GitHub Desktop GitHub Desktop



A guide to uninstall GitHub Desktop from your system

This web page contains complete information on how to remove GitHub Desktop for Windows. It was coded for Windows by GitHub, Inc.. You can read more on GitHub, Inc. or check for application updates here. The program is frequently placed in the C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\GitHubDesktop directory (same installation drive as Windows). GitHub Desktop's full uninstall command line is C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\GitHubDesktop\Update.exe. The application's main executable file is titled GitHubDesktop.exe and it has a size of 373.46 KB (382424 bytes).

The executables below are part of GitHub Desktop. They take about 292.54 MB (306753760 bytes) on disk.



  • GitHubDesktop.exe (373.46 KB)
  • squirrel.exe (1.58 MB)
  • GitHubDesktop.exe (77.00 MB)
  • squirrel.exe (1.58 MB)
  • GitHubDesktop.exe (77.00 MB)
  • squirrel.exe (1.58 MB)
  • git.exe (37.65 KB)
  • blocked-file-util.exe (29.64 KB)
  • git-credential-store.exe (1.17 MB)
  • git-credential-wincred.exe (29.15 KB)
  • git-fast-import.exe (1.20 MB)
  • git-http-fetch.exe (1.28 MB)
  • git-http-push.exe (1.29 MB)
  • git-wrapper.exe (37.65 KB)
  • git-remote-https.exe (1.29 MB)
  • git-sh-i18n--envsubst.exe (1.16 MB)
  • git-show-index.exe (1.16 MB)
  • git-upload-pack.exe (1.24 MB)
  • git.exe (2.16 MB)
  • x86_64-w64-mingw32-deflatehd.exe (70.55 KB)
  • x86_64-w64-mingw32-inflatehd.exe (68.00 KB)
  • git-lfs.exe (7.23 MB)
  • awk.exe (573.12 KB)
  • b2sum.exe (61.02 KB)
  • basename.exe (37.87 KB)
  • cat.exe (43.23 KB)
  • comm.exe (43.13 KB)
  • cp.exe (106.34 KB)
  • cut.exe (47.34 KB)
  • dash.exe (108.13 KB)
  • date.exe (118.76 KB)
  • dirname.exe (37.81 KB)
  • echo.exe (38.18 KB)
  • env.exe (37.48 KB)
  • expr.exe (106.26 KB)
  • false.exe (35.65 KB)
  • find.exe (256.55 KB)
  • getfacl.exe (172.71 KB)
  • getopt.exe (23.59 KB)
  • grep.exe (210.73 KB)
  • head.exe (48.30 KB)
  • ls.exe (137.04 KB)
  • mkdir.exe (72.07 KB)
  • mktemp.exe (47.05 KB)
  • mv.exe (113.00 KB)
  • pathchk.exe (38.36 KB)
  • printf.exe (71.59 KB)
  • pwd.exe (39.60 KB)
  • readlink.exe (50.63 KB)
  • rebase.exe (820.36 KB)
  • rm.exe (65.65 KB)
  • rmdir.exe (64.09 KB)
  • sed.exe (166.50 KB)
  • sh.exe (2.00 MB)
  • sort.exe (109.14 KB)
  • ssh-add.exe (321.51 KB)
  • ssh-agent.exe (336.47 KB)
  • ssh.exe (650.69 KB)
  • tail.exe (59.09 KB)
  • test.exe (69.99 KB)
  • touch.exe (106.80 KB)
  • tr.exe (52.75 KB)
  • true.exe (35.65 KB)
  • uname.exe (38.30 KB)
  • uniq.exe (48.30 KB)
  • wc.exe (50.11 KB)
  • xargs.exe (69.52 KB)
  • GitHubDesktop.exe (77.00 MB)
  • blocked-file-util.exe (29.64 KB)
  • x86_64-w64-mingw32-deflatehd.exe (70.55 KB)
  • x86_64-w64-mingw32-inflatehd.exe (68.00 KB)
  • awk.exe (573.12 KB)
  • b2sum.exe (61.02 KB)
  • basename.exe (37.87 KB)
  • cat.exe (43.23 KB)
  • comm.exe (43.13 KB)
  • cp.exe (106.34 KB)
  • cut.exe (47.34 KB)
  • dash.exe (108.13 KB)
  • date.exe (118.76 KB)
  • dirname.exe (37.81 KB)
  • echo.exe (38.18 KB)
  • env.exe (37.48 KB)
  • expr.exe (106.26 KB)
  • false.exe (35.65 KB)
  • find.exe (256.55 KB)
  • getfacl.exe (172.71 KB)
  • getopt.exe (23.59 KB)
  • grep.exe (210.73 KB)
  • head.exe (48.30 KB)
  • ls.exe (137.04 KB)
  • mkdir.exe (72.07 KB)
  • mktemp.exe (47.05 KB)
  • mv.exe (113.00 KB)
  • pathchk.exe (38.36 KB)
  • printf.exe (71.59 KB)
  • pwd.exe (39.60 KB)
  • readlink.exe (50.63 KB)
  • rebase.exe (820.36 KB)
  • rm.exe (65.65 KB)
  • rmdir.exe (64.09 KB)
  • sed.exe (166.50 KB)
  • sh.exe (2.00 MB)
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The information on this page is only about version 1.0.9 of GitHub Desktop. You can find below info on other releases of GitHub Desktop:

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After the uninstall process, the application leaves some files behind on the computer. Some of these are listed below.

