Notepad++ Notepad++



How to uninstall Notepad++ from your PC

Notepad++ is a Windows application. Read more about how to uninstall it from your computer. More information about Notepad++ can be seen at . The program is often placed in the C:\Program Files\Notepad++ directory (same installation drive as Windows). The program's main executable file has a size of 1.56 MB (1634304 bytes) on disk and is named notepad++.exe.

Notepad++ contains of the executables below. They take 2.34 MB (2457228 bytes) on disk.



  • notepad++.exe (1.56 MB)
  • uninstall.exe (259.64 KB)
  • gpup.exe (412.00 KB)
  • GUP.exe (132.00 KB)


The current web page applies to Notepad++ version 6.1.8 alone. For other Notepad++ versions please click below:


A considerable amount of files, folders and registry entries will be left behind when you remove Notepad++ from your computer.

Directories left on disk:
  • C:\Program Files\Notepad++
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs\Notepad++
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Notepad++

Files remaining:
  • C:\Program Files\Notepad++\change.log
  • C:\Program Files\Notepad++\config.model.xml
  • C:\Program Files\Notepad++\langs.model.xml
  • C:\Program Files\Notepad++\license.txt
  • C:\Program Files\Notepad++\localization\english.xml
  • C:\Program Files\Notepad++\notepad++.exe
  • C:\Program Files\Notepad++\NppShell_05.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Notepad++\plugins\APIs\actionscript.xml
  • C:\Program Files\Notepad++\plugins\APIs\c.xml
  • C:\Program Files\Notepad++\plugins\APIs\cmake.xml
  • C:\Program Files\Notepad++\plugins\APIs\cpp.xml
  • C:\Program Files\Notepad++\plugins\APIs\cs.xml
  • C:\Program Files\Notepad++\plugins\APIs\css.xml
  • C:\Program Files\Notepad++\plugins\APIs\html.xml
  • C:\Program Files\Notepad++\plugins\APIs\java.xml
  • C:\Program Files\Notepad++\plugins\APIs\javascript.xml
  • C:\Program Files\Notepad++\plugins\APIs\lisp.xml
  • C:\Program Files\Notepad++\plugins\APIs\nsis.xml
  • C:\Program Files\Notepad++\plugins\APIs\perl.xml
  • C:\Program Files\Notepad++\plugins\APIs\php.xml
  • C:\Program Files\Notepad++\plugins\APIs\python.xml
  • C:\Program Files\Notepad++\plugins\APIs\rc.xml
  • C:\Program Files\Notepad++\plugins\APIs\sql.xml
  • C:\Program Files\Notepad++\plugins\APIs\tex.xml
  • C:\Program Files\Notepad++\plugins\APIs\vb.xml
  • C:\Program Files\Notepad++\plugins\APIs\vhdl.xml
  • C:\Program Files\Notepad++\plugins\APIs\xml.xml
  • C:\Program Files\Notepad++\plugins\doc\NppFTP\license_libssh.txt
  • C:\Program Files\Notepad++\plugins\doc\NppFTP\license_NppFTP.txt
  • C:\Program Files\Notepad++\plugins\doc\NppFTP\license_OpenSSL.txt
  • C:\Program Files\Notepad++\plugins\doc\NppFTP\license_TiXML.txt
  • C:\Program Files\Notepad++\plugins\doc\NppFTP\license_UTCP.htm
  • C:\Program Files\Notepad++\plugins\doc\NppFTP\license_ZLIB.txt
  • C:\Program Files\Notepad++\plugins\doc\NppFTP\Readme.txt
  • C:\Program Files\Notepad++\plugins\NppConverter.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Notepad++\plugins\NppExport.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Notepad++\plugins\NppFTP.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Notepad++\plugins\PluginManager.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Notepad++\plugins\SpellChecker.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Notepad++\readme.txt
  • C:\Program Files\Notepad++\SciLexer.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Notepad++\shortcuts.xml
  • C:\Program Files\Notepad++\stylers.model.xml
  • C:\Program Files\Notepad++\themes\Bespin.xml
  • C:\Program Files\Notepad++\themes\Black board.xml
  • C:\Program Files\Notepad++\themes\Choco.xml
  • C:\Program Files\Notepad++\themes\Deep Black.xml
  • C:\Program Files\Notepad++\themes\Hello Kitty.xml
  • C:\Program Files\Notepad++\themes\HotFudgeSundae.xml
  • C:\Program Files\Notepad++\themes\khaki.xml
  • C:\Program Files\Notepad++\themes\Mono Industrial.xml
  • C:\Program Files\Notepad++\themes\Monokai.xml
  • C:\Program Files\Notepad++\themes\MossyLawn.xml
  • C:\Program Files\Notepad++\themes\Navajo.xml
  • C:\Program Files\Notepad++\themes\Obsidian.xml
  • C:\Program Files\Notepad++\themes\Plastic Code Wrap.xml
  • C:\Program Files\Notepad++\themes\Ruby Blue.xml
  • C:\Program Files\Notepad++\themes\Solarized.xml
  • C:\Program Files\Notepad++\themes\Solarized-light.xml
  • C:\Program Files\Notepad++\themes\Twilight.xml
  • C:\Program Files\Notepad++\themes\Vibrant Ink.xml
  • C:\Program Files\Notepad++\themes\vim Dark Blue.xml
  • C:\Program Files\Notepad++\themes\Zenburn.xml
  • C:\Program Files\Notepad++\uninstall.exe
  • C:\Program Files\Notepad++\updater\gpl.txt
  • C:\Program Files\Notepad++\updater\gpup.exe
  • C:\Program Files\Notepad++\updater\GUP.exe
  • C:\Program Files\Notepad++\updater\gup.xml
  • C:\Program Files\Notepad++\updater\libcurl.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Notepad++\updater\License.txt
  • C:\Program Files\Notepad++\updater\readme.txt
  • C:\Program Files\Notepad++\user.manual\documentation\document-properties\encoding.html
  • C:\Program Files\Notepad++\user.manual\documentation\notepad-online-document.html
  • C:\Program Files\Notepad++\user.manual\documentation\notepad-user-manual\command-line.html
  • C:\Program Files\Notepad++\user.manual\documentation\notepad-user-manual\commands.html
  • C:\Program Files\Notepad++\user.manual\documentation\notepad-user-manual\control-files.html
  • C:\Program Files\Notepad++\user.manual\documentation\notepad-user-manual\credits.html
  • C:\Program Files\Notepad++\user.manual\documentation\notepad-user-manual\display.html
  • C:\Program Files\Notepad++\user.manual\documentation\notepad-user-manual\display\folding.html
  • C:\Program Files\Notepad++\user.manual\documentation\notepad-user-manual\display\hiding-lines.html
  • C:\Program Files\Notepad++\user.manual\documentation\notepad-user-manual\display\multi-view.html
  • C:\Program Files\Notepad++\user.manual\documentation\notepad-user-manual\display\right-left-rtl.html
  • C:\Program Files\Notepad++\user.manual\documentation\notepad-user-manual\display\shortcuts-view-menu.html
  • C:\Program Files\Notepad++\user.manual\documentation\notepad-user-manual\display\system-tray.html
  • C:\Program Files\Notepad++\user.manual\documentation\notepad-user-manual\display\unprintable-characters.html
  • C:\Program Files\Notepad++\user.manual\documentation\notepad-user-manual\display\viewing-modes.html
  • C:\Program Files\Notepad++\user.manual\documentation\notepad-user-manual\display\wrapping.html
  • C:\Program Files\Notepad++\user.manual\documentation\notepad-user-manual\display\zooming.html
  • C:\Program Files\Notepad++\user.manual\documentation\notepad-user-manual\document-properties.html
  • C:\Program Files\Notepad++\user.manual\documentation\notepad-user-manual\document-properties\encoding.html
  • C:\Program Files\Notepad++\user.manual\documentation\notepad-user-manual\document-properties\newline-format.html
  • C:\Program Files\Notepad++\user.manual\documentation\notepad-user-manual\editing.html
  • C:\Program Files\Notepad++\user.manual\documentation\notepad-user-manual\editing\auto-completion.html
  • C:\Program Files\Notepad++\user.manual\documentation\notepad-user-manual\editing\column-mode-editing.html
  • C:\Program Files\Notepad++\user.manual\documentation\notepad-user-manual\editing\commenting.html
  • C:\Program Files\Notepad++\user.manual\documentation\notepad-user-manual\editing\exiting-notepad.html
  • C:\Program Files\Notepad++\user.manual\documentation\notepad-user-manual\editing\indentation.html
  • C:\Program Files\Notepad++\user.manual\documentation\notepad-user-manual\editing\mouse-gestures.html
  • C:\Program Files\Notepad++\user.manual\documentation\notepad-user-manual\editing\other-editing-tools.html
  • C:\Program Files\Notepad++\user.manual\documentation\notepad-user-manual\editing\overtype.html

