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Can't Remove An Icon From The Dock. Help!


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I downloaded Google Earth on my MacBook but it would never play correctly, so I trashed all the Google Earth files I could find. However, the Google Earth icon is still in my Dock and I can't remove it. It won't let me "poof" it from the dock, won't let me put it in the trash, etc... how can I get rid of the thing? TIA.
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It just jumps back to the Dock and gives no error message to you?

Did it perhaps have an uninstaller that you should have used?
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Yes, when I pick it up out of the dock, it shows the little "cloud" to go "poof" but then just returns right back to the dock. There's no uninstall file for it.
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could it be that the app (or parts of it) are still active/running ?

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Open the Activity Monitor and Quit everything with google in its name.

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I had trashed everything with "Google Earth" in its name but the Google Earth icon stayed in my dock. I gave up, turned off the MacBook and went to bed. This morning when I powered up, the icon is gone! I don't know why it wouldn't "poof" itself but just disappeared with a restart. Thanks for the help.
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