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A guide to uninstall WhatsApp from your PC

WhatsApp is a software application. This page holds details on how to remove it from your PC. It is written by WhatsApp. Go over here where you can read more on WhatsApp. WhatsApp is normally set up in the C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp directory, however this location may vary a lot depending on the user's decision while installing the application. The full uninstall command line for WhatsApp is C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\Update.exe --uninstall. squirrel.exe is the programs's main file and it takes about 1.85 MB (1942800 bytes) on disk.

WhatsApp installs the following the executables on your PC, taking about 168.96 MB (177172304 bytes) on disk.

  • squirrel.exe (1.85 MB)
  • WhatsApp.exe (81.25 MB)
  • WhatsApp.exe (82.15 MB)


The information on this page is only about version 0.2.1880 of WhatsApp. You can find below info on other application versions of WhatsApp:

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If you are manually uninstalling WhatsApp we suggest you to check if the following data is left behind on your PC.

Folders remaining:
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Temp\WhatsApp Crashes
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Baidu\Spark\profile\IndexedDB\https_web.whatsapp.com_0.indexeddb.leveldb
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Baidu\Spark_43.23.1008.601\profile\IndexedDB\https_web.whatsapp.com_0.indexeddb.blob

Files remaining:
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Android\sdk\docs\auto\images\logos\apps\whatsapp.png
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Temp\WhatsApp Crashes\operation_log.txt
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\SquirrelSetup.log
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\Update.exe
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Baidu\Spark\profile\IndexedDB\https_web.whatsapp.com_0.indexeddb.leveldb\000005.bak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Baidu\Spark\profile\IndexedDB\https_web.whatsapp.com_0.indexeddb.leveldb\000005.ldb
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Baidu\Spark\profile\IndexedDB\https_web.whatsapp.com_0.indexeddb.leveldb\000010.bak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Baidu\Spark\profile\IndexedDB\https_web.whatsapp.com_0.indexeddb.leveldb\000010.ldb
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Baidu\Spark\profile\IndexedDB\https_web.whatsapp.com_0.indexeddb.leveldb\000011.log
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Baidu\Spark\profile\IndexedDB\https_web.whatsapp.com_0.indexeddb.leveldb\CURRENT
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Baidu\Spark\profile\IndexedDB\https_web.whatsapp.com_0.indexeddb.leveldb\LOCK
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Baidu\Spark\profile\IndexedDB\https_web.whatsapp.com_0.indexeddb.leveldb\LOG
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Baidu\Spark\profile\IndexedDB\https_web.whatsapp.com_0.indexeddb.leveldb\MANIFEST-000001
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Baidu\Spark\profile\Local Storage\https_web.whatsapp.com_0.localstorage
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Baidu\Spark_43.23.1008.601\profile\IndexedDB\https_web.whatsapp.com_0.indexeddb.blob\1\00\10
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Baidu\Spark_43.23.1008.601\profile\IndexedDB\https_web.whatsapp.com_0.indexeddb.blob\1\00\11
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Baidu\Spark_43.23.1008.601\profile\IndexedDB\https_web.whatsapp.com_0.indexeddb.blob\1\00\12
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Baidu\Spark_43.23.1008.601\profile\IndexedDB\https_web.whatsapp.com_0.indexeddb.blob\1\00\13
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Baidu\Spark_43.23.1008.601\profile\IndexedDB\https_web.whatsapp.com_0.indexeddb.blob\1\00\14
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Baidu\Spark_43.23.1008.601\profile\IndexedDB\https_web.whatsapp.com_0.indexeddb.blob\1\00\15
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Baidu\Spark_43.23.1008.601\profile\IndexedDB\https_web.whatsapp.com_0.indexeddb.blob\1\00\16
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Baidu\Spark_43.23.1008.601\profile\IndexedDB\https_web.whatsapp.com_0.indexeddb.blob\1\00\17
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Baidu\Spark_43.23.1008.601\profile\IndexedDB\https_web.whatsapp.com_0.indexeddb.blob\1\00\18
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Baidu\Spark_43.23.1008.601\profile\IndexedDB\https_web.whatsapp.com_0.indexeddb.blob\1\00\19
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Baidu\Spark_43.23.1008.601\profile\IndexedDB\https_web.whatsapp.com_0.indexeddb.blob\1\00\1a
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Baidu\Spark_43.23.1008.601\profile\IndexedDB\https_web.whatsapp.com_0.indexeddb.blob\1\00\1b
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Baidu\Spark_43.23.1008.601\profile\IndexedDB\https_web.whatsapp.com_0.indexeddb.blob\1\00\1c
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Baidu\Spark_43.23.1008.601\profile\IndexedDB\https_web.whatsapp.com_0.indexeddb.blob\1\00\1d
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Baidu\Spark_43.23.1008.601\profile\IndexedDB\https_web.whatsapp.com_0.indexeddb.blob\1\00\1e
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Baidu\Spark_43.23.1008.601\profile\IndexedDB\https_web.whatsapp.com_0.indexeddb.blob\1\00\1f
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Baidu\Spark_43.23.1008.601\profile\IndexedDB\https_web.whatsapp.com_0.indexeddb.blob\1\00\2
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Baidu\Spark_43.23.1008.601\profile\IndexedDB\https_web.whatsapp.com_0.indexeddb.blob\1\00\3
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Baidu\Spark_43.23.1008.601\profile\IndexedDB\https_web.whatsapp.com_0.indexeddb.blob\1\00\4
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Baidu\Spark_43.23.1008.601\profile\IndexedDB\https_web.whatsapp.com_0.indexeddb.blob\1\00\5
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Baidu\Spark_43.23.1008.601\profile\IndexedDB\https_web.whatsapp.com_0.indexeddb.blob\1\00\6
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Baidu\Spark_43.23.1008.601\profile\IndexedDB\https_web.whatsapp.com_0.indexeddb.blob\1\00\7
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Baidu\Spark_43.23.1008.601\profile\IndexedDB\https_web.whatsapp.com_0.indexeddb.blob\1\00\8
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Baidu\Spark_43.23.1008.601\profile\IndexedDB\https_web.whatsapp.com_0.indexeddb.blob\1\00\9
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Baidu\Spark_43.23.1008.601\profile\IndexedDB\https_web.whatsapp.com_0.indexeddb.blob\1\00\a
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Baidu\Spark_43.23.1008.601\profile\IndexedDB\https_web.whatsapp.com_0.indexeddb.blob\1\00\b
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Baidu\Spark_43.23.1008.601\profile\IndexedDB\https_web.whatsapp.com_0.indexeddb.blob\1\00\c
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Baidu\Spark_43.23.1008.601\profile\IndexedDB\https_web.whatsapp.com_0.indexeddb.blob\1\00\d
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Baidu\Spark_43.23.1008.601\profile\IndexedDB\https_web.whatsapp.com_0.indexeddb.blob\1\00\e
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Baidu\Spark_43.23.1008.601\profile\IndexedDB\https_web.whatsapp.com_0.indexeddb.blob\1\00\f
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Baidu\Spark_43.23.1008.601\profile\IndexedDB\https_web.whatsapp.com_0.indexeddb.leveldb\000003.log
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Baidu\Spark_43.23.1008.601\profile\IndexedDB\https_web.whatsapp.com_0.indexeddb.leveldb\000004.log
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Baidu\Spark_43.23.1008.601\profile\IndexedDB\https_web.whatsapp.com_0.indexeddb.leveldb\000005.bak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Baidu\Spark_43.23.1008.601\profile\IndexedDB\https_web.whatsapp.com_0.indexeddb.leveldb\000005.ldb
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Baidu\Spark_43.23.1008.601\profile\IndexedDB\https_web.whatsapp.com_0.indexeddb.leveldb\CURRENT
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Baidu\Spark_43.23.1008.601\profile\IndexedDB\https_web.whatsapp.com_0.indexeddb.leveldb\LOCK
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Baidu\Spark_43.23.1008.601\profile\IndexedDB\https_web.whatsapp.com_0.indexeddb.leveldb\LOG
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Baidu\Spark_43.23.1008.601\profile\IndexedDB\https_web.whatsapp.com_0.indexeddb.leveldb\MANIFEST-000001
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Baidu\Spark_43.23.1008.601\profile\Local Storage\https_web.whatsapp.com_0.localstorage
  • 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\f_000006
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\WhatsApp\Cache\f_000007
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\WhatsApp\Cache\f_000008
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\WhatsApp\Cache\f_000009
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\WhatsApp\Cache\f_00000a
  • 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\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\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\8
  • 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\Local Storage\leveldb\000003.log
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\WhatsApp\Local Storage\leveldb\CURRENT
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\WhatsApp\Local Storage\leveldb\LOCK

