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A way to uninstall Atom from your computer

This page contains thorough information on how to remove Atom for Windows. It is developed by GitHub Inc.. Go over here where you can get more info on GitHub Inc.. Atom is usually set up in the C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\atom folder, subject to the user's choice. You can remove Atom by clicking on the Start menu of Windows and pasting the command line C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\atom\Update.exe. Note that you might get a notification for admin rights. atom.exe is the Atom's primary executable file and it occupies about 421.50 KB (431616 bytes) on disk.

Atom installs the following the executables on your PC, taking about 128.45 MB (134694652 bytes) on disk.

  • atom.exe (421.50 KB)
  • Update.exe (1.75 MB)
  • atom.exe (77.55 MB)
  • squirrel.exe (1.92 MB)
  • node.exe (17.66 MB)
  • git.exe (37.65 KB)
  • blocked-file-util.exe (22.68 KB)
  • git-credential-store.exe (1.19 MB)
  • git-credential-wincred.exe (29.15 KB)
  • git-fast-import.exe (1.21 MB)
  • git-http-fetch.exe (1.29 MB)
  • git-http-push.exe (1.30 MB)
  • git-wrapper.exe (37.65 KB)
  • git-remote-https.exe (1.31 MB)
  • git-sh-i18n--envsubst.exe (1.18 MB)
  • git-show-index.exe (1.18 MB)
  • git-upload-pack.exe (1.26 MB)
  • git.exe (2.18 MB)
  • x86_64-w64-mingw32-deflatehd.exe (63.58 KB)
  • x86_64-w64-mingw32-inflatehd.exe (61.03 KB)
  • git-askpass.exe (214.08 KB)
  • git-credential-manager.exe (157.58 KB)
  • git-lfs.exe (7.23 MB)
  • GitHub.Authentication.exe (290.50 KB)
  • awk.exe (566.15 KB)
  • b2sum.exe (54.05 KB)
  • basename.exe (30.90 KB)
  • cat.exe (36.27 KB)
  • comm.exe (36.16 KB)
  • cp.exe (99.38 KB)
  • cut.exe (40.38 KB)
  • dash.exe (101.17 KB)
  • date.exe (111.80 KB)
  • dirname.exe (30.85 KB)
  • echo.exe (31.22 KB)
  • env.exe (30.52 KB)
  • expr.exe (99.29 KB)
  • false.exe (28.68 KB)
  • find.exe (249.59 KB)
  • getfacl.exe (165.75 KB)
  • getopt.exe (16.62 KB)
  • grep.exe (203.77 KB)
  • head.exe (41.33 KB)
  • ls.exe (130.07 KB)
  • mkdir.exe (65.11 KB)
  • mktemp.exe (40.08 KB)
  • mv.exe (106.04 KB)
  • pathchk.exe (31.40 KB)
  • printf.exe (64.62 KB)
  • pwd.exe (32.64 KB)
  • readlink.exe (43.66 KB)
  • rebase.exe (813.39 KB)
  • rm.exe (58.69 KB)
  • rmdir.exe (57.13 KB)
  • sed.exe (159.54 KB)
  • sh.exe (1.99 MB)
  • sort.exe (102.18 KB)
  • ssh-add.exe (314.54 KB)
  • ssh-agent.exe (329.51 KB)
  • ssh.exe (643.72 KB)
  • tail.exe (52.13 KB)
  • test.exe (63.03 KB)
  • touch.exe (99.84 KB)
  • tr.exe (45.79 KB)
  • true.exe (28.68 KB)
  • uname.exe (31.34 KB)
  • uniq.exe (41.33 KB)
  • wc.exe (43.14 KB)
  • xargs.exe (62.56 KB)
  • ctags-win32.exe (308.00 KB)
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The information on this page is only about version 1.24.1 of Atom. You can find below info on other application versions of Atom:

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

Directories left on disk:
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Atom

