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A way to uninstall WhatsApp from your computer

This web page is about WhatsApp for Windows. Here you can find details on how to uninstall it from your computer. It is made by WhatsApp. Further information on WhatsApp can be found here. WhatsApp is frequently set up in the C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp folder, depending on the user's decision. The full command line for uninstalling WhatsApp is C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\Update.exe. Note that if you will type this command in Start / Run Note you might receive a notification for admin rights. The program's main executable file is called WhatsApp.exe and occupies 654.92 KB (670640 bytes).

WhatsApp contains of the executables below. They take 198.49 MB (208129056 bytes) on disk.




  • squirrel.exe (2.15 MB)
  • WhatsApp.exe (654.92 KB)
  • squirrel.exe (2.15 MB)
  • WhatsApp.exe (95.70 MB)
  • WhatsApp.exe (95.70 MB)


The current page applies to WhatsApp version 0.4.1302 only. You can find below info on other releases of WhatsApp:

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Following the uninstall process, the application leaves some files behind on the PC. Some of these are listed below.

Directories that were left behind:
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Temp\WhatsApp Crashes
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\IDM\DwnlData\UserName\WhatsApp.for.Windows.0.4.2088._1560
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs\WhatsApp

Check for and remove the following files from your disk when you uninstall WhatsApp:
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Temp\WhatsApp Crashes\CrashpadMetrics-active.pma
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Temp\WhatsApp Crashes\metadata
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Temp\WhatsApp Crashes\operation_log.txt
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Temp\WhatsApp Crashes\settings.dat
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app.ico
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.4.1302\chrome_100_percent.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.4.1302\chrome_200_percent.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.4.1302\d3dcompiler_47.dll
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.4.1302\ffmpeg.dll
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.4.1302\icudtl.dat
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.4.1302\libEGL.dll
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.4.1302\libGLESv2.dll
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.4.1302\LICENSE
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.4.1302\locales\am.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.4.1302\locales\ar.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.4.1302\locales\bg.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.4.1302\locales\bn.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.4.1302\locales\ca.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.4.1302\locales\cs.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.4.1302\locales\da.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.4.1302\locales\de.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.4.1302\locales\el.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.4.1302\locales\en-GB.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.4.1302\locales\en-US.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.4.1302\locales\es.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.4.1302\locales\es-419.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.4.1302\locales\et.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.4.1302\locales\fa.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.4.1302\locales\fi.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.4.1302\locales\fil.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.4.1302\locales\fr.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.4.1302\locales\gu.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.4.1302\locales\he.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.4.1302\locales\hi.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.4.1302\locales\hr.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.4.1302\locales\hu.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.4.1302\locales\id.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.4.1302\locales\it.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.4.1302\locales\ja.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.4.1302\locales\kn.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.4.1302\locales\ko.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.4.1302\locales\lt.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.4.1302\locales\lv.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.4.1302\locales\ml.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.4.1302\locales\mr.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.4.1302\locales\ms.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.4.1302\locales\nb.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.4.1302\locales\nl.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.4.1302\locales\pl.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.4.1302\locales\pt-BR.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.4.1302\locales\pt-PT.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.4.1302\locales\ro.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.4.1302\locales\ru.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.4.1302\locales\sk.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.4.1302\locales\sl.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.4.1302\locales\sr.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.4.1302\locales\sv.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.4.1302\locales\sw.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.4.1302\locales\ta.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.4.1302\locales\te.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.4.1302\locales\th.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.4.1302\locales\tr.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.4.1302\locales\uk.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.4.1302\locales\vi.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.4.1302\locales\zh-CN.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.4.1302\locales\zh-TW.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.4.1302\natives_blob.bin
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.4.1302\resources.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.4.1302\resources\app.asar
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.4.1302\resources\electron.asar
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.4.1302\snapshot_blob.bin
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.4.1302\squirrel.exe
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.4.1302\SquirrelSetup.log
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.4.1302\v8_context_snapshot.bin
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.4.1302\WhatsApp.exe
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\packages\RELEASES
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\packages\WhatsApp-0.4.1302-full.nupkg
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\packages\WhatsApp-0.4.1305-delta.nupkg
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\packages\WhatsApp-0.4.1306-delta.nupkg
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\packages\WhatsApp-0.4.1307.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\packages\WhatsApp-0.4.2088-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\IDM\DwnlData\UserName\WhatsApp.for.Windows.0.4.2088._1560\WhatsApp.for.Windows.0.4.2088..exe
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\IDM\DwnlData\UserName\WhatsApp.for.Windows.0.4.2088._1560\WhatsApp_1560.log
  • 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\Code Cache\js\index
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\WhatsApp\Cookies
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\WhatsApp\databases\Databases.db

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


A way to erase WhatsApp with the help of Advanced Uninstaller PRO

WhatsApp is an application released by WhatsApp. Frequently, computer users decide to uninstall this application. Sometimes this can be efortful because performing this manually takes some knowledge regarding Windows program uninstallation. One of the best SIMPLE manner to uninstall 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 already installed on your Windows system, install it. This is good because Advanced Uninstaller PRO is one of the best uninstaller and all around tool to maximize the performance of your Windows computer.

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  • go to Download Link
  • download the setup by pressing the green DOWNLOAD button
  • set up Advanced Uninstaller PRO
2. Start Advanced Uninstaller PRO. It's recommended to take some time to admire Advanced Uninstaller PRO's interface and number of features available. Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very good system optimizer.

3. Press the General Tools category
Go to General Tools


4. Click on the Uninstall Programs feature
Go to Uninstall Programs


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

6. Scroll the list of applications until you locate WhatsApp or simply activate the Search feature 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 programs, some information about the program is shown to you:


  • Star rating (in the lower left corner). The star rating explains the opinion other people have about WhatsApp, ranging from "Highly recommended" to "Very dangerous".
  • Reviews by other people - Press the Read reviews button.
  • Details about the program you want to remove, by pressing the Properties button.
7. Click the Uninstall button. A confirmation window will appear. accept the removal by clicking Uninstall. Advanced Uninstaller PRO will automatically uninstall WhatsApp.
Uninstall WhatsApp


8. After removing WhatsApp, Advanced Uninstaller PRO will offer to run an additional cleanup. Press Next to start the cleanup. All the items of WhatsApp which have been left behind will be detected and you will be asked if you want to delete them. By uninstalling WhatsApp with Advanced Uninstaller PRO, you can be sure that no Windows registry entries, files or directories are left behind on your disk.

Your Windows PC will remain clean, speedy and able to serve you properly.



Disclaimer

The text above is not a recommendation to uninstall WhatsApp by WhatsApp from your computer, we are not saying that WhatsApp by WhatsApp is not a good application. This text 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 stumbled upon and classified as "leftovers" on other users' PCs.

2020-03-17 / Written by Andreea Kartman for Advanced Uninstaller PRO

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Last update on: 2020-03-17 20:18:35.787