Pidgin Pidgin



How to uninstall Pidgin from your system

Pidgin is a software application. This page contains details on how to uninstall it from your computer. The application is usually installed in the C:\Program Files (x86)\Pidgin directory. Take into account that this location can vary being determined by the user's decision. pidgin.exe is the Pidgin's main executable file and it occupies close to 58.80 KB (60216 bytes) on disk.

Pidgin contains of the executables below. They take 305.88 KB (313216 bytes) on disk.



  • pidgin-uninst.exe (104.72 KB)
  • pidgin.exe (58.80 KB)
  • gdk-pixbuf-query-loaders.exe (24.70 KB)
  • gspawn-win32-helper-console.exe (29.39 KB)
  • gspawn-win32-helper.exe (29.96 KB)
  • gtk-query-immodules-2.0.exe (25.64 KB)
  • pango-querymodules.exe (32.66 KB)
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This data is about Pidgin version 2.10.7 alone. You can find below info on other releases of Pidgin:


If you are manually uninstalling Pidgin we suggest you to check if the following data is left behind on your PC.

Folders left behind when you uninstall Pidgin:
  • C:\Program Files\Pidgin

The files below were left behind on your disk by Pidgin when you uninstall it:
  • C:\Program Files\Pidgin\ca-certs\AddTrust_External_Root.pem
  • C:\Program Files\Pidgin\ca-certs\America_Online_Root_Certification_Authority_1.pem
  • C:\Program Files\Pidgin\ca-certs\AOL_Member_CA.pem
  • C:\Program Files\Pidgin\ca-certs\Baltimore_CyberTrust_Root.pem
  • C:\Program Files\Pidgin\ca-certs\CAcert_Class3.pem
  • C:\Program Files\Pidgin\ca-certs\CAcert_Root.pem
  • C:\Program Files\Pidgin\ca-certs\Deutsche_Telekom_Root_CA_2.pem
  • C:\Program Files\Pidgin\ca-certs\DigiCertHighAssuranceCA-3.pem
  • C:\Program Files\Pidgin\ca-certs\Entrust.net_Secure_Server_CA.pem
  • C:\Program Files\Pidgin\ca-certs\Equifax_Secure_CA.pem
  • C:\Program Files\Pidgin\ca-certs\Equifax_Secure_Global_eBusiness_CA-1.pem
  • C:\Program Files\Pidgin\ca-certs\Go_Daddy_Class_2_CA.pem
  • C:\Program Files\Pidgin\ca-certs\GTE_CyberTrust_Global_Root.pem
  • C:\Program Files\Pidgin\ca-certs\Microsoft_Internet_Authority.pem
  • C:\Program Files\Pidgin\ca-certs\Microsoft_Internet_Authority_2010.pem
  • C:\Program Files\Pidgin\ca-certs\Microsoft_Secure_Server_Authority.pem
  • C:\Program Files\Pidgin\ca-certs\Microsoft_Secure_Server_Authority_2010.pem
  • C:\Program Files\Pidgin\ca-certs\StartCom_Certification_Authority.pem
  • C:\Program Files\Pidgin\ca-certs\StartCom_Free_SSL_CA.pem
  • C:\Program Files\Pidgin\ca-certs\Thawte_Premium_Server_CA.pem
  • C:\Program Files\Pidgin\ca-certs\Thawte_Primary_Root_CA.pem
  • C:\Program Files\Pidgin\ca-certs\ValiCert_Class_2_VA.pem
  • C:\Program Files\Pidgin\ca-certs\VeriSign_Class_3_Public_Primary_Certification_Authority_-_G2.pem
  • C:\Program Files\Pidgin\ca-certs\VeriSign_Class_3_Public_Primary_Certification_Authority_-_G5.pem
  • C:\Program Files\Pidgin\ca-certs\VeriSign_Class_3_Public_Primary_Certification_Authority_-_G5_2.pem
  • C:\Program Files\Pidgin\ca-certs\VeriSign_Class3_Extended_Validation_CA.pem
  • C:\Program Files\Pidgin\ca-certs\Verisign_Class3_Primary_CA.pem
  • C:\Program Files\Pidgin\ca-certs\VeriSign_International_Server_Class_3_CA.pem
  • C:\Program Files\Pidgin\ca-certs\Verisign_RSA_Secure_Server_CA.pem
  • C:\Program Files\Pidgin\exchndl.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Pidgin\freebl3.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Pidgin\libjabber.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Pidgin\libmeanwhile-1.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Pidgin\libnspr4.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Pidgin\liboscar.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Pidgin\libplc4.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Pidgin\libplds4.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Pidgin\libpurple.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Pidgin\libsasl.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Pidgin\libsilc-1-1-2.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Pidgin\libsilcclient-1-1-3.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Pidgin\libssp-0.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Pidgin\libxml2-2.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Pidgin\libymsg.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Pidgin\locale\ar\LC_MESSAGES\pidgin.mo
  • C:\Program Files\Pidgin\nss3.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Pidgin\nssutil3.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Pidgin\pidgin.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Pidgin\pidgin.exe
  • C:\Program Files\Pidgin\pidgin-uninst.exe
  • C:\Program Files\Pidgin\pixmaps\pidgin\animations\16\connect0.png
  • C:\Program Files\Pidgin\pixmaps\pidgin\animations\16\connect1.png
  • C:\Program Files\Pidgin\pixmaps\pidgin\animations\16\connect2.png
  • C:\Program Files\Pidgin\pixmaps\pidgin\animations\16\connect3.png
  • C:\Program Files\Pidgin\pixmaps\pidgin\animations\16\connect4.png
  • C:\Program Files\Pidgin\pixmaps\pidgin\animations\16\connect5.png
  • C:\Program Files\Pidgin\pixmaps\pidgin\animations\16\connect6.png
  • C:\Program Files\Pidgin\pixmaps\pidgin\animations\16\connect7.png
  • C:\Program Files\Pidgin\pixmaps\pidgin\animations\16\connect8.png
  • C:\Program Files\Pidgin\pixmaps\pidgin\animations\16\process-working0.png
  • C:\Program Files\Pidgin\pixmaps\pidgin\animations\16\process-working1.png
  • C:\Program Files\Pidgin\pixmaps\pidgin\animations\16\process-working10.png
  • C:\Program Files\Pidgin\pixmaps\pidgin\animations\16\process-working11.png
  • C:\Program Files\Pidgin\pixmaps\pidgin\animations\16\process-working12.png
  • C:\Program Files\Pidgin\pixmaps\pidgin\animations\16\process-working13.png
  • C:\Program Files\Pidgin\pixmaps\pidgin\animations\16\process-working14.png
  • C:\Program Files\Pidgin\pixmaps\pidgin\animations\16\process-working15.png
  • C:\Program Files\Pidgin\pixmaps\pidgin\animations\16\process-working16.png
  • C:\Program Files\Pidgin\pixmaps\pidgin\animations\16\process-working17.png
  • C:\Program Files\Pidgin\pixmaps\pidgin\animations\16\process-working18.png
  • C:\Program Files\Pidgin\pixmaps\pidgin\animations\16\process-working19.png
  • C:\Program Files\Pidgin\pixmaps\pidgin\animations\16\process-working2.png
  • C:\Program Files\Pidgin\pixmaps\pidgin\animations\16\process-working20.png
  • C:\Program Files\Pidgin\pixmaps\pidgin\animations\16\process-working21.png
  • C:\Program Files\Pidgin\pixmaps\pidgin\animations\16\process-working22.png
  • C:\Program Files\Pidgin\pixmaps\pidgin\animations\16\process-working23.png
  • C:\Program Files\Pidgin\pixmaps\pidgin\animations\16\process-working24.png
  • C:\Program Files\Pidgin\pixmaps\pidgin\animations\16\process-working25.png
  • C:\Program Files\Pidgin\pixmaps\pidgin\animations\16\process-working26.png
  • C:\Program Files\Pidgin\pixmaps\pidgin\animations\16\process-working27.png
  • C:\Program Files\Pidgin\pixmaps\pidgin\animations\16\process-working28.png
  • C:\Program Files\Pidgin\pixmaps\pidgin\animations\16\process-working29.png
  • C:\Program Files\Pidgin\pixmaps\pidgin\animations\16\process-working3.png
  • C:\Program Files\Pidgin\pixmaps\pidgin\animations\16\process-working30.png
  • C:\Program Files\Pidgin\pixmaps\pidgin\animations\16\process-working4.png
  • C:\Program Files\Pidgin\pixmaps\pidgin\animations\16\process-working5.png
  • C:\Program Files\Pidgin\pixmaps\pidgin\animations\16\process-working6.png
  • C:\Program Files\Pidgin\pixmaps\pidgin\animations\16\process-working7.png
  • C:\Program Files\Pidgin\pixmaps\pidgin\animations\16\process-working8.png
  • C:\Program Files\Pidgin\pixmaps\pidgin\animations\16\process-working9.png
  • C:\Program Files\Pidgin\pixmaps\pidgin\animations\16\typing0.png
  • C:\Program Files\Pidgin\pixmaps\pidgin\animations\16\typing1.png
  • C:\Program Files\Pidgin\pixmaps\pidgin\animations\16\typing2.png
  • C:\Program Files\Pidgin\pixmaps\pidgin\animations\16\typing3.png
  • C:\Program Files\Pidgin\pixmaps\pidgin\animations\16\typing4.png
  • C:\Program Files\Pidgin\pixmaps\pidgin\animations\16\typing5.png
  • C:\Program Files\Pidgin\pixmaps\pidgin\arrow-down.xpm
  • C:\Program Files\Pidgin\pixmaps\pidgin\arrow-left.xpm
  • C:\Program Files\Pidgin\pixmaps\pidgin\arrow-right.xpm
  • C:\Program Files\Pidgin\pixmaps\pidgin\arrow-up.xpm

