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cannot unistall Google Earth

i cannot uninstall google earth from the system, it gives the error message setup.exe is curropt. message recived: cannot reinstall it since it gives the message: error recived while uninstalling kvw/default_lt.kvw
although i did get the system running by doing an OSRI, but is there a diffrent resolution to this issue?
please help!

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Have tried the steps!

In reply to: Did you try this?

Hi JP Bil,
thank you for the reply, and yes i did try all the mentioned steps before going for the OSRI, the error messages mentioned were recived when i remove the google earth from add/remove. and when tried to install it gives the kv error. also tried to rename the install shield as _old. any updates will be appreciated.

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What I'd do. . .

In reply to: Have tried the steps!

Create a restore point.

Delete the Google Earth folder.

Download and install CCleaner and run the registry checker.

Download and install and run RegscrubXP.

Download and install Windows Install Cleanup (from Microsoft) and run it see if Google Earth is still listed and if so remove it.


Create a Restore Point.

Open Regedit and search for google earth and remove all instances (this will take some time).



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In reply to: What I'd do. . .

will surely try the steps!!

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cannot uninstall google earth

In reply to: Did you try this?

Amazing! I've been going bonkers for some time with this, always in an error dead end. Tried renaming installshield....VOILA! THANK YOU THANK YOU!

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