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How to uninstall Google Earth from your computer

Google Earth is a computer program. This page contains details on how to remove it from your PC. It is written by Google. You can find out more on Google or check for application updates here. You can get more details related to Google Earth at . Google Earth is commonly set up in the C:\Program Files (x86)\Google\Google Earth directory, however this location can vary a lot depending on the user's decision when installing the program. Google Earth's full uninstall command line is MsiExec.exe /X{4286E640-B5FB-11DF-AC4B-005056C00008}. geplugin.exe is the Google Earth's main executable file and it takes around 68.00 KB (69632 bytes) on disk.

Google Earth contains of the executables below. They take 438.00 KB (448512 bytes) on disk.

  • earthflashsol.exe (49.00 KB)
  • geplugin.exe (68.00 KB)
  • gpsbabel.exe (253.00 KB)

This page is about Google Earth version alone. Click on the links below for other Google Earth versions: to view all...
Many files, folders and registry data will not be uninstalled when you are trying to remove Google Earth from your computer.

Registry that is not uninstalled:
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\{4286E640-B5FB-11DF-AC4B-005056C00008}

A way to delete Google Earth from your computer with the help of Advanced Uninstaller PRO

Google Earth is a program by Google. Sometimes, people choose to remove this program. Sometimes this can be efortful because deleting this by hand requires some knowledge related to removing Windows programs manually. The best EASY practice 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 Windows PC, add it. This is good because Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very useful uninstaller and all around tool to optimize your Windows system.


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

3. Press the General Tools category
Go to General Tools

4. Activate the Uninstall Programs button
Go to Uninstall Programs

5. A list of the applications installed on the computer will be made available to you

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

  • Star rating (in the left lower corner). This tells you the opinion other people have about Google Earth, from "Highly recommended" to "Very dangerous".
  • Opinions by other people - Press the Read reviews button.
  • Details about the application you are about to remove, by pressing the Properties button.
For example you can see that for Google Earth:

  • The software company is:
  • The uninstall string is: MsiExec.exe /X{4286E640-B5FB-11DF-AC4B-005056C00008}
7. Press the Uninstall button. A confirmation page will show up. Confirm the removal by clicking Uninstall. Advanced Uninstaller PRO will uninstall Google Earth.
Uninstall Google Earth

8. After uninstalling Google Earth, Advanced Uninstaller PRO will offer to run a cleanup. Press Next to proceed with the cleanup. All the items of Google Earth that have been left behind will be found and you will be able to delete them. By uninstalling Google Earth with Advanced Uninstaller PRO, you can be sure that no registry entries, files or directories are left behind on your system.

Your PC will remain clean, speedy and able to run without errors or problems.


Geographical user distribution

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


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 software application. This text only contains detailed info on how to remove Google Earth in case you decide this is what you want to do. The information above contains registry and disk entries that Advanced Uninstaller PRO discovered and classified as "leftovers" on other users' PCs.

2016-06-21 / Written by Dan Armano for Advanced Uninstaller PRO

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Last update on: 2016-06-21 15:36:11.367