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How to uninstall Spotify from your computer

You can find on this page details on how to uninstall Spotify for Windows. It was coded for Windows by Spotify AB. Check out here for more information on Spotify AB. Please open if you want to read more on Spotify on Spotify AB's page. Spotify is typically installed in the C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Spotify folder, regulated by the user's choice. The full command line for removing Spotify is C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Spotify\Spotify.exe. Keep in mind that if you will type this command in Start / Run Note you might receive a notification for admin rights. The application's main executable file occupies 20.34 MB (21325200 bytes) on disk and is titled Spotify.exe.

The executable files below are installed beside Spotify. They occupy about 23.15 MB (24278192 bytes) on disk.



  • Spotify.exe (20.34 MB)
  • SpotifyLauncher.exe (113.89 KB)
  • SpotifyMigrator.exe (789.39 KB)
  • SpotifyStartupTask.exe (129.89 KB)
  • SpotifyUWPLauncher.exe (544.11 KB)
  • SpotifyUWPLauncherStartupTask.exe (544.11 KB)
  • SpotifyWebHelper.exe (762.39 KB)
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The information on this page is only about version 1.0.74.380.112 of Spotify. You can find below a few links to other Spotify versions:

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

Folders left behind when you uninstall Spotify:
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Spotify
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Spotify

Generally, the following files remain on disk:
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\CrashDumps\Spotify.exe.6456.dmp
  • 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\index
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Spotify\Browser\Cookies
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Spotify\Browser\GPUCache\data_0
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Spotify\Browser\GPUCache\data_1
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Spotify\Browser\GPUCache\data_2
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Spotify\Browser\GPUCache\data_3
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Spotify\Browser\GPUCache\index
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Spotify\Browser\Local Storage\leveldb\000003.log
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Spotify\Browser\Local Storage\leveldb\CURRENT
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Spotify\Browser\Local Storage\leveldb\LOCK
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Spotify\Browser\Local Storage\leveldb\LOG
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Spotify\Browser\Local Storage\leveldb\MANIFEST-000001
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Spotify\Browser\Visited Links
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Spotify\Storage\index.dat
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Spotify\User Data\Crashpad\metadata
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Spotify\User Data\Crashpad\settings.dat
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Spotify\User Data\CrashpadMetrics.pma
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Spotify\User Data\CrashpadMetrics-active.pma
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Spotify\User Data\WidevineCDM\1.4.8.1008\ia32\manifest.json
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Spotify\User Data\WidevineCDM\1.4.8.1008\ia32\widevinecdm.dll
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Spotify\User Data\WidevineCDM\1.4.8.1008\ia32\widevinecdmadapter.dll
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs\Spotify.lnk
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Spotify\Apps\about.spa
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Spotify\Apps\artist.spa
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Spotify\Apps\browse.spa
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Spotify\Apps\buddy-list.spa
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Spotify\Apps\chart.spa
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Spotify\Apps\collection.spa
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Spotify\Apps\collection-album.spa
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Spotify\Apps\collection-artist.spa
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Spotify\Apps\collection-songs.spa
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Spotify\Apps\concert.spa
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Spotify\Apps\concerts.spa
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Spotify\Apps\daily-mix-hub.spa
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Spotify\Apps\error.spa
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Spotify\Apps\findfriends.spa
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Spotify\Apps\full-screen-modal.spa
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Spotify\Apps\genre.spa
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Spotify\Apps\glue-resources.spa
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Spotify\Apps\hub.spa
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Spotify\Apps\licenses.spa
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Spotify\Apps\login.spa
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Spotify\Apps\lyrics.spa
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Spotify\Apps\playlist.spa
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Spotify\Apps\playlist-folder.spa
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Spotify\Apps\profile.spa
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Spotify\Apps\queue.spa
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Spotify\Apps\radio-hub.spa
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Spotify\Apps\search.spa
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Spotify\Apps\settings.spa
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Spotify\Apps\show.spa
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Spotify\Apps\station.spa
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Spotify\Apps\stations.spa
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Spotify\Apps\zlink.spa
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Spotify\cef.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Spotify\cef_100_percent.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Spotify\cef_200_percent.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Spotify\cef_extensions.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Spotify\chrome_elf.dll
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Spotify\crash_reporter.cfg
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Spotify\d3dcompiler_43.dll
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Spotify\d3dcompiler_47.dll
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Spotify\devtools_resources.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Spotify\icudtl.dat
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Spotify\libcef.dll
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Spotify\libEGL.dll
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Spotify\libGLESv2.dll
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Spotify\locales\am.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Spotify\locales\ar.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Spotify\locales\arb.mo
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Spotify\locales\bg.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Spotify\locales\bn.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Spotify\locales\ca.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Spotify\locales\cs.mo
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Spotify\locales\cs.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Spotify\locales\da.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Spotify\locales\de.mo
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Spotify\locales\de.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Spotify\locales\el.mo
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Spotify\locales\el.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Spotify\locales\en.mo
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Spotify\locales\en-GB.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Spotify\locales\en-US.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Spotify\locales\es.mo
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Spotify\locales\es.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Spotify\locales\es-419.mo
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Spotify\locales\es-419.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Spotify\locales\et.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Spotify\locales\fa.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Spotify\locales\fi.mo
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Spotify\locales\fi.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Spotify\locales\fil.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Spotify\locales\fr.mo
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Spotify\locales\fr.pak

