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How to uninstall Google Earth from your computer

You can find on this page detailed information on how to uninstall Google Earth for Windows. It was developed for Windows by Google. You can find out more on Google or check for application updates here. Please open if you want to read more on Google Earth on Google's website. Usually the Google Earth program is installed in the C:\Program Files (x86)\Google\Google Earth folder, depending on the user's option during install. MsiExec.exe /X{C084BC61-E537-11DE-8616-005056806466} is the full command line if you want to remove Google Earth. Google Earth's main file takes about 19.95 MB (20918784 bytes) and is called googleearth.exe.

The executables below are part of Google Earth. They occupy an average of 40.45 MB (42414080 bytes) on disk.

  • earthflashsol.exe (48.50 KB)
  • googleearth.exe (19.95 MB)
  • gpsbabel.exe (500.00 KB)
  • geplugin.exe (19.96 MB)

The information on this page is only about version 5.1.7894.7252 of Google Earth. For other Google Earth versions please click below: to view all...
When planning to uninstall Google Earth you should check if the following data is left behind on your PC.

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

How to erase Google Earth from your computer with the help of Advanced Uninstaller PRO

Google Earth is an application offered by Google. Some computer users want to uninstall it. Sometimes this is hard because performing this by hand takes some skill regarding Windows internal functioning. The best EASY action to uninstall Google Earth is to use Advanced Uninstaller PRO. Here is how to do this:

1. If you don't have Advanced Uninstaller PRO on your PC, install it. This is good because Advanced Uninstaller PRO is an efficient uninstaller and general tool to optimize your PC.


2. Start Advanced Uninstaller PRO. Take your time to get familiar with the program's design and wealth of features available. Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a powerful package of utilities.

3. Press the General Tools button
Go to General Tools

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

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

6. Navigate the list of applications 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 application will be found automatically. Notice that after you select Google Earth in the list of programs, the following information about the application is made available to you:

  • Safety rating (in the lower left corner). The star rating explains the opinion other people have about Google Earth, from "Highly recommended" to "Very dangerous".
  • Reviews by other people - Press the Read reviews button.
  • Technical information about the app you are about to remove, by pressing the Properties button.
For example you can see that for Google Earth:

  • The web site of the program is:
  • The uninstall string is: MsiExec.exe /X{C084BC61-E537-11DE-8616-005056806466}
7. Click the Uninstall button. A confirmation window will come up. accept the uninstall by clicking the Uninstall button. Advanced Uninstaller PRO will then remove Google Earth.
Uninstall Google Earth

8. After removing Google Earth, Advanced Uninstaller PRO will offer to run a cleanup. Press Next to go ahead with the cleanup. All the items that belong Google Earth that have been left behind will be detected and you will be asked if you want to delete them. By removing Google Earth with Advanced Uninstaller PRO, you can be sure that no registry items, files or folders are left behind on your PC.

Your system will remain clean, speedy and ready to run without errors or problems.


Geographical user distribution

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


This page 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 instructions on how to remove Google Earth in case you want to. 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.

2016-06-20 / Written by Andreea Kartman for Advanced Uninstaller PRO

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Last update on: 2016-06-20 14:23:38.517