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How to uninstall Notepad++ from your system

Notepad++ is a software application. This page contains details on how to uninstall it from your computer. It is made by Notepad++ Team. Check out here for more details on Notepad++ Team. More information about Notepad++ can be found at . Notepad++ is commonly installed in the C:\Program Files (x86)\Notepad++ directory, depending on the user's choice. Notepad++'s entire uninstall command line is C:\Program Files (x86)\Notepad++\uninstall.exe. notepad++.exe is the programs's main file and it takes about 1.63 MB (1712128 bytes) on disk.

The executables below are part of Notepad++. They occupy about 2.43 MB (2547602 bytes) on disk.

  • notepad++.exe (1.63 MB)
  • uninstall.exe (271.89 KB)
  • gpup.exe (412.00 KB)
  • GUP.exe (132.00 KB)

This page is about Notepad++ version 6.3.2 only. For more Notepad++ versions please click below: to view all...
If you are manually uninstalling Notepad++ we suggest you to verify if the following data is left behind on your PC.

Folders remaining:
  • C:\Program Files\Notepad++
  • C:\ProgramData\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs\Notepad++
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs\Notepad++
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Notepad++

The files below were left behind on your disk when you remove Notepad++:
  • C:\Program Files\Notepad++\change.log
  • C:\Program Files\Notepad++\config.model.xml
  • C:\Program Files\Notepad++\langs.model.xml
  • C:\Program Files\Notepad++\license.txt

Use regedit.exe to manually remove from the Windows Registry the data below:
  • 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\CLSID\{00F3C2EC-A6EE-11DE-A03A-EF8F55D89593}\InprocServer32\
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\CLSID\{00F3C2EC-A6EE-11DE-A03A-EF8F55D89593}\Settings\Path
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\Notepad++\DisplayIcon
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\Notepad++\DisplayName

How to delete Notepad++ with the help of Advanced Uninstaller PRO

Notepad++ is an application released by Notepad++ Team. Frequently, people decide to uninstall it. Sometimes this is difficult because deleting this by hand takes some skill regarding PCs. One of the best EASY practice to uninstall 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 Windows system, install it. This is a good step because Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very useful uninstaller and all around tool to optimize your Windows system.


2. Start Advanced Uninstaller PRO. It's recommended to take your time to get familiar with the program's interface and number of functions available. Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very good package of tools.

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

4. Activate the Uninstall Programs button
Go to Uninstall Programs

5. A list of the programs existing on the computer will appear

6. Scroll the list of programs until you locate Notepad++ or simply activate the Search field and type in "Notepad++". The Notepad++ app will be found very quickly. Notice that after you select Notepad++ in the list of programs, the following data regarding the application is available to you:

  • Safety rating (in the left lower corner). The star rating tells you the opinion other users have regarding Notepad++, ranging from "Highly recommended" to "Very dangerous".
  • Reviews by other users - Click on the Read reviews button.
  • Technical information regarding the program you wish to uninstall, by clicking on the Properties button.
For example you can see that for Notepad++:

  • The publisher is:
  • The uninstall string is: C:\Program Files (x86)\Notepad++\uninstall.exe
7. Click the Uninstall button. A window asking you to confirm will show up. accept the removal by clicking Uninstall. Advanced Uninstaller PRO will automatically uninstall Notepad++.
Uninstall Notepad++

8. After uninstalling 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++ with Advanced Uninstaller PRO, you are assured that no Windows registry entries, files or folders are left behind on your disk.

Your Windows PC will remain clean, speedy and able to take on new tasks.


Geographical user distribution

  • Windows 7 (6.1)
  • Windows 8 (6.2)
  • Windows 8.1 (6.3)
  • 10.0
  • Windows XP (5.1)
  • Windows Vista (6.0)
  • Windows Server 2003 (5.2)
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This page is not a piece of advice to uninstall Notepad++ by Notepad++ Team from your PC, we are not saying that Notepad++ by Notepad++ Team is not a good software application. This text simply contains detailed instructions on how to uninstall Notepad++ supposing you want to. Here you can find registry and disk entries that other software left behind and Advanced Uninstaller PRO stumbled upon and classified as "leftovers" on other users' PCs.

2016-06-20 / Written by Dan Armano for Advanced Uninstaller PRO

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Last update on: 2016-06-20 12:33:42.730