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A guide to uninstall WhatsApp from your computer

This web page contains detailed information on how to uninstall WhatsApp for Windows. The Windows release was developed by WhatsApp. You can find out more on WhatsApp or check for application updates here. The program is frequently placed in the C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp folder. Keep in mind that this path can differ being determined by the user's choice. The full uninstall command line for WhatsApp is C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\Update.exe. WhatsApp.exe is the WhatsApp's primary executable file and it takes close to 654.92 KB (670640 bytes) on disk.

The following executables are incorporated in WhatsApp. They occupy 186.53 MB (195593248 bytes) on disk.

  • squirrel.exe (2.15 MB)
  • WhatsApp.exe (654.92 KB)
  • squirrel.exe (2.15 MB)
  • WhatsApp.exe (89.72 MB)
  • WhatsApp.exe (89.72 MB)


This info is about WhatsApp version 0.3.4941 only. For more WhatsApp versions please click below:

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WhatsApp has the habit of leaving behind some leftovers.

Directories left on disk:
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Temp\WhatsApp Crashes
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs\WhatsApp
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\WhatsApp

The files below were left behind on your disk by WhatsApp when you uninstall it:
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Temp\WhatsApp Crashes\operation_log.txt
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\packages\WhatsApp-2.2019.8-full.nupkg
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\SquirrelSetup.log
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\Update.exe
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs\WhatsApp\WhatsApp.lnk
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\WhatsApp\Cache\data_0
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\WhatsApp\Cache\data_1
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\WhatsApp\Cache\data_2
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\WhatsApp\Cache\data_3
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\WhatsApp\Cache\index
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\WhatsApp\Cookies
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\WhatsApp\databases\Databases.db
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\WhatsApp\File System\000\t\Paths\000003.log
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\WhatsApp\File System\000\t\Paths\CURRENT
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\WhatsApp\File System\000\t\Paths\LOCK
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\WhatsApp\File System\000\t\Paths\LOG
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\WhatsApp\File System\000\t\Paths\MANIFEST-000001
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\WhatsApp\File System\Origins\000003.log
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\WhatsApp\File System\Origins\CURRENT
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\WhatsApp\File System\Origins\LOCK
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\WhatsApp\File System\Origins\LOG
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\WhatsApp\File System\Origins\MANIFEST-000001
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\WhatsApp\GPUCache\data_0
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\WhatsApp\GPUCache\data_1
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\WhatsApp\GPUCache\data_2
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\WhatsApp\GPUCache\data_3
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\WhatsApp\GPUCache\index
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\WhatsApp\IndexedDB\file__0.indexeddb.leveldb\000003.log
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\WhatsApp\IndexedDB\file__0.indexeddb.leveldb\CURRENT
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\WhatsApp\IndexedDB\file__0.indexeddb.leveldb\LOCK
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\WhatsApp\IndexedDB\file__0.indexeddb.leveldb\LOG
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\WhatsApp\IndexedDB\file__0.indexeddb.leveldb\MANIFEST-000001
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\WhatsApp\Local Storage\leveldb\000003.log
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\WhatsApp\Local Storage\leveldb\CURRENT
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\WhatsApp\Local Storage\leveldb\LOCK
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\WhatsApp\Local Storage\leveldb\LOG
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\WhatsApp\Local Storage\leveldb\MANIFEST-000001
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\WhatsApp\main-process.log
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\WhatsApp\Network Persistent State
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\WhatsApp\QuotaManager
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\WhatsApp\settings.json

Use regedit.exe to manually remove from the Windows Registry the keys below:
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\WhatsApp


How to uninstall WhatsApp from your PC with Advanced Uninstaller PRO

WhatsApp is an application by the software company WhatsApp. Sometimes, users try to remove it. This can be easier said than done because uninstalling this by hand requires some knowledge regarding removing Windows applications by hand. The best QUICK practice to remove WhatsApp 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 PC, install it. This is good because Advanced Uninstaller PRO is the best uninstaller and general tool to maximize the performance of your system.

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  • 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 features available. Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very good system utility.

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


4. Activate the Uninstall Programs feature
Go to Uninstall Programs


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

6. Navigate the list of applications until you find WhatsApp or simply click the Search field and type in "WhatsApp". If it is installed on your PC the WhatsApp program will be found automatically. Notice that after you select WhatsApp in the list of applications, some data about the program is made available to you:


  • Star rating (in the lower left corner). This explains the opinion other users have about WhatsApp, from "Highly recommended" to "Very dangerous".
  • Reviews by other users - Click on the Read reviews button.
  • Details about the app you are about to uninstall, by pressing the Properties button.
7. Press the Uninstall button. A confirmation dialog will show up. Confirm the uninstall by clicking the Uninstall button. Advanced Uninstaller PRO will uninstall WhatsApp.
Uninstall WhatsApp


8. After removing WhatsApp, Advanced Uninstaller PRO will ask you to run a cleanup. Click Next to proceed with the cleanup. All the items that belong WhatsApp that have been left behind will be detected and you will be asked if you want to delete them. By removing WhatsApp using Advanced Uninstaller PRO, you can be sure that no Windows registry entries, files or directories are left behind on your disk.

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



Disclaimer

The text above is not a recommendation to remove WhatsApp by WhatsApp from your PC, nor are we saying that WhatsApp by WhatsApp is not a good application. This text only contains detailed instructions on how to remove WhatsApp in case you want to. The information above contains registry and disk entries that our application Advanced Uninstaller PRO stumbled upon and classified as "leftovers" on other users' computers.

2019-10-03 / Written by Andreea Kartman for Advanced Uninstaller PRO

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Last update on: 2019-10-03 00:58:21.147