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How to uninstall Atom from your system

You can find on this page detailed information on how to remove Atom for Windows. The Windows release was created by GitHub Inc.. Open here for more details on GitHub Inc.. Usually the Atom program is to be found in the C:\Users\Joey\AppData\Local\atom directory, depending on the user's option during setup. The complete uninstall command line for Atom is C:\Users\Joey\AppData\Local\atom\Update.exe. The program's main executable file is labeled squirrel.exe and its approximative size is 1.63 MB (1709096 bytes).

The executable files below are installed alongside Atom. They take about 146.75 MB (153873768 bytes) on disk.

  • squirrel.exe (1.63 MB)
  • atom.exe (59.36 MB)
  • squirrel.exe (1.63 MB)
  • node.exe (11.27 MB)
  • ctags-win32.exe (315.04 KB)
  • atom.exe (59.36 MB)
  • node.exe (11.27 MB)
  • ctags-win32.exe (315.04 KB) to view all...

This info is about Atom version 1.12.8 alone. You can find below a few links to other Atom releases: to view all...

How to erase Atom from your computer with Advanced Uninstaller PRO

Atom is an application released by the software company GitHub Inc.. Some people choose to uninstall this program. Sometimes this is hard because performing this by hand requires some experience regarding removing Windows applications by hand. The best SIMPLE action to uninstall 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 on your PC, add it. This is a good step because Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very efficient uninstaller and all around tool to take care of your computer.


  • go to Download Link
  • download the setup by pressing the DOWNLOAD NOW button
  • set up Advanced Uninstaller PRO
2. Start Advanced Uninstaller PRO. Take some time to get familiar with Advanced Uninstaller PRO's design and wealth of functions available. Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very useful system utility.

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

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

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

6. Navigate the list of programs 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. Notice that after you select Atom in the list , some data regarding the application is shown to you:

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

8. After removing Atom, Advanced Uninstaller PRO will ask you to run an additional cleanup. Click Next to perform the cleanup. All the items of Atom that have been left behind will be found and you will be able to delete them. By uninstalling Atom using Advanced Uninstaller PRO, you are assured that no Windows registry items, files or directories are left behind on your disk.

Your Windows system will remain clean, speedy and ready to take on new tasks.


This page is not a recommendation to remove Atom by GitHub Inc. from your computer, nor are we saying that Atom by GitHub Inc. is not a good software application. This text only contains detailed instructions on how to remove Atom in case you want to. The information above contains registry and disk entries that other software left behind and Advanced Uninstaller PRO stumbled upon and classified as "leftovers" on other users' PCs.

2017-01-06 / Written by Andreea Kartman for Advanced Uninstaller PRO

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Last update on: 2017-01-06 19:08:37.417