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A guide to uninstall Google Earth from your computer

This page contains thorough information on how to uninstall Google Earth for Windows. The Windows release was developed by Google. Take a look here for more information on Google. More info about the program Google Earth can be found at . Google Earth is typically set up in the C:\Program Files (x86)\Google\Google Earth folder, subject to the user's choice. You can uninstall Google Earth by clicking on the Start menu of Windows and pasting the command line MsiExec.exe /X{4D2A6330-2F8B-11E3-9C40-B8AC6F97B88E}. Note that you might be prompted for admin rights. The application's main executable file occupies 203.50 KB (208384 bytes) on disk and is named geplugin.exe.

The following executables are incorporated in Google Earth. They occupy 751.50 KB (769536 bytes) on disk.



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


The information on this page is only about version 7.1.2.2041 of Google Earth. You can find below a few links to other Google Earth releases:

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If you are manually uninstalling Google Earth we recommend you to verify if the following data is left behind on your PC.

Directories that were found:
  • C:\Program Files\Google\Google Earth

The files below were left behind on your disk by Google Earth's application uninstaller when you removed it:
  • C:\Documents and Settings\UserName.Y-6BCE2211548B4\Local Settings\Application Data\Google\GoogleEarth\icons\kh.google.com_icons_lil_earth_l.png&h=32
  • 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\debug.log
  • 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\Leap108.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

Registry that is not removed:
  • 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\0336A2D4B8F23E11C9048BCAF6798BE8
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\Installer\Products\1710346FB68B936438E97394317E19D1
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Google\Google Earth
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\{4D2A6330-2F8B-11E3-9C40-B8AC6F97B88E}

Open regedit.exe to remove the registry values below from the Windows Registry:
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\Installer\Products\0336A2D4B8F23E11C9048BCAF6798BE8\ProductName
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\Installer\Products\1710346FB68B936438E97394317E19D1\ProductName
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Installer\Folders\C:\Program Files\Google\Google Earth\




A way to remove Google Earth from your computer using Advanced Uninstaller PRO

Google Earth is an application released by Google. Sometimes, people choose to uninstall this application. Sometimes this can be troublesome because removing this manually takes some knowledge related to Windows internal functioning. The best SIMPLE practice 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 system, install it. This is a good step because Advanced Uninstaller PRO is an efficient uninstaller and all around tool to maximize the performance of your system.

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

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 PC will appear

6. Scroll the list of applications until you locate Google Earth or simply click the Search feature and type in "Google Earth". The Google Earth app will be found very quickly. Notice that after you click Google Earth in the list of programs, the following information regarding the program is made available to you:


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


  • The publisher is: http://earth.google.com
  • The uninstall string is: MsiExec.exe /X{4D2A6330-2F8B-11E3-9C40-B8AC6F97B88E}
7. Press the Uninstall button. A confirmation page will appear. accept the uninstall by pressing the Uninstall button. Advanced Uninstaller PRO will remove Google Earth.
Uninstall Google Earth


8. After uninstalling Google Earth, Advanced Uninstaller PRO will ask you to run an additional cleanup. Click Next to proceed with the cleanup. All the items of Google Earth that have been left behind will be found and you will be asked if you want to delete them. By removing Google Earth with Advanced Uninstaller PRO, you are assured that no registry items, files or folders are left behind on your computer.

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

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Geographical user distribution

  • Windows 7 (6.1)
  • Windows 8.1 (6.3)
  • 10.0
  • Windows Vista (6.0)
  • Windows XP (5.1)
  • Windows 8 (6.2)
  • Windows Server 2003 (5.2)
  • Windows 2000 (5.0)
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Disclaimer

This page is not a piece of advice to uninstall 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 text only contains detailed instructions on how to uninstall Google Earth in case 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' PCs.

2016-06-19 / Written by Andreea Kartman for Advanced Uninstaller PRO

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Last update on: 2016-06-18 21:07:11.733