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A way to uninstall Google Earth from your PC

This web page contains thorough information on how to uninstall Google Earth for Windows. It is written by Google. Further information on Google can be seen here. Please open if you want to read more on Google Earth on Google's website. Google Earth is commonly installed in the C:\Program Files\Google\Google Earth directory, however this location may vary a lot depending on the user's option while installing the application. Google Earth's full uninstall command line is MsiExec.exe /I{1D14373E-7970-4F2F-A467-ACA4F0EA21E3}. googleearth.exe is the Google Earth's main executable file and it takes approximately 12.67 MB (13281280 bytes) on disk.

The following executables are installed together with Google Earth. They take about 13.10 MB (13733888 bytes) on disk.



  • earthflashsol.exe (163.50 KB)
  • googleearth.exe (12.67 MB)
  • gpsbabel.exe (278.50 KB)


The information on this page is only about version 4.3.7284.3916 of Google Earth. For more Google Earth versions please click below:

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Google Earth has the habit of leaving behind some leftovers.

Folders left behind when you uninstall Google Earth:
  • 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\drivers.ini
  • C:\Program Files\Google\Google Earth\earth.ico
  • C:\Program Files\Google\Google Earth\earthflashsol.exe
  • C:\Program Files\Google\Google Earth\earthps.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Google\Google Earth\google_earth.ico
  • C:\Program Files\Google\Google Earth\googleearth.exe
  • C:\Program Files\Google\Google Earth\gpl.txt
  • 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\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\ar.qm
  • C:\Program Files\Google\Google Earth\lang\cs.qm
  • C:\Program Files\Google\Google Earth\lang\da.qm
  • C:\Program Files\Google\Google Earth\lang\de.qm
  • 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\es-419.qm
  • C:\Program Files\Google\Google Earth\lang\fi.qm
  • C:\Program Files\Google\Google Earth\lang\fr.qm
  • C:\Program Files\Google\Google Earth\lang\he.qm
  • C:\Program Files\Google\Google Earth\lang\id.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\ko.qm
  • C:\Program Files\Google\Google Earth\lang\nl.qm
  • C:\Program Files\Google\Google Earth\lang\no.qm
  • C:\Program Files\Google\Google Earth\lang\pl.qm
  • C:\Program Files\Google\Google Earth\lang\pt.qm
  • C:\Program Files\Google\Google Earth\lang\pt-PT.qm
  • C:\Program Files\Google\Google Earth\lang\ro.qm
  • C:\Program Files\Google\Google Earth\lang\ru.qm
  • C:\Program Files\Google\Google Earth\lang\sv.qm
  • C:\Program Files\Google\Google Earth\lang\th.qm
  • C:\Program Files\Google\Google Earth\lang\tr.qm
  • C:\Program Files\Google\Google Earth\lang\zh-Hant.qm
  • C:\Program Files\Google\Google Earth\libexpatw.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Google\Google Earth\microsoft.vc80.crt.manifest
  • C:\Program Files\Google\Google Earth\msvcp80.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Google\Google Earth\msvcr80.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Google\Google Earth\PCOptimizations.ini
  • C:\Program Files\Google\Google Earth\res\16x16.png
  • C:\Program Files\Google\Google Earth\res\aboutlogo.png
  • C:\Program Files\Google\Google Earth\res\ad.country\startinglocation.kml
  • 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\addcontent-md-leftendcap.png
  • C:\Program Files\Google\Google Earth\res\addcontent-md-repeating.png
  • C:\Program Files\Google\Google Earth\res\addcontent-md-rightendcap.png
  • C:\Program Files\Google\Google Earth\res\addcontent-normal-leftendcap.png
  • C:\Program Files\Google\Google Earth\res\addcontent-normal-repeating.png
  • C:\Program Files\Google\Google Earth\res\addcontent-normal-rightendcap.png
  • C:\Program Files\Google\Google Earth\res\ae.country\startinglocation.kml
  • C:\Program Files\Google\Google Earth\res\af.country\startinglocation.kml
  • C:\Program Files\Google\Google Earth\res\ag.country\startinglocation.kml
  • C:\Program Files\Google\Google Earth\res\ai.country\startinglocation.kml
  • C:\Program Files\Google\Google Earth\res\al.country\startinglocation.kml
  • C:\Program Files\Google\Google Earth\res\am.country\startinglocation.kml
  • C:\Program Files\Google\Google Earth\res\american-flag.png
  • C:\Program Files\Google\Google Earth\res\an.country\startinglocation.kml
  • C:\Program Files\Google\Google Earth\res\ao.country\startinglocation.kml
  • C:\Program Files\Google\Google Earth\res\aq.country\startinglocation.kml
  • C:\Program Files\Google\Google Earth\res\ar.country\startinglocation.kml
  • C:\Program Files\Google\Google Earth\res\ar.locale\back.png
  • C:\Program Files\Google\Google Earth\res\ar.locale\panel-anim.png
  • C:\Program Files\Google\Google Earth\res\ar.locale\panel-close.png
  • C:\Program Files\Google\Google Earth\res\ar.locale\play-forward.png
  • C:\Program Files\Google\Google Earth\res\arrow_e_active.png
  • C:\Program Files\Google\Google Earth\res\arrow_e_hover.png
  • C:\Program Files\Google\Google Earth\res\arrow_e_norm.png
  • C:\Program Files\Google\Google Earth\res\arrow_n_active.png
  • C:\Program Files\Google\Google Earth\res\arrow_n_hover.png
  • C:\Program Files\Google\Google Earth\res\arrow_n_norm.png
  • C:\Program Files\Google\Google Earth\res\arrow_s_active.png
  • C:\Program Files\Google\Google Earth\res\arrow_s_hover.png
  • C:\Program Files\Google\Google Earth\res\arrow_s_norm.png
  • C:\Program Files\Google\Google Earth\res\arrow_w_active.png
  • C:\Program Files\Google\Google Earth\res\arrow_w_hover.png
  • C:\Program Files\Google\Google Earth\res\arrow_w_norm.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
  • C:\Program Files\Google\Google Earth\res\arrows_s_hover.png
  • C:\Program Files\Google\Google Earth\res\arrows_w_active.png
  • C:\Program Files\Google\Google Earth\res\arrows_w_hover.png
  • C:\Program Files\Google\Google Earth\res\as.country\startinglocation.kml