Registry that is not uninstalled:
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\spotify
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\Spotify
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Spotify




How to remove Spotify from your PC with Advanced Uninstaller PRO

Spotify is an application by the software company Spotify AB. Sometimes, users want to remove it. This can be troublesome because removing this by hand requires some skill regarding removing Windows applications by hand. One of the best SIMPLE action to remove Spotify is to use Advanced Uninstaller PRO. Here is how to do this:

1. If you don't have Advanced Uninstaller PRO on your Windows PC, add it. This is a good step because Advanced Uninstaller PRO is an efficient uninstaller and all around tool to maximize the performance of your Windows computer.

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2. Run Advanced Uninstaller PRO. Take your time to get familiar with the program's interface and wealth of functions available. Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very good program.

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


4. Press the Uninstall Programs tool
Go to Uninstall Programs


5. All the applications existing on the PC will appear

6. Navigate the list of applications until you locate Spotify or simply click the Search field and type in "Spotify". The Spotify program will be found automatically. After you click Spotify in the list of applications, the following information about the application is made available to you:


  • Star rating (in the lower left corner). This explains the opinion other people have about Spotify, ranging from "Highly recommended" to "Very dangerous".
  • Reviews by other people - Click on the Read reviews button.
  • Details about the app you wish to remove, by pressing the Properties button.
For example you can see that for Spotify:


  • The publisher is: https://www.spotify.com
  • The uninstall string is: C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Spotify\Spotify.exe
7. Press the Uninstall button. A confirmation window will show up. Confirm the removal by pressing Uninstall. Advanced Uninstaller PRO will automatically remove Spotify.
Uninstall Spotify


8. After uninstalling Spotify, Advanced Uninstaller PRO will ask you to run an additional cleanup. Press Next to perform the cleanup. All the items that belong Spotify that have been left behind will be detected and you will be able to delete them. By uninstalling Spotify using Advanced Uninstaller PRO, you are assured that no Windows registry entries, files or folders are left behind on your computer.

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

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Disclaimer

The text above is not a recommendation to remove Spotify by Spotify AB from your PC, we are not saying that Spotify by Spotify AB is not a good application for your computer. This page only contains detailed instructions on how to remove Spotify 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' PCs.

2018-02-13 / Written by Andreea Kartman for Advanced Uninstaller PRO

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Last update on: 2018-02-13 01:00:23.053