Spotify Spotify

A guide to uninstall Spotify from your computer

This page contains detailed information on how to uninstall Spotify for Windows. It is produced by Spotify AB. Additional info about Spotify AB can be read here. More data about the program Spotify can be seen at . The application is usually installed in the C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Spotify folder. Keep in mind that this location can differ being determined by the user's decision. The full command line for uninstalling Spotify is C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Spotify\Spotify.exe. Note that if you will type this command in Start / Run Note you may get a notification for administrator rights. The application's main executable file occupies 6.43 MB (6737976 bytes) on disk and is named spotify.exe.

The executable files below are part of Spotify. They occupy an average of 8.44 MB (8850656 bytes) on disk.

  • spotify.exe (6.43 MB)
  • SpotifyLauncher.exe (60.05 KB)
  • SpotifyHelper.exe (366.05 KB)
  • SpotifyWebHelper.exe (1.60 MB)

This data is about Spotify version only. Click on the links below for other Spotify versions: to view all...
Following the uninstall process, the application leaves some files behind on the PC. Part_A few of these are shown below.

Folders remaining:
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Google\Chrome\User Data\Default\Pepper Data\Shockwave Flash\WritableRoot\#SharedObjects\H3GL6QDX\\support\flashplayer\sys\
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Google\Chrome\User Data\Default\Pepper Data\Shockwave Flash\WritableRoot\#SharedObjects\H3GL6QDX\\support\flashplayer\sys\
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Microsoft\Windows\WER\ReportQueue\NonCritical_Spotify Installe_1f633f38311857d4d8377db9d4136538917967c_cab_ca4fc8e3
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Spotify

Usually, the following files are left on disk:
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Google\Chrome\User Data\Default\Local Storage\https_embed.spotify.com_0.localstorage
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Google\Chrome\User Data\Default\Local Storage\https_play.spotify.com_0.localstorage
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Google\Chrome\User Data\Default\Local Storage\https_spotify.en.softonic.com_0.localstorage
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Google\Chrome\User Data\Default\Local Storage\https_www.spotify.com_0.localstorage
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Google\Chrome\User Data\Default\Pepper Data\Shockwave Flash\WritableRoot\#SharedObjects\H3GL6QDX\\support\flashplayer\sys\\settings.sol
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Google\Chrome\User Data\Default\Pepper Data\Shockwave Flash\WritableRoot\#SharedObjects\H3GL6QDX\\support\flashplayer\sys\\settings.sol
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Microsoft\Windows\WER\ReportQueue\NonCritical_Spotify Installe_1f633f38311857d4d8377db9d4136538917967c_cab_ca4fc8e3\appcompat.txt
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Microsoft\Windows\WER\ReportQueue\NonCritical_Spotify Installe_1f633f38311857d4d8377db9d4136538917967c_cab_ca4fc8e3\Report.wer
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Microsoft\Windows\WER\ReportQueue\NonCritical_Spotify Installe_1f633f38311857d4d8377db9d4136538917967c_cab_ca4fc8e3\TabC7B5.tmp
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Spotify\Data\
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Spotify\Data\cef.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Spotify\Data\d3dcompiler_43.dll
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Spotify\Data\d3dcompiler_46.dll
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Spotify\Data\devtools_resources.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Spotify\Data\ffmpegsumo.dll
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Spotify\Data\icudt.dll
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Spotify\Data\libcef.dll
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Spotify\Data\libEGL.dll
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Spotify\Data\libGLESv2.dll
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Spotify\Data\locales\en-US.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Spotify\Data\
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Spotify\Data\SpotifyHelper.exe
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Spotify\Data\SpotifyWebHelper.exe
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Spotify\inst_ver.dat
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Spotify\spotify.exe
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Spotify\SpotifyLauncher.exe

Use regedit.exe to manually remove from the Windows Registry the keys below:
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\Spotify

A way to erase Spotify with the help of Advanced Uninstaller PRO

Spotify is an application by Spotify AB. Frequently, computer users choose to uninstall this program. This can be easier said than done because deleting this manually takes some experience related to Windows program uninstallation. The best SIMPLE way to uninstall Spotify 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 Windows system, install it. This is a good step because Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very potent uninstaller and general utility to optimize your Windows system.


2. Start Advanced Uninstaller PRO. It's recommended to take your time to admire Advanced Uninstaller PRO's interface and wealth of tools available. Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very useful system optimizer.

3. Press the General Tools button
Go to General Tools

4. Activate the Uninstall Programs tool
Go to Uninstall Programs

5. A list of the programs installed on the PC will be shown to you

6. Navigate the list of programs until you find Spotify or simply activate the Search field and type in "Spotify". The Spotify app will be found very quickly. When you select Spotify in the list of programs, some information about the program is made available to you:

  • Star rating (in the left lower corner). The star rating tells you the opinion other people have about Spotify, ranging from "Highly recommended" to "Very dangerous".
  • Opinions by other people - Press the Read reviews button.
  • Technical information about the app you are about to remove, by clicking on the Properties button.
For instance you can see that for Spotify:

  • The web site of the program is:
  • The uninstall string is: C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Spotify\Spotify.exe
7. Click the Uninstall button. A confirmation window will show up. accept the uninstall by clicking the Uninstall button. Advanced Uninstaller PRO will automatically uninstall Spotify.
Uninstall Spotify

8. After uninstalling Spotify, Advanced Uninstaller PRO will ask you to run an additional cleanup. Click Next to perform the cleanup. All the items of Spotify which have been left behind will be detected and you will be able to delete them. By uninstalling Spotify with Advanced Uninstaller PRO, you can be sure that no Windows registry items, files or folders are left behind on your system.

Your Windows system will remain clean, speedy and able to run without errors or problems.


Geographical user distribution

  • 10.0
  • Windows 7 (6.1)
  • Windows 8.1 (6.3)
  • Windows XP (5.1)
  • Windows Vista (6.0)
  • Windows 8 (6.2)
  • Windows Server 2003 (5.2)
  • Windows (6.4)
Software Application


The text above is not a recommendation to remove Spotify by Spotify AB from your PC, nor are we saying that Spotify by Spotify AB is not a good software application. This text only contains detailed info on how to remove Spotify in case you want to. The information above contains registry and disk entries that other software left behind and Advanced Uninstaller PRO discovered and classified as "leftovers" on other users' computers.

2016-06-19 / Written by Andreea Kartman for Advanced Uninstaller PRO

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Last update on: 2016-06-19 02:34:40.747