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How to uninstall WhatsApp from your system

WhatsApp is a computer program. This page is comprised of details on how to uninstall it from your computer. The Windows release was developed by WhatsApp. Go over here for more information on WhatsApp. Usually the WhatsApp program is found in the C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp directory, depending on the user's option during setup. The full command line for removing WhatsApp is C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\Update.exe. Keep in mind that if you will type this command in Start / Run Note you may be prompted for admin rights. The application's main executable file is titled WhatsApp.exe and it has a size of 654.43 KB (670136 bytes).

WhatsApp contains of the executables below. They take 136.43 MB (143062096 bytes) on disk.




  • squirrel.exe (2.10 MB)
  • WhatsApp.exe (654.43 KB)
  • squirrel.exe (2.10 MB)
  • WhatsApp.exe (64.66 MB)
  • WhatsApp.exe (64.83 MB)


The information on this page is only about version 0.3.953 of WhatsApp. Click on the links below for other WhatsApp versions:

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

Directories that were found:
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Temp\WhatsApp Crashes
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\IDM\DwnlData\UserName\WhatsApp.0.3.557.x64_YasDL.com_69
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\IDM\DwnlData\UserName\WhatsApp.0.3.557.x64_YasDL.com_70

The files below were left behind on your disk when you remove WhatsApp:
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Microsoft\Windows\Temporary Internet Files\Content.IE5\4FTYB3UK\WhatsApp.cover_[1].jpg
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Microsoft\Windows\Temporary Internet Files\Content.IE5\4FTYB3UK\Whatsapp-on-PC-1[1].jpg
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Microsoft\Windows\Temporary Internet Files\Content.IE5\4FTYB3UK\WhatsApp-pc-windows-mac[1].jpg
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Microsoft\Windows\Temporary Internet Files\Content.IE5\4FTYB3UK\WhatsApp-windows-mac-pc-2[1].jpg
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Microsoft\Windows\Temporary Internet Files\Content.IE5\4FTYB3UK\WhatsApp-windows-mac-pc-6[1].jpg
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Microsoft\Windows\Temporary Internet Files\Content.IE5\7G66CU1D\whatsapp-desktop-300x192[1].jpg
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Microsoft\Windows\Temporary Internet Files\Content.IE5\V5VF21PU\Whatsapp-logo-55x56[1].png
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Microsoft\Windows\Temporary Internet Files\Content.IE5\V5VF21PU\whatsapp-pc-windows-mac[1].htm
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Microsoft\Windows\Temporary Internet Files\Content.IE5\W5IL18MU\WhatsApp-windows-mac-pc-1[1].jpg
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Temp\WhatsApp Crashes\operation_log.txt
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\IDM\DwnlData\UserName\WhatsApp.0.3.557.x64_YasDL.com_69\WhatsApp.0.3.557.x64_YasDL.com.rar
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\IDM\DwnlData\UserName\WhatsApp.0.3.557.x64_YasDL.com_69\WhatsApp_69.log
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Quick Launch\User Pinned\TaskBar\WhatsApp.lnk
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Windows\Recent\WhatsApp.0.3.557.x64_YasDL.com.lnk
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Windows\Recent\WhatsApp.0.3.557.x64_YasDL.com_2.lnk
  • 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\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.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\leveldb\000003.log
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\WhatsApp\Local Storage\leveldb\CURRENT
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\WhatsApp\Local Storage\leveldb\LOCK
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\WhatsApp\Local Storage\leveldb\LOG
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\WhatsApp\Local Storage\leveldb\MANIFEST-000001
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\WhatsApp\main-process.log
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\WhatsApp\Preferences
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\WhatsApp\QuotaManager
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\WhatsApp\settings.json

Generally the following registry data will not be removed:
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\WhatsApp

Use regedit.exe to remove the following additional values from the Windows Registry:
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Local Settings\Software\Microsoft\Windows\Shell\MuiCache\C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\WhatsApp.exe


How to remove WhatsApp from your computer using Advanced Uninstaller PRO

WhatsApp is an application offered by WhatsApp. Some people decide to remove this program. Sometimes this is efortful because performing this by hand requires some experience related to removing Windows applications by hand. The best QUICK way to remove WhatsApp is to use Advanced Uninstaller PRO. Here is how to do this:





1. If you don't have Advanced Uninstaller PRO on your system, install it. This is a good step because Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very useful uninstaller and all around tool to clean your system.

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  • download the program by pressing the DOWNLOAD button
  • set up Advanced Uninstaller PRO
2. Start Advanced Uninstaller PRO. Take your time to get familiar with Advanced Uninstaller PRO's design and wealth of functions available. Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very good system optimizer.

3. Press the General Tools category
Go to General Tools


4. Press the Uninstall Programs tool
Go to Uninstall Programs


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

6. Navigate the list of programs until you find WhatsApp or simply click the Search field and type in "WhatsApp". The WhatsApp program will be found automatically. Notice that when you click WhatsApp in the list , some information about the application is shown to you:


  • Safety rating (in the left lower corner). This tells you the opinion other users have about WhatsApp, from "Highly recommended" to "Very dangerous".
  • Reviews by other users - 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 page will come up. accept the removal by pressing the Uninstall button. Advanced Uninstaller PRO will then uninstall WhatsApp.
Uninstall WhatsApp


8. After removing WhatsApp, Advanced Uninstaller PRO will ask you to run a cleanup. Click Next to go ahead with the cleanup. All the items of WhatsApp which have been left behind will be found and you will be asked if you want to delete them. By uninstalling WhatsApp with Advanced Uninstaller PRO, you are assured that no Windows registry items, files or directories are left behind on your disk.

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



Disclaimer

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

2018-10-02 / Written by Daniel Statescu for Advanced Uninstaller PRO

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Last update on: 2018-10-02 06:20:13.673