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A way to uninstall Google Earth from your system

Google Earth is a Windows application. Read below about how to remove it from your computer. The Windows version was created by Google. Open here where you can get more info on Google. Detailed information about Google Earth can be seen at . Google Earth is usually installed in the C:\Program Files (x86)\Google\Google Earth folder, however this location may vary a lot depending on the user's decision when installing the application. The full command line for removing Google Earth is MsiExec.exe /X{468D22C0-8080-11E2-B86E-B8AC6F98CCE3}. Note that if you will type this command in Start / Run Note you might get a notification for administrator rights. The application's main executable file is labeled geplugin.exe and it has a size of 203.50 KB (208384 bytes).

Google Earth contains of the executables below. They occupy 751.50 KB (769536 bytes) on disk.



  • earthflashsol.exe (50.50 KB)
  • geplugin.exe (203.50 KB)
  • gpsbabel.exe (294.00 KB)


The information on this page is only about version 7.0.3.8542 of Google Earth. You can find below a few links to other Google Earth releases:

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A considerable amount of files, folders and registry data can not be uninstalled when you want to remove Google Earth from your computer.

You should delete the folders below after you uninstall Google Earth:
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Google\Google Earth

The files below remain on your disk by Google Earth when you uninstall it:
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Google\Google Earth\client\alchemy\ogl\IGAttrs.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Google\Google Earth\client\alchemy\ogl\IGGfx.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Google\Google Earth\client\alchemy\ogl\IGSg.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Google\Google Earth\client\alchemy\ogles20\D3DCompiler_43.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Google\Google Earth\client\alchemy\ogles20\d3dx9_43.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Google\Google Earth\client\alchemy\ogles20\IGAttrs.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Google\Google Earth\client\alchemy\ogles20\IGGfx.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Google\Google Earth\client\alchemy\ogles20\IGSg.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Google\Google Earth\client\alchemy\ogles20\libEGL.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Google\Google Earth\client\alchemy\ogles20\libGLESv2.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Google\Google Earth\client\alchemy\optimizations\IGOptExtension.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Google\Google Earth\client\alchemyext.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Google\Google Earth\client\debug.log
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Google\Google Earth\client\drivers.ini
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Google\Google Earth\client\earthflashsol.exe
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Google\Google Earth\client\earthps.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Google\Google Earth\client\ge_expat.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Google\Google Earth\client\google_earth.ico
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Google\Google Earth\client\googleearth.exe
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Google\Google Earth\client\googleearth_free.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Google\Google Earth\client\gpl.txt
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Google\Google Earth\client\gpsbabel.exe
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Google\Google Earth\client\icudt.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Google\Google Earth\client\IGAttrs.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Google\Google Earth\client\IGCore.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Google\Google Earth\client\IGExportCommon.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Google\Google Earth\client\IGGfx.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Google\Google Earth\client\IGMath.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Google\Google Earth\client\IGOpt.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Google\Google Earth\client\IGSg.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Google\Google Earth\client\IGUtils.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Google\Google Earth\client\imageformats\qgif4.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Google\Google Earth\client\imageformats\qjpeg4.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Google\Google Earth\client\ImporterGlobalSettings.ini
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Google\Google Earth\client\ImporterUISettings.ini
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Google\Google Earth\client\kh20
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Google\Google Earth\client\kml_file.ico
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Google\Google Earth\client\kmz_file.ico
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Google\Google Earth\client\lang\ar.qm
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Google\Google Earth\client\lang\bg.qm
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Google\Google Earth\client\lang\ca.qm
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Google\Google Earth\client\lang\cs.qm
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Google\Google Earth\client\lang\da.qm
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Google\Google Earth\client\lang\de.qm
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Google\Google Earth\client\lang\el.qm
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Google\Google Earth\client\lang\en.qm
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Google\Google Earth\client\lang\es.qm
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Google\Google Earth\client\lang\es-419.qm
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Google\Google Earth\client\lang\fa.qm
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Google\Google Earth\client\lang\fi.qm
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Google\Google Earth\client\lang\fil.qm
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Google\Google Earth\client\lang\fr.qm
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Google\Google Earth\client\lang\he.qm
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Google\Google Earth\client\lang\hi.qm
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Google\Google Earth\client\lang\hr.qm
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Google\Google Earth\client\lang\hu.qm
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Google\Google Earth\client\lang\id.qm
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Google\Google Earth\client\lang\it.qm
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Google\Google Earth\client\lang\ja.qm
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Google\Google Earth\client\lang\ko.qm
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Google\Google Earth\client\lang\lt.qm
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Google\Google Earth\client\lang\lv.qm
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Google\Google Earth\client\lang\nl.qm
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Google\Google Earth\client\lang\no.qm
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Google\Google Earth\client\lang\pl.qm
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Google\Google Earth\client\lang\pt.qm
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Google\Google Earth\client\lang\pt-PT.qm
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Google\Google Earth\client\lang\ro.qm
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Google\Google Earth\client\lang\ru.qm
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Google\Google Earth\client\lang\sk.qm
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Google\Google Earth\client\lang\sl.qm
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Google\Google Earth\client\lang\sr.qm
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Google\Google Earth\client\lang\sv.qm
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Google\Google Earth\client\lang\th.qm
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Google\Google Earth\client\lang\tr.qm
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Google\Google Earth\client\lang\uk.qm
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Google\Google Earth\client\lang\vi.qm
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Google\Google Earth\client\lang\zh-Hans.qm
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Google\Google Earth\client\lang\zh-Hant.qm
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Google\Google Earth\client\lang\zh-Hant-HK.qm
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Google\Google Earth\client\msvcp100.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Google\Google Earth\client\msvcr100.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Google\Google Earth\client\PCOptimizations.ini
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Google\Google Earth\client\Plugins\npgeinprocessplugin.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Google\Google Earth\client\QtCore4.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Google\Google Earth\client\QtGui4.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Google\Google Earth\client\QtNetwork4.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Google\Google Earth\client\QtWebKit4.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Google\Google Earth\client\res\application.rcc
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Google\Google Earth\client\res\balloons.rcc
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Google\Google Earth\client\res\builtin_webdata.rcc
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Google\Google Earth\client\res\cursor_crosshair_inverse.png
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Google\Google Earth\client\res\cursor_crosshair_thick.png
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Google\Google Earth\client\res\default_myplaces.rcc
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Google\Google Earth\client\res\doppler.txt
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Google\Google Earth\client\res\effects.rcc
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Google\Google Earth\client\res\filmstrip.rcc
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Google\Google Earth\client\res\flightsim\aircraft\f16.acf
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Google\Google Earth\client\res\flightsim\aircraft\sr22.acf
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Google\Google Earth\client\res\flightsim\controller\generic.ini

