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How to uninstall Atom from your system

Atom is a software application. This page holds details on how to remove it from your computer. It was coded for Windows by GitHub Inc.. Take a look here where you can get more info on GitHub Inc.. The application is usually found in the C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\atom folder. Take into account that this path can differ being determined by the user's decision. C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\atom\Update.exe is the full command line if you want to remove Atom. Atom's primary file takes around 431.03 KB (441376 bytes) and is called atom.exe.

The executable files below are part of Atom. They occupy an average of 198.11 MB (207728240 bytes) on disk.



  • atom.exe (431.03 KB)
  • squirrel.exe (1.63 MB)
  • atom.exe (81.98 MB)
  • squirrel.exe (1.63 MB)
  • node.exe (303.03 KB)
  • node.exe (13.62 MB)
  • ctags-win32.exe (196.53 KB)
  • ctags-win32.exe (308.00 KB)
  • atom.exe (81.98 MB)
  • node.exe (303.03 KB)
  • ctags-win32.exe (196.53 KB)
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The information on this page is only about version 1.14.4 of Atom. You can find here a few links to other Atom versions:

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When you're planning to uninstall Atom you should check if the following data is left behind on your PC.

Folders found on disk after you uninstall Atom from your computer:
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\atom
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Temp\Atom Crashes
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Atom

Check for and delete the following files from your disk when you uninstall Atom:
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\atom\app.ico
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\atom\app-1.14.2\atom.exe
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\atom\app-1.14.2\atom_ExecutionStub.exe
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\atom\app-1.14.2\blink_image_resources_200_percent.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\atom\app-1.14.2\content_resources_200_percent.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\atom\app-1.14.2\content_shell.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\atom\app-1.14.2\d3dcompiler_47.dll
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\atom\app-1.14.2\ffmpeg.dll
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\atom\app-1.14.2\icudtl.dat
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\atom\app-1.14.2\libEGL.dll
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\atom\app-1.14.2\libGLESv2.dll
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\atom\app-1.14.2\LICENSE
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\atom\app-1.14.2\locales\am.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\atom\app-1.14.2\locales\ar.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\atom\app-1.14.2\locales\bg.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\atom\app-1.14.2\locales\bn.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\atom\app-1.14.2\locales\ca.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\atom\app-1.14.2\locales\cs.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\atom\app-1.14.2\locales\da.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\atom\app-1.14.2\locales\de.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\atom\app-1.14.2\locales\el.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\atom\app-1.14.2\locales\en-GB.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\atom\app-1.14.2\locales\en-US.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\atom\app-1.14.2\locales\es.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\atom\app-1.14.2\locales\es-419.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\atom\app-1.14.2\locales\et.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\atom\app-1.14.2\locales\fa.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\atom\app-1.14.2\locales\fake-bidi.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\atom\app-1.14.2\locales\fi.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\atom\app-1.14.2\locales\fil.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\atom\app-1.14.2\locales\fr.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\atom\app-1.14.2\locales\gu.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\atom\app-1.14.2\locales\he.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\atom\app-1.14.2\locales\hi.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\atom\app-1.14.2\locales\hr.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\atom\app-1.14.2\locales\hu.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\atom\app-1.14.2\locales\id.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\atom\app-1.14.2\locales\it.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\atom\app-1.14.2\locales\ja.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\atom\app-1.14.2\locales\kn.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\atom\app-1.14.2\locales\ko.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\atom\app-1.14.2\locales\lt.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\atom\app-1.14.2\locales\lv.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\atom\app-1.14.2\locales\ml.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\atom\app-1.14.2\locales\mr.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\atom\app-1.14.2\locales\ms.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\atom\app-1.14.2\locales\nb.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\atom\app-1.14.2\locales\nl.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\atom\app-1.14.2\locales\pl.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\atom\app-1.14.2\locales\pt-BR.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\atom\app-1.14.2\locales\pt-PT.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\atom\app-1.14.2\locales\ro.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\atom\app-1.14.2\locales\ru.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\atom\app-1.14.2\locales\sk.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\atom\app-1.14.2\locales\sl.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\atom\app-1.14.2\locales\sr.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\atom\app-1.14.2\locales\sv.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\atom\app-1.14.2\locales\sw.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\atom\app-1.14.2\locales\ta.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\atom\app-1.14.2\locales\te.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\atom\app-1.14.2\locales\th.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\atom\app-1.14.2\locales\tr.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\atom\app-1.14.2\locales\uk.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\atom\app-1.14.2\locales\vi.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\atom\app-1.14.2\locales\zh-CN.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\atom\app-1.14.2\locales\zh-TW.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\atom\app-1.14.2\natives_blob.bin
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\atom\app-1.14.2\node.dll
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\atom\app-1.14.2\resources\app.asar
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\atom\app-1.14.2\resources\app\apm\bin\apm
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\atom\app-1.14.2\resources\app\apm\bin\etc\_._
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\atom\app-1.14.2\resources\app\apm\bin\node.exe
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\atom\app-1.14.2\resources\app\apm\bin\node_ExecutionStub.exe
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\atom\app-1.14.2\resources\app\apm\bin\npm
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\atom\app-1.14.2\resources\app\apm\bin\python-interceptor.sh
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\atom\app-1.14.2\resources\app\apm\BUNDLED_NODE_VERSION
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\atom\app-1.14.2\resources\app\apm\CONTRIBUTING.md
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\atom\app-1.14.2\resources\app\apm\deprecated-packages.json
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\atom\app-1.14.2\resources\app\apm\ISSUE_TEMPLATE.md
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\atom\app-1.14.2\resources\app\apm\lib\apm.js
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\atom\app-1.14.2\resources\app\apm\lib\apm-cli.js
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\atom\app-1.14.2\resources\app\apm\lib\auth.js
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\atom\app-1.14.2\resources\app\apm\lib\clean.js
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\atom\app-1.14.2\resources\app\apm\lib\cli.js
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\atom\app-1.14.2\resources\app\apm\lib\command.js
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\atom\app-1.14.2\resources\app\apm\lib\config.js
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\atom\app-1.14.2\resources\app\apm\lib\dedupe.js
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\atom\app-1.14.2\resources\app\apm\lib\deprecated-packages.js
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\atom\app-1.14.2\resources\app\apm\lib\develop.js
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\atom\app-1.14.2\resources\app\apm\lib\disable.js
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\atom\app-1.14.2\resources\app\apm\lib\docs.js
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\atom\app-1.14.2\resources\app\apm\lib\enable.js
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\atom\app-1.14.2\resources\app\apm\lib\featured.js
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\atom\app-1.14.2\resources\app\apm\lib\fs.js
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\atom\app-1.14.2\resources\app\apm\lib\git.js
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\atom\app-1.14.2\resources\app\apm\lib\init.js
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\atom\app-1.14.2\resources\app\apm\lib\install.js
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\atom\app-1.14.2\resources\app\apm\lib\link.js
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\atom\app-1.14.2\resources\app\apm\lib\links.js
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\atom\app-1.14.2\resources\app\apm\lib\list.js

