Atom Atom



A guide to uninstall Atom from your system

This web page contains detailed information on how to remove Atom for Windows. It was developed for Windows by GitHub Inc.. More information about GitHub Inc. can be seen here. Atom is usually set up in the C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\atom folder, but this location may vary a lot depending on the user's decision when installing the program. Atom's complete uninstall command line is C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\atom\Update.exe. Atom's main file takes around 431.03 KB (441376 bytes) and its name is atom.exe.

Atom is composed of the following executables which take 104.54 MB (109620056 bytes) on disk:



  • atom.exe (431.03 KB)
  • squirrel.exe (1.63 MB)
  • atom.exe (82.41 MB)
  • node.exe (304.03 KB)
  • node.exe (17.66 MB)
  • ctags-win32.exe (196.53 KB)
  • ctags-win32.exe (308.00 KB)
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The information on this page is only about version 1.17.2 of Atom. You can find below info on other versions of Atom:

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Atom has the habit of leaving behind some leftovers.

Folders that were left behind:
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\atom
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Temp\Atom Crashes
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Atom

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Many times the following registry keys will not be uninstalled:
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\MIME\Database\Content Type\application/atom+xml




How to delete Atom from your PC with Advanced Uninstaller PRO

Atom is an application marketed by the software company GitHub Inc.. Sometimes, people try to erase it. This can be hard because deleting this by hand takes some advanced knowledge regarding Windows internal functioning. One of the best QUICK practice to erase Atom is to use Advanced Uninstaller PRO. Here are some detailed instructions about how to do this:

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2. Start Advanced Uninstaller PRO. It's recommended to take some time to admire the program's design and number of functions available. Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very good package of tools.

3. Click on the General Tools category
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4. Press the Uninstall Programs button
Go to Uninstall Programs


5. A list of the applications installed on the computer will be made available to you

6. Navigate the list of applications until you locate Atom or simply click the Search field and type in "Atom". The Atom app will be found very quickly. When you select Atom in the list , the following information regarding the application is made available to you:


  • Star rating (in the lower left corner). This explains the opinion other users have regarding Atom, ranging from "Highly recommended" to "Very dangerous".
  • Opinions by other users - Click on the Read reviews button.
  • Technical information regarding the app you are about to uninstall, by pressing the Properties button.
7. Press the Uninstall button. A confirmation dialog will appear. Confirm the uninstall by clicking the Uninstall button. Advanced Uninstaller PRO will then remove Atom.
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8. After removing Atom, Advanced Uninstaller PRO will offer to run an additional cleanup. Press Next to perform the cleanup. All the items that belong Atom which have been left behind will be found and you will be able to delete them. By removing Atom with Advanced Uninstaller PRO, you can be sure that no registry items, files or directories are left behind on your computer.

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Disclaimer

The text above is not a piece of advice to remove Atom by GitHub Inc. from your computer, we are not saying that Atom by GitHub Inc. is not a good application for your computer. This text only contains detailed instructions on how to remove Atom 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' computers.

2017-05-28 / Written by Andreea Kartman for Advanced Uninstaller PRO

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Last update on: 2017-05-27 21:49:46.880