Google Earth Google Earth



How to uninstall Google Earth from your PC

You can find on this page detailed information on how to uninstall Google Earth for Windows. The Windows version was developed by Google. You can read more on Google or check for application updates here. More information about Google Earth can be found at . The program is usually found in the C:\Program Files\Google\Google Earth directory. Take into account that this location can differ depending on the user's choice. The full command line for removing Google Earth is RunDll32. Keep in mind that if you will type this command in Start / Run Note you may be prompted for administrator rights. googleearth.exe is the programs's main file and it takes circa 68.00 KB (69632 bytes) on disk.

Google Earth is comprised of the following executables which occupy 560.00 KB (573440 bytes) on disk:



  • googleearth.exe (68.00 KB)
  • gpsbabel.exe (492.00 KB)


The information on this page is only about version 4.0.2737 of Google Earth. You can find below a few links to other Google Earth versions:

...click to view all...
Google Earth has the habit of leaving behind some leftovers.

Directories left on disk:
  • C:\Program Files\Google\Google Earth

The files below remain on your disk by Google Earth's application uninstaller when you removed it:
  • C:\Program Files\Google\Google Earth\alchemy\dx\libIGAttrs.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Google\Google Earth\alchemy\dx\libIGGfx.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Google\Google Earth\alchemy\dx\libIGSg.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Google\Google Earth\alchemy\ogl\libIGAttrs.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Google\Google Earth\alchemy\ogl\libIGGfx.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Google\Google Earth\alchemy\ogl\libIGSg.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Google\Google Earth\alchemy\optimizations\libIGOptExtension.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Google\Google Earth\alchemyext.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Google\Google Earth\apiloader.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Google\Google Earth\atl71.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Google\Google Earth\auth.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Google\Google Earth\base.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Google\Google Earth\basicingest.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Google\Google Earth\collada.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Google\Google Earth\common.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Google\Google Earth\componentframework.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Google\Google Earth\default_myplaces.kml
  • C:\Program Files\Google\Google Earth\drivers.ini
  • C:\Program Files\Google\Google Earth\earth.ico
  • C:\Program Files\Google\Google Earth\earthps.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Google\Google Earth\evll.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Google\Google Earth\fusioncommon.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Google\Google Earth\geobase.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Google\Google Earth\glu32.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Google\Google Earth\google_earth.ico
  • C:\Program Files\Google\Google Earth\googleearth.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Google\Google Earth\googleearth.exe
  • C:\Program Files\Google\Google Earth\googlesearch.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Google\Google Earth\gpl.txt
  • C:\Program Files\Google\Google Earth\gps.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Google\Google Earth\gpsbabel.exe
  • C:\Program Files\Google\Google Earth\ijl20.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Google\Google Earth\ImporterGlobalSettings.ini
  • C:\Program Files\Google\Google Earth\ImporterUISettings.ini
  • C:\Program Files\Google\Google Earth\input_plugin.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Google\Google Earth\kh20
  • C:\Program Files\Google\Google Earth\kml_file.ico
  • C:\Program Files\Google\Google Earth\kmz_file.ico
  • C:\Program Files\Google\Google Earth\kvw\default_lt.kvw
  • C:\Program Files\Google\Google Earth\lang\de.qm
  • C:\Program Files\Google\Google Earth\lang\default_myplaces_de.kml
  • C:\Program Files\Google\Google Earth\lang\default_myplaces_en.kml
  • C:\Program Files\Google\Google Earth\lang\default_myplaces_en_AU.kml
  • C:\Program Files\Google\Google Earth\lang\default_myplaces_en_CA.kml
  • C:\Program Files\Google\Google Earth\lang\default_myplaces_en_GB.kml
  • C:\Program Files\Google\Google Earth\lang\default_myplaces_en_NZ.kml
  • C:\Program Files\Google\Google Earth\lang\default_myplaces_en_US.kml
  • C:\Program Files\Google\Google Earth\lang\default_myplaces_es.kml
  • C:\Program Files\Google\Google Earth\lang\default_myplaces_fr.kml
  • C:\Program Files\Google\Google Earth\lang\default_myplaces_it.kml
  • C:\Program Files\Google\Google Earth\lang\default_myplaces_ja.kml
  • C:\Program Files\Google\Google Earth\lang\en.qm
  • C:\Program Files\Google\Google Earth\lang\es.qm
  • C:\Program Files\Google\Google Earth\lang\fr.qm
  • C:\Program Files\Google\Google Earth\lang\it.qm
  • C:\Program Files\Google\Google Earth\lang\ja.qm
  • C:\Program Files\Google\Google Earth\lang\qt_de.qm
  • C:\Program Files\Google\Google Earth\lang\qt_en.qm
  • C:\Program Files\Google\Google Earth\lang\qt_es.qm
  • C:\Program Files\Google\Google Earth\lang\qt_fr.qm
  • C:\Program Files\Google\Google Earth\lang\qt_it.qm
  • C:\Program Files\Google\Google Earth\lang\qt_ja.qm
  • C:\Program Files\Google\Google Earth\layer.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Google\Google Earth\libexpatw.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Google\Google Earth\libIGCore.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Google\Google Earth\libIGExportCommon.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Google\Google Earth\libIGMath.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Google\Google Earth\libIGOpt.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Google\Google Earth\libIGUtils.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Google\Google Earth\math.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Google\Google Earth\measure.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Google\Google Earth\moduleframework.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Google\Google Earth\msvcirt.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Google\Google Earth\msvcp60.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Google\Google Earth\msvcp71.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Google\Google Earth\msvcr71.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Google\Google Earth\navigate.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Google\Google Earth\net.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Google\Google Earth\PCOptimizations.ini
  • C:\Program Files\Google\Google Earth\pthreadVC.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Google\Google Earth\qt-mt336.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Google\Google Earth\releasenotes.txt
  • C:\Program Files\Google\Google Earth\render.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Google\Google Earth\res\aboutlogo.png
  • C:\Program Files\Google\Google Earth\res\ad_center.png
  • C:\Program Files\Google\Google Earth\res\ad_l.png
  • C:\Program Files\Google\Google Earth\res\ad_ll.png
  • C:\Program Files\Google\Google Earth\res\ad_lo.png
  • C:\Program Files\Google\Google Earth\res\ad_lr.png
  • C:\Program Files\Google\Google Earth\res\ad_r.png
  • C:\Program Files\Google\Google Earth\res\ad_ul.png
  • C:\Program Files\Google\Google Earth\res\ad_up.png
  • C:\Program Files\Google\Google Earth\res\ad_ur.png
  • C:\Program Files\Google\Google Earth\res\american-flag.png
  • C:\Program Files\Google\Google Earth\res\arrows_e_active.png
  • C:\Program Files\Google\Google Earth\res\arrows_e_hover.png
  • C:\Program Files\Google\Google Earth\res\arrows_n_active.png
  • C:\Program Files\Google\Google Earth\res\arrows_n_hover.png
  • C:\Program Files\Google\Google Earth\res\arrows_norm.png
  • C:\Program Files\Google\Google Earth\res\arrows_s_active.png

