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Should I remove Google SketchUp 7?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
7% remove it93% keep it
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Global Rank #7,465
United States Rank #6,924
Reach 0.0562%


2.1.7182 5.51%
2.1.7038 0.72%
2.1.7036 0.09%
2.1.7031 1.44%
2.1.6867 1.17%
2.1.6866 1.90%
2.1.6865 6.59%
2.1.6864 1.53%
2.1.6863 1.81%
2.1.6860 40.52%
2.1.6087 5.23%
2.0.11112 0.18%
2.0.11071 1.17%
2.0.11070 0.90%
2.0.11069 2.08%
2.0.11067 1.17%
2.0.10247 17.60%
2.0.8657 10.38%

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Google SketchUp 7

What is Google SketchUp 7?  (from Google Inc)

Google SketchUp is a free, easy-to-learn 3D-modeling program with a few simple tools to let you create 3D models of houses, sheds, decks, home additions, woodworking projects, and even space ships. You can add details, textures, and glass to your models, and design with dimensional accuracy. You can place your finished...  Read more


Google SketchUp 7 is a software program developed by Google Inc. The most common release is 2.1.6860, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. A scheduled task is added to Windows Task Scheduler in order to launch the program at various scheduled times (the schedule varies depending on the version). The software is designed to connect to the Internet and adds a Windows Firewall exception in order to do so without being interfered with. The primary executable is named SketchUp.exe. The setup package generally installs about 148 files and is usually about 35.44 MB (37,163,528 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows Vista (SP2). While about 47% of users of Google SketchUp 7 come from the United States, it is also popular in France and United Kingdom.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.sketchup.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Google\Google SketchUp 7\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{597E70FF-7C46-4EED-8092-91B7C2E0529D}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 35.44 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by Google SketchUp 7

Program executable:SketchUp.exe
Name:SketchUp Application
Path:C:\Program Files\Google\Google SketchUp 7\SketchUp.exe
Additional files:
  • SketchUp.exe - SketchUp Application
  • SkpWriter.dll - SketchUp Writer API
  • Skp2Collada.dll - Collada Exporter (Collada Exporter Plugin)
  • 3DSImporter.dll - 3DS Importer
  • DEMImporter.dll - DEM Importer
  • ThumbsUp.dll - ThumbsUp (SketchUp Thumbnail Shell Extension)
  • BsSndRpt.exe (by BugSplat) - BugSplat Crash Report Send Utility (Crash reporting Send Utility, BsSndRpt.exe)
  • BugSplatRc.dll (by BugSplat) - BugSplatRc Dynamic Link Library (Crash reporting module, BugSplatRc)
  • BugSplat.dll - BugSplat Dynamic Link Library (Crash reporting module, BugSplat.DLL)
  • xerces-c_2_6.dll (by Apache Software Foundation) - Xerces-C Version 2.6.0 (Shared Library for Xerces-C Version 2.6.0)
  • mpiwin32.dll (by MARX Software Security) - Local + Network MPI (mpi32 DLL)
  • libIGAttrs.dll (by Intrinsic Graphics) - Intrinsic Alchemy (Attrs Library OpenGL Release)
  • libIGCore.dll (by Intrinsic Graphics) - Core Library OpenGL Release
  • libIGGfx.dll - Gfx Library OpenGL Release
  • libIGMath.dll - Math Library OpenGL Release
  • libIGSg.dll - Sg Library OpenGL Release
  • libIGUtils.dll - Utils Library OpenGL Release
  • DD_AcisBuilder_2.04_8.dll (by Open Design Alliance ('Open Design')) - DWGdirect (DWGdirect: DD_Acis Builder Module)
  • DD_AcisRenderer_2.04_8.dll (by Open Design Alliance ('Open Design')) - DWGdirect: Acis Renderer Module
  • DD_Alloc_2.04_8.dll - DWGdirect: Memory Allocation Module
  • DD_Br_2.04_8.dll - DWGdirect: DD_Br Module
  • DD_Db_2.04_8.dll - DWGdirect: DD_Db Module
  • DD_Ge_2.04_8.dll - DWGdirect: DD_Ge Module
  • DD_Gi_2.04_8.dll - DWGdirect: DD_Gi Module
  • DD_Root_2.04_8.dll - DWGdirect: DD_Root Module
  • cgauth.dll (by Chaos Group Ltd) - cgauth (Chaos Group authorization server)
  • gdal12.dll (by Frank Warmerdam) - GDAL (Geospatial Data Abstraction Library)
  • alchemyext.dll
  • msvcrt-ruby18.dll - Ruby interpreter
  • slapi.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • SketchUp.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{1CE4D4AB-4290-46F4-AE6A-C39846D8EDF8}' (runs on registration).
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • SketchUp.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Google\Google SketchUp 7\SketchUp.exe'.

How do I remove Google SketchUp 7?

You can uninstall Google SketchUp 7 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 Google SketchUp 7, 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 Google SketchUp 7.

Win 7 (SP1) 46%
Win 7 0%
Uninstall it 7%
Keep it 93%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 49.86%
Windows Vista 26.55%
Windows XP 16.74%
Windows 10 6.66%
Windows Server 2003 0.18%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 29.90%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 22.52%
Microsoft Windows XP 16.50%
Windows 7 Professional 9.57%
Windows 7 Ultimate 8.30%
Windows 10 Home 2.55%

Distribution by countryGeography

47.46% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 47.46%
  France 6.47%
  United Kingdom 4.94%
  Canada 4.43%
  Netherlands 3.56%
  Italy 2.91%
  Australia 2.69%
  Germany 2.54%
  Belgium 2.47%
  Brazil 1.82%
  Czech Republic 1.31%
  Sweden 1.31%
  Israel 1.24%
  Japan 1.16%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 28.53%
Hewlett-Packard 26.76%
Acer 12.06%
Toshiba 7.65%
ASUS 5.15%
Intel 4.41%
American Megatrends 2.06%
Samsung 1.62%
Sahara 1.18%
Lenovo 1.03%
Apple 0.74%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 6.27%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 6.27%
Dell Inspiron 530 5.96%
Acer Aspire 5738 2.51%
Dell Dell XPS420 2.19%
TOSHIBA Satellite L500 2.19%

About Google Inc

Google provides Internet-based products and services such as advertising technologies, internet search, cloud computing, and software.
Publisher URL: www.google.com


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