Google Earth/Maps Can't Do Anything


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Old 09-22-22, 02:21 PM
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Google Earth/Maps Can't Do Anything

Just started to use Google Earth. Entered an address to search for.
A square map comes up in the window the desired address pinned in the middle, with black bars to the left and right of the map.
No menu bar, no controls off to the side, no street view, zoom, etc. icons at the lower right.
Click on the map and nothing happens.
Click on the black bar outside the map and nothing happens.

Worked with all of the controls two weeks ago when I last used it.

Using a Dell PC with Windows 10 Pro 64 bit, and Firefox 105.0
 

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09-22-22, 02:33 PM
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IMO Google Earth sucks. I simply use google.com and enter an address, then click on the resulting "street view" photo... and click on the resulting image to move up or down the street as needed. If you click on the street in the larger image it gives you the option to move down the street in either direction.
 
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Mine seems to be working fine. Just start with the basics. Have you restarted your computer. Maybe just a glitch with your computer, the program etc.
 
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IMO Google Earth sucks. I simply use google.com and enter an address, then click on the resulting "street view" photo... and click on the resulting image to move up or down the street as needed. If you click on the street in the larger image it gives you the option to move down the street in either direction.
 
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I have had trouble with Google when running a old video card. Some of the compression they now use is not supported by some older cards.
 
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Old 09-23-22, 08:32 AM
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My Google Earth Pro is working normally.

It is not intended to be a street view program. It's an aerial view of the earth.
 
 

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