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A way to uninstall Atom from your PC

Atom is a Windows program. Read below about how to uninstall it from your PC. It is produced by GitHub Inc.. More info about GitHub Inc. can be seen here. The program is usually installed in the C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\atom directory (same installation drive as Windows). You can uninstall Atom by clicking on the Start menu of Windows and pasting the command line C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\atom\Update.exe. Keep in mind that you might get a notification for admin rights. The program's main executable file is called atom.exe and occupies 431.03 KB (441376 bytes).

The executable files below are part of Atom. They take about 207.03 MB (217086576 bytes) on disk.

  • atom.exe (431.03 KB)
  • squirrel.exe (1.63 MB)
  • atom.exe (82.41 MB)
  • squirrel.exe (1.63 MB)
  • node.exe (304.03 KB)
  • node.exe (17.66 MB)
  • ctags-win32.exe (196.53 KB)
  • ctags-win32.exe (308.00 KB)
  • atom.exe (82.41 MB)
  • node.exe (304.03 KB)
  • ctags-win32.exe (196.53 KB) to view all...

The information on this page is only about version 1.17.1 of Atom. Click on the links below for other Atom versions: to view all...

How to delete Atom from your computer with Advanced Uninstaller PRO

Atom is a program marketed by the software company GitHub Inc.. Some computer users choose to erase this program. This can be troublesome because uninstalling this manually requires some experience regarding removing Windows applications by hand. The best QUICK solution to erase Atom is to use Advanced Uninstaller PRO. Here is how to do this:

1. If you don't have Advanced Uninstaller PRO on your system, install it. This is good because Advanced Uninstaller PRO is an efficient uninstaller and all around tool to maximize the performance of your computer.


2. Run Advanced Uninstaller PRO. Take your time to get familiar with the program's design and number of tools available. Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very good package of tools.

3. Press the General Tools button
Go to General Tools

4. Activate the Uninstall Programs feature
Go to Uninstall Programs

5. All the applications existing on your PC will be made available to you

6. Navigate the list of applications until you find Atom or simply click the Search field and type in "Atom". If it exists on your system the Atom app will be found automatically. When you click Atom in the list of programs, the following information regarding the application is made available to you:

  • Star rating (in the lower left corner). The star rating explains the opinion other people have regarding Atom, from "Highly recommended" to "Very dangerous".
  • Reviews by other people - Press the Read reviews button.
  • Details regarding the program you are about to uninstall, by clicking on the Properties button.
7. Press the Uninstall button. A confirmation dialog will come up. accept the removal by pressing Uninstall. Advanced Uninstaller PRO will then remove Atom.
Uninstall Atom

8. After removing Atom, Advanced Uninstaller PRO will ask you to run a cleanup. Press Next to go ahead with the cleanup. All the items of Atom which have been left behind will be found and you will be able to delete them. By removing Atom with Advanced Uninstaller PRO, you can be sure that no Windows registry entries, files or directories are left behind on your system.

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


This page is not a recommendation to uninstall Atom by GitHub Inc. from your computer, we are not 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 our application Advanced Uninstaller PRO stumbled upon and classified as "leftovers" on other users' PCs.

2017-05-25 / Written by Daniel Statescu for Advanced Uninstaller PRO

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Last update on: 2017-05-25 17:00:17.287