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A guide to uninstall Atom from your PC

This web page is about Atom for Windows. Below you can find details on how to uninstall it from your computer. It was developed 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, regulated by the user's choice. C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\atom\Update.exe is the full command line if you want to remove Atom. The application's main executable file occupies 1.63 MB (1709088 bytes) on disk and is named squirrel.exe.

Atom is composed of the following executables which take 256.89 MB (269369096 bytes) on disk:

  • squirrel.exe (1.63 MB)
  • atom.exe (59.36 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 (315.03 KB)
  • atom.exe (49.03 MB)
  • squirrel.exe (1.46 MB)
  • ctags-win32.exe (308.00 KB) to view all...

This data is about Atom version 1.13.1 alone. Click on the links below for other Atom versions: to view all...

How to uninstall Atom using Advanced Uninstaller PRO

Atom is a program by GitHub Inc.. Sometimes, people choose to erase this program. Sometimes this can be difficult because doing this by hand requires some experience regarding removing Windows applications by hand. The best SIMPLE procedure to erase 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, install it. This is a good step because Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very potent uninstaller and general utility to maximize the performance of your Windows PC.


  • go to Download Link
  • download the setup by clicking on the green DOWNLOAD button
  • install Advanced Uninstaller PRO
2. Start Advanced Uninstaller PRO. Take some time to get familiar with Advanced Uninstaller PRO's design and number of features available. Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very good package of utilities.

3. Press the General Tools category
Go to General Tools

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

5. A list of the programs installed on the PC will be shown to you

6. Navigate the list of programs until you find Atom or simply click the Search field and type in "Atom". The Atom application will be found automatically. Notice that after you select Atom in the list , some data regarding the application is made available to you:

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

8. After removing Atom, Advanced Uninstaller PRO will ask you to run a cleanup. Press Next to proceed with the cleanup. All the items of Atom which have been left behind will be found and you will be able to delete them. By uninstalling Atom with Advanced Uninstaller PRO, you are assured that no Windows registry entries, files or directories are left behind on your system.

Your Windows PC will remain clean, speedy and ready to run without errors or problems.


This page is not a piece of advice to uninstall Atom by GitHub Inc. from your computer, nor are we saying that Atom by GitHub Inc. is not a good application for your PC. This text only contains detailed instructions on how to uninstall Atom supposing you decide this is what you want to do. 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.

2017-01-26 / Written by Dan Armano for Advanced Uninstaller PRO

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Last update on: 2017-01-26 01:21:26.760