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How to uninstall Notepad++ from your computer

Notepad++ is a computer program. This page is comprised of details on how to uninstall it from your PC. It was created for Windows by Notepad++ Team. Further information on Notepad++ Team can be seen here. Click on to get more facts about Notepad++ on Notepad++ Team's website. Notepad++ is typically installed in the C:\Program Files (x86)\Notepad++ directory, subject to the user's option. You can uninstall Notepad++ by clicking on the Start menu of Windows and pasting the command line C:\Program Files (x86)\Notepad++\uninstall.exe. Keep in mind that you might receive a notification for admin rights. The program's main executable file occupies 1.68 MB (1761280 bytes) on disk and is named notepad++.exe.

Notepad++ installs the following the executables on your PC, taking about 2.48 MB (2596898 bytes) on disk.



  • notepad++.exe (1.68 MB)
  • uninstall.exe (272.03 KB)
  • gpup.exe (412.00 KB)
  • GUP.exe (132.00 KB)


This info is about Notepad++ version 6.5 only. You can find here a few links to other Notepad++ versions:

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If you're planning to uninstall Notepad++ you should check if the following data is left behind on your PC.

Folders remaining:
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Notepad++
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Notepad++

The files below remain on your disk by Notepad++'s application uninstaller when you removed it:
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Notepad++\change.log
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Notepad++\config.model.xml
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Notepad++\functionList.xml
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Notepad++\langs.model.xml
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Notepad++\license.txt
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Notepad++\localization\english.xml
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Notepad++\notepad++.exe
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Notepad++\NppShell_05.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Notepad++\plugins\APIs\actionscript.xml
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Notepad++\plugins\APIs\c.xml
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Notepad++\plugins\APIs\cmake.xml
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Notepad++\plugins\APIs\cpp.xml
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Notepad++\plugins\APIs\cs.xml
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Notepad++\plugins\APIs\css.xml
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Notepad++\plugins\APIs\html.xml
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Notepad++\plugins\APIs\java.xml
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Notepad++\plugins\APIs\javascript.xml
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Notepad++\plugins\APIs\lisp.xml
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Notepad++\plugins\APIs\nsis.xml
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Notepad++\plugins\APIs\perl.xml
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Notepad++\plugins\APIs\php.xml
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Notepad++\plugins\APIs\python.xml
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Notepad++\plugins\APIs\rc.xml
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Notepad++\plugins\APIs\sql.xml
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Notepad++\plugins\APIs\tex.xml
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Notepad++\plugins\APIs\vb.xml
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Notepad++\plugins\APIs\vhdl.xml
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Notepad++\plugins\APIs\xml.xml
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Notepad++\plugins\Config\Hunspell\dictionary.lst
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Notepad++\plugins\Config\Hunspell\en_GB.aff
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Notepad++\plugins\Config\Hunspell\en_GB.dic
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Notepad++\plugins\Config\Hunspell\en_US.aff
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Notepad++\plugins\Config\Hunspell\en_US.dic
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Notepad++\plugins\Config\Hunspell\README_en_GB.txt
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Notepad++\plugins\Config\Hunspell\README_en_US.txt
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Notepad++\plugins\doc\NppFTP\license_libssh.txt
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Notepad++\plugins\doc\NppFTP\license_NppFTP.txt
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Notepad++\plugins\doc\NppFTP\license_OpenSSL.txt
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Notepad++\plugins\doc\NppFTP\license_TiXML.txt
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Notepad++\plugins\doc\NppFTP\license_UTCP.htm
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Notepad++\plugins\doc\NppFTP\license_ZLIB.txt
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Notepad++\plugins\doc\NppFTP\Readme.txt
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Notepad++\plugins\DSpellCheck.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Notepad++\plugins\NppConverter.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Notepad++\plugins\NppExport.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Notepad++\plugins\NppFTP.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Notepad++\plugins\PluginManager.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Notepad++\readme.txt
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Notepad++\SciLexer.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Notepad++\shortcuts.xml
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Notepad++\stylers.model.xml
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Notepad++\themes\Bespin.xml
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Notepad++\themes\Black board.xml
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Notepad++\themes\Choco.xml
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Notepad++\themes\Deep Black.xml
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Notepad++\themes\Hello Kitty.xml
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Notepad++\themes\HotFudgeSundae.xml
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Notepad++\themes\khaki.xml
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Notepad++\themes\Mono Industrial.xml
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Notepad++\themes\Monokai.xml
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Notepad++\themes\MossyLawn.xml
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Notepad++\themes\Navajo.xml
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Notepad++\themes\Obsidian.xml
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Notepad++\themes\Plastic Code Wrap.xml
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Notepad++\themes\Ruby Blue.xml
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Notepad++\themes\Solarized.xml
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Notepad++\themes\Solarized-light.xml
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Notepad++\themes\Twilight.xml
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Notepad++\themes\Vibrant Ink.xml
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Notepad++\themes\vim Dark Blue.xml
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Notepad++\themes\Zenburn.xml
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Notepad++\updater\gpl.txt
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Notepad++\updater\gpup.exe
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Notepad++\updater\GUP.exe
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Notepad++\updater\gup.xml
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Notepad++\updater\libcurl.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Notepad++\updater\License.txt
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Notepad++\updater\readme.txt
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Notepad++\user.manual\documentation\document-properties\encoding.html
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Notepad++\user.manual\documentation\notepad-online-document.html
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Notepad++\user.manual\documentation\notepad-user-manual\command-line.html
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Notepad++\user.manual\documentation\notepad-user-manual\commands.html
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Notepad++\user.manual\documentation\notepad-user-manual\control-files.html
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Notepad++\user.manual\documentation\notepad-user-manual\credits.html
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Notepad++\user.manual\documentation\notepad-user-manual\display.html
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Notepad++\user.manual\documentation\notepad-user-manual\display\folding.html
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Notepad++\user.manual\documentation\notepad-user-manual\display\hiding-lines.html
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Notepad++\user.manual\documentation\notepad-user-manual\display\multi-view.html
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Notepad++\user.manual\documentation\notepad-user-manual\display\right-left-rtl.html
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Notepad++\user.manual\documentation\notepad-user-manual\display\shortcuts-view-menu.html
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Notepad++\user.manual\documentation\notepad-user-manual\display\system-tray.html
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Notepad++\user.manual\documentation\notepad-user-manual\display\unprintable-characters.html
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Notepad++\user.manual\documentation\notepad-user-manual\display\viewing-modes.html
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Notepad++\user.manual\documentation\notepad-user-manual\display\wrapping.html
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Notepad++\user.manual\documentation\notepad-user-manual\display\zooming.html
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Notepad++\user.manual\documentation\notepad-user-manual\document-properties.html
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Notepad++\user.manual\documentation\notepad-user-manual\document-properties\encoding.html
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Notepad++\user.manual\documentation\notepad-user-manual\document-properties\newline-format.html
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Notepad++\user.manual\documentation\notepad-user-manual\editing.html
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Notepad++\user.manual\documentation\notepad-user-manual\editing\auto-completion.html

