Grand Theft Auto IV Grand Theft Auto IV



A guide 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:\Program Files (x86)\Rockstar Games\Grand Theft Auto IV
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\VirtualStore\Program Files (x86)\Rockstar Games\Grand Theft Auto IV

The files below are left behind on your disk when you remove Grand Theft Auto IV:
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Rockstar Games\Grand Theft Auto IV\1911.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Rockstar Games\Grand Theft Auto IV\binkw32.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Rockstar Games\Grand Theft Auto IV\commandline.txt
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Rockstar Games\Grand Theft Auto IV\common\1911.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Rockstar Games\Grand Theft Auto IV\common\data\1911.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Rockstar Games\Grand Theft Auto IV\common\data\action_table.csv
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Rockstar Games\Grand Theft Auto IV\common\data\action_table.xls
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Rockstar Games\Grand Theft Auto IV\common\data\action_table_backup.csv
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Rockstar Games\Grand Theft Auto IV\common\data\Ambient.dat
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Rockstar Games\Grand Theft Auto IV\common\data\animgrp.dat
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Rockstar Games\Grand Theft Auto IV\common\data\animviewer.dat
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Rockstar Games\Grand Theft Auto IV\common\data\animviewer_images.txt
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Rockstar Games\Grand Theft Auto IV\common\data\ar_stats.dat
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Rockstar Games\Grand Theft Auto IV\common\data\carcols.dat
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Rockstar Games\Grand Theft Auto IV\common\data\cargrp.dat
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Rockstar Games\Grand Theft Auto IV\common\data\carmods.dat
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Rockstar Games\Grand Theft Auto IV\common\data\cdimages\carrec.img
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Rockstar Games\Grand Theft Auto IV\common\data\cdimages\navgen_script.img
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Rockstar Games\Grand Theft Auto IV\common\data\cdimages\script.img
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Rockstar Games\Grand Theft Auto IV\common\data\cdimages\script_network.img
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Rockstar Games\Grand Theft Auto IV\common\data\cj_gta.dat
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Rockstar Games\Grand Theft Auto IV\common\data\cj_images.txt
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Rockstar Games\Grand Theft Auto IV\common\data\clothes.dat
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Rockstar Games\Grand Theft Auto IV\common\data\commandline.txt
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Rockstar Games\Grand Theft Auto IV\common\data\Controls\default0.cfg
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Rockstar Games\Grand Theft Auto IV\common\data\Controls\default1.cfg
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Rockstar Games\Grand Theft Auto IV\common\data\Controls\default2.cfg
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Rockstar Games\Grand Theft Auto IV\common\data\credits.dat
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Rockstar Games\Grand Theft Auto IV\common\data\credits_360.dat
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Rockstar Games\Grand Theft Auto IV\common\data\credits_PS3.dat
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Rockstar Games\Grand Theft Auto IV\common\data\decision\Combat\Cop_nrm.cmb
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Rockstar Games\Grand Theft Auto IV\common\data\decision\Combat\Cop_WL1.cmb
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Rockstar Games\Grand Theft Auto IV\common\data\decision\Combat\Cop_WL2.cmb
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Rockstar Games\Grand Theft Auto IV\common\data\decision\Combat\Cop_WL3.cmb
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Rockstar Games\Grand Theft Auto IV\common\data\decision\Combat\Coward.cmb
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Rockstar Games\Grand Theft Auto IV\common\data\decision\Combat\Empty.cmb
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Rockstar Games\Grand Theft Auto IV\common\data\decision\Combat\GP_CR.cmb
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Rockstar Games\Grand Theft Auto IV\common\data\decision\Combat\GP_Hide.cmb
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Rockstar Games\Grand Theft Auto IV\common\data\decision\Combat\GP_NO.cmb
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Rockstar Games\Grand Theft Auto IV\common\data\decision\Combat\GP_PR.cmb
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Rockstar Games\Grand Theft Auto IV\common\data\decision\Combat\m_boss.cmb
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Rockstar Games\Grand Theft Auto IV\common\data\decision\Combat\M_Coward.cmb
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Rockstar Games\Grand Theft Auto IV\common\data\decision\Combat\M_CR_DE.cmb
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Rockstar Games\Grand Theft Auto IV\common\data\decision\Combat\M_CR_FI.cmb
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Rockstar Games\Grand Theft Auto IV\common\data\decision\Combat\M_CR_NO.cmb
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Rockstar Games\Grand Theft Auto IV\common\data\decision\Combat\M_Empty.cmb
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Rockstar Games\Grand Theft Auto IV\common\data\decision\Combat\M_Hide.cmb
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Rockstar Games\Grand Theft Auto IV\common\data\decision\Combat\M_NO_DE.cmb
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Rockstar Games\Grand Theft Auto IV\common\data\decision\Combat\M_NO_DF.cmb
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Rockstar Games\Grand Theft Auto IV\common\data\decision\Combat\M_NO_FI.cmb
