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A guide to uninstall Atom from your computer

This page contains thorough information on how to remove Atom for Windows. It was coded for Windows by GitHub Inc.. You can find out more on GitHub Inc. or check for application updates here. Atom is commonly installed in the C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\atom folder, but this location may differ a lot depending on the user's decision while installing the program. The full command line for uninstalling Atom is C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\atom\Update.exe. Note that if you will type this command in Start / Run Note you may be prompted for administrator rights. The application's main executable file has a size of 421.50 KB (431616 bytes) on disk and is titled atom.exe.

Atom contains of the executables below. They occupy 115.35 MB (120951005 bytes) on disk.



  • atom.exe (421.50 KB)
  • Update.exe (1.75 MB)
  • atom.exe (64.60 MB)
  • squirrel.exe (1.92 MB)
  • node.exe (17.66 MB)
  • git.exe (38.27 KB)
  • blocked-file-util.exe (22.59 KB)
  • git-fast-import.exe (1.39 MB)
  • git-http-fetch.exe (1.39 MB)
  • git-http-push.exe (1.41 MB)
  • git-wrapper.exe (38.28 KB)
  • git-remote-https.exe (1.41 MB)
  • git-sh-i18n--envsubst.exe (1.35 MB)
  • git-show-index.exe (1.35 MB)
  • git.exe (2.36 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 (229.21 KB)
  • git-credential-manager.exe (179.74 KB)
  • git-lfs.exe (7.54 MB)
  • GitHub.Authentication.exe (293.00 KB)
  • awk.exe (593.32 KB)
  • b2sum.exe (53.55 KB)
  • basename.exe (30.91 KB)
  • cat.exe (36.27 KB)
  • comm.exe (36.17 KB)
  • cp.exe (98.91 KB)
  • cut.exe (40.38 KB)
  • dash.exe (101.17 KB)
  • date.exe (110.34 KB)
  • dirname.exe (30.35 KB)
  • echo.exe (31.22 KB)
  • env.exe (30.53 KB)
  • expr.exe (98.80 KB)
  • false.exe (28.19 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 (41.84 KB)
  • ls.exe (128.11 KB)
  • mkdir.exe (65.64 KB)
  • mktemp.exe (39.59 KB)
  • mv.exe (105.57 KB)
  • pathchk.exe (31.40 KB)
  • printf.exe (65.16 KB)
  • pwd.exe (32.14 KB)
  • readlink.exe (43.16 KB)
  • rebase.exe (813.39 KB)
  • rm.exe (58.69 KB)
  • rmdir.exe (57.17 KB)
  • sed.exe (159.54 KB)
  • sh.exe (2.00 MB)
  • sort.exe (102.19 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 (63.56 KB)
  • touch.exe (99.88 KB)
  • tr.exe (45.79 KB)
  • true.exe (28.19 KB)
  • uname.exe (31.34 KB)
  • uniq.exe (40.83 KB)
  • wc.exe (43.15 KB)
  • xargs.exe (62.56 KB)
  • getprocaddr32.exe (329.73 KB)
  • getprocaddr64.exe (355.96 KB)
  • ctags-win32.exe (308.00 KB)
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The information on this page is only about version 1.30.0 of Atom. You can find here a few links to other Atom releases:

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Some files and registry entries are typically left behind when you remove Atom.

You should delete the folders below after you uninstall Atom:
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\atom

Files remaining:
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs\GitHub, Inc\Atom.lnk

Use regedit.exe to manually remove from the Windows Registry the data below:
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\atom
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\MIME\Database\Content Type\application/atom+xml
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\RADAR\HeapLeakDetection\DiagnosedApplications\atom.exe




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

Atom is a program offered by the software company GitHub Inc.. Some people want to erase this application. This is hard because doing this manually takes some know-how regarding removing Windows programs manually. The best EASY approach 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 already installed on your PC, add it. This is a good step because Advanced Uninstaller PRO is one of the best uninstaller and general tool to maximize the performance of your PC.

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2. Run Advanced Uninstaller PRO. Take your time to admire Advanced Uninstaller PRO's design and wealth of functions available. Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very useful package of tools.

3. Click on the General Tools category
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4. Click on the Uninstall Programs feature
Go to Uninstall Programs


5. All the applications installed on your PC will be shown to you

6. Scroll the list of applications until you locate Atom or simply click the Search field and type in "Atom". If it is installed on your PC the Atom program will be found very quickly. After you click Atom in the list of apps, some data about the program is available to you:


  • Safety rating (in the left lower corner). The star rating tells you 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 application you wish to remove, by pressing the Properties button.
7. Press the Uninstall button. A confirmation window will show up. Confirm the removal by clicking Uninstall. Advanced Uninstaller PRO will automatically uninstall Atom.
Uninstall Atom


8. After removing 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 which have been left behind will be detected and you will be asked if you want to delete them. By removing Atom with Advanced Uninstaller PRO, you can be sure that no Windows registry items, files or directories are left behind on your system.

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

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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 for your computer. This page simply contains detailed instructions on how to remove Atom in case you decide this is what you want to do. Here you can find registry and disk entries that other software left behind and Advanced Uninstaller PRO discovered and classified as "leftovers" on other users' computers.

2018-08-30 / Written by Dan Armano for Advanced Uninstaller PRO

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Last update on: 2018-08-30 02:20:04.970