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A guide to uninstall Atom from your computer

Atom is a Windows application. Read below about how to uninstall it from your PC. The Windows release was created 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 directory (same installation drive as Windows). C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\atom\Update.exe is the full command line if you want to remove Atom. The program's main executable file has a size of 1.53 MB (1602048 bytes) on disk and is titled squirrel.exe.

The executable files below are installed along with Atom. They take about 146.25 MB (153358336 bytes) on disk.

  • squirrel.exe (1.53 MB)
  • atom.exe (59.26 MB)
  • squirrel.exe (1.53 MB)
  • node.exe (11.27 MB)
  • ctags-win32.exe (315.00 KB)
  • atom.exe (59.26 MB)
  • node.exe (11.27 MB)
  • ctags-win32.exe (315.00 KB) to view all...

The current page applies to Atom version 1.13.06 alone. Click on the links below for other Atom versions: to view all...

How to delete Atom from your computer with the help of Advanced Uninstaller PRO

Atom is an application released by the software company GitHub Inc.. Sometimes, users decide to erase this program. This can be difficult because uninstalling this manually requires some skill regarding removing Windows applications by hand. The best EASY manner to erase 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, add it. This is good because Advanced Uninstaller PRO is an efficient uninstaller and general utility to maximize the performance of your Windows system.


  • go to Download Link
  • download the program by pressing the DOWNLOAD NOW button
  • set up Advanced Uninstaller PRO
2. Run Advanced Uninstaller PRO. Take some time to admire Advanced Uninstaller PRO's design and number of functions available. Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very useful system optimizer.

3. Click on the General Tools category
Go to General Tools

4. Activate the Uninstall Programs button
Go to Uninstall Programs

5. All the programs existing on the PC will appear

6. Scroll the list of programs until you locate Atom or simply activate the Search feature and type in "Atom". The Atom program will be found automatically. Notice that after you click Atom in the list of applications, the following information about the application is made available to you:

  • Star rating (in the left lower corner). This explains the opinion other users have about Atom, from "Highly recommended" to "Very dangerous".
  • Opinions by other users - Click on the Read reviews button.
  • Technical information about the program you wish to uninstall, by pressing the Properties button.
7. Press the Uninstall button. A confirmation dialog will appear. accept the removal by pressing the Uninstall button. Advanced Uninstaller PRO will automatically 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 that have been left behind will be detected and you will be able to delete them. By uninstalling Atom using Advanced Uninstaller PRO, you are assured that no registry items, files or directories are left behind on your PC.

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


The text above is not a piece of advice to remove Atom by GitHub Inc. from your computer, we are not saying that Atom by GitHub Inc. is not a good software application. This page only contains detailed instructions on how to remove Atom in case you want to. Here you can find registry and disk entries that our application Advanced Uninstaller PRO discovered and classified as "leftovers" on other users' PCs.

2016-12-10 / Written by Andreea Kartman for Advanced Uninstaller PRO

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Last update on: 2016-12-10 21:18:15.513