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A way to uninstall GitHub Desktop from your PC

GitHub Desktop is a Windows program. Read below about how to uninstall it from your computer. It is made by GitHub, Inc.. Open here where you can find out more on GitHub, Inc.. GitHub Desktop is commonly installed in the C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\GitHubDesktop folder, but this location may differ a lot depending on the user's decision when installing the application. C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\GitHubDesktop\Update.exe is the full command line if you want to uninstall GitHub Desktop. GitHubDesktop.exe is the programs's main file and it takes circa 373.46 KB (382424 bytes) on disk.

GitHub Desktop contains of the executables below. They occupy 98.08 MB (102847696 bytes) on disk.

  • GitHubDesktop.exe (373.46 KB)
  • Update.exe (1.46 MB)
  • GitHubDesktop.exe (64.37 MB)
  • squirrel.exe (1.58 MB)
  • git.exe (38.27 KB)
  • blocked-file-util.exe (29.55 KB)
  • git-credential-store.exe (1.31 MB)
  • git-credential-wincred.exe (29.31 KB)
  • git-fast-import.exe (1.33 MB)
  • git-http-fetch.exe (1.34 MB)
  • git-http-push.exe (1.35 MB)
  • git-wrapper.exe (38.28 KB)
  • git-remote-https.exe (1.36 MB)
  • git-sh-i18n--envsubst.exe (1.30 MB)
  • git-show-index.exe (1.30 MB)
  • git-upload-pack.exe (1.31 MB)
  • git.exe (2.25 MB)
  • proxy-lookup.exe (28.98 KB)
  • x86_64-w64-mingw32-deflatehd.exe (70.02 KB)
  • x86_64-w64-mingw32-inflatehd.exe (66.97 KB)
  • git-lfs.exe (7.31 MB)
  • awk.exe (600.29 KB)
  • b2sum.exe (61.02 KB)
  • basename.exe (37.87 KB)
  • cat.exe (43.23 KB)
  • comm.exe (43.13 KB)
  • cp.exe (106.34 KB)
  • cut.exe (47.34 KB)
  • dash.exe (108.13 KB)
  • date.exe (118.76 KB)
  • dirname.exe (37.81 KB)
  • echo.exe (38.18 KB)
  • env.exe (37.48 KB)
  • expr.exe (106.26 KB)
  • false.exe (35.65 KB)
  • find.exe (256.55 KB)
  • gencat.exe (181.33 KB)
  • getfacl.exe (171.26 KB)
  • getopt.exe (23.59 KB)
  • grep.exe (210.73 KB)
  • head.exe (48.30 KB)
  • ls.exe (137.04 KB)
  • mkdir.exe (72.07 KB)
  • mktemp.exe (47.05 KB)
  • mv.exe (113.00 KB)
  • pathchk.exe (38.36 KB)
  • printf.exe (71.59 KB)
  • pwd.exe (39.60 KB)
  • readlink.exe (50.63 KB)
  • rebase.exe (820.36 KB)
  • rm.exe (65.65 KB)
  • rmdir.exe (64.09 KB)
  • sed.exe (166.50 KB)
  • sh.exe (2.01 MB)
  • sort.exe (109.14 KB)
  • ssh-add.exe (306.98 KB)
  • ssh-agent.exe (319.95 KB)
  • ssh.exe (637.41 KB)
  • tail.exe (59.09 KB)
  • test.exe (69.99 KB)
  • touch.exe (106.80 KB)
  • tr.exe (52.75 KB)
  • true.exe (35.65 KB)
  • uname.exe (38.30 KB)
  • uniq.exe (48.30 KB)
  • wc.exe (50.11 KB)
  • xargs.exe (69.52 KB)
  • getprocaddr32.exe (336.69 KB)
  • getprocaddr64.exe (362.93 KB) to view all...

The current web page applies to GitHub Desktop version 1.2.31 only. You can find below info on other releases of GitHub Desktop: to view all...

A way to uninstall GitHub Desktop from your computer with Advanced Uninstaller PRO

GitHub Desktop is an application offered by GitHub, Inc.. Sometimes, computer users try to uninstall this application. Sometimes this is efortful because uninstalling this manually requires some advanced knowledge regarding removing Windows programs manually. One of the best SIMPLE procedure to uninstall GitHub Desktop is to use Advanced Uninstaller PRO. Take the following steps on how to do this:

1. If you don't have Advanced Uninstaller PRO already installed on your system, add it. This is a good step because Advanced Uninstaller PRO is the best uninstaller and general tool to clean your computer.


  • go to Download Link
  • download the setup by pressing the green DOWNLOAD button
  • install Advanced Uninstaller PRO
2. Run Advanced Uninstaller PRO. Take some time to admire Advanced Uninstaller PRO's interface and wealth of tools available. Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a powerful PC management program.

3. Press the General Tools button
Go to General Tools

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

5. All the applications installed on the PC will be made available to you

6. Navigate the list of applications until you find GitHub Desktop or simply click the Search field and type in "GitHub Desktop". If it exists on your system the GitHub Desktop program will be found automatically. Notice that after you click GitHub Desktop in the list of programs, some data about the program is made available to you:

  • Star rating (in the left lower corner). The star rating tells you the opinion other users have about GitHub Desktop, from "Highly recommended" to "Very dangerous".
  • Reviews by other users - Press the Read reviews button.
  • Technical information about the app you are about to remove, by pressing the Properties button.
7. Click the Uninstall button. A confirmation page will come up. accept the removal by clicking Uninstall. Advanced Uninstaller PRO will then uninstall GitHub Desktop.
Uninstall GitHub Desktop

8. After removing GitHub Desktop, Advanced Uninstaller PRO will offer to run an additional cleanup. Click Next to start the cleanup. All the items that belong GitHub Desktop that have been left behind will be found and you will be able to delete them. By uninstalling GitHub Desktop using Advanced Uninstaller PRO, you are assured that no registry items, 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 GitHub Desktop by GitHub, Inc. from your PC, we are not saying that GitHub Desktop by GitHub, Inc. is not a good software application. This page only contains detailed instructions on how to remove GitHub Desktop supposing you want to. 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' PCs.

2018-08-30 / Written by Daniel Statescu for Advanced Uninstaller PRO

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Last update on: 2018-08-30 17:53:03.860