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A way to uninstall Atom from your system

You can find on this page details on how to remove Atom for Windows. It is written by GitHub Inc.. More data about GitHub Inc. can be found here. Atom is usually installed in the C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\atom folder, depending on the user's option. The full command line for removing Atom is C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\atom\Update.exe. Note that if you will type this command in Start / Run Note you might get a notification for admin rights. The application's main executable file has a size of 421.50 KB (431616 bytes) on disk and is labeled atom.exe.

Atom installs the following the executables on your PC, taking about 128.77 MB (135020345 bytes) on disk.

  • atom.exe (421.50 KB)
  • squirrel.exe (1.92 MB)
  • atom.exe (68.01 MB)
  • node.exe (22.00 MB)
  • term-size.exe (17.00 KB)
  • git.exe (38.77 KB)
  • blocked-file-util.exe (22.59 KB)
  • git-fast-import.exe (1.45 MB)
  • git-http-fetch.exe (1.46 MB)
  • git-http-push.exe (1.47 MB)
  • git-wrapper.exe (38.78 KB)
  • git-remote-https.exe (1.48 MB)
  • git-sh-i18n--envsubst.exe (1.42 MB)
  • git.exe (2.51 MB)
  • proxy-lookup.exe (22.01 KB)
  • x86_64-w64-mingw32-deflatehd.exe (63.56 KB)
  • x86_64-w64-mingw32-inflatehd.exe (60.51 KB)
  • git-askpass.exe (232.32 KB)
  • git-credential-manager.exe (182.35 KB)
  • git-lfs.exe (8.78 MB)
  • GitHub.Authentication.exe (293.50 KB)
  • awk.exe (593.32 KB)
  • b2sum.exe (53.00 KB)
  • basename.exe (31.41 KB)
  • cat.exe (34.65 KB)
  • cmp.exe (43.64 KB)
  • comm.exe (36.67 KB)
  • cp.exe (107.37 KB)
  • cut.exe (41.38 KB)
  • dash.exe (102.10 KB)
  • date.exe (108.27 KB)
  • diff.exe (200.03 KB)
  • diff3.exe (58.41 KB)
  • dirname.exe (30.85 KB)
  • echo.exe (31.22 KB)
  • env.exe (35.62 KB)
  • expr.exe (104.39 KB)
  • false.exe (28.69 KB)
  • find.exe (249.59 KB)
  • gencat.exe (174.37 KB)
  • getfacl.exe (163.23 KB)
  • getopt.exe (16.59 KB)
  • grep.exe (204.27 KB)
  • head.exe (40.19 KB)
  • ls.exe (133.30 KB)
  • mkdir.exe (65.64 KB)
  • mktemp.exe (40.10 KB)
  • mv.exe (114.46 KB)
  • pathchk.exe (31.37 KB)
  • printf.exe (65.16 KB)
  • pwd.exe (32.64 KB)
  • readlink.exe (43.69 KB)
  • rebase.exe (810.32 KB)
  • rm.exe (58.22 KB)
  • rmdir.exe (57.17 KB)
  • sdiff.exe (49.18 KB)
  • sed.exe (158.11 KB)
  • sh.exe (2.00 MB)
  • sort.exe (103.32 KB)
  • ssh-add.exe (307.08 KB)
  • ssh-agent.exe (287.02 KB)
  • ssh.exe (641.49 KB)
  • tail.exe (51.60 KB)
  • test.exe (63.06 KB)
  • touch.exe (97.32 KB)
  • tr.exe (44.64 KB)
  • true.exe (28.69 KB)
  • uname.exe (31.84 KB)
  • uniq.exe (41.33 KB)
  • wc.exe (41.57 KB)
  • xargs.exe (62.56 KB)
  • getprocaddr32.exe (330.53 KB)
  • getprocaddr64.exe (358.42 KB)
  • ctags-win32.exe (308.00 KB)
  • rg.exe (4.64 MB)
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The current web page applies to Atom version 1.39.1 alone. Click on the links below for other Atom versions:

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Several files, folders and Windows registry entries can not be uninstalled when you remove Atom from your computer.

