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A way to uninstall Atom from your system

This web page contains thorough information on how to uninstall Atom for Windows. It is written by GitHub Inc.. Take a look here for more details on GitHub Inc.. The application is usually installed in the C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\atom folder. Take into account that this location can differ depending on the user's preference. C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\atom\Update.exe is the full command line if you want to uninstall Atom. The application's main executable file is labeled squirrel.exe and its approximative size is 1.63 MB (1709056 bytes).

The executable files below are part of Atom. They take about 146.74 MB (153864192 bytes) on disk.

  • squirrel.exe (1.63 MB)
  • atom.exe (59.35 MB)
  • squirrel.exe (1.63 MB)
  • node.exe (11.27 MB)
  • ctags-win32.exe (315.00 KB)
  • atom.exe (59.35 MB)
  • node.exe (11.27 MB)
  • ctags-win32.exe (315.00 KB) to view all...

This web page is about Atom version 1.12.3 only. You can find below info on other releases of Atom: to view all...

A way to delete Atom with the help of Advanced Uninstaller PRO

Atom is an application by the software company GitHub Inc.. Frequently, people decide to remove it. Sometimes this can be efortful because deleting this manually requires some know-how related to Windows internal functioning. The best QUICK way 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 Windows PC, add it. This is a good step because Advanced Uninstaller PRO is one of the best uninstaller and general tool to clean your Windows PC.


  • visit Download Link
  • download the program by clicking on the DOWNLOAD button
  • set up Advanced Uninstaller PRO
2. Start Advanced Uninstaller PRO. Take your time to admire the program's design and number of functions available. Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very useful Windows tool.

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

4. Activate the Uninstall Programs feature
Go to Uninstall Programs

5. A list of the applications existing on your computer will be made available to you

6. Scroll the list of applications until you locate Atom or simply activate the Search feature and type in "Atom". If it is installed on your PC the Atom application will be found very quickly. When you select Atom in the list of programs, the following information about the program is available to you:

  • Star rating (in the left lower corner). The star rating tells you the opinion other people have about Atom, ranging from "Highly recommended" to "Very dangerous".
  • Reviews by other people - Click on the Read reviews button.
  • Details about the app you wish to remove, by clicking on the Properties button.
7. Press the Uninstall button. A confirmation window will appear. Confirm the removal by clicking the Uninstall button. Advanced Uninstaller PRO will automatically uninstall Atom.
Uninstall Atom

8. After removing Atom, Advanced Uninstaller PRO will offer to run a cleanup. Click Next to go ahead with the cleanup. All the items of Atom which have been left behind will be found and you will be asked if you want to delete them. By removing Atom with Advanced Uninstaller PRO, you can be sure that no registry entries, files or directories are left behind on your disk.

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


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 software application. This text only contains detailed instructions on how to remove Atom in case you want to. Here you can find registry and disk entries that Advanced Uninstaller PRO stumbled upon and classified as "leftovers" on other users' computers.

2016-11-16 / Written by Daniel Statescu for Advanced Uninstaller PRO

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Last update on: 2016-11-16 14:20:16.913