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A guide to uninstall Atom from your PC

Atom is a software application. This page contains details on how to remove it from your computer. The Windows release was developed by GitHub Inc.. You can find out more on GitHub Inc. or check for application updates here. Usually the Atom application is to be found in the C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\atom folder, depending on the user's option during install. The full command line for removing Atom is C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\atom\Update.exe. Keep in mind that if you will type this command in Start / Run Note you might receive a notification for admin rights. The program's main executable file is labeled atom.exe and occupies 59.36 MB (62238248 bytes).

Atom is comprised of the following executables which occupy 74.01 MB (77604552 bytes) on disk:



  • Update.exe (1.45 MB)
  • atom.exe (59.36 MB)
  • squirrel.exe (1.63 MB)
  • node.exe (11.27 MB)
  • ctags-win32.exe (315.04 KB)


This page is about Atom version 1.12.7 only. You can find here a few links to other Atom versions:

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If you're planning to uninstall Atom you should check if the following data is left behind on your PC.

You should delete the folders below after you uninstall Atom:
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\atom
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Temp\Atom Crashes
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Temp\npm-5272-bcbf667a\registry.npmjs.org\atom-space-pen-views
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Zeal\Zeal\docsets\JavaScript.docset\Contents\Resources\Documents\developer.mozilla.org\en-US\docs\feeds\atom

