Grand Theft Auto IV Grand Theft Auto IV



How to uninstall Grand Theft Auto IV from your computer

You can find on this page details on how to remove Grand Theft Auto IV for Windows. It is made by Rockstar Games. More information on Rockstar Games can be seen here. Click on to get more data about Grand Theft Auto IV on Rockstar Games's website. The program is frequently located in the C:\Program Files\Rockstar Games\Grand Theft Auto IV folder (same installation drive as Windows). C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{579BA58C-F33D-4970-9953-B94B43768AC3}\setup.exe is the full command line if you want to uninstall Grand Theft Auto IV. Grand Theft Auto IV's primary file takes about 7.56 MB (7930920 bytes) and its name is GTAIV_CONFIG.exe.

Grand Theft Auto IV contains of the executables below. They occupy 33.13 MB (34744144 bytes) on disk.



  • gta4Browser.exe (57.38 KB)
  • gtaEncoder.exe (41.88 KB)
  • GTAIV.exe (14.79 MB)
  • LaunchGTAIV.exe (4.89 MB)
  • GTAIV_CONFIG.exe (7.56 MB)
  • OfflineActivation.exe (4.84 MB)
  • RGSCLauncher.exe (597.38 KB)
  • setup.exe (389.31 KB)
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The current web page applies to Grand Theft Auto IV version 1.00.0000 alone. You can find below a few links to other Grand Theft Auto IV releases:


Some files, folders and registry entries will be left behind when you are trying to remove Grand Theft Auto IV from your computer.

Folders found on disk after you uninstall Grand Theft Auto IV from your computer:
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\NVIDIA\NvBackend\ApplicationOntology\data\wrappers\grand_theft_auto_iv

The files below are left behind on your disk when you remove Grand Theft Auto IV:
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\NVIDIA\NvBackend\ApplicationOntology\data\icons\grand_theft_auto_iv.png
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\NVIDIA\NvBackend\ApplicationOntology\data\icons\grand_theft_auto_iv_eflc.png
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\NVIDIA\NvBackend\ApplicationOntology\data\translations\grand_theft_auto_iv.translation
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\NVIDIA\NvBackend\ApplicationOntology\data\translations\grand_theft_auto_iv_eflc.translation
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\NVIDIA\NvBackend\ApplicationOntology\data\wrappers\grand_theft_auto_iv\current_game.lua
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\NVIDIA\NvBackend\ApplicationOntology\data\wrappers\grand_theft_auto_iv\streaming_game.lua
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\NVIDIA\NvBackend\ApplicationOntology\data\wrappers\grand_theft_auto_iv_eflc\current_game.lua
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\NVIDIA\NvBackend\ApplicationOntology\data\wrappers\grand_theft_auto_iv_eflc\streaming_game.lua

Use regedit.exe to manually remove from the Windows Registry the data below:
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\{579BA58C-F33D-4970-9953-B94B43768AC3}
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Rockstar Games\Grand Theft Auto IV




A way to erase Grand Theft Auto IV from your computer with the help of Advanced Uninstaller PRO

Grand Theft Auto IV is an application offered by Rockstar Games. Frequently, people decide to remove it. Sometimes this can be efortful because performing this by hand requires some advanced knowledge related to Windows program uninstallation. The best SIMPLE practice to remove Grand Theft Auto IV is to use Advanced Uninstaller PRO. Here are some detailed instructions about how to do this:

1. If you don't have Advanced Uninstaller PRO on your Windows PC, add it. This is a good step because Advanced Uninstaller PRO is one of the best uninstaller and all around tool to optimize your Windows system.

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2. Run Advanced Uninstaller PRO. Take your time to get familiar with the program's interface and number of features available. Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very good package of tools.

3. Press the General Tools category
Go to General Tools


4. Click on the Uninstall Programs button
Go to Uninstall Programs


5. All the programs installed on your PC will be shown to you

6. Navigate the list of programs until you find Grand Theft Auto IV or simply click the Search feature and type in "Grand Theft Auto IV". The Grand Theft Auto IV program will be found automatically. Notice that after you select Grand Theft Auto IV in the list of apps, some information about the program is made available to you:


  • Safety rating (in the lower left corner). The star rating explains the opinion other people have about Grand Theft Auto IV, ranging from "Highly recommended" to "Very dangerous".
  • Opinions by other people - Press the Read reviews button.
  • Technical information about the application you are about to uninstall, by clicking on the Properties button.
For example you can see that for Grand Theft Auto IV:


  • The software company is: http://www.rockstargames.com
  • The uninstall string is: C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{579BA58C-F33D-4970-9953-B94B43768AC3}\setup.exe
7. Press the Uninstall button. A confirmation dialog will appear. Confirm the uninstall by clicking Uninstall. Advanced Uninstaller PRO will then uninstall Grand Theft Auto IV.
Uninstall Grand Theft Auto IV


8. After removing Grand Theft Auto IV, Advanced Uninstaller PRO will offer to run a cleanup. Click Next to proceed with the cleanup. All the items that belong Grand Theft Auto IV which have been left behind will be found and you will be asked if you want to delete them. By uninstalling Grand Theft Auto IV using Advanced Uninstaller PRO, you are assured that no Windows registry items, files or directories are left behind on your system.

Your Windows system will remain clean, speedy and ready to run without errors or problems.

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Geographical user distribution

  • Windows 7 (6.1)
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  • Windows XP (5.1)
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Disclaimer

The text above is not a piece of advice to uninstall Grand Theft Auto IV by Rockstar Games from your computer, nor are we saying that Grand Theft Auto IV by Rockstar Games is not a good application for your PC. This page simply contains detailed instructions on how to uninstall Grand Theft Auto IV in case you decide this is what you want to do. Here you can find registry and disk entries that Advanced Uninstaller PRO discovered and classified as "leftovers" on other users' PCs.

2016-06-19 / Written by Daniel Statescu for Advanced Uninstaller PRO

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Last update on: 2016-06-19 16:33:01.887