Application Atom

A way to uninstall Atom from your system

This info is about Atom for Windows. Below you can find details on how to remove it from your PC. The Windows version was created by GitHub Inc.. Further information on GitHub Inc. can be seen here. Atom is commonly installed in the C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\atom folder, depending on the user's decision. The full uninstall command line for Atom is C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\atom\Update.exe --uninstall. The program's main executable file is labeled squirrel.exe and its approximative size is 1.46 MB (1526224 bytes).

Atom installs the following the executables on your PC, occupying about 113.57 MB (119082624 bytes) on disk.

  • squirrel.exe (1.46 MB)
  • atom.exe (49.03 MB)
  • squirrel.exe (1.45 MB)
  • node.exe (5.27 MB)
  • ctags-win32.exe (308.00 KB)
  • atom.exe (49.03 MB) to view all...

The current page applies to Atom version 1.4.2 alone. Click on the links below for other Atom versions: to view all...

How to remove Atom with Advanced Uninstaller PRO

Atom is a program by GitHub Inc.. Sometimes, computer users choose to remove it. This is troublesome because deleting this by hand requires some advanced knowledge regarding Windows program uninstallation. One of the best QUICK procedure to remove Atom is to use Advanced Uninstaller PRO. Here is how to do this:

1. If you don't have Advanced Uninstaller PRO already installed on your PC, add it. This is good because Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very efficient uninstaller and all around tool to clean your system.


  • go to Download Link
  • download the setup by pressing the DOWNLOAD NOW button
  • set up Advanced Uninstaller PRO
2. Run Advanced Uninstaller PRO. It's recommended to take some time to get familiar with the program's interface and number of features available. Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very good package of tools.

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

4. Press the Uninstall Programs tool
Go to Uninstall Programs

5. A list of the applications installed on the PC will appear

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

  • Star rating (in the left lower corner). This explains the opinion other people have regarding Atom, ranging from "Highly recommended" to "Very dangerous".
  • Opinions by other people - Click on the Read reviews button.
  • Details regarding the application you wish to uninstall, by pressing the Properties button.
7. Click the Uninstall button. A confirmation window will show up. Confirm the uninstall by pressing the Uninstall button. Advanced Uninstaller PRO will remove Atom.
Uninstall Atom

8. After removing Atom, Advanced Uninstaller PRO will offer to run a cleanup. Click Next to perform the cleanup. All the items that belong 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 are assured that no Windows registry entries, files or folders are left behind on your computer.

Your Windows PC will remain clean, speedy and ready to serve you properly.

Geographical user distribution

  • Windows 7 (6.1)
  • 10.0
Software Application


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

2016-02-04 / Written by Dan Armano for Advanced Uninstaller PRO

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Last update on: 2016-02-04 04:34:21.907