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A guide to uninstall Notepad++ from your PC

Notepad++ is a software application. This page contains details on how to uninstall it from your PC. The Windows release was created by Notepad++ Team. More information about Notepad++ Team can be seen here. More info about the application Notepad++ can be found at . The application is usually located in the C:\Program Files (x86)\Notepad++ folder. Take into account that this location can differ depending on the user's choice. You can remove Notepad++ by clicking on the Start menu of Windows and pasting the command line C:\Program Files (x86)\Notepad++\uninstall.exe. Note that you might get a notification for administrator rights. The application's main executable file has a size of 2.43 MB (2545152 bytes) on disk and is labeled notepad++.exe.

Notepad++ is composed of the following executables which take 3.09 MB (3239652 bytes) on disk:

  • notepad++.exe (2.43 MB)
  • uninstall.exe (274.22 KB)
  • gpup.exe (272.00 KB)
  • GUP.exe (132.00 KB)


This info is about Notepad++ version 6.7.9.2 only. For other Notepad++ versions please click below:

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Following the uninstall process, the application leaves some files behind on the computer. Some of these are shown below.

Directories found on disk:
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Notepad++
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Notepad++

The files below are left behind on your disk when you remove Notepad++:
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Notepad++\change.log
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Notepad++\config.model.xml
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Notepad++\contextMenu.xml
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Notepad++\functionList.xml
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Notepad++\langs.model.xml
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Notepad++\LICENSE
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Notepad++\localization\english.xml
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Notepad++\localization\german.xml
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Notepad++\notepad++.exe
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Notepad++\NppShell_06.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Notepad++\plugins\APIs\actionscript.xml
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Notepad++\plugins\APIs\c.xml
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Notepad++\plugins\APIs\cmake.xml
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Notepad++\plugins\APIs\cpp.xml
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Notepad++\plugins\APIs\cs.xml
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Notepad++\plugins\APIs\css.xml
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Notepad++\plugins\APIs\html.xml
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Notepad++\plugins\APIs\java.xml
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Notepad++\plugins\APIs\javascript.xml
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Notepad++\plugins\APIs\lisp.xml
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Notepad++\plugins\APIs\nsis.xml
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Notepad++\plugins\APIs\perl.xml
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Notepad++\plugins\APIs\php.xml
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Notepad++\plugins\APIs\python.xml
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Notepad++\plugins\APIs\rc.xml
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Notepad++\plugins\APIs\sql.xml
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Notepad++\plugins\APIs\tex.xml
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Notepad++\plugins\APIs\vb.xml
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Notepad++\plugins\APIs\vhdl.xml
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Notepad++\plugins\APIs\xml.xml
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Notepad++\plugins\Config\Hunspell\dictionary.lst
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Notepad++\plugins\Config\Hunspell\en_GB.aff
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Notepad++\plugins\Config\Hunspell\en_GB.dic
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Notepad++\plugins\Config\Hunspell\en_US.aff
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Notepad++\plugins\Config\Hunspell\en_US.dic
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Notepad++\plugins\Config\Hunspell\README_en_GB.txt
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Notepad++\plugins\Config\Hunspell\README_en_US.txt
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Notepad++\plugins\doc\NppFTP\license_libssh.txt
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Notepad++\plugins\doc\NppFTP\license_NppFTP.txt
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Notepad++\plugins\doc\NppFTP\license_OpenSSL.txt
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Notepad++\plugins\doc\NppFTP\license_TiXML.txt
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Notepad++\plugins\doc\NppFTP\license_UTCP.htm
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Notepad++\plugins\doc\NppFTP\license_ZLIB.txt
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Notepad++\plugins\doc\NppFTP\Readme.txt
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Notepad++\plugins\DSpellCheck.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Notepad++\plugins\mimeTools.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Notepad++\plugins\NppConverter.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Notepad++\plugins\NppExport.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Notepad++\plugins\NppFTP.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Notepad++\plugins\PluginManager.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Notepad++\readme.txt
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Notepad++\SciLexer.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Notepad++\shortcuts.xml
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Notepad++\stylers.model.xml
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Notepad++\themes\Bespin.xml
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Notepad++\themes\Black board.xml
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Notepad++\themes\Choco.xml
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Notepad++\themes\Deep Black.xml
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Notepad++\themes\Hello Kitty.xml
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Notepad++\themes\HotFudgeSundae.xml
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Notepad++\themes\khaki.xml
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Notepad++\themes\Mono Industrial.xml
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Notepad++\themes\Monokai.xml
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Notepad++\themes\MossyLawn.xml
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Notepad++\themes\Navajo.xml
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Notepad++\themes\Obsidian.xml
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Notepad++\themes\Plastic Code Wrap.xml
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Notepad++\themes\Ruby Blue.xml
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Notepad++\themes\Solarized.xml
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Notepad++\themes\Solarized-light.xml
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Notepad++\themes\Twilight.xml
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Notepad++\themes\Vibrant Ink.xml
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Notepad++\themes\vim Dark Blue.xml
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Notepad++\themes\Zenburn.xml
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Notepad++\uninstall.exe
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Notepad++\updater\gpl.txt
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Notepad++\updater\gpup.exe
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Notepad++\updater\GUP.exe
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Notepad++\updater\gup.xml
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Notepad++\updater\libcurl.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Notepad++\updater\LICENSE
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Notepad++\updater\README.md
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Notepad++\updater\readme.txt
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Notepad++\user.manual\documentation\document-properties\encoding.html
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Notepad++\user.manual\documentation\notepad-online-document.html
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Notepad++\user.manual\documentation\notepad-user-manual\command-line.html
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Notepad++\user.manual\documentation\notepad-user-manual\commands.html
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Notepad++\user.manual\documentation\notepad-user-manual\control-files.html
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Notepad++\user.manual\documentation\notepad-user-manual\credits.html
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Notepad++\user.manual\documentation\notepad-user-manual\display.html
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Notepad++\user.manual\documentation\notepad-user-manual\display\folding.html
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Notepad++\user.manual\documentation\notepad-user-manual\display\hiding-lines.html
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Notepad++\user.manual\documentation\notepad-user-manual\display\multi-view.html
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Notepad++\user.manual\documentation\notepad-user-manual\display\right-left-rtl.html
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Notepad++\user.manual\documentation\notepad-user-manual\display\shortcuts-view-menu.html
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Notepad++\user.manual\documentation\notepad-user-manual\display\system-tray.html
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Notepad++\user.manual\documentation\notepad-user-manual\display\unprintable-characters.html
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Notepad++\user.manual\documentation\notepad-user-manual\display\viewing-modes.html
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Notepad++\user.manual\documentation\notepad-user-manual\display\wrapping.html
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Notepad++\user.manual\documentation\notepad-user-manual\display\zooming.html

