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A guide to uninstall WhatsApp from your system

WhatsApp is a software application. This page is comprised of details on how to uninstall it from your PC. It is produced by WhatsApp. More info about WhatsApp can be read here. Usually the WhatsApp program is placed in the C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp folder, depending on the user's option during setup. The full command line for removing WhatsApp is C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\Update.exe --uninstall. Note that if you will type this command in Start / Run Note you may be prompted for admin rights. The application's main executable file occupies 1.85 MB (1942800 bytes) on disk and is titled squirrel.exe.

WhatsApp contains of the executables below. They take 173.83 MB (182275408 bytes) on disk.




  • squirrel.exe (1.85 MB)
  • WhatsApp.exe (84.14 MB)
  • WhatsApp.exe (84.14 MB)


This info is about WhatsApp version 0.2.3699 only. You can find below a few links to other WhatsApp releases:

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After the uninstall process, the application leaves leftovers on the computer. Part_A few of these are listed below.

Directories left on disk:
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Microsoft\Windows\WER\ReportQueue\AppCrash_WhatsApp_Executi_5c2e60aa8ced559bd1c1787cfdbeff32bcc6f81_cab_1542ffc2
  • 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

The files below remain on your disk by WhatsApp when you uninstall it:
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Microsoft\Windows\WER\ReportQueue\AppCrash_WhatsApp_Executi_5c2e60aa8ced559bd1c1787cfdbeff32bcc6f81_cab_1542ffc2\Report.wer
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Microsoft\Windows\WER\ReportQueue\AppCrash_WhatsApp_Executi_5c2e60aa8ced559bd1c1787cfdbeff32bcc6f81_cab_1542ffc2\WERA016.tmp.WERInternalMetadata.xml
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Microsoft\Windows\WER\ReportQueue\AppCrash_WhatsApp_Executi_5c2e60aa8ced559bd1c1787cfdbeff32bcc6f81_cab_1542ffc2\WERFF75.tmp.appcompat.txt
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Microsoft\Windows\WER\ReportQueue\AppCrash_WhatsApp_Executi_5c2e60aa8ced559bd1c1787cfdbeff32bcc6f81_cab_1542ffc2\WERFFC4.tmp.WERDataCollectionFailure.txt
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Temp\WhatsApp Crashes\operation_log.txt
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.3.4479\squirrel.exe
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.3.4479\SquirrelSetup.log
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.3.4479\v8_context_snapshot.bin
  • 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\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
  • 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.blob\1\00\10
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\WhatsApp\IndexedDB\file__0.indexeddb.blob\1\00\11
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\WhatsApp\IndexedDB\file__0.indexeddb.blob\1\00\12
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\WhatsApp\IndexedDB\file__0.indexeddb.blob\1\00\13
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\WhatsApp\IndexedDB\file__0.indexeddb.blob\1\00\14
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\WhatsApp\IndexedDB\file__0.indexeddb.blob\1\00\15
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\WhatsApp\IndexedDB\file__0.indexeddb.blob\1\00\16
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\WhatsApp\IndexedDB\file__0.indexeddb.blob\1\00\2
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\WhatsApp\IndexedDB\file__0.indexeddb.blob\1\00\3
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\WhatsApp\IndexedDB\file__0.indexeddb.blob\1\00\4
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\WhatsApp\IndexedDB\file__0.indexeddb.blob\1\00\5
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\WhatsApp\IndexedDB\file__0.indexeddb.blob\1\00\6
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\WhatsApp\IndexedDB\file__0.indexeddb.blob\1\00\7
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\WhatsApp\IndexedDB\file__0.indexeddb.blob\1\00\8
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\WhatsApp\IndexedDB\file__0.indexeddb.blob\1\00\9
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\WhatsApp\IndexedDB\file__0.indexeddb.blob\1\00\a
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\WhatsApp\IndexedDB\file__0.indexeddb.blob\1\00\b
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\WhatsApp\IndexedDB\file__0.indexeddb.blob\1\00\c
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\WhatsApp\IndexedDB\file__0.indexeddb.blob\1\00\d
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\WhatsApp\IndexedDB\file__0.indexeddb.blob\1\00\e
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\WhatsApp\IndexedDB\file__0.indexeddb.blob\1\00\f
  • 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\file__0.localstorage
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\WhatsApp\main-process.log
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\WhatsApp\QuotaManager
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\WhatsApp\settings.json

You will find in the Windows Registry that the following data will not be removed; remove them one by one using regedit.exe:
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\WhatsApp


A way to delete WhatsApp with Advanced Uninstaller PRO

WhatsApp is an application offered by WhatsApp. Some users choose to uninstall it. This is hard because deleting this manually requires some skill regarding removing Windows programs manually. The best QUICK action to uninstall 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 Windows PC, install it. This is a good step because Advanced Uninstaller PRO is one of the best uninstaller and general tool to maximize the performance of your Windows PC.

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2. Start Advanced Uninstaller PRO. Take some time to admire Advanced Uninstaller PRO's interface and number of tools available. Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a powerful package of tools.

3. Click on the General Tools button
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4. Activate the Uninstall Programs button
Go to Uninstall Programs


5. All the applications existing on the PC will be shown to you

6. Navigate the list of applications 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. Notice that when you select WhatsApp in the list of apps, the following data regarding the program is made available to you:


  • Star rating (in the left lower corner). This explains the opinion other people have regarding WhatsApp, from "Highly recommended" to "Very dangerous".
  • Reviews by other people - Click on the Read reviews button.
  • Technical information regarding the application you wish to remove, by clicking on the Properties button.
7. Click the Uninstall button. A confirmation page will come up. Confirm the uninstall by pressing the Uninstall button. Advanced Uninstaller PRO will automatically remove WhatsApp.
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8. After uninstalling WhatsApp, Advanced Uninstaller PRO will offer to run an additional cleanup. Press Next to proceed with the cleanup. All the items of WhatsApp that 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 Windows registry items, files or folders are left behind on your PC.

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



Disclaimer

The text above is not a piece of advice to remove WhatsApp by WhatsApp from your PC, nor are we saying that WhatsApp by WhatsApp is not a good software application. This page only contains detailed instructions on how to remove WhatsApp supposing you decide this is what you want to do. The information above contains registry and disk entries that our application Advanced Uninstaller PRO discovered and classified as "leftovers" on other users' PCs.

2017-03-10 / Written by Daniel Statescu for Advanced Uninstaller PRO

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Last update on: 2017-03-10 21:12:27.517