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A guide to uninstall Atom from your computer

You can find on this page detailed information on how to remove Atom for Windows. The Windows version was created by GitHub Inc.. You can read more on GitHub Inc. or check for application updates here. Atom is frequently set up in the C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\atom directory, however this location can differ a lot depending on the user's option when installing the application. Atom's entire uninstall command line is C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\atom\Update.exe. Atom's primary file takes around 317.00 KB (324608 bytes) and is named atom.exe.

The following executables are installed alongside Atom. They take about 225.52 MB (236473910 bytes) on disk.

  • atom.exe (317.00 KB)
  • squirrel.exe (1.82 MB)
  • atom.exe (64.43 MB)
  • squirrel.exe (1.82 MB)
  • node.exe (17.66 MB)
  • git.exe (38.27 KB)
  • blocked-file-util.exe (22.59 KB)
  • git-credential-store.exe (1.31 MB)
  • git-credential-wincred.exe (29.31 KB)
  • git-fast-import.exe (1.33 MB)
  • git-http-fetch.exe (1.34 MB)
  • git-http-push.exe (1.35 MB)
  • git-wrapper.exe (38.28 KB)
  • git-remote-https.exe (1.36 MB)
  • git-sh-i18n--envsubst.exe (1.30 MB)
  • git-show-index.exe (1.30 MB)
  • git-upload-pack.exe (1.31 MB)
  • git.exe (2.25 MB)
  • proxy-lookup.exe (22.01 KB)
  • x86_64-w64-mingw32-deflatehd.exe (63.05 KB)
  • x86_64-w64-mingw32-inflatehd.exe (60.00 KB)
  • git-askpass.exe (229.20 KB)
  • git-credential-manager.exe (179.73 KB)
  • git-lfs.exe (7.32 MB)
  • GitHub.Authentication.exe (293.00 KB)
  • awk.exe (593.32 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)
  • gencat.exe (174.37 KB)
  • getfacl.exe (164.30 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 (2.00 MB)
  • sort.exe (102.18 KB)
  • ssh-add.exe (300.02 KB)
  • ssh-agent.exe (312.98 KB)
  • ssh.exe (630.45 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)
  • getprocaddr32.exe (329.73 KB)
  • getprocaddr64.exe (355.96 KB)
  • ctags-win32.exe (308.00 KB)
  • atom.exe (64.43 MB) to view all...

The information on this page is only about version 1.29.01 of Atom. For other Atom versions please click below: to view all...

A way to erase Atom from your PC using Advanced Uninstaller PRO

Atom is an application released by the software company GitHub Inc.. Some people decide to remove this application. This is difficult because doing this manually requires some know-how related to removing Windows applications by hand. The best SIMPLE procedure to remove 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 Windows PC, install it. This is good because Advanced Uninstaller PRO is an efficient uninstaller and all around utility to maximize the performance of your Windows computer.


  • visit Download Link
  • download the program by pressing the DOWNLOAD button
  • install Advanced Uninstaller PRO
2. Run Advanced Uninstaller PRO. Take some time to admire Advanced Uninstaller PRO's interface and wealth of tools available. Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very good program.

3. Press the General Tools category
Go to General Tools

4. Activate the Uninstall Programs tool
Go to Uninstall Programs

5. All the programs installed on the PC will be made available to you

6. Navigate the list of programs until you find Atom or simply activate the Search field and type in "Atom". If it exists on your system the Atom program will be found automatically. Notice that when you select Atom in the list of applications, the following data regarding the application is made available to you:

  • Safety rating (in the lower left corner). The star rating tells you the opinion other people have regarding Atom, from "Highly recommended" to "Very dangerous".
  • Opinions by other people - Press the Read reviews button.
  • Details regarding the application you want to remove, by pressing the Properties button.
7. Press the Uninstall button. A confirmation page will come up. Confirm the uninstall by clicking Uninstall. Advanced Uninstaller PRO will then uninstall Atom.
Uninstall Atom

8. After uninstalling Atom, Advanced Uninstaller PRO will ask you to run a cleanup. Press Next to proceed with the cleanup. All the items of Atom which have been left behind will be detected and you will be able to delete them. By uninstalling Atom with Advanced Uninstaller PRO, you are assured that no registry items, files or folders are left behind on your system.

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


This page is not a recommendation to remove Atom by GitHub Inc. from your computer, we are not saying that Atom by GitHub Inc. is not a good application for your computer. This page simply contains detailed instructions on how to remove Atom supposing you decide this is what you want to do. The information above contains registry and disk entries that Advanced Uninstaller PRO stumbled upon and classified as "leftovers" on other users' PCs.

2018-08-01 / Written by Dan Armano for Advanced Uninstaller PRO

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Last update on: 2018-08-01 11:10:40.000