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A way to uninstall Spotify from your system

This page contains complete information on how to remove Spotify for Windows. The Windows release was developed by Spotify AB. You can find out more on Spotify AB or check for application updates here. Detailed information about Spotify can be found at . The program is usually found in the C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Spotify folder. Keep in mind that this location can differ depending on the user's decision. You can remove Spotify by clicking on the Start menu of Windows and pasting the command line C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Spotify\Spotify.exe. Note that you might be prompted for administrator rights. The program's main executable file is titled Spotify.exe and its approximative size is 23.10 MB (24220560 bytes).

Spotify contains of the executables below. They take 24.85 MB (26057168 bytes) on disk.



  • Spotify.exe (23.10 MB)
  • SpotifyLauncher.exe (113.89 KB)
  • SpotifyMigrator.exe (793.39 KB)
  • SpotifyStartupTask.exe (129.89 KB)
  • SpotifyWebHelper.exe (756.39 KB)


The information on this page is only about version 1.0.85.259.401679 of Spotify. You can find below info on other releases of Spotify:

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A considerable amount of files, folders and Windows registry entries will be left behind when you want to remove Spotify from your computer.

Folders remaining:
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Spotify
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Spotify

The files below remain on your disk by Spotify's application uninstaller when you removed it:
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Packages\Microsoft.Windows.Cortana_cw5n1h2txyewy\LocalState\AppIconCache\125\C__Users_UserName_AppData_Roaming_Spotify_Spotify_exe
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Spotify\Browser\000003.log
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Spotify\Browser\Cache\data_0
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Spotify\Browser\Cache\data_1
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Spotify\Browser\Cache\data_2
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Spotify\Browser\Cache\data_3
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Spotify\Browser\Cache\f_000001
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Spotify\Browser\Cache\f_000002
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Spotify\Browser\Cache\f_000003
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Spotify\Browser\Cache\f_000004
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Spotify\Browser\Cache\f_000005
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Spotify\Browser\Cache\f_000006
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Spotify\Browser\Cache\f_000007
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Spotify\Browser\Cache\f_000008
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Spotify\Browser\Cache\f_000009
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Spotify\Browser\Cache\f_00000a
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Spotify\Browser\Cache\f_00000b
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Spotify\Browser\Cache\f_00000c
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Spotify\Browser\Cache\f_00000d
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Spotify\Browser\Cache\f_00000e
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Spotify\Browser\Cache\f_00000f
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Spotify\Browser\Cache\f_000010
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Spotify\Browser\Cache\f_000011
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Spotify\Browser\Cache\f_000012
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Spotify\Browser\Cache\f_000013
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Spotify\Browser\Cache\f_000014
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Spotify\Browser\Cache\f_000015
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Spotify\Browser\Cache\f_000016
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Spotify\Browser\Cache\f_000017
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Spotify\Browser\Cache\f_000018
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Spotify\Browser\Cache\f_000019
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Spotify\Browser\Cache\f_00001a
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Spotify\Browser\Cache\f_00001b
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Spotify\Browser\Cache\f_00001c
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Spotify\Browser\Cache\f_00001d
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Spotify\Browser\Cache\f_00001e
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Spotify\Browser\Cache\f_00001f
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Spotify\Browser\Cache\f_000020
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Spotify\Browser\Cache\f_000023
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Spotify\Browser\Cache\f_000024
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Spotify\Browser\Cache\f_000025
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Spotify\Browser\Cache\f_000026
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Spotify\Browser\Cache\f_000027
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Spotify\Browser\Cache\f_000028
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Spotify\Browser\Cache\f_000029
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Spotify\Browser\Cache\f_00002a
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Spotify\Browser\Cache\f_00002b
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Spotify\Browser\Cache\f_00002c
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Spotify\Browser\Cache\f_00002d
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Spotify\Browser\Cache\f_00002e
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Spotify\Browser\Cache\f_00002f
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Spotify\Browser\Cache\f_000030
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Spotify\Browser\Cache\f_000031
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Spotify\Browser\Cache\f_000032
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Spotify\Browser\Cache\f_000033
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Spotify\Browser\Cache\f_000034
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Spotify\Browser\Cache\f_000035
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Spotify\Browser\Cache\f_000036
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Spotify\Browser\Cache\f_000037
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Spotify\Browser\Cache\f_000038
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Spotify\Browser\Cache\f_000039
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Spotify\Browser\Cache\f_00003a
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Spotify\Browser\Cache\f_00003b
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Spotify\Browser\Cache\f_00003c
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Spotify\Browser\Cache\f_00003d
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Spotify\Browser\Cache\f_00003e
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Spotify\Browser\Cache\f_00003f
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Spotify\Browser\Cache\f_000040
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Spotify\Browser\Cache\f_000041
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Spotify\Browser\Cache\f_000042
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Spotify\Browser\Cache\f_000043
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Spotify\Browser\Cache\f_000044
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Spotify\Browser\Cache\f_000045
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Spotify\Browser\Cache\f_000046
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Spotify\Browser\Cache\f_000047
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Spotify\Browser\Cache\f_000048
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Spotify\Browser\Cache\f_000049
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Spotify\Browser\Cache\f_00004a
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Spotify\Browser\Cache\f_00004b
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Spotify\Browser\Cache\f_00004c
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Spotify\Browser\Cache\f_00004d
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Spotify\Browser\Cache\f_00004e
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Spotify\Browser\Cache\f_000050
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Spotify\Browser\Cache\f_000051
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Spotify\Browser\Cache\f_000052
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Spotify\Browser\Cache\f_000053
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Spotify\Browser\Cache\f_000054
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Spotify\Browser\Cache\f_000055
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Spotify\Browser\Cache\f_000056
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Spotify\Browser\Cache\f_000057
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Spotify\Browser\Cache\f_000058
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Spotify\Browser\Cache\f_000059
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Spotify\Browser\Cache\f_00005a
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Spotify\Browser\Cache\f_00005b
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Spotify\Browser\Cache\f_00005c
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Spotify\Browser\Cache\f_00005d
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Spotify\Browser\Cache\f_00005e
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Spotify\Browser\Cache\f_00005f
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Spotify\Browser\Cache\f_000060
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Spotify\Browser\Cache\f_000061