Folders found on disk after you uninstall Atom from your computer:
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\atom
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Mail.Ru\Atom
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Mozilla\Firefox\Profiles\xuaov5so.default-release\storage\default\https+++atom.de.uptodown.com

The files below are left behind on your disk by Atom when you uninstall it:
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\atom\app.ico
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\atom\app-1.39.1\resources\app\apm\node_modules\es5-ext\to-short-string-representation.js
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\atom\app-1.39.1\resources\app\apm\node_modules\es6-iterator\#\chain.js
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\atom\app-1.39.1\resources\app\apm\node_modules\es6-iterator\array.js
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\atom\app-1.39.1\resources\app\apm\node_modules\es6-iterator\CHANGES
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\atom\app-1.39.1\resources\app\apm\node_modules\es6-iterator\for-of.js
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\atom\app-1.39.1\resources\app\apm\node_modules\es6-iterator\get.js
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\atom\app-1.39.1\resources\app\apm\node_modules\es6-iterator\index.js
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\atom\app-1.39.1\resources\app\apm\node_modules\es6-iterator\is-iterable.js
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\atom\app-1.39.1\resources\app\apm\node_modules\es6-iterator\LICENSE
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\atom\app-1.39.1\resources\app\apm\node_modules\es6-iterator\package.json
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\atom\app-1.39.1\resources\app\apm\node_modules\es6-iterator\README.md
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\atom\app-1.39.1\resources\app\apm\node_modules\es6-iterator\string.js
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\atom\app-1.39.1\resources\app\apm\node_modules\es6-iterator\test\#\_._
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\atom\app-1.39.1\resources\app\apm\node_modules\es6-iterator\valid-iterable.js
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\atom\app-1.39.1\resources\app\apm\node_modules\es6-symbol\CHANGES
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\atom\app-1.39.1\resources\app\apm\node_modules\es6-symbol\implement.js
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\atom\app-1.39.1\resources\app\apm\node_modules\es6-symbol\index.js
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\atom\app-1.39.1\resources\app\apm\node_modules\es6-symbol\is-implemented.js
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\atom\app-1.39.1\resources\app\apm\node_modules\es6-symbol\is-native-implemented.js
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\atom\app-1.39.1\resources\app\apm\node_modules\es6-symbol\is-symbol.js
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\atom\app-1.39.1\resources\app\apm\node_modules\es6-symbol\LICENSE
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\atom\app-1.39.1\resources\app\apm\node_modules\es6-symbol\package.json
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\atom\app-1.39.1\resources\app\apm\node_modules\es6-symbol\polyfill.js
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\atom\app-1.39.1\resources\app\apm\node_modules\es6-symbol\README.md
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\atom\app-1.39.1\resources\app\apm\node_modules\es6-symbol\test\_._
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\atom\app-1.39.1\resources\app\apm\node_modules\es6-symbol\validate-symbol.js
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\atom\app-1.39.1\resources\app\apm\node_modules\es6-weak-map\CHANGES
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\atom\app-1.39.1\resources\app\apm\node_modules\es6-weak-map\implement.js
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\atom\app-1.39.1\resources\app\apm\node_modules\es6-weak-map\index.js
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\atom\app-1.39.1\resources\app\apm\node_modules\es6-weak-map\is-implemented.js
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\atom\app-1.39.1\resources\app\apm\node_modules\es6-weak-map\is-native-implemented.js
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\atom\app-1.39.1\resources\app\apm\node_modules\es6-weak-map\is-weak-map.js
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\atom\app-1.39.1\resources\app\apm\node_modules\es6-weak-map\LICENCE
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\atom\app-1.39.1\resources\app\apm\node_modules\es6-weak-map\package.json
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\atom\app-1.39.1\resources\app\apm\node_modules\es6-weak-map\polyfill.js
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\atom\app-1.39.1\resources\app\apm\node_modules\es6-weak-map\README.md
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\atom\app-1.39.1\resources\app\apm\node_modules\es6-weak-map\test\_._
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\atom\app-1.39.1\resources\app\apm\node_modules\es6-weak-map\valid-weak-map.js
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\atom\app-1.39.1\resources\app\apm\node_modules\event-kit\api.json
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\atom\app-1.39.1\resources\app\apm\node_modules\event-kit\lib\composite-disposable.js
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\atom\app-1.39.1\resources\app\apm\node_modules\event-kit\lib\disposable.js
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\atom\app-1.39.1\resources\app\apm\node_modules\event-kit\lib\emitter.js
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\atom\app-1.39.1\resources\app\apm\node_modules\event-kit\lib\event-kit.js
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\atom\app-1.39.1\resources\app\apm\node_modules\event-kit\LICENSE.md
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\atom\app-1.39.1\resources\app\apm\node_modules\event-kit\package.json
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\atom\app-1.39.1\resources\app\apm\node_modules\event-kit\README.md
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\atom\app-1.39.1\resources\app\apm\node_modules\expand-template\index.js
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\atom\app-1.39.1\resources\app\apm\node_modules\expand-template\LICENSE
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\atom\app-1.39.1\resources\app\apm\node_modules\expand-template\package.json
