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Should I remove SketchUp 8?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
9% remove it91% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
Global Rank #1,559
United States Rank #1,496
Reach 0.5178%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 25.38 days
748.67 days >
Average installed length: 393.37 days


3.0.16958 0.26%
3.0.16957 0.06%
3.0.16956 0.55%
3.0.16955 0.92%
3.0.16954 1.46%
3.0.16953 0.01%
3.0.16950 0.50%
3.0.16946 0.73%
3.0.16944 3.13%
3.0.16941 1.16%
3.0.16938 3.20%
3.0.16846 65.21%
3.0.15158 22.82%

Other programs by Trimble Navigation Limited

SketchUp 8

What is SketchUp 8?  (from Trimble Navigation Limited)

Redecorate your living room. Invent a new piece of furniture. Model your city for Google Earth. There's no limit to what you can create with SketchUp. We believe powerful software can also be a pleasure to use – the secret is intuitive tools that work the way you think they should. Apparently, millions of people agree....  Read more


SketchUp 8 is a software program developed by Trimble Navigation Limited. The most common release is 3.0.16846, 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 194 files and is usually about 53.18 MB (55,763,022 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows 8. While about 48% of users of SketchUp 8 come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and Canada.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.sketchup.com/intl/en/product/gsu.html
Help link: mailto:[email protected]
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Google\Google SketchUp 8\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{779D8CA1-03DD-4AD4-B21F-3E20BFE7BEDE}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 53.18 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by SketchUp 8

Program executable:SketchUp.exe
Name:SketchUp Application
Path:C:\Program Files\Google\Google SketchUp 8\SketchUp.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • SketchUp.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{9959C780-EB9A-4AE9-A46E-AC58A8795A20}' (runs on registration).
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • SketchUp.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Programmer\Google\Google SketchUp 8\SketchUp.exe'.

How do I remove SketchUp 8?

Quickly and completely remove SketchUp 8 from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall SketchUp 8 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: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program SketchUp 8, click it, and then do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8: 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 SketchUp 8.

Win 7 (SP1) 68%
Win 7 0%
Uninstall it 9%
Keep it 91%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 71.30%
Windows 8 17.47%
Windows XP 5.97%
Windows Vista 5.23%
Windows Server 2003 0.03%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 40.49%
Windows 7 Professional 15.09%
Windows 7 Ultimate 12.35%
Microsoft Windows XP 5.87%
Windows 8.1 5.67%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 4.05%

Distribution by countryGeography

47.65% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 47.65%
  United Kingdom 5.91%
  Canada 4.55%
  France 3.55%
  Australia 3.37%
  Netherlands 2.89%
  Germany 2.73%
  Belgium 2.34%
  Sweden 1.84%
  Italy 1.75%
  Israel 1.66%
  Brazil 1.61%
  Norway 1.00%
  DK 0.88%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 27.60%
Dell 23.79%
Acer 13.45%
ASUS 10.39%
Toshiba 5.70%
Samsung 4.78%
Lenovo 4.25%
Intel 2.05%
American Megatrends 0.77%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 8.74%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 6.42%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 6.14%
HP Pavilion g7 Notebook P... 2.94%
Dell Inspiron N5110 2.32%
Dell XPS 8300 1.98%

Publisher URL: www.trimble.com


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