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Should I remove GMail Drive Shell Extension?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
1% remove it99% keep it
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United States Rank #12,042
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1.0.20 17.57%
1.0.19 36.86%
1.0.18 21.53%
1.0.17 14.80%

GMail Drive Shell Extension

What is GMail Drive Shell Extension?

GMail Drive is a Shell Namespace Extension that creates a virtual filesystem around your Google Mail account, allowing you to use Gmail as a storage medium. GMail Drive creates a virtual filesystem on top of your Google Gmail account and enables you to save and retrieve files stored on your Gmail account directly from inside Windows Explorer. GMail Drive literally adds a new drive to your computer under the My Computer folder, where you can create new folders, copy and drag'n'drop files to.

About  (from viksoe.dk)

Ever since Google started to offer users a Gmail e-mail account, which includes storage space of 8000 megabytes, you have had plenty of storage space but not a lot to fill it up with. With GMail Drive you can easily copy files to your Google Mail Account and retrieve them again. When you create a new file using GMail...  Read more


The most common release is 1.0.19, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version.

Program detailsProgram details

Uninstaller: rundll32.exe C:\Windows\system32\ShellExt\GMailFS.dll,Uninstall C:\Windows\system32\ShellExt\GMailFS.inf

How do I remove GMail Drive Shell Extension?

You can uninstall GMail Drive Shell Extension from your computer by using the Add/Remove Program feature in the Window's Control Panel.
  1. On the Start menu (for Windows 8, right-click the screen's bottom-left corner), click Control Panel, and then, under Programs, do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8/10: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program GMail Drive Shell Extension, click it, and then do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8/10: Click Uninstall.
    • Windows XP: Click the Remove or Change/Remove tab (to the right of the program).
  3. Follow the prompts. A progress bar shows you how long it will take to remove GMail Drive Shell Extension.

Win 7 (SP1) 54%
Win 7 0%
Uninstall it 1%
Keep it 99%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 63.54%
Windows 10 15.46%
Windows XP 14.53%
Windows Vista 6.34%
Windows Server 2003 0.13%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 25.37%
Windows 7 Ultimate 21.09%
Microsoft Windows XP 14.42%
Windows 7 Professional 11.48%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 4.94%
Windows 8 Pro 3.60%

Distribution by countryGeography

31.60% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 31.60%
  MA 5.08%
  India 3.75%
  Japan 3.51%
  France 3.39%
  Italy 2.91%
  Canada 2.78%
  DZ 2.54%
  Iran 2.54%
  United Kingdom 2.54%
  Israel 2.06%
  Germany 1.94%
  Brazil 1.94%
  Saudi Arabia 1.94%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 24.14%
Hewlett-Packard 22.84%
Acer 17.24%
ASUS 7.97%
Toshiba 5.82%
Intel 3.88%
Lenovo 3.02%
Samsung 2.80%
American Megatrends 1.29%
Sahara 1.29%
Medion 0.86%
Common models
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 4.17%
Dell Inspiron 3521 3.70%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 2.31%
Dell Inspiron N5010 2.31%
Dell Inspiron N5110 2.31%


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