Usually the following registry keys will not be cleaned:
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Google Earth.etafile
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Google Earth.kmlfile
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Google Earth.kmzfile
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\MIME\Database\Content Type\application/vnd.google-earth.kml+xml
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\MIME\Database\Content Type\application/vnd.google-earth.kmz
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Google\Google Earth Plus
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Google\Google Earth Pro
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Google\Google Earth
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\{3DE5E7D4-7B88-403C-A3FD-2017A8240C5B}

Use regedit.exe to delete the following additional values from the Windows Registry:
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Installer\Folders\C:\Program Files\Google\Google Earth Pro\




How to uninstall Google Earth from your computer with the help of Advanced Uninstaller PRO

Google Earth is an application by Google. Some users try to erase it. This is difficult because deleting this manually requires some experience regarding Windows program uninstallation. One of the best QUICK practice to erase Google Earth is to use Advanced Uninstaller PRO. Here is how to do this:

1. If you don't have Advanced Uninstaller PRO already installed on your PC, install it. This is good because Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very efficient uninstaller and all around tool to clean your computer.

DOWNLOAD NOW

2. Start Advanced Uninstaller PRO. Take your time to get familiar with the program's design and number of functions available. Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a powerful PC management program.

3. Click on the General Tools category
Go to General Tools


4. Activate the Uninstall Programs feature
Go to Uninstall Programs


5. All the applications existing on the computer will appear

6. Scroll the list of applications until you locate Google Earth or simply activate the Search feature and type in "Google Earth". If it exists on your system the Google Earth app will be found very quickly. After you click Google Earth in the list of apps, the following information about the application is available to you:


  • Safety rating (in the lower left corner). The star rating explains the opinion other people have about Google Earth, from "Highly recommended" to "Very dangerous".
  • Reviews by other people - Click on the Read reviews button.
  • Technical information about the program you wish to remove, by clicking on the Properties button.
For example you can see that for Google Earth:


  • The web site of the application is: http://www.keyhole.com
  • The uninstall string is: RunDll32
7. Press the Uninstall button. A confirmation dialog will appear. Confirm the removal by clicking the Uninstall button. Advanced Uninstaller PRO will remove Google Earth.
Uninstall Google Earth


8. After uninstalling Google Earth, Advanced Uninstaller PRO will offer to run a cleanup. Click Next to start the cleanup. All the items of Google Earth that have been left behind will be detected and you will be asked if you want to delete them. By removing Google Earth with Advanced Uninstaller PRO, you are assured that no registry entries, files or directories are left behind on your disk.

Your system will remain clean, speedy and able to serve you properly.

DOWNLOAD NOW

Geographical user distribution

  • Windows 7 (6.1)
  • Windows Vista (6.0)
  • Windows XP (5.1)
  • 10.0
  • Windows 8.1 (6.3)
  • Windows 8 (6.2)
Software Application


Disclaimer

The text above is not a recommendation to remove Google Earth by Google from your computer, we are not saying that Google Earth by Google is not a good application for your computer. This text only contains detailed instructions on how to remove Google Earth in case you decide this is what you want to do. Here you can find registry and disk entries that other software left behind and Advanced Uninstaller PRO stumbled upon and classified as "leftovers" on other users' computers.

2016-06-19 / Written by Daniel Statescu for Advanced Uninstaller PRO

follow @DanielStatescu
Last update on: 2016-06-19 16:32:14.860