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A way to uninstall Grand Theft Auto IV from your system

You can find on this page detailed information on how to remove Grand Theft Auto IV for Windows. It is made by Rockstar Games. Take a look here for more information on Rockstar Games. Please open if you want to read more on Grand Theft Auto IV on Rockstar Games's page. Usually the Grand Theft Auto IV program is placed in the C:\Program Files (x86)\Grand Theft Auto IV folder, depending on the user's option during setup. The full command line for uninstalling Grand Theft Auto IV is C:\Program Files\Rockstar Games\Launcher\Launcher.exe. Note that if you will type this command in Start / Run Note you might get a notification for admin rights. The program's main executable file is titled LauncherPatcher.exe and its approximative size is 492.63 KB (504448 bytes).

The following executables are incorporated in Grand Theft Auto IV. They take 159.52 MB (167266790 bytes) on disk.

  • Launcher.exe (29.98 MB)
  • LauncherPatcher.exe (492.63 KB)
  • RockstarService.exe (1.63 MB)
  • RockstarSteamHelper.exe (1.06 MB)
  • uninstall.exe (6.32 MB)
  • Social-Club-Setup.exe (91.96 MB)
  • vc_redist.x64.exe (14.38 MB)
  • vc_redist.x86.exe (13.71 MB) to view all...

The current page applies to Grand Theft Auto IV version only. You can find below a few links to other Grand Theft Auto IV versions: to view all...
Some files and registry entries are usually left behind when you remove Grand Theft Auto IV.

The files below were 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.Search_cw5n1h2txyewy\LocalState\AppIconCache\100\{6D809377-6AF0-444B-8957-A3773F02200E}_Rockstar Games_Grand Theft Auto IV_GTAIV_exe
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Windows\Recent\Grand Theft Auto IV.lnk
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs\Rockstar Games\Grand Theft Auto IV.lnk

Usually the following registry keys will not be removed:
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\Grand Theft Auto IV

How to delete Grand Theft Auto IV from your PC using Advanced Uninstaller PRO

Grand Theft Auto IV is a program offered by Rockstar Games. Frequently, computer users want to erase this program. Sometimes this can be troublesome because removing this manually takes some know-how regarding Windows program uninstallation. The best EASY practice 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 on your Windows system, add it. This is good because Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very efficient uninstaller and general utility to clean your Windows system.


  • navigate to Download Link
  • download the setup by pressing the DOWNLOAD NOW button
  • install Advanced Uninstaller PRO
2. Start Advanced Uninstaller PRO. Take your time to admire the program'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 button
Go to Uninstall Programs

5. All the applications existing on your PC will be made available to you

6. Scroll the list of applications until you locate Grand Theft Auto IV or simply click the Search feature and type in "Grand Theft Auto IV". If it exists on your system the Grand Theft Auto IV application will be found automatically. After you click Grand Theft Auto IV in the list of applications, some information regarding the program is made available to you:

  • Safety rating (in the left lower corner). The star rating tells you the opinion other people have regarding Grand Theft Auto IV, ranging from "Highly recommended" to "Very dangerous".
  • Opinions by other people - Press the Read reviews button.
  • Details regarding the application you wish to remove, by pressing the Properties button.
For instance you can see that for Grand Theft Auto IV:

  • The web site of the program is:
  • The uninstall string is: C:\Program Files\Rockstar Games\Launcher\Launcher.exe
7. Click the Uninstall button. A window asking you to confirm will show up. accept the removal by pressing the Uninstall button. Advanced Uninstaller PRO will automatically 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 a cleanup. Click Next to perform the cleanup. All the items of Grand Theft Auto IV that have been left behind will be detected 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 registry entries, files or directories are left behind on your PC.

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


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. This page simply contains detailed instructions on how to uninstall Grand Theft Auto IV supposing you want to. The information above contains registry and disk entries that our application Advanced Uninstaller PRO stumbled upon and classified as "leftovers" on other users' PCs.

2020-06-10 / Written by Daniel Statescu for Advanced Uninstaller PRO

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Last update on: 2020-06-10 11:03:07.783