You will find in the Windows Registry that the following data 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 uninstall WhatsApp from your computer with Advanced Uninstaller PRO

WhatsApp is an application marketed by WhatsApp. Sometimes, people want to uninstall this program. Sometimes this is efortful because performing this manually requires some advanced knowledge related to Windows internal functioning. The best EASY approach 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 system, add it. This is good because Advanced Uninstaller PRO is an efficient uninstaller and all around tool to take care of your Windows computer.

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  • navigate to Download Link
  • download the program by clicking on the green DOWNLOAD button
  • install Advanced Uninstaller PRO
2. Run Advanced Uninstaller PRO. Take your time to admire the program's interface and number of tools available. Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very good program.

3. Click on the General Tools button
Go to General Tools


4. Press the Uninstall Programs tool
Go to Uninstall Programs


5. A list of the applications existing on the computer will be shown to you

6. Scroll the list of applications until you locate WhatsApp or simply click the Search field and type in "WhatsApp". If it is installed on your PC the WhatsApp app will be found automatically. Notice that after you select WhatsApp in the list of programs, some information about the program is made available 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 - Click on the Read reviews button.
  • Technical information about the program you are about to uninstall, by clicking on the Properties button.
7. Click the Uninstall button. A confirmation window will appear. Confirm the removal by clicking Uninstall. Advanced Uninstaller PRO will remove WhatsApp.
Uninstall WhatsApp


8. After uninstalling WhatsApp, Advanced Uninstaller PRO will ask you to run an additional cleanup. Press Next to proceed with the cleanup. All the items that belong WhatsApp that have been left behind will be found 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 directories are left behind on your disk.

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



Geographical user distribution

  • 10.0
  • Windows 7 (6.1)
  • 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 remove WhatsApp by WhatsApp from your PC, nor are we saying that WhatsApp by WhatsApp is not a good application. This page only contains detailed info on how to remove WhatsApp supposing you want to. Here you can find registry and disk entries that Advanced Uninstaller PRO stumbled upon and classified as "leftovers" on other users' computers.

2016-09-12 / Written by Daniel Statescu for Advanced Uninstaller PRO

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Last update on: 2016-09-12 20:38:09.580