Registry that is not removed:
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\pidgin
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\Pidgin
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\pidgin




A way to erase Pidgin from your computer with the help of Advanced Uninstaller PRO

 Frequently, people try to uninstall it. This can be troublesome because performing this by hand takes some know-how regarding removing Windows applications by hand. The best QUICK action to uninstall Pidgin is to use Advanced Uninstaller PRO. Take the following steps on how to do this:

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3. Click on the General Tools category
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4. Activate the Uninstall Programs button
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5. A list of the programs existing on your PC will be made available to you

6. Scroll the list of programs until you locate Pidgin or simply click the Search feature and type in "Pidgin". If it is installed on your PC the Pidgin app will be found automatically. After you click Pidgin in the list , the following information about the program is available to you:


  • Star rating (in the lower left corner). This explains the opinion other people have about Pidgin, from "Highly recommended" to "Very dangerous".
  • Reviews by other people - Click on the Read reviews button.
  • Details about the application you wish to remove, by clicking on the Properties button.
7. Click the Uninstall button. A confirmation page will show up. Confirm the removal by pressing the Uninstall button. Advanced Uninstaller PRO will remove Pidgin.
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8. After uninstalling Pidgin, Advanced Uninstaller PRO will offer to run a cleanup. Press Next to perform the cleanup. All the items of Pidgin which have been left behind will be found and you will be able to delete them. By removing Pidgin with Advanced Uninstaller PRO, you are assured that no Windows registry entries, files or directories are left behind on your system.

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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