habit of leaving behind some leftovers.

Folders remaining:
  • C:\Program Files\Google\Google Desktop Search
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Google\Google Desktop

The files below were left behind on your disk by Google Desktop when you uninstall it:
  • C:\Program Files\Google\Google Desktop Search\aa ### WARNING - Do not
  • C:\Program Files\Google\Google Desktop Search\ab ### move or delete these
  • C:\Program Files\Google\Google Desktop Search\ac ### files - your system
  • C:\Program Files\Google\Google Desktop Search\ad ### may stop working
  • C:\Program Files\Google\Google Desktop Search\ae ###
  • C:\Program Files\Google\Google Desktop Search\af ### To uninstall use
  • C:\Program Files\Google\Google Desktop Search\ag ### Add-Remove programs
  • C:\Program Files\Google\Google Desktop Search\ah ### in the control panel
  • C:\Program Files\Google\Google Desktop Search\ai ### or run
  • C:\Program Files\Google\Google Desktop Search\aj ###
  • C:\Program Files\Google\Google Desktop Search\ak ### GoogleDesktopSetup.exe -uninstall
  • C:\Program Files\Google\Google Desktop Search\al ###
  • C:\Program Files\Google\Google Desktop Search\AnalogClock_en.gg
  • C:\Program Files\Google\Google Desktop Search\gcdtmp1\GoogleDesktopCommon.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Google\Google Desktop Search\gcdtmp1\GoogleDesktopResources_en.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Google\Google Desktop Search\GoogleDesktop.exe
  • C:\Program Files\Google\Google Desktop Search\GoogleDesktopAPI2.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Google\Google Desktop Search\GoogleDesktopCommon.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Google\Google Desktop Search\GoogleDesktopDeskbar2.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Google\Google Desktop Search\GoogleDesktopHyper.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Google\Google Desktop Search\GoogleDesktopIE.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Google\Google Desktop Search\GoogleDesktopMail.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Google\Google Desktop Search\GoogleDesktopMozilla.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Google\Google Desktop Search\GoogleDesktopMozilla.png
  • C:\Program Files\Google\Google Desktop Search\GoogleDesktopMozilla.src
  • C:\Program Files\Google\Google Desktop Search\GoogleDesktopMozillaStub.js
  • C:\Program Files\Google\Google Desktop Search\GoogleDesktopMozillaStub.xpt
  • C:\Program Files\Google\Google Desktop Search\GoogleDesktopNetwork3.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Google\Google Desktop Search\GoogleDesktopOffice.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Google\Google Desktop Search\GoogleDesktopResources_en.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Google\Google Desktop Search\GoogleDesktopSetup.exe
  • C:\Program Files\Google\Google Desktop Search\GoogleDesktopSSD.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Google\Google Desktop Search\GoogleServices.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Google\Google Desktop Search\GoogleUIEngine.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Google\Google Desktop Search\gpac.xml
  • C:\Program Files\Google\Google Desktop Search\gzlib.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Google\Google Desktop Search\plugin_common.js
  • C:\Program Files\Google\Google Desktop Search\plugin_common.vbs
  • C:\Program Files\Google\Google Desktop Search\sites.txt
  • C:\Program Files\Google\Google Desktop Search\topic_sites.dat
  • C:\Program Files\Google\Google Desktop Search\Weather_en.gg
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Google\Google Desktop\51c4464ffe4b\dbc2e.ht1
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Google\Google Desktop\51c4464ffe4b\dbdam
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Google\Google Desktop\51c4464ffe4b\dbdao
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Google\Google Desktop\51c4464ffe4b\dbeam
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Google\Google Desktop\51c4464ffe4b\dbeao
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Google\Google Desktop\51c4464ffe4b\dbm
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Google\Google Desktop\51c4464ffe4b\dbu2d.ht1
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Google\Google Desktop\51c4464ffe4b\dbvm.cf1
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Google\Google Desktop\51c4464ffe4b\dbvmh.ht1
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Google\Google Desktop\51c4464ffe4b\fii.cf1
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Google\Google Desktop\51c4464ffe4b\fiid
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Google\Google Desktop\51c4464ffe4b\fiih.ht1
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Google\Google Desktop\51c4464ffe4b\hp
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Google\Google Desktop\51c4464ffe4b\icons\{4516155C-B94E-4334-8D26-D4BF0932581C}.bmp
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Google\Google Desktop\51c4464ffe4b\icons\{65E256AC-B335-4004-8C6A-5A7F986CD0A4}.bmp
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Google\Google Desktop\51c4464ffe4b\icons\{87EE4771-AC3D-4AFB-9358-78BB7AC03DBA}.bmp
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Google\Google Desktop\51c4464ffe4b\icons\{DF83CBC5-6FAD-4074-BF03-8254392DEFA0}.bmp
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Google\Google Desktop\51c4464ffe4b\icons\{ECCB4495-7F5B-4B4E-A887-7A66BE948AC1}.bmp
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Google\Google Desktop\51c4464ffe4b\icons\{FBA13A6F-E595-48B7-AB73-2630042A4E93}.bmp
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Google\Google Desktop\51c4464ffe4b\iehistory.wh
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Google\Google Desktop\51c4464ffe4b\rpm.cf1
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Google\Google Desktop\51c4464ffe4b\rpm1m.cf1
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Google\Google Desktop\51c4464ffe4b\rpm1mh.ht1
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Google\Google Desktop\51c4464ffe4b\rpmh.ht1
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Google\Google Desktop\51c4464ffe4b\safeweb\goog-black-enchashm.cf1
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Google\Google Desktop\51c4464ffe4b\safeweb\goog-black-enchashmh.ht1
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Google\Google Desktop\51c4464ffe4b\safeweb\goog-black-urlm.cf1
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Google\Google Desktop\51c4464ffe4b\safeweb\goog-black-urlmh.ht1
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Google\Google Desktop\51c4464ffe4b\safeweb\goog-malware-domainm.cf1
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Google\Google Desktop\51c4464ffe4b\safeweb\goog-malware-domainmh.ht1
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Google\Google Desktop\51c4464ffe4b\safeweb\goog-white-domainm.cf1
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Google\Google Desktop\51c4464ffe4b\safeweb\goog-white-domainmh.ht1
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Google\Google Desktop\51c4464ffe4b\sidebar_background.raw
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Google\Google Desktop\51c4464ffe4b\sidebar_plugin_data
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Google\Google Desktop\51c4464ffe4b\sidebar_plugins_00000000__ss_un_uploaded_events
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Google\Google Desktop\51c4464ffe4b\sidebar_plugins_00000000__ss_unclaimed_events
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Google\Google Desktop\51c4464ffe4b\sidebar_removed_plugin_data
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Google\Google Desktop\51c4464ffe4b\sites.txt
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Google\Google Desktop\51c4464ffe4b\uinfo.dat
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Windows\Recent\Google.Desktop.Search.v5.8.809.8522_p30download.com.lnk