Folders remaining:
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\GitHubDesktop
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\GitHub Desktop

The files below remain on your disk when you remove GitHub Desktop:
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\GitHubDesktop\app-1.0.9\ffmpeg.dll
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\GitHubDesktop\app-1.0.9\GitHubDesktop.exe
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\GitHubDesktop\app-1.0.9\icudtl.dat
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\GitHubDesktop\app-1.0.9\libEGL.dll
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\GitHubDesktop\app-1.0.9\libGLESv2.dll
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\GitHubDesktop\app-1.0.9\LICENSE
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\GitHubDesktop\app-1.0.9\msvcp140.dll
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\GitHubDesktop\app-1.0.9\node.dll
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\GitHubDesktop\app-1.0.9\vcruntime140.dll
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\GitHubDesktop\app-1.0.9\views_resources_200_percent.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\GitHubDesktop\Update.exe
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\GitHub Desktop\databases\Databases.db
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\GitHub Desktop\GPUCache\data_0
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\GitHub Desktop\GPUCache\data_1
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\GitHub Desktop\GPUCache\data_2
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\GitHub Desktop\GPUCache\data_3
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\GitHub Desktop\GPUCache\index
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\GitHub Desktop\IndexedDB\file__0.indexeddb.leveldb\000003.log
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\GitHub Desktop\IndexedDB\file__0.indexeddb.leveldb\CURRENT
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\GitHub Desktop\IndexedDB\file__0.indexeddb.leveldb\LOCK
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\GitHub Desktop\IndexedDB\file__0.indexeddb.leveldb\LOG
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\GitHub Desktop\IndexedDB\file__0.indexeddb.leveldb\MANIFEST-000001
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\GitHub Desktop\Local Storage\file__0.localstorage
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\GitHub Desktop\logs\2017-11-26.desktop.production.log
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\GitHub Desktop\Preferences
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\GitHub Desktop\QuotaManager
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\GitHub Desktop\window-state.json

Registry that is not cleaned:
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\x-github-desktop-auth




A way to delete GitHub Desktop from your computer with the help of Advanced Uninstaller PRO

GitHub Desktop is an application marketed by the software company GitHub, Inc.. Frequently, people decide to uninstall it. Sometimes this can be difficult because removing this manually takes some skill regarding removing Windows programs manually. The best EASY approach to uninstall GitHub Desktop is to use Advanced Uninstaller PRO. Here is how to do this:

1. If you don't have Advanced Uninstaller PRO already installed on your Windows PC, install it. This is good because Advanced Uninstaller PRO is an efficient uninstaller and all around tool to optimize your Windows computer.

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2. Start Advanced Uninstaller PRO. It's recommended to take some time to get familiar with the program's interface and number of features available. Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very useful system optimizer.

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


5. A list of the programs existing on the computer will appear

6. Navigate the list of programs until you find GitHub Desktop or simply click the Search field and type in "GitHub Desktop". If it is installed on your PC the GitHub Desktop program will be found very quickly. Notice that when you click GitHub Desktop in the list of programs, the following data about the application is made available to you:


  • Star rating (in the lower left corner). The star rating explains the opinion other users have about GitHub Desktop, from "Highly recommended" to "Very dangerous".
  • Reviews by other users - Press the Read reviews button.
  • Technical information about the program you want to uninstall, by pressing the Properties button.
7. Click the Uninstall button. A confirmation dialog will appear. accept the uninstall by clicking Uninstall. Advanced Uninstaller PRO will remove GitHub Desktop.
Uninstall GitHub Desktop


8. After removing GitHub Desktop, Advanced Uninstaller PRO will offer to run an additional cleanup. Press Next to proceed with the cleanup. All the items of GitHub Desktop that have been left behind will be found and you will be able to delete them. By uninstalling GitHub Desktop using Advanced Uninstaller PRO, you can be sure that no Windows registry items, files or directories are left behind on your PC.

Your Windows computer will remain clean, speedy and able to take on new tasks.

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Disclaimer

The text above is not a recommendation to uninstall GitHub Desktop by GitHub, Inc. from your PC, nor are we saying that GitHub Desktop by GitHub, Inc. is not a good application for your PC. This page simply contains detailed instructions on how to uninstall GitHub Desktop in case you decide this is what you want to do. 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' PCs.

2017-11-19 / Written by Andreea Kartman for Advanced Uninstaller PRO

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Last update on: 2017-11-18 22:59:10.283