You will find in the Windows Registry that the following data will not be uninstalled; remove them one by one using regedit.exe:
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\*\shell\Atom
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.atom
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Applications\atom.exe
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\directory\background\shell\Atom
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\directory\shell\Atom
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\MIME\Database\Content Type\application/atom+xml
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\atom
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Shared Tools\MSConfig\startupreg\atom
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Wow6432Node\Microsoft\Tracing\atom_RASAPI32
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Wow6432Node\Microsoft\Tracing\atom_RASMANCS




A way to uninstall Atom with Advanced Uninstaller PRO

Atom is a program released by GitHub Inc.. Sometimes, people decide to erase this program. Sometimes this is difficult because removing this manually requires some advanced knowledge related to Windows internal functioning. One of the best SIMPLE practice to erase Atom 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 Windows system, install it. This is good because Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very potent uninstaller and general utility to take care of your Windows PC.

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2. Run Advanced Uninstaller PRO. Take your time to admire the program's design and wealth of tools available. Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very good Windows tool.

3. Click on the General Tools category
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4. Activate the Uninstall Programs tool
Go to Uninstall Programs


5. A list of the programs installed on the PC will appear

6. Navigate the list of programs until you find Atom or simply click the Search field and type in "Atom". If it is installed on your PC the Atom program will be found automatically. Notice that when you click Atom in the list of programs, some information about the application is shown to you:


  • Star rating (in the lower left corner). This tells you the opinion other users have about Atom, ranging from "Highly recommended" to "Very dangerous".
  • Opinions by other users - Click on the Read reviews button.
  • Technical information about the application you wish to remove, by pressing the Properties button.
7. Click the Uninstall button. A confirmation window will show up. accept the removal by pressing Uninstall. Advanced Uninstaller PRO will uninstall Atom.
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8. After removing Atom, Advanced Uninstaller PRO will ask you to run an additional cleanup. Click Next to proceed with the cleanup. All the items of Atom which have been left behind will be detected and you will be able to delete them. By removing Atom with Advanced Uninstaller PRO, you are assured that no Windows registry entries, files or directories are left behind on your disk.

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Disclaimer

The text above is not a piece of advice to uninstall Atom by GitHub Inc. from your PC, nor are we saying that Atom by GitHub Inc. is not a good application for your computer. This text simply contains detailed info on how to uninstall Atom supposing you want to. Here you can find registry and disk entries that other software left behind and Advanced Uninstaller PRO stumbled upon and classified as "leftovers" on other users' computers.

2017-02-28 / Written by Dan Armano for Advanced Uninstaller PRO

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Last update on: 2017-02-28 10:30:52.603