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A guide to uninstall WhatsApp from your system

You can find on this page details on how to remove WhatsApp for Windows. It is made by WhatsApp. Further information on WhatsApp can be found here. The program is frequently placed in the C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp folder. Keep in mind that this path can vary depending on the user's decision. C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\Update.exe is the full command line if you want to remove WhatsApp. WhatsApp.exe is the WhatsApp's main executable file and it occupies around 648.27 KB (663824 bytes) on disk.

WhatsApp contains of the executables below. They take 162.62 MB (170522720 bytes) on disk.




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


This info is about WhatsApp version 0.2.8000 alone. You can find below a few links to other WhatsApp versions:

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WhatsApp has the habit of leaving behind some leftovers.

You should delete the folders below after 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

Files remaining:
  • 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-0.2.8000\blink_image_resources_200_percent.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.2.8000\content_resources_200_percent.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.2.8000\content_shell.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.2.8000\d3dcompiler_47.dll
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.2.8000\ffmpeg.dll
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.2.8000\icudtl.dat
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.2.8000\libEGL.dll
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.2.8000\libGLESv2.dll
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.2.8000\LICENSE
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.2.8000\locales\am.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.2.8000\locales\ar.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.2.8000\locales\bg.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.2.8000\locales\bn.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.2.8000\locales\ca.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.2.8000\locales\cs.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.2.8000\locales\da.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.2.8000\locales\de.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.2.8000\locales\el.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.2.8000\locales\en-GB.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.2.8000\locales\en-US.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.2.8000\locales\es.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.2.8000\locales\es-419.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.2.8000\locales\et.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.2.8000\locales\fa.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.2.8000\locales\fake-bidi.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.2.8000\locales\fi.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.2.8000\locales\fil.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.2.8000\locales\fr.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.2.8000\locales\gu.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.2.8000\locales\he.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.2.8000\locales\hi.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.2.8000\locales\hr.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.2.8000\locales\hu.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.2.8000\locales\id.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.2.8000\locales\it.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.2.8000\locales\ja.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.2.8000\locales\kn.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.2.8000\locales\ko.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.2.8000\locales\lt.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.2.8000\locales\lv.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.2.8000\locales\ml.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.2.8000\locales\mr.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.2.8000\locales\ms.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.2.8000\locales\nb.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.2.8000\locales\nl.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.2.8000\locales\pl.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.2.8000\locales\pt-BR.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.2.8000\locales\pt-PT.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.2.8000\locales\ro.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.2.8000\locales\ru.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.2.8000\locales\sk.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.2.8000\locales\sl.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.2.8000\locales\sr.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.2.8000\locales\sv.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.2.8000\locales\sw.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.2.8000\locales\ta.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.2.8000\locales\te.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.2.8000\locales\th.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.2.8000\locales\tr.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.2.8000\locales\uk.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.2.8000\locales\vi.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.2.8000\locales\zh-CN.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.2.8000\locales\zh-TW.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.2.8000\natives_blob.bin
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.2.8000\node.dll
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.2.8000\pdf_viewer_resources.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.2.8000\resources\app.asar
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.2.8000\resources\electron.asar
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.2.8000\snapshot_blob.bin
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.2.8000\squirrel.exe
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.2.8000\SquirrelSetup.log
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.2.8000\ui_resources_200_percent.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.2.8000\views_resources_200_percent.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.2.8000\WhatsApp.exe
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\packages\RELEASES
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\packages\WhatsApp-0.2.8000-full.nupkg
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\packages\WhatsApp-0.2.8691-full.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\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

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

Use regedit.exe to remove the following additional registry values from the Windows Registry:
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Local Settings\Software\Microsoft\Windows\Shell\MuiCache\C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.2.8000\WhatsApp.exe


How to remove WhatsApp from your PC using Advanced Uninstaller PRO

WhatsApp is an application released by WhatsApp. Frequently, users try to remove it. Sometimes this is difficult because uninstalling this manually takes some knowledge regarding removing Windows programs manually. One of the best QUICK way to remove WhatsApp is to use Advanced Uninstaller PRO. Here are some detailed instructions about how to do this:





1. If you don't have Advanced Uninstaller PRO on your PC, install it. This is good because Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very useful uninstaller and general utility to maximize the performance of your computer.

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  • visit Download Link
  • download the program by pressing the green DOWNLOAD NOW button
  • install Advanced Uninstaller PRO
2. Run Advanced Uninstaller PRO. It's recommended to take some time to admire the program's interface and wealth of functions available. Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very useful system optimizer.

3. Press the General Tools button
Go to General Tools


4. Activate the Uninstall Programs tool
Go to Uninstall Programs


5. A list of the programs existing on your PC will be shown to you

6. Navigate the list of programs until you locate WhatsApp or simply click the Search feature and type in "WhatsApp". If it exists on your system the WhatsApp program will be found automatically. When you click WhatsApp in the list of applications, the following information regarding the application is shown to you:


  • Star rating (in the left lower corner). This tells you the opinion other users have regarding WhatsApp, from "Highly recommended" to "Very dangerous".
  • Reviews by other users - Press the Read reviews button.
  • Details regarding the app you want to uninstall, by pressing the Properties button.
7. Click the Uninstall button. A confirmation page will appear. Confirm the removal by pressing Uninstall. Advanced Uninstaller PRO will then uninstall WhatsApp.
Uninstall WhatsApp


8. After removing WhatsApp, Advanced Uninstaller PRO will ask you to run an additional cleanup. Click Next to go ahead with the cleanup. All the items of WhatsApp which have been left behind will be detected and you will be able to delete them. By uninstalling WhatsApp with Advanced Uninstaller PRO, you are assured that no Windows registry entries, files or directories are left behind on your computer.

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



Disclaimer

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

2018-01-13 / Written by Andreea Kartman for Advanced Uninstaller PRO

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Last update on: 2018-01-13 03:03:54.620