You will find in the Windows Registry that the following keys will not be uninstalled; 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 delete Notepad++ using Advanced Uninstaller PRO

Notepad++ is a program by the software company Notepad++ Team. Frequently, users decide to uninstall this program. Sometimes this can be efortful because deleting this by hand requires some experience regarding Windows internal functioning. The best QUICK solution to uninstall Notepad++ is to use Advanced Uninstaller PRO. Here are some detailed instructions about how to do this:

1. If you don't have Advanced Uninstaller PRO on your PC, install it. This is good because Advanced Uninstaller PRO is one of the best uninstaller and general utility to take care of your computer.

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2. Start Advanced Uninstaller PRO. Take some time to admire the program's design and wealth of features available. Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very useful system utility.

3. Press the General Tools button
Go to General Tools


4. Press the Uninstall Programs feature
Go to Uninstall Programs


5. A list of the programs existing on your computer will be made available to you

6. Navigate the list of programs until you find Notepad++ or simply activate the Search field and type in "Notepad++". The Notepad++ application will be found very quickly. When you click Notepad++ in the list of programs, the following data about the application is made available to you:


  • Safety rating (in the left lower corner). This tells you the opinion other users have about Notepad++, from "Highly recommended" to "Very dangerous".
  • Reviews by other users - Press the Read reviews button.
  • Details about the program you want to remove, by clicking on the Properties button.
For example you can see that for Notepad++:


  • The web site of the program is: http://notepad-plus-plus.org/
  • The uninstall string is: C:\Program Files (x86)\Notepad++\uninstall.exe
7. Press the Uninstall button. A confirmation dialog will appear. accept the removal by clicking the Uninstall button. Advanced Uninstaller PRO will automatically remove Notepad++.
Uninstall Notepad++


8. After removing Notepad++, Advanced Uninstaller PRO will offer to run an additional cleanup. Click Next to start the cleanup. All the items that belong Notepad++ that have been left behind will be detected and you will be able to delete them. By uninstalling Notepad++ using Advanced Uninstaller PRO, you can be sure that no Windows registry entries, files or directories are left behind on your computer.

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

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Geographical user distribution

  • Windows 7 (6.1)
  • 10.0
  • Windows 8.1 (6.3)
  • Windows XP (5.1)
  • Windows 8 (6.2)
  • Windows Vista (6.0)
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Disclaimer

The text above is not a recommendation to uninstall Notepad++ by Notepad++ Team from your PC, nor are we saying that Notepad++ by Notepad++ Team is not a good software application. This page only contains detailed instructions on how to uninstall Notepad++ in case you want to. The information above contains registry and disk entries that our application Advanced Uninstaller PRO discovered and classified as "leftovers" on other users' PCs.

2016-06-19 / Written by Daniel Statescu for Advanced Uninstaller PRO

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Last update on: 2016-06-19 11:25:25.097