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Rockstar Games\Grand Theft Auto IV\common\data\decision\Combat\M_NO_NO.cmb
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Rockstar Games\Grand Theft Auto IV\common\data\decision\Combat\M_PR_DE.cmb
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Rockstar Games\Grand Theft Auto IV\common\data\decision\Combat\M_PR_FI.cmb
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Rockstar Games\Grand Theft Auto IV\common\data\decision\Combat\M_PR_NO.cmb
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Rockstar Games\Grand Theft Auto IV\common\data\decision\Combat\template.cmb
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Rockstar Games\Grand Theft Auto IV\common\data\decision\Cop.ped
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Rockstar Games\Grand Theft Auto IV\common\data\decision\Fireman.ped
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Rockstar Games\Grand Theft Auto IV\common\data\decision\GangMbr.ped
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Rockstar Games\Grand Theft Auto IV\common\data\decision\GP_JustFollow.ped
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Rockstar Games\Grand Theft Auto IV\common\data\decision\GP_Norm.ped
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Rockstar Games\Grand Theft Auto IV\common\data\decision\m_empty.ped
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Rockstar Games\Grand Theft Auto IV\common\data\decision\m_norm.ped
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Rockstar Games\Grand Theft Auto IV\common\data\decision\m_plyr.ped
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Rockstar Games\Grand Theft Auto IV\common\data\decision\m_tough.ped
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Rockstar Games\Grand Theft Auto IV\common\data\decision\m_weak.ped
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Rockstar Games\Grand Theft Auto IV\common\data\decision\R_Norm.ped
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Rockstar Games\Grand Theft Auto IV\common\data\default.dat
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Rockstar Games\Grand Theft Auto IV\common\data\default.ide
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Rockstar Games\Grand Theft Auto IV\common\data\effects\bloodFx.dat
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Rockstar Games\Grand Theft Auto IV\common\data\effects\entityFx.dat
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Rockstar Games\Grand Theft Auto IV\common\data\effects\explosionFx.dat
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Rockstar Games\Grand Theft Auto IV\common\data\effects\materialFx.dat
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Rockstar Games\Grand Theft Auto IV\common\data\effects\pedFx.dat
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Rockstar Games\Grand Theft Auto IV\common\data\effects\vehicleFx.dat
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Rockstar Games\Grand Theft Auto IV\common\data\effects\weaponFx.dat
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Rockstar Games\Grand Theft Auto IV\common\data\FemalePlayerSettings.dat
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Rockstar Games\Grand Theft Auto IV\common\data\fonts.dat
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Rockstar Games\Grand Theft Auto IV\common\data\fonts_r.dat
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Rockstar Games\Grand Theft Auto IV\common\data\fragments\ab_sap_pillar.tune
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Rockstar Games\Grand Theft Auto IV\common\data\fragments\ah_clammenu1.tune
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Rockstar Games\Grand Theft Auto IV\common\data\fragments\ah_clamsupport_a.tune
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Rockstar Games\Grand Theft Auto IV\common\data\fragments\ah_clamsupport_b.tune
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Rockstar Games\Grand Theft Auto IV\common\data\fragments\ah_sinchair.tune
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Rockstar Games\Grand Theft Auto IV\common\data\fragments\ah_sintable.tune
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Rockstar Games\Grand Theft Auto IV\common\data\fragments\amb_grocerybag.tune
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Rockstar Games\Grand Theft Auto IV\common\data\fragments\amb_paperbag06.tune
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Rockstar Games\Grand Theft Auto IV\common\data\fragments\bank_mon_screen.tune
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Rockstar Games\Grand Theft Auto IV\common\data\fragments\bens2_fragwall.tune
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Rockstar Games\Grand Theft Auto IV\common\data\fragments\bm_air_lamp01.tune
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Rockstar Games\Grand Theft Auto IV\common\data\fragments\bm_air_lamp02.tune
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Rockstar Games\Grand Theft Auto IV\common\data\fragments\bm_air_landlites01.tune
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Rockstar Games\Grand Theft Auto IV\common\data\fragments\bm_air_landlites03.tune
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Rockstar Games\Grand Theft Auto IV\common\data\fragments\bm_air_stair01.tune
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Rockstar Games\Grand Theft Auto IV\common\data\fragments\bm_air_stair02.tune
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Rockstar Games\Grand Theft Auto IV\common\data\fragments\bm_air_tow01.tune
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Rockstar Games\Grand Theft Auto IV\common\data\fragments\bm_air_tow02.tune
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Rockstar Games\Grand Theft Auto IV\common\data\fragments\bm_barstool3.tune
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Rockstar Games\Grand Theft Auto IV\common\data\fragments\bm_barstool4.tune
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Rockstar Games\Grand Theft Auto IV\common\data\fragments\bm_barstool6.tune
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Rockstar Games\Grand Theft Auto IV\common\data\fragments\bm_bbq_gas.tune

