How To Make Google Earth Portable Version ?

I will having vacation next month and plan a tour to few countries,then use Google Earth and Google Maps viewing my favorite place therefore having some basic information before arrive there.Due to Google Earth is not a common software in my daily use software list,i plan making Google Earth become a portable version and can install at others drive (except C drive) or put into pen drive.

I noticed that Google Earth that i downloaded is 590KB file size only and also need connect to internet for Google Earth installation process.This is not i want,i need a complete offline Google Earth installation software client,finally i find this offline installation software hide inside Google Earth advance setup option.


Google Earth Portable Set Up


Click ‘advance set up’,web page will expand showing three more option.You need uncheck

  • Include Google Chrome, a fast new browser for Windows and Mac
  • Make Google Chrome my default browser
  • Allow Google Earth to automatically install recommended updates.

Then click ‘Agree and download’. You can get a Google Earth software client ‘GoogleEarthWin’ with size 16.3 MB.

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How To Make Google Earth Become Portable Version

1.Rename GoogleEarthWin software client to a simple name and put it into D drive,here i use earth.exe

2.Click ‘Start’ and type ‘cmd’ in search column.Type d: and ENTER,

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3.Type earth.exe /a and ENTER,

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4.Network location change from C:\ to D:\,then click install.

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5.Total 3 files created.Google Earth is in location path D:\program files\Google\Google Earth\client\googleearth.You can pack these three files to a single file and put into pen drive become portable version.

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Download Google Earth.