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A way to uninstall WhatsApp from your PC

WhatsApp is a Windows program. Read more about how to remove it from your computer. It was coded for Windows by WhatsApp. Go over here for more info on WhatsApp. The program is usually installed in the C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp directory (same installation drive as Windows). C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\Update.exe --uninstall is the full command line if you want to uninstall WhatsApp. squirrel.exe is the programs's main file and it takes close to 1.85 MB (1942800 bytes) on disk.

WhatsApp installs the following the executables on your PC, taking about 168.06 MB (176227664 bytes) on disk.

  • squirrel.exe (1.85 MB)
  • WhatsApp.exe (81.25 MB)
  • WhatsApp.exe (81.25 MB)


This page is about WhatsApp version 0.2.1455 alone. You can find below info on other releases of WhatsApp:

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WhatsApp has the habit of leaving behind some leftovers.

Folders that were found:
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs\WhatsApp
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Opera Software\Opera Stable\IndexedDB\https_web.whatsapp.com_0.indexeddb.leveldb
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\WhatsApp

The files below remain on your disk when you remove WhatsApp:
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app.ico
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.2.1455\content_resources_200_percent.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.2.1455\content_shell.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.2.1455\d3dcompiler_47.dll
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.2.1455\ffmpeg.dll
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.2.1455\icudtl.dat
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.2.1455\libEGL.dll
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.2.1455\libGLESv2.dll
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.2.1455\LICENSE
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.2.1455\locales\am.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.2.1455\locales\ar.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.2.1455\locales\bg.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.2.1455\locales\bn.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.2.1455\locales\ca.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.2.1455\locales\cs.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.2.1455\locales\da.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.2.1455\locales\de.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.2.1455\locales\el.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.2.1455\locales\en-GB.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.2.1455\locales\en-US.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.2.1455\locales\es.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.2.1455\locales\es-419.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.2.1455\locales\et.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.2.1455\locales\fa.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.2.1455\locales\fake-bidi.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.2.1455\locales\fi.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.2.1455\locales\fil.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.2.1455\locales\fr.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.2.1455\locales\gu.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.2.1455\locales\he.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.2.1455\locales\hi.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.2.1455\locales\hr.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.2.1455\locales\hu.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.2.1455\locales\id.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.2.1455\locales\it.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.2.1455\locales\ja.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.2.1455\locales\kn.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.2.1455\locales\ko.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.2.1455\locales\lt.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.2.1455\locales\lv.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.2.1455\locales\ml.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.2.1455\locales\mr.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.2.1455\locales\ms.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.2.1455\locales\nb.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.2.1455\locales\nl.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.2.1455\locales\pl.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.2.1455\locales\pt-BR.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.2.1455\locales\pt-PT.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.2.1455\locales\ro.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.2.1455\locales\ru.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.2.1455\locales\sk.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.2.1455\locales\sl.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.2.1455\locales\sr.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.2.1455\locales\sv.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.2.1455\locales\sw.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.2.1455\locales\ta.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.2.1455\locales\te.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.2.1455\locales\th.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.2.1455\locales\tr.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.2.1455\locales\uk.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.2.1455\locales\vi.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.2.1455\locales\zh-CN.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.2.1455\locales\zh-TW.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.2.1455\natives_blob.bin
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.2.1455\node.dll
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.2.1455\resources\app.asar
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.2.1455\resources\electron.asar
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.2.1455\snapshot_blob.bin
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.2.1455\squirrel.exe
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.2.1455\SquirrelSetup.log
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.2.1455\ui_resources_200_percent.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.2.1455\WhatsApp.exe
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.2.1455\xinput1_3.dll
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\packages\RELEASES
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\packages\WhatsApp-0.2.1455-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\Recent\WhatsApp Image 2018-11-23 at 8.38.10 AM.lnk
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs\WhatsApp\WhatsApp.lnk
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Opera Software\Opera Stable\IndexedDB\https_web.whatsapp.com_0.indexeddb.leveldb\000003.log
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Opera Software\Opera Stable\IndexedDB\https_web.whatsapp.com_0.indexeddb.leveldb\CURRENT
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Opera Software\Opera Stable\IndexedDB\https_web.whatsapp.com_0.indexeddb.leveldb\LOCK
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Opera Software\Opera Stable\IndexedDB\https_web.whatsapp.com_0.indexeddb.leveldb\LOG
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Opera Software\Opera Stable\IndexedDB\https_web.whatsapp.com_0.indexeddb.leveldb\MANIFEST-000001
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\WhatsApp\settings.json

Registry that is not cleaned:
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\WhatsApp


How to remove WhatsApp from your computer with Advanced Uninstaller PRO

WhatsApp is an application marketed by the software company WhatsApp. Some users try to erase this program. Sometimes this is efortful because uninstalling this by hand requires some know-how regarding Windows program uninstallation. The best QUICK way to erase WhatsApp is to use Advanced Uninstaller PRO. Here is how to do this:





1. If you don't have Advanced Uninstaller PRO on your Windows system, add it. This is a good step because Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very potent uninstaller and all around tool to optimize your Windows PC.

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  • go to Download Link
  • download the setup by pressing the green DOWNLOAD button
  • install Advanced Uninstaller PRO
2. Start Advanced Uninstaller PRO. Take some time to get familiar with Advanced Uninstaller PRO's design and number of tools available. Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a powerful package of utilities.

3. Press the General Tools button
Go to General Tools


4. Press the Uninstall Programs button
Go to Uninstall Programs


5. A list of the applications installed on your PC will be made available to you

6. Scroll 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 very quickly. When you click WhatsApp in the list of applications, some data regarding the program is made available to you:


  • Safety rating (in the lower left corner). This explains the opinion other people have regarding WhatsApp, ranging from "Highly recommended" to "Very dangerous".
  • Opinions by other people - Press the Read reviews button.
  • Details regarding the program you want 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 the Uninstall button. Advanced Uninstaller PRO will automatically uninstall WhatsApp.
Uninstall WhatsApp


8. After uninstalling WhatsApp, Advanced Uninstaller PRO will offer to run a cleanup. Click Next to perform the cleanup. All the items that belong WhatsApp that have been left behind will be found and you will be able to delete them. By uninstalling WhatsApp using Advanced Uninstaller PRO, you are assured that no registry items, files or directories are left behind on your PC.

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



Geographical user distribution

  • Windows 7 (6.1)
  • 10.0
  • Windows 8.1 (6.3)
  • Windows 8 (6.2)
  • Windows Vista (6.0)
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Disclaimer

This page is not a piece of advice to uninstall WhatsApp by WhatsApp from your PC, we are not saying that WhatsApp by WhatsApp is not a good application for your PC. This page only contains detailed instructions on how to uninstall WhatsApp supposing you decide this is what you want to do. Here you can find registry and disk entries that Advanced Uninstaller PRO stumbled upon and classified as "leftovers" on other users' computers.

2016-08-02 / Written by Daniel Statescu for Advanced Uninstaller PRO

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Last update on: 2016-08-02 05:19:45.380