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A way to uninstall Google Earth from your system

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 5.2.1.1588 alone. Click on the links below for other Google Earth versions:

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Many files, folders and registry data will not be uninstalled when you are trying to remove Google Earth from your computer.

Directories that were left behind:
  • C:\Documents and Settings\UserName\Local Settings\Application Data\Google\Google Earth

Check for and delete the following files from your disk when you uninstall Google Earth:
  • C:\Documents and Settings\UserName\Local Settings\Application Data\Google\Google Earth\client\drivers.ini
  • C:\Documents and Settings\UserName\Local Settings\Application Data\Google\Google Earth\client\earthflashsol.exe
  • C:\Documents and Settings\UserName\Local Settings\Application Data\Google\Google Earth\client\earthps.dll
  • C:\Documents and Settings\UserName\Local Settings\Application Data\Google\Google Earth\client\ge_expat.dll
  • C:\Documents and Settings\UserName\Local Settings\Application Data\Google\Google Earth\client\google_earth.ico
  • C:\Documents and Settings\UserName\Local Settings\Application Data\Google\Google Earth\client\googleearth.exe
  • C:\Documents and Settings\UserName\Local Settings\Application Data\Google\Google Earth\client\googleearth_free.dll
  • C:\Documents and Settings\UserName\Local Settings\Application Data\Google\Google Earth\client\gpl.txt
  • C:\Documents and Settings\UserName\Local Settings\Application Data\Google\Google Earth\client\gpsbabel.exe
  • C:\Documents and Settings\UserName\Local Settings\Application Data\Google\Google Earth\client\ImporterGlobalSettings.ini
  • C:\Documents and Settings\UserName\Local Settings\Application Data\Google\Google Earth\client\ImporterUISettings.ini
  • C:\Documents and Settings\UserName\Local Settings\Application Data\Google\Google Earth\client\kh20
  • C:\Documents and Settings\UserName\Local Settings\Application Data\Google\Google Earth\client\kml_file.ico
  • C:\Documents and Settings\UserName\Local Settings\Application Data\Google\Google Earth\client\kmz_file.ico
  • C:\Documents and Settings\UserName\Local Settings\Application Data\Google\Google Earth\client\lang\ar.qm
  • C:\Documents and Settings\UserName\Local Settings\Application Data\Google\Google Earth\client\lang\bg.qm
  • C:\Documents and Settings\UserName\Local Settings\Application Data\Google\Google Earth\client\lang\ca.qm
  • C:\Documents and Settings\UserName\Local Settings\Application Data\Google\Google Earth\client\lang\cs.qm
  • C:\Documents and Settings\UserName\Local Settings\Application Data\Google\Google Earth\client\lang\da.qm
  • C:\Documents and Settings\UserName\Local Settings\Application Data\Google\Google Earth\client\lang\de.qm
  • C:\Documents and Settings\UserName\Local Settings\Application Data\Google\Google Earth\client\lang\el.qm
  • C:\Documents and Settings\UserName\Local Settings\Application Data\Google\Google Earth\client\lang\en.qm
  • C:\Documents and Settings\UserName\Local Settings\Application Data\Google\Google Earth\client\lang\es.qm
  • C:\Documents and Settings\UserName\Local Settings\Application Data\Google\Google Earth\client\lang\es-419.qm
  • C:\Documents and Settings\UserName\Local Settings\Application Data\Google\Google Earth\client\lang\fa.qm
  • C:\Documents and Settings\UserName\Local Settings\Application Data\Google\Google Earth\client\lang\fi.qm
  • C:\Documents and Settings\UserName\Local Settings\Application Data\Google\Google Earth\client\lang\fil.qm
  • C:\Documents and Settings\UserName\Local Settings\Application Data\Google\Google Earth\client\lang\fr.qm
  • C:\Documents and Settings\UserName\Local Settings\Application Data\Google\Google Earth\client\lang\he.qm
  • C:\Documents and Settings\UserName\Local Settings\Application Data\Google\Google Earth\client\lang\hi.qm
  • C:\Documents and Settings\UserName\Local Settings\Application Data\Google\Google Earth\client\lang\hr.qm
  • C:\Documents and Settings\UserName\Local Settings\Application Data\Google\Google Earth\client\lang\hu.qm
  • C:\Documents and Settings\UserName\Local Settings\Application Data\Google\Google Earth\client\lang\id.qm
  • C:\Documents and Settings\UserName\Local Settings\Application Data\Google\Google Earth\client\lang\it.qm
  • C:\Documents and Settings\UserName\Local Settings\Application Data\Google\Google Earth\client\lang\ja.qm
  • C:\Documents and Settings\UserName\Local Settings\Application Data\Google\Google Earth\client\lang\ko.qm
  • C:\Documents and Settings\UserName\Local Settings\Application Data\Google\Google Earth\client\lang\lt.qm
  • C:\Documents and Settings\UserName\Local Settings\Application Data\Google\Google Earth\client\lang\lv.qm
  • C:\Documents and Settings\UserName\Local Settings\Application Data\Google\Google Earth\client\lang\nl.qm
  • C:\Documents and Settings\UserName\Local Settings\Application Data\Google\Google Earth\client\lang\no.qm
  • C:\Documents and Settings\UserName\Local Settings\Application Data\Google\Google Earth\client\lang\pl.qm
  • C:\Documents and Settings\UserName\Local Settings\Application Data\Google\Google Earth\client\lang\pt.qm
  • C:\Documents and Settings\UserName\Local Settings\Application Data\Google\Google Earth\client\lang\pt-PT.qm
  • C:\Documents and Settings\UserName\Local Settings\Application Data\Google\Google Earth\client\lang\ro.qm
  • C:\Documents and Settings\UserName\Local Settings\Application Data\Google\Google Earth\client\lang\ru.qm
  • C:\Documents and Settings\UserName\Local Settings\Application Data\Google\Google Earth\client\lang\sk.qm
  • C:\Documents and Settings\UserName\Local Settings\Application Data\Google\Google Earth\client\lang\sl.qm
  • C:\Documents and Settings\UserName\Local Settings\Application Data\Google\Google Earth\client\lang\sr.qm
  • C:\Documents and Settings\UserName\Local Settings\Application Data\Google\Google Earth\client\lang\sv.qm
  • C:\Documents and Settings\UserName\Local Settings\Application Data\Google\Google Earth\client\lang\th.qm
  • C:\Documents and Settings\UserName\Local Settings\Application Data\Google\Google Earth\client\lang\tr.qm
