I can not download Google Earth to my new WINDOWS 7 laptop; 4GB MEM; 320HD The Google Earth Installer downloads but the
actual program does not install into my program files nor show as a desktop icon. I am asking for this right from the
Google Earth page. This download is bundled with Google Chrome and this Chrome downloads to my list and desktop. I tried
the download from both Firefox, first and Internet Explorer, second. Might the Google Earth program be tightly wound
within Google Chrome somewhere? I can not see it? Shall I try to download G Earth from this 'Chrome' which seems to be a
browser of some kind. Please help? Thank you.
When I use 'run as admin', it downloads but Google Earth does not appear as a downloaded program, only Chrome. The only way to find it is to enter 'Google Earth' in the search bar in start menu. It shows as a 'file' on the computer. When I right click this found file, it gives another 'run as admin' option, however, it says location is not available in a 'red X' prompt.
It's possible that your Anti-Virus program might be deleting the Google Earth download file
(the installer package). So you'll want to pay close attention to what happens when you
But as mi1ez has said, it's most probably in your downloads folder.
Another thing, when you right click on the file and select properties, you'll probably see
Near the bottom right of the dialog window a button which says Unblock, you "might"
need to click this button.