Many times the following registry data will not be removed:
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\spotify
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\Spotify
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Spotify

Open regedit.exe to delete the values below from the Windows Registry:
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Local Settings\Software\Microsoft\Windows\Shell\MuiCache\C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Spotify\Spotify.exe.ApplicationCompany
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Local Settings\Software\Microsoft\Windows\Shell\MuiCache\C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Spotify\Spotify.exe.FriendlyAppName
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\bam\UserSettings\S-1-5-21-770944889-2426905727-31830182-1001\\Device\HarddiskVolume3\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Spotify\Spotify.exe
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\SharedAccess\Parameters\FirewallPolicy\FirewallRules\TCP Query User{5A245A7D-6FCD-4AE5-B710-2BB16B893E6D}C:\users\UserName\appdata\roaming\spotify\spotify.exe
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\SharedAccess\Parameters\FirewallPolicy\FirewallRules\UDP Query User{7AD10C8C-EAF4-414B-AB06-E4BA9A9C741E}C:\users\UserName\appdata\roaming\spotify\spotify.exe




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

Spotify is a program released by the software company Spotify AB. Some users want to uninstall this application. This is troublesome because performing this by hand requires some skill regarding PCs. One of the best EASY procedure to uninstall Spotify 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, add it. This is a good step because Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very useful uninstaller and all around utility to optimize your computer.

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2. Start Advanced Uninstaller PRO. Take your time to get familiar with Advanced Uninstaller PRO's interface and number of functions available. Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a powerful package of utilities.

3. Press the General Tools category
Go to General Tools


4. Press the Uninstall Programs tool
Go to Uninstall Programs


5. A list of the applications existing on your computer will appear

6. Navigate the list of applications until you find Spotify or simply click the Search field and type in "Spotify". If it exists on your system the Spotify app will be found automatically. Notice that when you click Spotify in the list of programs, some information regarding the application is made available to you:


  • Star rating (in the left lower corner). The star rating explains the opinion other users have regarding Spotify, from "Highly recommended" to "Very dangerous".
  • Opinions by other users - Press the Read reviews button.
  • Technical information regarding the app you want to remove, by pressing the Properties button.
For example you can see that for Spotify:


  • The software company is: https://www.spotify.com
  • The uninstall string is: C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Spotify\Spotify.exe
7. Click the Uninstall button. A confirmation dialog will appear. Confirm the uninstall by pressing Uninstall. Advanced Uninstaller PRO will automatically remove Spotify.
Uninstall Spotify


8. After removing Spotify, Advanced Uninstaller PRO will offer to run a cleanup. Press Next to proceed with the cleanup. All the items that belong Spotify which have been left behind will be detected and you will be asked if you want to delete them. By removing Spotify with Advanced Uninstaller PRO, you can be sure that no registry entries, files or folders are left behind on your PC.

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

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Disclaimer

This page is not a recommendation to uninstall Spotify by Spotify AB from your computer, nor are we saying that Spotify by Spotify AB is not a good application. This page only contains detailed info on how to uninstall Spotify supposing you want to. The information above contains registry and disk entries that other software left behind and Advanced Uninstaller PRO discovered and classified as "leftovers" on other users' computers.

2018-07-19 / Written by Andreea Kartman for Advanced Uninstaller PRO

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Last update on: 2018-07-19 14:36:51.440