  • C:\Documents and Settings\UserName\Local Settings\Application Data\Google\Google Earth\client\lang\uk.qm
  • C:\Documents and Settings\UserName\Local Settings\Application Data\Google\Google Earth\client\lang\vi.qm
  • C:\Documents and Settings\UserName\Local Settings\Application Data\Google\Google Earth\client\lang\zh-Hans.qm
  • C:\Documents and Settings\UserName\Local Settings\Application Data\Google\Google Earth\client\lang\zh-Hant.qm
  • C:\Documents and Settings\UserName\Local Settings\Application Data\Google\Google Earth\client\lang\zh-Hant-HK.qm
  • C:\Documents and Settings\UserName\Local Settings\Application Data\Google\Google Earth\client\Microsoft.VC80.CRT.manifest
  • C:\Documents and Settings\UserName\Local Settings\Application Data\Google\Google Earth\client\msvcp80.dll
  • C:\Documents and Settings\UserName\Local Settings\Application Data\Google\Google Earth\client\msvcr80.dll
  • C:\Documents and Settings\UserName\Local Settings\Application Data\Google\Google Earth\client\PCOptimizations.ini
  • C:\Documents and Settings\UserName\Local Settings\Application Data\Google\Google Earth\client\res\ad.country\startinglocation.kml
  • C:\Documents and Settings\UserName\Local Settings\Application Data\Google\Google Earth\client\res\ae.country\startinglocation.kml
  • C:\Documents and Settings\UserName\Local Settings\Application Data\Google\Google Earth\client\res\af.country\startinglocation.kml
  • C:\Documents and Settings\UserName\Local Settings\Application Data\Google\Google Earth\client\res\ag.country\startinglocation.kml
  • C:\Documents and Settings\UserName\Local Settings\Application Data\Google\Google Earth\client\res\ai.country\startinglocation.kml
  • C:\Documents and Settings\UserName\Local Settings\Application Data\Google\Google Earth\client\res\al.country\startinglocation.kml
  • C:\Documents and Settings\UserName\Local Settings\Application Data\Google\Google Earth\client\res\am.country\startinglocation.kml
  • C:\Documents and Settings\UserName\Local Settings\Application Data\Google\Google Earth\client\res\american-flag.png
  • C:\Documents and Settings\UserName\Local Settings\Application Data\Google\Google Earth\client\res\an.country\startinglocation.kml
  • C:\Documents and Settings\UserName\Local Settings\Application Data\Google\Google Earth\client\res\ao.country\startinglocation.kml
  • C:\Documents and Settings\UserName\Local Settings\Application Data\Google\Google Earth\client\res\application.rcc
  • C:\Documents and Settings\UserName\Local Settings\Application Data\Google\Google Earth\client\res\aq.country\startinglocation.kml
  • C:\Documents and Settings\UserName\Local Settings\Application Data\Google\Google Earth\client\res\ar.country\startinglocation.kml
  • C:\Documents and Settings\UserName\Local Settings\Application Data\Google\Google Earth\client\res\ar.locale\default_myplaces.kml
  • C:\Documents and Settings\UserName\Local Settings\Application Data\Google\Google Earth\client\res\as.country\startinglocation.kml
  • C:\Documents and Settings\UserName\Local Settings\Application Data\Google\Google Earth\client\res\asian-flag.png
  • C:\Documents and Settings\UserName\Local Settings\Application Data\Google\Google Earth\client\res\at.country\startinglocation.kml
  • C:\Documents and Settings\UserName\Local Settings\Application Data\Google\Google Earth\client\res\au.country\startinglocation.kml
  • C:\Documents and Settings\UserName\Local Settings\Application Data\Google\Google Earth\client\res\auto.png
  • C:\Documents and Settings\UserName\Local Settings\Application Data\Google\Google Earth\client\res\auto-service.png
  • C:\Documents and Settings\UserName\Local Settings\Application Data\Google\Google Earth\client\res\aw.country\startinglocation.kml
  • C:\Documents and Settings\UserName\Local Settings\Application Data\Google\Google Earth\client\res\ax.country\startinglocation.kml
  • C:\Documents and Settings\UserName\Local Settings\Application Data\Google\Google Earth\client\res\az.country\startinglocation.kml
  • C:\Documents and Settings\UserName\Local Settings\Application Data\Google\Google Earth\client\res\ba.country\startinglocation.kml
  • C:\Documents and Settings\UserName\Local Settings\Application Data\Google\Google Earth\client\res\balloons.rcc
  • C:\Documents and Settings\UserName\Local Settings\Application Data\Google\Google Earth\client\res\bang.png
  • C:\Documents and Settings\UserName\Local Settings\Application Data\Google\Google Earth\client\res\bars.png
  • C:\Documents and Settings\UserName\Local Settings\Application Data\Google\Google Earth\client\res\bb.country\startinglocation.kml
  • C:\Documents and Settings\UserName\Local Settings\Application Data\Google\Google Earth\client\res\bd.country\startinglocation.kml
  • C:\Documents and Settings\UserName\Local Settings\Application Data\Google\Google Earth\client\res\be.country\startinglocation.kml
  • C:\Documents and Settings\UserName\Local Settings\Application Data\Google\Google Earth\client\res\bf.country\startinglocation.kml
  • C:\Documents and Settings\UserName\Local Settings\Application Data\Google\Google Earth\client\res\bg.country\startinglocation.kml
  • C:\Documents and Settings\UserName\Local Settings\Application Data\Google\Google Earth\client\res\bg.locale\default_myplaces.kml
  • C:\Documents and Settings\UserName\Local Settings\Application Data\Google\Google Earth\client\res\bh.country\startinglocation.kml
  • C:\Documents and Settings\UserName\Local Settings\Application Data\Google\Google Earth\client\res\bi.country\startinglocation.kml
  • C:\Documents and Settings\UserName\Local Settings\Application Data\Google\Google Earth\client\res\bj.country\startinglocation.kml
  • C:\Documents and Settings\UserName\Local Settings\Application Data\Google\Google Earth\client\res\bm.country\startinglocation.kml
  • C:\Documents and Settings\UserName\Local Settings\Application Data\Google\Google Earth\client\res\bn.country\startinglocation.kml
  • C:\Documents and Settings\UserName\Local Settings\Application Data\Google\Google Earth\client\res\bo.country\startinglocation.kml
  • C:\Documents and Settings\UserName\Local Settings\Application Data\Google\Google Earth\client\res\br.country\startinglocation.kml