Use regedit.exe to manually remove from the Windows Registry the keys below:
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\{468D22C0-8080-11E2-B86E-B8AC6F98CCE3}

Registry values that are not removed from your computer:
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Local Settings\Software\Microsoft\Windows\Shell\MuiCache\C:\Program Files (x86)\Google\Google Earth\client\googleearth.exe.ApplicationCompany
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Local Settings\Software\Microsoft\Windows\Shell\MuiCache\C:\Program Files (x86)\Google\Google Earth\client\googleearth.exe.FriendlyAppName




A way to erase Google Earth with the help of Advanced Uninstaller PRO

Google Earth is a program offered by Google. Some computer users want to erase this program. Sometimes this is difficult because performing this by hand requires some advanced knowledge related to Windows internal functioning. The best QUICK solution to erase Google Earth is to use Advanced Uninstaller PRO. Take the following steps on how to do this:

1. If you don't have Advanced Uninstaller PRO already installed on your Windows system, install it. This is a good step because Advanced Uninstaller PRO is one of the best uninstaller and all around utility to clean your Windows PC.

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2. Run Advanced Uninstaller PRO. It's recommended to take your time to admire the program's interface and wealth of features available. Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very useful PC management program.

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


4. Click on the Uninstall Programs tool
Go to Uninstall Programs


5. All the applications existing on your PC will be made available to you

6. Navigate the list of applications until you find Google Earth or simply activate the Search feature and type in "Google Earth". If it exists on your system the Google Earth application will be found automatically. Notice that after you click Google Earth in the list , some information about the program is available to you:


  • Star rating (in the left lower corner). This explains the opinion other people have about Google Earth, ranging from "Highly recommended" to "Very dangerous".
  • Reviews by other people - Click on the Read reviews button.
  • Details about the application you wish to remove, by clicking on the Properties button.
For instance you can see that for Google Earth:


  • The publisher is: http://earth.google.com
  • The uninstall string is: MsiExec.exe /X{468D22C0-8080-11E2-B86E-B8AC6F98CCE3}
7. Press the Uninstall button. A confirmation dialog will show up. accept the removal by pressing the Uninstall button. Advanced Uninstaller PRO will uninstall Google Earth.
Uninstall Google Earth


8. After removing Google Earth, Advanced Uninstaller PRO will ask you to run an additional cleanup. Press Next to go ahead with the cleanup. All the items that belong Google Earth that have been left behind will be found and you will be able to delete them. By removing Google Earth using Advanced Uninstaller PRO, you can be sure that no Windows registry items, files or directories are left behind on your computer.

Your Windows computer will remain clean, speedy and ready to serve you properly.

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  • Windows Vista (6.0)
  • Windows XP (5.1)
  • Windows Server 2003 (5.2)
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Disclaimer

This page is not a piece of advice to remove Google Earth by Google from your PC, we are not saying that Google Earth by Google is not a good software application. This page simply 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 our application Advanced Uninstaller PRO discovered and classified as "leftovers" on other users' PCs.

2016-06-19 / Written by Dan Armano for Advanced Uninstaller PRO

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Last update on: 2016-06-18 23:27:43.827