The files below were left behind on your disk by Atom when you uninstall it:
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Packages\Microsoft.Windows.Cortana_cw5n1h2txyewy\LocalState\AppIconCache\125\com_squirrel_atom_atom
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Atom\Cache\data_0
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Atom\Cache\data_1
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Atom\Cache\data_2
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Atom\Cache\data_3
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Atom\Cache\index
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Atom\Cache\settings-view\abe33-1537116177265
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Atom\Cache\settings-view\ajuste-1537116177266
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Atom\Cache\settings-view\ArnaudRinquin-1537116165748
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Atom\Cache\settings-view\atom-1537111516874
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Atom\Cache\settings-view\avaly-1537116177268
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Atom\Cache\settings-view\b3by-1537116165747
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Atom\Cache\settings-view\chbk-1537116165749
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Atom\Cache\settings-view\Chimstaz-1537116177268
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Atom\Cache\settings-view\danielbayley-1537116177266
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Atom\Cache\settings-view\donovanhiland-1537116177265
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Atom\Cache\settings-view\file-icons-1537116177263
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Atom\Cache\settings-view\flyzto-1537116177267
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Atom\Cache\settings-view\fredwu-1537116177267
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Atom\Cache\settings-view\germtb-1537116177268
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Atom\Cache\settings-view\huangjinlin-1537116177268
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Atom\Cache\settings-view\idleberg-1537116177266
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Atom\Cache\settings-view\infomaniac50-1537116177268
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Atom\Cache\settings-view\jarden-liu-1537116177268
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Atom\Cache\settings-view\KaushikIyer16-1537116177268
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Atom\Cache\settings-view\lee-dohm-1537116177263
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Atom\Cache\settings-view\leviothan-1537116177265
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Atom\Cache\settings-view\lieko-1537116177266
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Atom\Cache\settings-view\Lucid-Network-1537116165749
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Atom\Cache\settings-view\manuelbieh-1537116177264
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Atom\Cache\settings-view\mathieudutour-1537116165747
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Atom\Cache\settings-view\muukii-1537116165749
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Atom\Cache\settings-view\Niishi-1537116165748
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Atom\Cache\settings-view\Osmose-1537116177267
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Atom\Cache\settings-view\splinefish-1537116177267
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Atom\Cache\settings-view\sscotth-1537116177264
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Atom\Cache\settings-view\ssorallen-1537116177266
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Atom\Cache\settings-view\timomeh-1537116165747
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Atom\Cache\settings-view\tvrcgo-1537116177264
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Atom\Cache\settings-view\wlwl2-1537116177267
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Atom\Cache\settings-view\wontem-1537116177265
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Atom\Cache\settings-view\xingbo828-1537116177267
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Atom\Cache\settings-view\Yummygum-1537116165749
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Atom\Cookies
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Atom\databases\Databases.db
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Atom\GPUCache\data_0
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Atom\GPUCache\data_1
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Atom\GPUCache\data_2
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Atom\GPUCache\data_3
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Atom\GPUCache\index
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Atom\IndexedDB\file__0.indexeddb.leveldb\000003.log
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Atom\IndexedDB\file__0.indexeddb.leveldb\CURRENT
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Atom\IndexedDB\file__0.indexeddb.leveldb\LOCK
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Atom\IndexedDB\file__0.indexeddb.leveldb\LOG
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Atom\IndexedDB\file__0.indexeddb.leveldb\MANIFEST-000001
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Atom\Local Storage\chrome-devtools_devtools_0.localstorage
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Atom\Local Storage\file__0.localstorage
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Atom\Preferences
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Atom\QuotaManager
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Windows\Recent\atom--config-.lnk
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Windows\Recent\atom--tree-view- (2).lnk
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Windows\Recent\atom--tree-view- (3).lnk
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Windows\Recent\atom--tree-view-.lnk
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs\GitHub, Inc\Atom.lnk

Registry keys:
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Applications\atom.exe
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\MIME\Database\Content Type\application/atom+xml
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\atom

Registry values that are not removed from your PC:
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Local Settings\Software\Microsoft\Windows\Shell\MuiCache\C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\atom\app-1.24.1\atom.exe.ApplicationCompany
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Local Settings\Software\Microsoft\Windows\Shell\MuiCache\C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\atom\app-1.24.1\atom.exe.FriendlyAppName


How to remove Atom from your PC with the help of Advanced Uninstaller PRO

Atom is a program offered by the software company GitHub Inc.. Sometimes, users try to uninstall this program. This is easier said than done because deleting this by hand requires some experience regarding PCs. The best EASY way to uninstall Atom 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 good because Advanced Uninstaller PRO is an efficient uninstaller and general utility to take care of your Windows computer.

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  • go to Download Link
  • download the setup by clicking on the DOWNLOAD NOW button
  • install Advanced Uninstaller PRO
2. Run Advanced Uninstaller PRO. Take some time to get familiar with Advanced Uninstaller PRO's interface and number of functions available. Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very good program.

3. Press the General Tools button
Go to General Tools


4. Click on the Uninstall Programs tool
Go to Uninstall Programs


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

6. Scroll the list of applications until you find Atom or simply activate the Search field and type in "Atom". The Atom app will be found automatically. Notice that after you select Atom in the list , some information about the program is available to you:


  • Safety rating (in the lower left corner). This explains the opinion other users have about Atom, ranging from "Highly recommended" to "Very dangerous".
  • Reviews by other users - Press the Read reviews button.
  • Technical information about the program you are about to uninstall, by clicking on the Properties button.
7. Click the Uninstall button. A confirmation dialog will show up. accept the removal by pressing Uninstall. Advanced Uninstaller PRO will then remove Atom.
Uninstall Atom


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

Your PC will remain clean, speedy and ready to run without errors or problems.



Disclaimer

The text above is not a recommendation to uninstall Atom by GitHub Inc. from your PC, nor are we saying that Atom by GitHub Inc. is not a good application. This page only contains detailed instructions on how to uninstall Atom supposing you decide this is what you want to do. The information above contains registry and disk entries that other software left behind and Advanced Uninstaller PRO stumbled upon and classified as "leftovers" on other users' computers.

2018-03-10 / Written by Daniel Statescu for Advanced Uninstaller PRO

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Last update on: 2018-03-10 17:48:51.687