Registry keys:
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Google\CustomSearch\Google Desktop Search
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Google\Google Desktop
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Google\Desktop
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Google\Google Desktop
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\Google Desktop

Registry values that are not removed from your computer:
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\GoogleDesktopManager-090808-172447\ImagePath




How to erase Google Desktop from your computer with the help of Advanced Uninstaller PRO

Google Desktop is an application marketed by Google. Some users want to remove this application. Sometimes this can be difficult because removing this manually requires some experience related to removing Windows programs manually. The best EASY way to remove Google Desktop is to use Advanced Uninstaller PRO. Here is how to do this:

1. If you don't have Advanced Uninstaller PRO on your Windows system, add it. This is good because Advanced Uninstaller PRO is one of the best uninstaller and general tool to take care of your Windows system.

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2. Start Advanced Uninstaller PRO. It's recommended to take some time to admire the program's interface and wealth of tools available. Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very good system utility.

3. Click on the General Tools button
Go to General Tools


4. Press the Uninstall Programs feature
Go to Uninstall Programs


5. All the programs installed on the computer will appear

6. Navigate the list of programs until you locate Google Desktop or simply click the Search field and type in "Google Desktop". The Google Desktop program will be found automatically. When you select Google Desktop in the list , the following data regarding the application is made available to you:


  • Safety rating (in the lower left corner). The star rating tells you the opinion other users have regarding Google Desktop, ranging from "Highly recommended" to "Very dangerous".
  • Opinions by other users - Click on the Read reviews button.
  • Details regarding the application you wish to remove, by pressing the Properties button.
For example you can see that for Google Desktop:


  • The software company is: http://desktop.google.com/?hl=en
  • The uninstall string is: C:\Program Files\Google\Google Desktop Search\GoogleDesktopSetup.exe -uninstall
7. Click the Uninstall button. A confirmation page will show up. Confirm the removal by pressing the Uninstall button. Advanced Uninstaller PRO will then uninstall Google Desktop.
Uninstall Google Desktop


8. After removing Google Desktop, Advanced Uninstaller PRO will ask you to run a cleanup. Click Next to start the cleanup. All the items that belong Google Desktop that have been left behind will be found and you will be able to delete them. By uninstalling Google Desktop using Advanced Uninstaller PRO, you are assured that no Windows registry entries, files or folders are left behind on your PC.

Your Windows system will remain clean, speedy and able to serve you properly.

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Geographical user distribution

  • Windows 7 (6.1)
  • 10.0
  • Windows 8 (6.2)
  • Windows 8.1 (6.3)
  • Windows XP (5.1)
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Disclaimer

The text above is not a recommendation to uninstall Google Desktop by Google from your PC, we are not saying that Google Desktop by Google is not a good application for your PC. This text only contains detailed instructions on how to uninstall Google Desktop supposing you decide this is what you want to do. The information above contains registry and disk entries that other software left behind and Advanced Uninstaller PRO discovered and classified as "leftovers" on other users' computers.

2016-07-05 / Written by Daniel Statescu for Advanced Uninstaller PRO

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Last update on: 2016-07-05 10:38:48.933