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How to uninstall Notepad++ from your PC

This web page is about Notepad++ for Windows. Below you can find details on how to uninstall it from your computer. It is made by Notepad++ Team. More data about Notepad++ Team can be seen here. Click on to get more facts about Notepad++ on Notepad++ Team's website. The application is often found in the C:\Program Files (x86)\Notepad++ folder. Take into account that this location can differ depending on the user's preference. Notepad++'s full uninstall command line is C:\Program Files (x86)\Notepad++\uninstall.exe. notepad++.exe is the programs's main file and it takes circa 1.45 MB (1519616 bytes) on disk.

The executable files below are installed beside Notepad++. They occupy about 2.14 MB (2246255 bytes) on disk.

  • notepad++.exe (1.45 MB)
  • nppIExplorerShell.exe (6.50 KB)
  • uninstall.exe (179.11 KB)
  • gpup.exe (392.00 KB)
  • GUP.exe (132.00 KB)

The information on this page is only about version 5.8.5 of Notepad++. You can find below info on other application versions of Notepad++: to view all...

A way to remove Notepad++ from your computer with the help of Advanced Uninstaller PRO

Notepad++ is a program by the software company Notepad++ Team. Frequently, computer users want to remove it. This is easier said than done because doing this by hand requires some skill related to Windows internal functioning. The best QUICK way to remove Notepad++ 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 PC, add it. This is good because Advanced Uninstaller PRO is an efficient uninstaller and all around tool to optimize your computer.


2. Run Advanced Uninstaller PRO. It's recommended to take some time to get familiar with the program's interface and wealth of features available. Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very useful Windows optimizer.

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

4. Press the Uninstall Programs button
Go to Uninstall Programs

5. All the programs existing on the PC will be shown to you

6. Navigate the list of programs until you find Notepad++ or simply click the Search field and type in "Notepad++". If it is installed on your PC the Notepad++ app will be found very quickly. When you click Notepad++ in the list , the following data about the program is available to you:

  • Star rating (in the lower left corner). This explains the opinion other users have about Notepad++, ranging from "Highly recommended" to "Very dangerous".
  • Opinions by other users - Click on the Read reviews button.
  • Technical information about the program you want to uninstall, by clicking on the Properties button.
For instance you can see that for Notepad++:

  • The publisher is:
  • The uninstall string is: C:\Program Files (x86)\Notepad++\uninstall.exe
7. Press the Uninstall button. A confirmation page will appear. Confirm the uninstall by clicking the Uninstall button. Advanced Uninstaller PRO will then remove Notepad++.
Uninstall Notepad++

8. After removing Notepad++, Advanced Uninstaller PRO will offer to run a cleanup. Press Next to perform the cleanup. All the items of Notepad++ that have been left behind will be detected and you will be able to delete them. By uninstalling Notepad++ using Advanced Uninstaller PRO, you are assured that no registry entries, files or directories are left behind on your system.

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



This page is not a recommendation to uninstall Notepad++ by Notepad++ Team from your PC, nor are we saying that Notepad++ by Notepad++ Team is not a good application for your computer. This text simply contains detailed info on how to uninstall Notepad++ in case you want to. The information above contains registry and disk entries that our application Advanced Uninstaller PRO stumbled upon and classified as "leftovers" on other users' computers.

2015-04-08 / Written by Dan Armano for Advanced Uninstaller PRO

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Last update on: 2015-04-08 19:01:21.190