How to remove Google Earth plugin?

Unless you only install the Google Earth plugin, you will not notice it in the list of installed programs in the Control Panel, but if you also install the Google Earth application on your computer, you may notice Google’s uninstall option Earth, but not the Earth plugin. Uninstalling Google Earth removes the Google Earth and GE plugin, if you don’t want that to happen and just want to remove the Google Earth plugin, here’s how it can be done.

If you don’t like disabling the Google Earth plugin in Internet Explorer, Firefox and Chrome browsers – this is also another option – you can remove it from your computer.

Removing the Google Earth Plugin

1. Exit all browsers if any are running

2. Navigate to the ‘C:Program FilesGoogleGoogle Earthplugin’ directory, copy and backup npgeplugin.dll to another folder on your hard drive.

Google Earth Plugin Install Location

3. Now permanently delete this file.

Okay, the Google Earth plugin has been removed. Whenever you want the plugin to copy that dll file back to the location where it existed in the past.

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