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

Use regedit.exe to remove the following additional values from the Windows Registry:
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Local Settings\Software\Microsoft\Windows\Shell\MuiCache\C:\Program Files (x86)\Rockstar Games\Grand Theft Auto IV\GTAIV.exe.ApplicationCompany
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Local Settings\Software\Microsoft\Windows\Shell\MuiCache\C:\Program Files (x86)\Rockstar Games\Grand Theft Auto IV\GTAIV.exe.FriendlyAppName
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Local Settings\Software\Microsoft\Windows\Shell\MuiCache\C:\Program Files (x86)\Rockstar Games\Grand Theft Auto IV\LaunchGTAIV.exe.ApplicationCompany
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Local Settings\Software\Microsoft\Windows\Shell\MuiCache\C:\Program Files (x86)\Rockstar Games\Grand Theft Auto IV\LaunchGTAIV.exe.FriendlyAppName




A way to erase Grand Theft Auto IV with Advanced Uninstaller PRO

Grand Theft Auto IV is an application offered by Rockstar Games. Frequently, people try to erase it. Sometimes this is troublesome because performing this by hand takes some experience related to Windows program uninstallation. One of the best SIMPLE approach to erase Grand Theft Auto IV is to use Advanced Uninstaller PRO. Here is how to do this:

1. If you don't have Advanced Uninstaller PRO already installed on your system, add it. This is a good step because Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very efficient uninstaller and general utility to optimize your PC.

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2. Run Advanced Uninstaller PRO. Take some time to admire Advanced Uninstaller PRO's interface and number of tools available. Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very useful Windows tool.

3. Click on the General Tools button
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4. Activate the Uninstall Programs feature
Go to Uninstall Programs


5. A list of the programs installed on the PC will appear

6. Scroll the list of programs until you locate Grand Theft Auto IV or simply click the Search feature and type in "Grand Theft Auto IV". The Grand Theft Auto IV app will be found very quickly. Notice that when you select Grand Theft Auto IV in the list of applications, some data regarding the program is shown to you:


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


  • The web site of the program is: http://www.rockstargames.com
  • The uninstall string is: C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{579BA58C-F33D-4970-9953-B94B43768AC3}\setup.exe
7. Click the Uninstall button. A confirmation page will come up. Confirm the uninstall by pressing Uninstall. Advanced Uninstaller PRO will automatically uninstall Grand Theft Auto IV.
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8. After uninstalling Grand Theft Auto IV, Advanced Uninstaller PRO will offer to run an additional cleanup. Press Next to proceed with the cleanup. All the items of Grand Theft Auto IV which have been left behind will be detected and you will be able to delete them. By uninstalling Grand Theft Auto IV with Advanced Uninstaller PRO, you can be sure that no Windows registry entries, files or directories are left behind on your system.

Your Windows PC will remain clean, speedy and able to take on new tasks.

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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 PC, we are not saying that Grand Theft Auto IV by Rockstar Games is not a good application for your PC. This text only contains detailed instructions on how to uninstall Grand Theft Auto IV supposing you decide this is what you want to do. The information above contains registry and disk entries that Advanced Uninstaller PRO discovered and classified as "leftovers" on other users' PCs.

2016-06-19 / Written by Dan Armano for Advanced Uninstaller PRO

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