Application Atom

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A way to uninstall Atom from your system

You can find on this page detailed information on how to uninstall Atom for Windows. It was created for Windows by GitHub Inc.. More information on GitHub Inc. can be seen here. The program is often placed in the C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\atom folder. Keep in mind that this location can differ being determined by the user's choice. C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\atom\Update.exe --uninstall is the full command line if you want to remove Atom. The application's main executable file is titled squirrel.exe and its approximative size is 1.45 MB (1517832 bytes).

The executable files below are installed alongside Atom. They occupy about 57.13 MB (59903640 bytes) on disk.

  • squirrel.exe (1.45 MB)
  • atom.exe (48.96 MB)
  • node.exe (5.27 MB)

The information on this page is only about version 1.2.4 of Atom. Click on the links below for other Atom versions: to view all...
Atom has the habit of leaving behind some leftovers.

Folders that were left behind:
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\atom
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Atom

Files remaining:
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\atom\Update.exe
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\CatalinaGroup\Citrio\User Data\Default\Local Storage\https_discuss.atom.io_0.localstorage
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Atom\Cache\data_0
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Atom\Cache\data_1

Registry keys:
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\MIME\Database\Content Type\application/atom+xml

A way to uninstall Atom from your computer using Advanced Uninstaller PRO

Atom is an application by GitHub Inc.. Sometimes, people decide to uninstall this application. Sometimes this can be troublesome because doing this manually requires some experience regarding removing Windows programs manually. One of the best EASY way to uninstall Atom is to use Advanced Uninstaller PRO. Take the following steps on how to do this:

1. If you don't have Advanced Uninstaller PRO already installed on your system, add it. This is good because Advanced Uninstaller PRO is one of the best uninstaller and general tool to clean your system.


  • visit Download Link
  • download the setup by pressing the green DOWNLOAD button
  • install Advanced Uninstaller PRO
2. Start Advanced Uninstaller PRO. It's recommended to take your time to get familiar with Advanced Uninstaller PRO's design and wealth of functions available. Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very useful PC management program.

3. Press the General Tools category
Go to General Tools

4. Activate the Uninstall Programs button
Go to Uninstall Programs

5. All the programs installed on the computer will be shown to you

6. Navigate the list of programs until you find Atom or simply click the Search feature and type in "Atom". If it is installed on your PC the Atom app will be found very quickly. When you click Atom in the list of applications, the following information regarding the application is shown to you:

  • Safety rating (in the left lower corner). The star rating explains the opinion other people have regarding Atom, from "Highly recommended" to "Very dangerous".
  • Opinions by other people - Press the Read reviews button.
  • Technical information regarding the app you want to remove, by pressing the Properties button.
7. Click the Uninstall button. A confirmation dialog will appear. Confirm the uninstall by pressing the Uninstall button. Advanced Uninstaller PRO will then remove Atom.
Uninstall Atom

8. After uninstalling Atom, Advanced Uninstaller PRO will offer to run an additional cleanup. Press Next to go ahead with the cleanup. All the items that belong Atom that have been left behind will be found and you will be asked if you want to delete them. By removing Atom using Advanced Uninstaller PRO, you are assured that no Windows registry items, files or folders are left behind on your PC.

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

Geographical user distribution

  • Windows 8.1 (6.3)
  • 10.0
  • Windows 7 (6.1)
  • Windows 8 (6.2)
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The text above is not a recommendation to uninstall Atom by GitHub Inc. from your PC, we are not saying that Atom by GitHub Inc. is not a good application. This page only contains detailed info on how to uninstall Atom in case you want to. 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' PCs.

2016-06-30 / Written by Andreea Kartman for Advanced Uninstaller PRO

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Last update on: 2016-06-30 07:07:43.880