Publishers

Google Desktop Search Google Desktop Search





A way to uninstall Google Desktop Search from your system

Google Desktop Search is a software application. This page is comprised of details on how to remove it from your computer. The Windows version was created by Google. Further information on Google can be seen here. You can read more about related to Google Desktop Search at . The application is usually located in the C:\Program Files\Google\Google Desktop Search directory (same installation drive as Windows). Google Desktop Search's complete uninstall command line is C:\Program Files\Google\Google Desktop Search\GoogleDesktopSearchSetup.exe -uninstall. GoogleDesktop.exe is the programs's main file and it takes around 116.00 KB (118784 bytes) on disk.

Google Desktop Search is comprised of the following executables which take 1.69 MB (1768552 bytes) on disk:

  • GoogleDesktop.exe (116.00 KB)
  • GoogleDesktopCrawl.exe (126.50 KB)
  • GoogleDesktopDisplay.exe (64.50 KB)
  • GoogleDesktopIndex.exe (372.00 KB)
  • GoogleDesktopOE.exe (56.50 KB)
  • GoogleDesktopSearchSetup.exe (725.60 KB)
  • pdftohtml.exe (266.00 KB)
...click to view all... For other Google Desktop Search versions please click below:


A considerable amount of files, folders and registry entries can not be removed when you want to remove Google Desktop Search from your computer.

Folders remaining:
  • C:\Program Files\Google\Google Desktop Search
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Google\Google Desktop Search
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs\Google Desktop Search

Check for and remove the following files from your disk when you uninstall Google Desktop Search:
  • 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 ### GoogleDesktopSearchSetup.exe -uninstall
  • C:\Program Files\Google\Google Desktop Search\al ###
  • C:\Program Files\Google\Google Desktop Search\docs\privacy.html
  • 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\GoogleDesktopCrawl.exe
  • C:\Program Files\Google\Google Desktop Search\GoogleDesktopDeskbar2.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Google\Google Desktop Search\GoogleDesktopDisplay.exe
  • C:\Program Files\Google\Google Desktop Search\GoogleDesktopEncdet.dat
  • C:\Program Files\Google\Google Desktop Search\GoogleDesktopIE.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Google\Google Desktop Search\GoogleDesktopIndex.exe
  • C:\Program Files\Google\Google Desktop Search\GoogleDesktopMozilla.dll
  • 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\GoogleDesktopNetwork1.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Google\Google Desktop Search\GoogleDesktopNetwork2.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Google\Google Desktop Search\GoogleDesktopOE.exe
  • 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\GoogleDesktopSearchSetup.exe
  • C:\Program Files\Google\Google Desktop Search\gzlib.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Google\Google Desktop Search\pdftohtml.exe
  • C:\Program Files\Google\Google Desktop Search\uninstall.ico
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Google\Google Desktop Search\dbc2e.ht1
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Google\Google Desktop Search\dbdam
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Google\Google Desktop Search\dbdao
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Google\Google Desktop Search\dbeam
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Google\Google Desktop Search\dbeao
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Google\Google Desktop Search\dbm
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Google\Google Desktop Search\dbu2d.ht1
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Google\Google Desktop Search\dbvm.cf1
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Google\Google Desktop Search\dbvmh.ht1
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Google\Google Desktop Search\fii.cf1
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Google\Google Desktop Search\fiih.ht1
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Google\Google Desktop Search\rpm.cf1
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Google\Google Desktop Search\rpmh.ht1

You will find in the Windows Registry that the following data will not be uninstalled; remove them one by one using regedit.exe:
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Google\CustomSearch\Google Desktop Search
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\Google Desktop


How to erase Google Desktop Search from your computer using Advanced Uninstaller PRO

Google Desktop Search is an application offered by Google. Some computer users decide to uninstall it. Sometimes this can be troublesome because performing this by hand takes some experience regarding PCs. One of the best QUICK practice to uninstall Google Desktop Search 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 already installed on your PC, add it. This is good because Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very potent uninstaller and all around utility to clean your PC.

DOWNLOAD NOW

  • navigate to Download Link
  • download the setup by pressing the DOWNLOAD button
  • install Advanced Uninstaller PRO
2. Run Advanced Uninstaller PRO. Take your time to admire the program's interface and wealth of functions available. Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very useful system utility.

3. Press the General Tools button
Go to General Tools


4. Activate the Uninstall Programs feature
Go to Uninstall Programs


5. A list of the applications installed on the PC will be made available to you

6. Navigate the list of applications until you find Google Desktop Search or simply activate the Search feature and type in "Google Desktop Search". If it exists on your system the Google Desktop Search application will be found very quickly. Notice that after you select Google Desktop Search in the list , some information about the program is made available to you:


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





  • The publisher is: http://desktop.google.com/?hl=en
  • The uninstall string is: C:\Program Files\Google\Google Desktop Search\GoogleDesktopSearchSetup.exe -uninstall
7. Click the Uninstall button. A window asking you to confirm will come up. Confirm the removal by pressing the Uninstall button. Advanced Uninstaller PRO will automatically uninstall Google Desktop Search.
Uninstall Google Desktop Search


8. After uninstalling Google Desktop Search, Advanced Uninstaller PRO will ask you to run a cleanup. Click Next to start the cleanup. All the items of Google Desktop Search which have been left behind will be detected and you will be asked if you want to delete them. By uninstalling Google Desktop Search using Advanced Uninstaller PRO, you can be sure that no Windows registry entries, files or folders are left behind on your disk.

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



Geographical user distribution

  • Windows XP (5.1)
  • Windows 8.1 (6.3)
  • 10.0
  • Windows 7 (6.1)
  • Windows Vista (6.0)
  • Windows 8 (6.2)
Software Application


Disclaimer

This page is not a piece of advice to uninstall Google Desktop Search by Google from your computer, nor are we saying that Google Desktop Search by Google is not a good application for your PC. This text only contains detailed info on how to uninstall Google Desktop Search in case you decide this is what you want to do. The information above contains registry and disk entries that Advanced Uninstaller PRO stumbled upon and classified as "leftovers" on other users' computers.

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

follow @danarm
Last update on: 2016-06-19 20:06:53.203