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Windows 7: Google Earth Crashes Win7

19 Nov 2009   #1

xp / win7
Google Earth Crashes Win7

Hello, friends.

I have Win7 running pretty well, now and most of the software is up and running. That is, except Google Earth. There is no way this program runs on my machine under Win7.

I have it running fine under XP, but something happens with Win7 that crashes the machine the moment the program starts.

I have uploaded my system specs below and will appreciate any suggestion.

Many, many thanks in advance!


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19 Nov 2009   #2

Vista Ult 64 bit Seven Ult RTM x64

Hello mcquicker,

If you go to User CP and fill in your system specs there, it would be much easier for everyone.

Google Earth is running fine here without compatibility mode. Do you have the latest version?

If so, you might try running it in Compatibility Mode.

Hope this helps.

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19 Nov 2009   #3

Windows 8.1 Pro RTM x64

Working for me. Just downloaded it in Windows 7 64-bit. It could be that you haven't got Java installed.
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19 Nov 2009   #4

vista xp w7

it is ok here downloaded todays final build and ok
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22 Nov 2009   #5

xp / win7

Well, I give up. There is no way. I've reinstalled Win7 three times, trying out different ways of installing Google Earth, and none of them work.

Last time, only Win7 and Google Earth in the machine and it crashed. Any last thoughts before I give up on Win7 until I have money to buy a whole new machine? :)

My XP works like a charm with Google Earth. Same drivers, same old hardware.

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23 Nov 2009   #6


confirmed (mobility radeon x600)

But the problem only occurs when starting google earth in directX-mode. If you start google earth using OpenGL, it won't crash ...

sorry for my bad english ...
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25 Nov 2009   #7

Windows 7 Home Premium

I've got google earth loaded on my machine, I've just installed win 7 and google earth works fine.
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16 Dec 2009   #8

xp / win7

Any using Google Earth with Win7 on a 32bit machine with an ATI Radeon 9600 video card? If so, what is the driver version of the Radeon 9600 video card.

I have no doubt the problem I am having is related to the Radeon 9600.

I've tried several versions of its driver and none work with Win7 and Google Earth, no matter what.

Thanks for the help.
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