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How to uninstall Google Earth from your PC

This web page contains thorough information on how to remove Google Earth for Windows. It was developed for Windows by Google. More information on Google can be seen here. You can read more about about Google Earth at . Usually the Google Earth program is to be found in the C:\Program Files (x86)\Google\Google Earth folder, depending on the user's option during install. You can remove Google Earth by clicking on the Start menu of Windows and pasting the command line MsiExec.exe /X{0A844D8F-A965-11E2-9E77-B8AC6F98CCE3}. Keep in mind that you might receive a notification for administrator rights. Google Earth's main file takes around 203.50 KB (208384 bytes) and is called geplugin.exe.

The executables below are part of Google Earth. They occupy an average of 751.50 KB (769536 bytes) on disk.



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


This page is about Google Earth version 7.1.1.1580 only. For more Google Earth versions please click below:

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When planning to uninstall Google Earth you should check if the following data is left behind on your PC.

Folders found on disk after you uninstall Google Earth from your computer:
  • C:\Program Files\Google\Google Earth

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

You will find in the Windows Registry that the following keys will not be uninstalled; remove them one by one using regedit.exe:
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.kml\Google Earth.kmlfile
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.kmz\Google Earth.kmzfile
  • 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_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\Installer\Products\F8D448A0569A2E11E9778BCAF689CC3E
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Google\Google Earth Plus
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\{0A844D8F-A965-11E2-9E77-B8AC6F98CCE3}

Registry values that are not removed from your PC:
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\Installer\Products\F8D448A0569A2E11E9778BCAF689CC3E\ProductName
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Installer\Folders\C:\Program Files\Google\Google Earth\
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Installer\Folders\C:\Windows\Installer\{0A844D8F-A965-11E2-9E77-B8AC6F98CCE3}\




A way to delete Google Earth from your PC with Advanced Uninstaller PRO

Google Earth is an application by Google. Some users want to remove this application. Sometimes this can be efortful because removing this manually requires some advanced knowledge regarding PCs. One of the best SIMPLE manner to remove 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 on your PC, add it. This is good because Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very useful uninstaller and all around utility to optimize your system.

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3. Click on the General Tools button
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4. Click on the Uninstall Programs tool
Go to Uninstall Programs


5. A list of the applications installed on the computer will appear

6. Scroll the list of applications until you find Google Earth or simply click the Search field and type in "Google Earth". If it exists on your system the Google Earth app will be found very quickly. When you select Google Earth in the list , some data about the application is made 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.
  • Technical information about the application you want to remove, by pressing the Properties button.
For example you can see that for Google Earth:


  • The web site of the application is: http://earth.google.com
  • The uninstall string is: MsiExec.exe /X{0A844D8F-A965-11E2-9E77-B8AC6F98CCE3}
7. Press the Uninstall button. A confirmation window will come up. Confirm the uninstall by pressing the Uninstall button. Advanced Uninstaller PRO will then remove Google Earth.
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8. After uninstalling 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 which have been left behind will be found and you will be able to delete them. By uninstalling Google Earth with Advanced Uninstaller PRO, you are assured that no registry entries, files or directories are left behind on your computer.

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Geographical user distribution

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

The text above is not a recommendation to uninstall Google Earth by Google from your computer, nor are we saying that Google Earth by Google is not a good software application. This page only contains detailed info on how to uninstall Google Earth supposing you want to. The information above contains registry and disk entries that Advanced Uninstaller PRO stumbled upon and classified as "leftovers" on other users' PCs.

2016-06-20 / Written by Daniel Statescu for Advanced Uninstaller PRO

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Last update on: 2016-06-20 10:49:24.040