Google Earth disappeared!

  collinsc 12:19 22 May 10


Turned on my laptop today and google earth applications has gone from my desktop and programs list. i have a lot of locations stored on there, can anyone advise what might of happened and how i can try to locate?
search has wielded no results yet.

  HondaMan 12:48 22 May 10

It's probably your auto cleanup which removed unused desktop icons.

Locate the programme mfolder and create a new desktop shortcut.

I keep all my shortcuts in a folder on the desktop to stop exactly this happening.

  collinsc 13:00 22 May 10

thanks - but it isnt in my programs list, and i looked in the 'uninstall program' feature to see if it was there and it isn't.

is restore my only option? how do i do a restore back to say a week ago?
will a restore affect any changes ive made say to a word or excel document?


  Ibanez2010 16:52 22 May 10

Look in c:\program files\google\google earth\client and it should be there. Like hondaman said, just create another shortcut to the file googleearth. If not it's probably been uninstalled.

  collinsc 18:46 22 May 10

found the folder and an application of google earth ran to update and it loaded in my stored locations so sorted, thanks

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