Use regedit.exe to manually remove from the Windows Registry the keys below:
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\{4286E640-B5FB-11DF-AC4B-005056C00008}

Additional values that are not removed:
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Installer\Folders\C:\Documents and Settings\UserName\Application Data\Microsoft\Installer\{4286E640-B5FB-11DF-AC4B-005056C00008}\
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Installer\Folders\C:\Documents and Settings\UserName\Local Settings\Application Data\Google\Google Earth\




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

Google Earth is a program by the software company Google. Some users decide to uninstall it. Sometimes this is efortful because doing this by hand requires some experience related to removing Windows programs manually. One of the best QUICK way to uninstall 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 a good step because Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very useful uninstaller and all around tool to optimize your Windows PC.

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2. Start Advanced Uninstaller PRO. Take some time to admire Advanced Uninstaller PRO's interface and number of features available. Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very good PC management program.

3. Press the General Tools category
Go to General Tools


4. Activate the Uninstall Programs feature
Go to Uninstall Programs


5. All the programs existing on the PC will appear

6. Navigate the list of programs until you locate Google Earth or simply activate the Search feature and type in "Google Earth". If it is installed on your PC the Google Earth program will be found automatically. When you click Google Earth in the list of apps, some data regarding the program is made available to you:


  • Safety rating (in the left lower corner). This explains the opinion other users have regarding Google Earth, ranging from "Highly recommended" to "Very dangerous".
  • Opinions by other users - Press the Read reviews button.
  • Details regarding the program you are about to remove, by pressing the Properties button.
For instance you can see that for Google Earth:


  • The software company is: http://earth.google.com
  • The uninstall string is: MsiExec.exe /X{4286E640-B5FB-11DF-AC4B-005056C00008}
7. Click the Uninstall button. A window asking you to confirm will come up. 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 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 asked if you want 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.

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

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Geographical user distribution

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

The text above is not a recommendation to remove Google Earth by Google from your computer, nor are we saying that Google Earth by Google is not a good application. This text only 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 Advanced Uninstaller PRO discovered and classified as "leftovers" on other users' computers.

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