Files remaining:
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\atom\app-1.12.7\resources\app.asar.unpacked\node_modules\cached-run-in-this-context\build\Release\cached-run-in-this-context.node
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\atom\app-1.12.7\resources\app.asar.unpacked\node_modules\ctags\build\Release\ctags.node
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\atom\app-1.12.7\resources\app.asar.unpacked\node_modules\git-utils\build\Release\git.node
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\atom\app-1.12.7\resources\app.asar.unpacked\node_modules\keyboard-layout\build\Release\keyboard-layout-manager.node
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\atom\app-1.12.7\resources\app.asar.unpacked\node_modules\marker-index\build\Release\marker_index.node
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\atom\app-1.12.7\resources\app.asar.unpacked\node_modules\nslog\build\Release\nslog.node
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\atom\app-1.12.7\resources\app.asar.unpacked\node_modules\oniguruma\build\Release\onig_scanner.node
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\atom\app-1.12.7\resources\app.asar.unpacked\node_modules\pathwatcher\build\Release\pathwatcher.node
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\atom\app-1.12.7\resources\app.asar.unpacked\node_modules\runas\build\Release\runas.node
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\atom\app-1.12.7\resources\app.asar.unpacked\node_modules\scrollbar-style\build\Release\scrollbar-style-observer.node
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\atom\app-1.12.7\resources\app.asar.unpacked\node_modules\spellchecker\build\binding.sln
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\atom\app-1.12.7\resources\app.asar.unpacked\node_modules\spellchecker\build\hunspell.vcxproj
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\atom\app-1.12.7\resources\app.asar.unpacked\node_modules\spellchecker\build\Release\hunspell.lib
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\atom\app-1.12.7\resources\app.asar.unpacked\node_modules\spellchecker\build\Release\spellchecker.exp
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\atom\app-1.12.7\resources\app.asar.unpacked\node_modules\spellchecker\build\Release\spellchecker.lib
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\atom\app-1.12.7\resources\app.asar.unpacked\node_modules\spellchecker\build\Release\spellchecker.map
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\atom\app-1.12.7\resources\app.asar.unpacked\node_modules\spellchecker\build\Release\spellchecker.node
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\atom\app-1.12.7\resources\app.asar.unpacked\node_modules\spellchecker\build\spellchecker.vcxproj
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\atom\app-1.12.7\resources\app.asar.unpacked\node_modules\spellchecker\lib\spellchecker.js
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\atom\app-1.12.7\resources\app.asar.unpacked\node_modules\spellchecker\LICENSE.md
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\atom\app-1.12.7\resources\app.asar.unpacked\node_modules\spellchecker\package.json
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\atom\app-1.12.7\resources\app.asar.unpacked\node_modules\spellchecker\README.md
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\atom\app-1.12.7\resources\app.asar.unpacked\node_modules\spellchecker\vendor\hunspell_dictionaries\en_US.aff
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\atom\app-1.12.7\resources\app.asar.unpacked\node_modules\spellchecker\vendor\hunspell_dictionaries\en_US.dic
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\atom\app-1.12.7\resources\app.asar.unpacked\node_modules\spellchecker\vendor\hunspell_dictionaries\README.txt
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\atom\app-1.12.7\resources\app.asar.unpacked\node_modules\symbols-view\lib\ctags-config
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\atom\app-1.12.7\resources\app.asar.unpacked\node_modules\symbols-view\vendor\ctags-darwin
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\atom\app-1.12.7\resources\app.asar.unpacked\node_modules\symbols-view\vendor\ctags-linux
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\atom\app-1.12.7\resources\app.asar.unpacked\node_modules\symbols-view\vendor\ctags-win32.exe
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\atom\app-1.12.7\resources\app.asar.unpacked\node_modules\text-buffer\node_modules\pathwatcher\build\Release\pathwatcher.node
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\atom\app-1.12.7\resources\app.asar.unpacked\resources\atom.png
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\atom\app-1.12.7\resources\app\apm\node_modules\git-utils\deps\libgit2\tests\revwalk\_._
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\atom\app-1.12.7\resources\app\apm\node_modules\git-utils\deps\libgit2\tests\stash\_._
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\atom\app-1.12.7\resources\app\apm\node_modules\git-utils\deps\libgit2\tests\status\_._
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\atom\app-1.12.7\resources\app\apm\node_modules\git-utils\deps\libgit2\tests\stress\_._
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\atom\app-1.12.7\resources\app\apm\node_modules\git-utils\deps\libgit2\tests\submodule\_._
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\atom\app-1.12.7\resources\app\apm\node_modules\git-utils\deps\libgit2\tests\threads\_._
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\atom\app-1.12.7\resources\app\apm\node_modules\git-utils\deps\libgit2\tests\trace\windows\_._
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\atom\app-1.12.7\resources\app\apm\node_modules\git-utils\deps\libgit2\tests\transport\_._
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\atom\app-1.12.7\resources\app\apm\node_modules\git-utils\deps\libgit2\tests\win32\_._
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\atom\app-1.12.7\resources\app\apm\node_modules\git-utils\lib\git.js
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\atom\app-1.12.7\resources\app\apm\node_modules\git-utils\src\_._
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\atom\app-1.12.7\resources\app\apm\node_modules\glob\common.js
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\atom\app-1.12.7\resources\app\apm\node_modules\glob\glob.js
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\atom\app-1.12.7\resources\app\apm\node_modules\glob\LICENSE
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\atom\app-1.12.7\resources\app\apm\node_modules\glob\package.json
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\atom\app-1.12.7\resources\app\apm\node_modules\glob\README.md
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\atom\app-1.12.7\resources\app\apm\node_modules\glob\sync.js
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\atom\app-1.12.7\resources\app\apm\node_modules\graceful-fs\fs.js
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\atom\app-1.12.7\resources\app\apm\node_modules\graceful-fs\graceful-fs.js
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\atom\app-1.12.7\resources\app\apm\node_modules\graceful-fs\legacy-streams.js
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\atom\app-1.12.7\resources\app\apm\node_modules\graceful-fs\LICENSE
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\atom\app-1.12.7\resources\app\apm\node_modules\graceful-fs\package.json
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\atom\app-1.12.7\resources\app\apm\node_modules\graceful-fs\polyfills.js
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\atom\app-1.12.7\resources\app\apm\node_modules\graceful-fs\README.md
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\atom\app-1.12.7\resources\app\apm\node_modules\graceful-readlink\index.js
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\atom\app-1.12.7\resources\app\apm\node_modules\graceful-readlink\LICENSE
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\atom\app-1.12.7\resources\app\apm\node_modules\graceful-readlink\package.json
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\atom\app-1.12.7\resources\app\apm\node_modules\graceful-readlink\README.md
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\atom\app-1.12.7\resources\app\apm\node_modules\grim\lib\deprecation.js
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\atom\app-1.12.7\resources\app\apm\node_modules\grim\lib\grim.js
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\atom\app-1.12.7\resources\app\apm\node_modules\grim\LICENSE.md
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\atom\app-1.12.7\resources\app\apm\node_modules\grim\package.json
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\atom\app-1.12.7\resources\app\apm\node_modules\grim\README.md
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\atom\app-1.12.7\resources\app\apm\node_modules\har-validator\bin\har-validator
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\atom\app-1.12.7\resources\app\apm\node_modules\har-validator\lib\error.js
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\atom\app-1.12.7\resources\app\apm\node_modules\har-validator\lib\index.js
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\atom\app-1.12.7\resources\app\apm\node_modules\har-validator\lib\schemas\cache.json
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\atom\app-1.12.7\resources\app\apm\node_modules\har-validator\lib\schemas\cacheEntry.json
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\atom\app-1.12.7\resources\app\apm\node_modules\har-validator\lib\schemas\content.json
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\atom\app-1.12.7\resources\app\apm\node_modules\har-validator\lib\schemas\cookie.json
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\atom\app-1.12.7\resources\app\apm\node_modules\har-validator\lib\schemas\creator.json
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\atom\app-1.12.7\resources\app\apm\node_modules\har-validator\lib\schemas\entry.json
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\atom\app-1.12.7\resources\app\apm\node_modules\har-validator\lib\schemas\har.json
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\atom\app-1.12.7\resources\app\apm\node_modules\har-validator\lib\schemas\index.js
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\atom\app-1.12.7\resources\app\apm\node_modules\har-validator\lib\schemas\log.json
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\atom\app-1.12.7\resources\app\apm\node_modules\har-validator\lib\schemas\page.json
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\atom\app-1.12.7\resources\app\apm\node_modules\har-validator\lib\schemas\pageTimings.json
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\atom\app-1.12.7\resources\app\apm\node_modules\har-validator\lib\schemas\postData.json
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\atom\app-1.12.7\resources\app\apm\node_modules\har-validator\lib\schemas\record.json
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\atom\app-1.12.7\resources\app\apm\node_modules\har-validator\lib\schemas\request.json
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\atom\app-1.12.7\resources\app\apm\node_modules\har-validator\lib\schemas\response.json
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\atom\app-1.12.7\resources\app\apm\node_modules\har-validator\lib\schemas\timings.json
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\atom\app-1.12.7\resources\app\apm\node_modules\har-validator\LICENSE
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\atom\app-1.12.7\resources\app\apm\node_modules\har-validator\package.json
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\atom\app-1.12.7\resources\app\apm\node_modules\har-validator\README.md
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\atom\app-1.12.7\resources\app\apm\node_modules\has-ansi\index.js
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\atom\app-1.12.7\resources\app\apm\node_modules\has-ansi\license
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\atom\app-1.12.7\resources\app\apm\node_modules\has-ansi\package.json
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\atom\app-1.12.7\resources\app\apm\node_modules\has-ansi\readme.md
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\atom\app-1.12.7\resources\app\apm\node_modules\has-color\index.js
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\atom\app-1.12.7\resources\app\apm\node_modules\has-color\package.json
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\atom\app-1.12.7\resources\app\apm\node_modules\has-color\readme.md
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\atom\app-1.12.7\resources\app\apm\node_modules\has-unicode\index.js
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\atom\app-1.12.7\resources\app\apm\node_modules\has-unicode\LICENSE
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\atom\app-1.12.7\resources\app\apm\node_modules\has-unicode\package.json
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\atom\app-1.12.7\resources\app\apm\node_modules\has-unicode\README.md
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\atom\app-1.12.7\resources\app\apm\node_modules\hawk\bower.json
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\atom\app-1.12.7\resources\app\apm\node_modules\hawk\component.json
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\atom\app-1.12.7\resources\app\apm\node_modules\hawk\example\_._

