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How to uninstall WhatsApp from your system

WhatsApp is a software application. This page contains details on how to remove it from your PC. It is written by WhatsApp. Open here where you can read more on WhatsApp. WhatsApp is normally installed in the C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp folder, but this location may vary a lot depending on the user's decision when installing the program. C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\Update.exe is the full command line if you want to remove WhatsApp. The program's main executable file is named WhatsApp.exe and it has a size of 648.27 KB (663824 bytes).

The following executables are contained in WhatsApp. They occupy 82.68 MB (86693440 bytes) on disk.

  • squirrel.exe (2.10 MB)
  • WhatsApp.exe (648.27 KB)
  • WhatsApp.exe (77.85 MB)


The current web page applies to WhatsApp version 0.2.6952 only. You can find below info on other versions of WhatsApp:

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Some files, folders and registry entries will not be deleted when you are trying to remove WhatsApp from your PC.

Folders left behind when you uninstall WhatsApp:
  • 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

Check for and remove the following files from your disk when you uninstall WhatsApp:
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Temp\WhatsApp Crashes\operation_log.txt
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app.ico
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.2.6952\blink_image_resources_200_percent.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.2.6952\content_resources_200_percent.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.2.6952\content_shell.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.2.6952\d3dcompiler_47.dll
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.2.6952\ffmpeg.dll
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.2.6952\icudtl.dat
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.2.6952\libEGL.dll
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.2.6952\libGLESv2.dll
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.2.6952\LICENSE
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.2.6952\locales\am.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.2.6952\locales\ar.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.2.6952\locales\bg.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.2.6952\locales\bn.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.2.6952\locales\ca.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.2.6952\locales\cs.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.2.6952\locales\da.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.2.6952\locales\de.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.2.6952\locales\el.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.2.6952\locales\en-GB.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.2.6952\locales\en-US.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.2.6952\locales\es.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.2.6952\locales\es-419.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.2.6952\locales\et.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.2.6952\locales\fa.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.2.6952\locales\fake-bidi.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.2.6952\locales\fi.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.2.6952\locales\fil.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.2.6952\locales\fr.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.2.6952\locales\gu.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.2.6952\locales\he.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.2.6952\locales\hi.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.2.6952\locales\hr.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.2.6952\locales\hu.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.2.6952\locales\id.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.2.6952\locales\it.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.2.6952\locales\ja.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.2.6952\locales\kn.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.2.6952\locales\ko.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.2.6952\locales\lt.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.2.6952\locales\lv.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.2.6952\locales\ml.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.2.6952\locales\mr.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.2.6952\locales\ms.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.2.6952\locales\nb.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.2.6952\locales\nl.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.2.6952\locales\pl.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.2.6952\locales\pt-BR.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.2.6952\locales\pt-PT.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.2.6952\locales\ro.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.2.6952\locales\ru.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.2.6952\locales\sk.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.2.6952\locales\sl.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.2.6952\locales\sr.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.2.6952\locales\sv.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.2.6952\locales\sw.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.2.6952\locales\ta.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.2.6952\locales\te.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.2.6952\locales\th.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.2.6952\locales\tr.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.2.6952\locales\uk.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.2.6952\locales\vi.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.2.6952\locales\zh-CN.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.2.6952\locales\zh-TW.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.2.6952\natives_blob.bin
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.2.6952\node.dll
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.2.6952\pdf_viewer_resources.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.2.6952\resources\app.asar
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.2.6952\resources\electron.asar
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.2.6952\snapshot_blob.bin
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.2.6952\squirrel.exe
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.2.6952\SquirrelSetup.log
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.2.6952\ui_resources_200_percent.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.2.6952\views_resources_200_percent.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.2.6952\WhatsApp.exe
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\packages\RELEASES
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\packages\WhatsApp-0.2.6952-full.nupkg
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\packages\WhatsApp-0.4.1307-delta.nupkg
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\packages\WhatsApp-0.4.2080-delta.nupkg
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\packages\WhatsApp-0.4.2081-delta.nupkg
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\packages\WhatsApp-0.4.2084-delta.nupkg
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\packages\WhatsApp-0.4.2088-delta.nupkg
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\SquirrelSetup.log
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\Update.exe
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\WhatsApp.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\f_000001
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\WhatsApp\Cache\f_000002
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\WhatsApp\Cache\f_000003
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\WhatsApp\Cache\f_000004
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\WhatsApp\Cache\f_000005
  • 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\Origins\000003.log

Generally the following registry data will not be removed:
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\DOMStorage\whatsapp.com
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\WhatsApp
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\RADAR\HeapLeakDetection\DiagnosedApplications\WhatsApp.exe

Additional values that you should clean:
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Local Settings\Software\Microsoft\Windows\Shell\MuiCache\C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\WhatsApp.exe
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Local Settings\Software\Microsoft\Windows\Shell\MuiCache\C:\Users\UserName\Desktop\whatsapp\WORD 2007.EXE


A way to remove WhatsApp from your PC using Advanced Uninstaller PRO

WhatsApp is an application offered by WhatsApp. Frequently, users want to erase it. This is hard because uninstalling this by hand takes some skill related to Windows internal functioning. The best EASY procedure to erase WhatsApp is to use Advanced Uninstaller PRO. Take the following steps on how to do this:





1. If you don't have Advanced Uninstaller PRO on your Windows PC, install it. This is good because Advanced Uninstaller PRO is one of the best uninstaller and general utility to clean your Windows computer.

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  • navigate to Download Link
  • download the setup by pressing the DOWNLOAD button
  • set up Advanced Uninstaller PRO
2. Start Advanced Uninstaller PRO. Take some time to admire Advanced Uninstaller PRO's design and wealth of tools available. Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very useful system utility.

3. Press the General Tools button
Go to General Tools


4. Activate the Uninstall Programs button
Go to Uninstall Programs


5. All the programs installed on your computer will be shown to you

6. Navigate the list of programs until you locate WhatsApp or simply activate the Search field and type in "WhatsApp". If it exists on your system the WhatsApp app will be found very quickly. Notice that when you click WhatsApp in the list of applications, some data regarding the application is available to you:


  • Safety rating (in the lower left corner). This tells you the opinion other users have regarding WhatsApp, ranging from "Highly recommended" to "Very dangerous".
  • Reviews by other users - Press the Read reviews button.
  • Technical information regarding the application you are about to uninstall, by pressing the Properties button.
7. Click the Uninstall button. A window asking you to confirm will show up. accept the uninstall by pressing Uninstall. Advanced Uninstaller PRO will then remove WhatsApp.
Uninstall WhatsApp


8. After removing WhatsApp, Advanced Uninstaller PRO will ask you to run an additional cleanup. Press Next to start the cleanup. All the items that belong WhatsApp which have been left behind will be detected and you will be asked if you want to delete them. By uninstalling WhatsApp using Advanced Uninstaller PRO, you are assured that no registry entries, files or directories are left behind on your system.

Your computer will remain clean, speedy and ready to take on new tasks.



Disclaimer

The text above is not a piece of advice to remove WhatsApp by WhatsApp from your PC, we are not saying that WhatsApp by WhatsApp is not a good application. This page only contains detailed instructions on how to remove WhatsApp in case you want to. The information above contains registry and disk entries that Advanced Uninstaller PRO stumbled upon and classified as "leftovers" on other users' computers.

2017-11-01 / Written by Dan Armano for Advanced Uninstaller PRO

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Last update on: 2017-11-01 01:03:25.870