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\atom\app-1.39.1\resources\app\apm\node_modules\expand-template\README.md
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\atom\app-1.39.1\resources\app\apm\node_modules\expand-template\test.js
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\atom\app-1.39.1\resources\app\apm\node_modules\extend\CHANGELOG.md
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\atom\app-1.39.1\resources\app\apm\node_modules\extend\component.json
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\atom\app-1.39.1\resources\app\apm\node_modules\extend\index.js
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\atom\app-1.39.1\resources\app\apm\node_modules\extend\LICENSE
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\atom\app-1.39.1\resources\app\apm\node_modules\extend\package.json
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\atom\app-1.39.1\resources\app\apm\node_modules\extend\README.md
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\atom\app-1.39.1\resources\app\apm\node_modules\extsprintf\jsl.node.conf
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\atom\app-1.39.1\resources\app\apm\node_modules\extsprintf\lib\extsprintf.js
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\atom\app-1.39.1\resources\app\apm\node_modules\extsprintf\LICENSE
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\atom\app-1.39.1\resources\app\apm\node_modules\extsprintf\Makefile
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\atom\app-1.39.1\resources\app\apm\node_modules\extsprintf\package.json
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\atom\app-1.39.1\resources\app\apm\node_modules\extsprintf\README.md
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\atom\app-1.39.1\resources\app\apm\node_modules\fast-deep-equal\index.js
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\atom\app-1.39.1\resources\app\apm\node_modules\fast-deep-equal\LICENSE
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\atom\app-1.39.1\resources\app\apm\node_modules\fast-deep-equal\package.json
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\atom\app-1.39.1\resources\app\apm\node_modules\fast-deep-equal\README.md
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\atom\app-1.39.1\resources\app\apm\node_modules\fast-json-stable-stringify\benchmark\index.js
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\atom\app-1.39.1\resources\app\apm\node_modules\fast-json-stable-stringify\benchmark\test.json
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\atom\app-1.39.1\resources\app\apm\node_modules\fast-json-stable-stringify\example\_._
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\atom\app-1.39.1\resources\app\apm\node_modules\fast-json-stable-stringify\index.js
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\atom\app-1.39.1\resources\app\apm\node_modules\fast-json-stable-stringify\LICENSE
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\atom\app-1.39.1\resources\app\apm\node_modules\fast-json-stable-stringify\package.json
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\atom\app-1.39.1\resources\app\apm\node_modules\fast-json-stable-stringify\README.md
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\atom\app-1.39.1\resources\app\apm\node_modules\fast-json-stable-stringify\test\_._
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\atom\app-1.39.1\resources\app\apm\node_modules\first-mate\api.json
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\atom\app-1.39.1\resources\app\apm\node_modules\first-mate\benchmark\bootstrap.css
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\atom\app-1.39.1\resources\app\apm\node_modules\first-mate\benchmark\bootstrap.min.css
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\atom\app-1.39.1\resources\app\apm\node_modules\first-mate\benchmark\large.js
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\atom\app-1.39.1\resources\app\apm\node_modules\first-mate\benchmark\large.min.js
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\atom\app-1.39.1\resources\app\apm\node_modules\first-mate\lib\first-mate.js
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\atom\app-1.39.1\resources\app\apm\node_modules\first-mate\lib\grammar.js
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\atom\app-1.39.1\resources\app\apm\node_modules\first-mate\lib\grammar-registry.js
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\atom\app-1.39.1\resources\app\apm\node_modules\first-mate\lib\injections.js
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\atom\app-1.39.1\resources\app\apm\node_modules\first-mate\lib\null-grammar.js
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\atom\app-1.39.1\resources\app\apm\node_modules\first-mate\lib\pattern.js
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\atom\app-1.39.1\resources\app\apm\node_modules\first-mate\lib\rule.js
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\atom\app-1.39.1\resources\app\apm\node_modules\first-mate\lib\scanner.js
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\atom\app-1.39.1\resources\app\apm\node_modules\first-mate\lib\scope-selector.js
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\atom\app-1.39.1\resources\app\apm\node_modules\first-mate\lib\scope-selector-matchers.js
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\atom\app-1.39.1\resources\app\apm\node_modules\first-mate\lib\scope-selector-parser.js
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\atom\app-1.39.1\resources\app\apm\node_modules\first-mate\LICENSE.md
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\atom\app-1.39.1\resources\app\apm\node_modules\first-mate\node_modules\season\bin\csonc
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\atom\app-1.39.1\resources\app\apm\node_modules\first-mate\node_modules\season\lib\cson.js
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\atom\app-1.39.1\resources\app\apm\node_modules\first-mate\node_modules\season\lib\csonc.js
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\atom\app-1.39.1\resources\app\apm\node_modules\first-mate\node_modules\season\LICENSE.md
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\atom\app-1.39.1\resources\app\apm\node_modules\first-mate\node_modules\season\package.json
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\atom\app-1.39.1\resources\app\apm\node_modules\first-mate\node_modules\season\README.md
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\atom\app-1.39.1\resources\app\apm\node_modules\first-mate\package.json

