GoogleEarth just WILL NOT work!! Why?

  AngeTheHippy 15:36 17 May 2013

Aft'noon Chaps, Samsung Windows 7 pro/SP1/64bit laptop - It just will NOT have Google earth! I've installed/uninstalled 5 times so far, it's VERY sluggish/slow, the time-line icon doesn't work, and some areas of the maps are fuzzy. I've never had problems with GE in XP/Vista - even windows 8 that I used for 2 weeks total on Acer laptops that were both faulty. BUT it does NOT like this Laptop. Any ideas why?? I rely a lot on GE - I'm a Metal Detectorist and use the time-line facility all the time.

AngeTheHippy x

  john bunyan 17:51 17 May 2013

I found I had to update the graphics drivers. Go to Run, type in device manager, find and expand Display adapters, right click and update drivers.

  AngeTheHippy 18:10 17 May 2013

'Lo John, I checked anyway earlier, but just again TO MAKE SURE, and it says driver up to date, so not that...

Ange x

  rdave13 18:28 17 May 2013

Use google maps instead.

  AngeTheHippy 18:51 17 May 2013

Hi rdave13, if there was the 'timeline' facility, then I would do, I need to look at maps/crop marks from earlier images, see...

A x

  john bunyan 18:51 17 May 2013


This may be worth a read:

Google Earth

  rdave13 18:56 17 May 2013
  rdave13 19:53 17 May 2013

Try installing again, if it doesn't work, and your graphics drivers are up to date, try uninstalling using Revo free. Reboot and install GE again. If that fails it is your graphics chip not up to the job, possibly.

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