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How to uninstall Google Earth from your system

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: to view all...
Google Earth has the habit of leaving behind some leftovers.

Folders left behind when you uninstall Google Earth:
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Google\Google Earth

The files below remain on your disk by Google Earth's application uninstaller when you removed it:
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Google\Google Earth\drivers.ini
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Google\Google Earth\earth.ico
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Google\Google Earth\earthflashsol.exe
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Google\Google Earth\earthps.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Google\Google Earth\google_earth.ico
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Google\Google Earth\googleearth.exe
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Google\Google Earth\gpl.txt
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Google\Google Earth\gpsbabel.exe
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Google\Google Earth\ijl20.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Google\Google Earth\ImporterGlobalSettings.ini
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Google\Google Earth\ImporterUISettings.ini
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Google\Google Earth\kh20
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Google\Google Earth\kml_file.ico
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Google\Google Earth\kmz_file.ico
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Google\Google Earth\kvw\default_lt.kvw
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Google\Google Earth\lang\ar.qm
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Google\Google Earth\lang\cs.qm
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Google\Google Earth\lang\da.qm
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Google\Google Earth\lang\de.qm
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Google\Google Earth\lang\en.qm
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Google\Google Earth\lang\es.qm
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Google\Google Earth\lang\es-419.qm
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Google\Google Earth\lang\fi.qm
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Google\Google Earth\lang\fr.qm
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Google\Google Earth\lang\he.qm
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Google\Google Earth\lang\id.qm
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Google\Google Earth\lang\it.qm
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Google\Google Earth\lang\ja.qm
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Google\Google Earth\lang\ko.qm
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Google\Google Earth\lang\nl.qm
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Google\Google Earth\lang\no.qm
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Google\Google Earth\lang\pl.qm
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Google\Google Earth\lang\pt.qm
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Google\Google Earth\lang\pt-PT.qm
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Google\Google Earth\lang\ro.qm
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Google\Google Earth\lang\ru.qm
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Google\Google Earth\lang\sv.qm
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Google\Google Earth\lang\th.qm
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Google\Google Earth\lang\tr.qm
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Google\Google Earth\lang\zh-Hant.qm
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Google\Google Earth\libexpatw.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Google\Google Earth\microsoft.vc80.crt.manifest
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Google\Google Earth\msvcp80.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Google\Google Earth\msvcr80.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Google\Google Earth\PCOptimizations.ini
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Google\Google Earth\res\16x16.png
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Google\Google Earth\res\aboutlogo.png
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Google\Google Earth\res\\startinglocation.kml
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Google\Google Earth\res\ad_center.png
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Google\Google Earth\res\ad_l.png
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Google\Google Earth\res\ad_ll.png
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Google\Google Earth\res\ad_lo.png
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Google\Google Earth\res\ad_lr.png
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Google\Google Earth\res\ad_r.png
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Google\Google Earth\res\ad_ul.png
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Google\Google Earth\res\ad_up.png
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Google\Google Earth\res\ad_ur.png
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Google\Google Earth\res\addcontent-md-leftendcap.png
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Google\Google Earth\res\addcontent-md-repeating.png
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Google\Google Earth\res\addcontent-md-rightendcap.png
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Google\Google Earth\res\addcontent-normal-leftendcap.png
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Google\Google Earth\res\addcontent-normal-repeating.png
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Google\Google Earth\res\addcontent-normal-rightendcap.png
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Google\Google Earth\res\\startinglocation.kml
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Google\Google Earth\res\\startinglocation.kml
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Google\Google Earth\res\\startinglocation.kml
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Google\Google Earth\res\\startinglocation.kml
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Google\Google Earth\res\\startinglocation.kml
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Google\Google Earth\res\\startinglocation.kml
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Google\Google Earth\res\american-flag.png
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Google\Google Earth\res\\startinglocation.kml
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Google\Google Earth\res\\startinglocation.kml
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Google\Google Earth\res\\startinglocation.kml
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Google\Google Earth\res\\startinglocation.kml
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Google\Google Earth\res\ar.locale\back.png
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Google\Google Earth\res\ar.locale\panel-anim.png
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Google\Google Earth\res\ar.locale\panel-close.png
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Google\Google Earth\res\ar.locale\play-forward.png
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Google\Google Earth\res\arrow_e_active.png
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Google\Google Earth\res\arrow_e_hover.png
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Google\Google Earth\res\arrow_e_norm.png
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Google\Google Earth\res\arrow_n_active.png
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Google\Google Earth\res\arrow_n_hover.png
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Google\Google Earth\res\arrow_n_norm.png
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Google\Google Earth\res\arrow_s_active.png
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Google\Google Earth\res\arrow_s_hover.png
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Google\Google Earth\res\arrow_s_norm.png
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Google\Google Earth\res\arrow_w_active.png
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Google\Google Earth\res\arrow_w_hover.png
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Google\Google Earth\res\arrow_w_norm.png
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Google\Google Earth\res\arrows_e_active.png
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Google\Google Earth\res\arrows_e_hover.png
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Google\Google Earth\res\arrows_n_active.png
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Google\Google Earth\res\arrows_n_hover.png
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Google\Google Earth\res\arrows_norm.png
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Google\Google Earth\res\arrows_s_active.png
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Google\Google Earth\res\arrows_s_hover.png
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Google\Google Earth\res\arrows_w_active.png
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Google\Google Earth\res\arrows_w_hover.png
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Google\Google Earth\res\\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_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\{1D14373E-7970-4F2F-A467-ACA4F0EA21E3}

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

Google Earth is an application marketed by the software company Google. Some computer users decide to remove it. Sometimes this is troublesome because removing this by hand takes some experience related to removing Windows programs manually. The best EASY approach to remove 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 Windows PC, install it. This is a good step because Advanced Uninstaller PRO is the best uninstaller and all around tool to maximize the performance of your Windows PC.


  • go to Download Link
  • download the setup by clicking on the DOWNLOAD NOW button
  • set up Advanced Uninstaller PRO
2. Run Advanced Uninstaller PRO. Take some time to admire the program's design and wealth of tools available. Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very useful Windows tool.

3. Press the General Tools category
Go to General Tools

4. Activate the Uninstall Programs tool
Go to Uninstall Programs

5. A list of the applications existing on the computer will be shown to you

6. Navigate the list of applications until you find Google Earth or simply click the Search field and type in "Google Earth". If it exists on your system the Google Earth app will be found very quickly. When you click Google Earth in the list of programs, the following data about the application is available to you:

  • Safety rating (in the lower left corner). The star rating explains the opinion other people have about Google Earth, ranging from "Highly recommended" to "Very dangerous".
  • Opinions by other people - Press the Read reviews button.
  • Technical information about the application you want to remove, by clicking on the Properties button.
For instance you can see that for Google Earth:

  • The web site of the application is:
  • The uninstall string is: MsiExec.exe /I{1D14373E-7970-4F2F-A467-ACA4F0EA21E3}
7. Click the Uninstall button. A confirmation dialog will appear. accept the uninstall by clicking Uninstall. 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. Press Next to go ahead with the cleanup. All the items of Google Earth which have been left behind will be found and you will be able to delete them. By uninstalling Google Earth using Advanced Uninstaller PRO, you are assured that no registry items, files or directories are left behind on your PC.

Your PC will remain clean, speedy and ready to take on new tasks.

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)
Software Application


This page is not a recommendation to uninstall 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 uninstall 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' computers.

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