You will find in the Windows Registry that the following keys will not be cleaned; remove them one by one using regedit.exe:
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Google Earth.kmlfile
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Google Earth.kmzfile
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Google\Google Earth Plus
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\Installer\Products\E37341D10797F2F44A76CA4A0FAE123E
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Google\Google Earth Plus
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\{1D14373E-7970-4F2F-A467-ACA4F0EA21E3}

Use regedit.exe to delete the following additional values from the Windows Registry:
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\Installer\Products\E37341D10797F2F44A76CA4A0FAE123E\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\{1D14373E-7970-4F2F-A467-ACA4F0EA21E3}\




How to remove Google Earth using Advanced Uninstaller PRO

Google Earth is an application by Google. Some users choose to erase it. This can be easier said than done because doing this by hand requires some knowledge related to removing Windows applications by hand. The best EASY way to erase Google Earth is to use Advanced Uninstaller PRO. Here are some detailed instructions about 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 the best uninstaller and general utility to clean your system.

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2. Run Advanced Uninstaller PRO. It's recommended to take some time to get familiar with the program's design and wealth of functions available. Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a powerful system optimizer.

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


4. Activate the Uninstall Programs button
Go to Uninstall Programs


5. All the applications installed on your computer will be shown to you

6. Navigate the list of applications until you find Google Earth or simply click the Search feature and type in "Google Earth". The Google Earth application will be found very quickly. Notice that after you click Google Earth in the list of apps, the following information about the program is shown to you:


  • Star rating (in the lower left corner). This tells you the opinion other users have about Google Earth, ranging from "Highly recommended" to "Very dangerous".
  • Reviews by other users - Click on the Read reviews button.
  • Technical information about the app you want to uninstall, 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 /I{1D14373E-7970-4F2F-A467-ACA4F0EA21E3}
7. Click the Uninstall button. A confirmation dialog will appear. Confirm the removal by clicking the Uninstall button. Advanced Uninstaller PRO will automatically uninstall Google Earth.
Uninstall Google Earth


8. After removing Google Earth, Advanced Uninstaller PRO will offer to run a cleanup. Click Next to perform the cleanup. All the items of Google Earth which have been left behind will be found and you will be asked if you want to delete them. By uninstalling Google Earth using Advanced Uninstaller PRO, you can be sure that no registry items, files or folders are left behind on your computer.

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

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Geographical user distribution

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

This page is not a piece of advice to remove Google Earth by Google from your PC, nor are we saying that Google Earth by Google is not a good application for your computer. This page simply contains detailed info on how to remove Google Earth supposing 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 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: 2016-06-19 17:33:10.090