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A way to uninstall WhatsApp from your PC

This web page contains detailed information on how to remove WhatsApp for Windows. The Windows release was developed by WhatsApp. More information about WhatsApp can be read here. WhatsApp is usually installed in the C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp directory, however this location can vary a lot depending on the user's decision while installing the application. WhatsApp's complete uninstall command line is C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\Update.exe --uninstall. squirrel.exe is the WhatsApp's main executable file and it occupies about 1.85 MB (1942800 bytes) on disk.

The executable files below are installed along with WhatsApp. They take about 128.09 MB (134316368 bytes) on disk.

  • squirrel.exe (1.85 MB)
  • WhatsApp.exe (61.27 MB)
  • WhatsApp.exe (61.27 MB)


The current page applies to WhatsApp version 0.2.5093 only. For more WhatsApp versions please click below:

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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\Baidu\Spark\profile\IndexedDB\https_web.whatsapp.com_0.indexeddb.leveldb
  • 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

Check for and delete the following files from your disk when you uninstall WhatsApp:
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\SquirrelTemp\WhatsApp-0.3.9309-full.nupkg
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.3.9309\chrome_100_percent.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.3.9309\chrome_200_percent.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.3.9309\d3dcompiler_47.dll
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.3.9309\ffmpeg.dll
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.3.9309\icudtl.dat
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.3.9309\libEGL.dll
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.3.9309\libGLESv2.dll
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.3.9309\LICENSE
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.3.9309\locales\am.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.3.9309\locales\ar.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.3.9309\locales\bg.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.3.9309\locales\bn.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.3.9309\locales\ca.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.3.9309\locales\cs.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.3.9309\locales\da.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.3.9309\locales\de.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.3.9309\locales\el.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.3.9309\locales\en-GB.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.3.9309\locales\en-US.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.3.9309\locales\es.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.3.9309\locales\es-419.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.3.9309\locales\et.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.3.9309\locales\fa.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.3.9309\locales\fi.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.3.9309\locales\fil.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.3.9309\locales\fr.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.3.9309\locales\gu.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.3.9309\locales\he.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.3.9309\locales\hi.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.3.9309\locales\hr.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.3.9309\locales\hu.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.3.9309\locales\id.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.3.9309\locales\it.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.3.9309\locales\ja.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.3.9309\locales\kn.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.3.9309\locales\ko.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.3.9309\locales\lt.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.3.9309\locales\lv.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.3.9309\locales\ml.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.3.9309\locales\mr.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.3.9309\locales\ms.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.3.9309\locales\nb.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.3.9309\locales\nl.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.3.9309\locales\pl.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.3.9309\locales\pt-BR.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.3.9309\locales\pt-PT.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.3.9309\locales\ro.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.3.9309\locales\ru.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.3.9309\locales\sk.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.3.9309\locales\sl.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.3.9309\locales\sr.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.3.9309\locales\sv.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.3.9309\locales\sw.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.3.9309\locales\ta.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.3.9309\locales\te.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.3.9309\locales\th.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.3.9309\locales\tr.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.3.9309\locales\uk.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.3.9309\locales\vi.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.3.9309\locales\zh-CN.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.3.9309\locales\zh-TW.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.3.9309\natives_blob.bin
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.3.9309\osmesa.dll
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.3.9309\resources.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.3.9309\resources\app.asar
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.3.9309\resources\electron.asar
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.3.9309\snapshot_blob.bin
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.3.9309\squirrel.exe
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.3.9309\SquirrelSetup.log
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.3.9309\v8_context_snapshot.bin
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.3.9309\VkICD_mock_icd.dll
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.3.9309\VkLayer_core_validation.dll
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.3.9309\VkLayer_object_tracker.dll
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.3.9309\VkLayer_parameter_validation.dll
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.3.9309\VkLayer_threading.dll
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.3.9309\VkLayer_unique_objects.dll
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.3.9309\WhatsApp.exe
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\packages\RELEASES
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\packages\WhatsApp-0.3.9309-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\Baidu\Spark\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\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\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\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

Registry that is not removed:
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\whatsapp
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\WhatsApp


How to delete WhatsApp with the help of Advanced Uninstaller PRO

WhatsApp is an application marketed by WhatsApp. Frequently, computer users try to remove this application. This is efortful because doing this by hand takes some advanced knowledge regarding removing Windows programs manually. 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 already installed on your system, add it. This is good because Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very potent uninstaller and general tool to optimize your computer.

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  • go to Download Link
  • download the setup by clicking on the DOWNLOAD button
  • install Advanced Uninstaller PRO
2. Run Advanced Uninstaller PRO. Take some time to get familiar with Advanced Uninstaller PRO's interface and number of functions available. Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a powerful system utility.

3. Press the General Tools category
Go to General Tools


4. Press the Uninstall Programs feature
Go to Uninstall Programs


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

6. Scroll the list of programs until you find WhatsApp or simply activate the Search field and type in "WhatsApp". The WhatsApp program will be found automatically. After you click WhatsApp in the list of programs, the following information regarding the program is shown 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 clicking on the Properties button.
7. Click the Uninstall button. A confirmation page will come up. Confirm the removal by pressing Uninstall. Advanced Uninstaller PRO will then uninstall WhatsApp.
Uninstall WhatsApp


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

Your computer 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)
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Disclaimer

The text above is not a recommendation to remove WhatsApp by WhatsApp from your PC, nor are we saying that WhatsApp by WhatsApp is not a good application for your computer. This text only contains detailed info on how to remove WhatsApp in case you want to. Here you can find registry and disk entries that other software left behind and Advanced Uninstaller PRO stumbled upon and classified as "leftovers" on other users' PCs.

2017-06-22 / Written by Dan Armano for Advanced Uninstaller PRO

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Last update on: 2017-06-21 23:38:19.367