Grand Theft Auto IV Grand Theft Auto IV

A way 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) to view all...

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.

The files below are left behind on your disk by Grand Theft Auto IV's application uninstaller when you removed it:
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Packages\Microsoft.Windows.Cortana_cw5n1h2txyewy\LocalState\AppIconCache\100\D__New folder (2)_Grand Theft Auto IV_LaunchGTAIV_exe
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Windows\Recent\Grand Theft Auto IV.lnk

Registry keys:
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\{579BA58C-F33D-4970-9953-B94B43768AC3}
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Rockstar Games\Grand Theft Auto IV

How to uninstall Grand Theft Auto IV with the help of Advanced Uninstaller PRO

Grand Theft Auto IV is an application offered by the software company Rockstar Games. Frequently, people choose to erase this program. Sometimes this can be easier said than done because uninstalling this manually takes some experience regarding removing Windows programs manually. The best EASY approach to erase Grand Theft Auto IV is to use Advanced Uninstaller PRO. Take the following steps on how to do this:

1. If you don't have Advanced Uninstaller PRO on your PC, install it. This is a good step because Advanced Uninstaller PRO is an efficient uninstaller and general utility to optimize your computer.


2. Start Advanced Uninstaller PRO. It's recommended to take some time to admire Advanced Uninstaller PRO's interface and number of functions available. Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a powerful Windows optimizer.

3. Press the General Tools category
Go to General Tools

4. Activate the Uninstall Programs feature
Go to Uninstall Programs

5. A list of the programs existing on the computer will be made available to you

6. Navigate 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 programs, some information regarding the program is made available to you:

  • Star rating (in the left lower corner). This tells you the opinion other people have regarding Grand Theft Auto IV, from "Highly recommended" to "Very dangerous".
  • Opinions by other people - Press the Read reviews button.
  • Details regarding the app you wish to uninstall, by clicking on the Properties button.
For example you can see that for Grand Theft Auto IV:

  • The web site of the program is:
  • 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 pressing 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 ask you to run an additional cleanup. Click Next to go ahead with the cleanup. All the items that belong 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 registry items, files or directories are left behind on your computer.

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


Geographical user distribution

  • Windows 7 (6.1)
  • 10.0
  • Windows 8.1 (6.3)
  • Windows 8 (6.2)
  • Windows XP (5.1)
  • Windows Vista (6.0)
  • Windows (6.4)
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This page is not a recommendation to uninstall Grand Theft Auto IV by Rockstar Games from your PC, nor are we saying that Grand Theft Auto IV by Rockstar Games is not a good application for your PC. This page only 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 our application Advanced Uninstaller PRO discovered and classified as "leftovers" on other users' computers.

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