Registry that is not cleaned:
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Applications\notepad++.exe
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\IntelliPoint\AppSpecific\notepad++.exe
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\Notepad++
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Notepad++

Use regedit.exe to delete the following additional values from the Windows Registry:
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Local Settings\Software\Microsoft\Windows\Shell\MuiCache\C:\Program Files (x86)\Notepad++\notepad++.exe.ApplicationCompany
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Local Settings\Software\Microsoft\Windows\Shell\MuiCache\C:\Program Files (x86)\Notepad++\notepad++.exe.FriendlyAppName


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

Notepad++ is an application marketed by Notepad++ Team. Some computer users choose to erase it. Sometimes this can be efortful because uninstalling this by hand takes some know-how regarding removing Windows programs manually. The best SIMPLE solution to erase 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 system, install it. This is good because Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very potent uninstaller and all around utility to optimize your PC.

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  • download the setup by clicking on the green DOWNLOAD NOW button
  • install Advanced Uninstaller PRO
2. Start Advanced Uninstaller PRO. It's recommended to take some time to admire the program's design and wealth of features available. Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very useful package of tools.

3. Press the General Tools category
Go to General Tools


4. Activate the Uninstall Programs tool
Go to Uninstall Programs


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

6. Navigate the list of programs until you locate Notepad++ or simply click the Search field and type in "Notepad++". If it is installed on your PC the Notepad++ program will be found automatically. Notice that after you select Notepad++ in the list of apps, some information about the application is shown to you:


  • Safety rating (in the left lower corner). The star rating explains the opinion other users have about Notepad++, from "Highly recommended" to "Very dangerous".
  • Opinions by other users - Press the Read reviews button.
  • Technical information about the application you want to uninstall, by clicking on the Properties button.
For example you can see that for Notepad++:





  • The web site of the program is: http://notepad-plus-plus.org/
  • The uninstall string is: C:\Program Files (x86)\Notepad++\uninstall.exe
7. Press the Uninstall button. A confirmation window will come up. accept the removal by clicking Uninstall. Advanced Uninstaller PRO will remove Notepad++.
Uninstall Notepad++


8. After removing Notepad++, Advanced Uninstaller PRO will ask you to run an additional cleanup. Click Next to go ahead with the cleanup. All the items of Notepad++ which have been left behind will be detected and you will be able to delete them. By removing Notepad++ with Advanced Uninstaller PRO, you are assured that no registry entries, files or directories are left behind on your PC.

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



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)
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Disclaimer

The text above is not a recommendation to remove 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 remove Notepad++ supposing you decide this is what you want to do. 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' computers.

2016-06-19 / Written by Daniel Statescu for Advanced Uninstaller PRO

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Last update on: 2016-06-18 23:13:05.253