You will find in the Windows Registry that the following data will not be uninstalled; remove them one by one using regedit.exe:
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\MIME\Database\Content Type\application/atom+xml
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Atom
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Clients\StartMenuInternet\Atom.TMQESIU7OQ5LZERYEYA4UVUQ4E
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\atom
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\RADAR\HeapLeakDetection\DiagnosedApplications\atom.exe


A way to uninstall Atom from your PC with the help of Advanced Uninstaller PRO

Atom is an application marketed by the software company GitHub Inc.. Frequently, users want to uninstall it. Sometimes this is easier said than done because performing this manually requires some knowledge regarding PCs. One of the best EASY procedure to uninstall 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 already installed on your system, install it. This is a good step because Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very useful uninstaller and all around tool to maximize the performance of your system.

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  • go to Download Link
  • download the program by clicking on the green DOWNLOAD button
  • install Advanced Uninstaller PRO
2. Run Advanced Uninstaller PRO. It's recommended to take your time to admire Advanced Uninstaller PRO's design and wealth of functions available. Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a powerful package of utilities.

3. Press the General Tools button
Go to General Tools


4. Click on the Uninstall Programs feature
Go to Uninstall Programs


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

6. Scroll the list of applications until you find Atom or simply activate the Search field and type in "Atom". If it exists on your system the Atom application will be found very quickly. Notice that after you click Atom in the list of applications, some data about the application is shown to you:


  • Safety rating (in the lower left corner). The star rating tells you the opinion other people have about Atom, from "Highly recommended" to "Very dangerous".
  • Reviews by other people - Press the Read reviews button.
  • Technical information about the application you want to uninstall, by clicking on the Properties button.
7. Press the Uninstall button. A window asking you to confirm will come up. accept the uninstall by pressing the Uninstall button. Advanced Uninstaller PRO will then remove Atom.
Uninstall Atom


8. After uninstalling Atom, Advanced Uninstaller PRO will ask you 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 able to delete them. By removing Atom using Advanced Uninstaller PRO, you are assured that no Windows registry entries, files or folders are left behind on your system.

Your Windows system will remain clean, speedy and able to serve you properly.



Disclaimer

This page is not a piece of advice to remove Atom by GitHub Inc. from your computer, nor are we saying that Atom by GitHub Inc. is not a good application. This text only contains detailed instructions on how to remove Atom supposing you decide this is what you want to do. Here you can find registry and disk entries that Advanced Uninstaller PRO stumbled upon and classified as "leftovers" on other users' PCs.

2019-07-26 / Written by Dan Armano for Advanced Uninstaller PRO

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Last update on: 2019-07-26 08:24:54.963