You will find in the Windows Registry that the following keys will not be removed; remove them one by one using regedit.exe:
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\Notepad++
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Notepad++




A way to erase Notepad++ using Advanced Uninstaller PRO

 Sometimes, computer users try to uninstall it. This can be efortful because performing this by hand requires some advanced knowledge regarding PCs. The best EASY practice to uninstall Notepad++ 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 system, install it. This is good because Advanced Uninstaller PRO is the best uninstaller and general tool to clean your Windows system.

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2. Run Advanced Uninstaller PRO. It's recommended to take your time to get familiar with the program's design and number of tools available. Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a powerful Windows optimizer.

3. Click on the General Tools button
Go to General Tools


4. Press the Uninstall Programs button
Go to Uninstall Programs


5. All the programs existing on the computer will be shown to you

6. Scroll the list of programs until you locate Notepad++ or simply click the Search feature and type in "Notepad++". The Notepad++ application will be found automatically. Notice that after you click Notepad++ in the list of programs, some data regarding the program is available to you:


  • Star rating (in the lower left corner). The star rating tells you the opinion other people have regarding Notepad++, from "Highly recommended" to "Very dangerous".
  • Opinions by other people - Click on the Read reviews button.
  • Details regarding the app you want to remove, by clicking on the Properties button.
7. Press the Uninstall button. A confirmation dialog will show up. accept the removal by pressing Uninstall. Advanced Uninstaller PRO will then remove Notepad++.
Uninstall Notepad++


8. After removing Notepad++, Advanced Uninstaller PRO will ask you to run a cleanup. Press Next to proceed with the cleanup. All the items of Notepad++ that have been left behind will be detected and you will be able to delete them. By uninstalling Notepad++ with Advanced Uninstaller PRO, you can be sure that no registry entries, files or directories are left behind on your PC.

Your system will remain clean, speedy and ready to serve you properly.

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Geographical user distribution

  • Windows 7 (6.1)
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2015-01-16 / Written by Dan Armano for Advanced Uninstaller PRO

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Last update on: 2015-01-16 14:05:35.130