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How to uninstall Notepad++ from your PC

This web page contains thorough information on how to remove Notepad++ for Windows. It was developed for Windows by Notepad++ Team. More information on Notepad++ Team can be seen here. Please open if you want to read more on Notepad++ on Notepad++ Team's web page. Notepad++ is normally installed in the C:\Program Files (x86)\Notepad++ folder, depending on the user's choice. C:\Program Files (x86)\Notepad++\uninstall.exe is the full command line if you want to uninstall Notepad++. notepad++.exe is the programs's main file and it takes approximately 2.29 MB (2404352 bytes) on disk.

The executable files below are part of Notepad++. They occupy an average of 2.95 MB (3096710 bytes) on disk.

  • notepad++.exe (2.29 MB)
  • uninstall.exe (272.13 KB)
  • gpup.exe (272.00 KB)
  • GUP.exe (132.00 KB)

This info is about Notepad++ version 6.6.9 only. For other Notepad++ versions please click below: to view all...
If you're planning to uninstall Notepad++ you should check if the following data is left behind on your PC.

Folders left behind when you uninstall Notepad++:
  • C:\Users\%user%\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs\Notepad++
  • C:\Users\%user%\AppData\Roaming\Notepad++

Generally, the following files are left on disk:
  • C:\Users\%user%\AppData\Roaming\Notepad++\backup\bab Esfangi.sql@2014-11-02_195033
  • C:\Users\%user%\AppData\Roaming\Notepad++\config.xml
  • C:\Users\%user%\AppData\Roaming\Notepad++\contextMenu.xml
  • C:\Users\%user%\AppData\Roaming\Notepad++\functionList.xml
  • C:\Users\%user%\AppData\Roaming\Notepad++\langs.xml
  • C:\Users\%user%\AppData\Roaming\Notepad++\plugins\config\converter.ini
  • C:\Users\%user%\AppData\Roaming\Notepad++\plugins\config\NppFTP\Certificates.xml
  • C:\Users\%user%\AppData\Roaming\Notepad++\plugins\config\NppFTP\NppFTP.xml
  • C:\Users\%user%\AppData\Roaming\Notepad++\plugins\config\PluginManager.ini
  • C:\Users\%user%\AppData\Roaming\Notepad++\plugins\config\PluginManagerPlugins.xml
  • C:\Users\%user%\AppData\Roaming\Notepad++\plugins\config\
  • C:\Users\%user%\AppData\Roaming\Notepad++\session.xml
  • C:\Users\%user%\AppData\Roaming\Notepad++\shortcuts.xml
  • C:\Users\%user%\AppData\Roaming\Notepad++\stylers.xml

Registry that is not cleaned:
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Pokki\IndexCache\FileItems\c:|programdata|microsoft|windows|start menu|programs|notepad++
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\Notepad++

How to erase Notepad++ from your computer using Advanced Uninstaller PRO

Notepad++ is an application marketed by the software company Notepad++ Team. Frequently, people want to erase it. This is difficult because uninstalling this manually requires some skill related to PCs. The best QUICK practice to erase Notepad++ is to use Advanced Uninstaller PRO. Here is how to do this:

1. If you don't have Advanced Uninstaller PRO on your PC, install it. This is a good step because Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very potent uninstaller and all around utility to take care of your system.


  • visit Download Link
  • download the setup by clicking on the DOWNLOAD NOW button
  • set up Advanced Uninstaller PRO
2. Run 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 Windows optimizer.

3. Press the General Tools button
Go to General Tools

4. Press the Uninstall Programs button
Go to Uninstall Programs

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

6. Scroll the list of programs until you locate Notepad++ or simply activate the Search feature and type in "Notepad++". If it exists on your system the Notepad++ application will be found automatically. Notice that when you click Notepad++ in the list , the following data regarding the program is shown to you:

  • Safety rating (in the left lower corner). This explains the opinion other people have regarding Notepad++, from "Highly recommended" to "Very dangerous".
  • Opinions by other people - Press the Read reviews button.
  • Technical information regarding the app you wish 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 window will appear. accept the removal by clicking the Uninstall button. Advanced Uninstaller PRO will uninstall Notepad++.
Uninstall Notepad++

8. After uninstalling Notepad++, Advanced Uninstaller PRO will ask you to run an additional cleanup. Click Next to perform the cleanup. All the items of Notepad++ that have been left behind will be detected and you will be asked if you want to delete them. By uninstalling Notepad++ with Advanced Uninstaller PRO, you are assured that no Windows registry entries, files or folders are left behind on your disk.

Your Windows computer will remain clean, speedy and able to serve you properly.

Geographical user distribution

  • Windows 7 (6.1)
  • 10.0
  • Windows 8.1 (6.3)
  • Windows 8 (6.2)
  • Windows XP (5.1)
  • Windows Vista (6.0)
  • Windows Server 2003 (5.2)
  • Windows 2000 (5.0)
  • Windows (6.4)
Software Application


This page is not a piece of advice to uninstall Notepad++ by Notepad++ Team from your computer, nor are we saying that Notepad++ by Notepad++ Team is not a good software application. This text only contains detailed instructions on how to uninstall Notepad++ in case you want to. Here you can find registry and disk entries that our application Advanced Uninstaller PRO stumbled upon and classified as "leftovers" on other users' computers.

2016-06-18 / Written by Dan Armano for Advanced Uninstaller PRO

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Last update on: 2016-06-18 20:08:59.970