Frequently the following registry data will not be removed:
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\*\shell\Atom
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Applications\atom.exe
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Directory\Background\shell\Atom
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\MIME\Database\Content Type\application/atom+xml
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\atom




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

Atom is a program marketed by the software company GitHub Inc.. Frequently, computer users try to remove this program. Sometimes this is easier said than done because performing this by hand requires some know-how related to removing Windows applications by hand. The best QUICK manner to remove 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 Windows system, install it. This is good because Advanced Uninstaller PRO is one of the best uninstaller and all around tool to take care of your Windows system.

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2. Start Advanced Uninstaller PRO. It's recommended to take your time to get familiar with Advanced Uninstaller PRO's interface and number of features available. Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very good Windows optimizer.

3. Click on the General Tools button
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4. Press the Uninstall Programs button
Go to Uninstall Programs


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

6. Navigate the list of programs until you find 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. When you select Atom in the list , some data about the program is available to you:


  • Star rating (in the lower left corner). This explains the opinion other people have about Atom, ranging from "Highly recommended" to "Very dangerous".
  • Reviews by other people - Click on the Read reviews button.
  • Technical information about the app you wish to remove, by clicking on the Properties button.
7. Click the Uninstall button. A confirmation page will come up. accept the uninstall by clicking Uninstall. Advanced Uninstaller PRO will automatically uninstall Atom.
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8. After uninstalling Atom, Advanced Uninstaller PRO will ask you to run a cleanup. Press Next to start the cleanup. All the items of Atom that have been left behind will be found and you will be asked if you want to delete them. By uninstalling Atom using Advanced Uninstaller PRO, you are assured that no registry items, files or folders are left behind on your PC.

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Disclaimer

The text above is not a recommendation to remove Atom by GitHub Inc. from your PC, nor are we 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 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.

2016-12-10 / Written by Dan Armano for Advanced Uninstaller PRO

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Last update on: 2016-12-10 07:40:36.643