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A way to uninstall WhatsApp from your computer

This web page contains complete information on how to remove WhatsApp for Windows. The Windows version was created by WhatsApp. Check out here where you can find out more on WhatsApp. The program is often found in the C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp directory (same installation drive as Windows). 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 may get a notification for admin rights. The application's main executable file is labeled WhatsApp.exe and occupies 652.09 KB (667744 bytes).

WhatsApp installs the following the executables on your PC, taking about 59.68 MB (62580096 bytes) on disk.

  • squirrel.exe (2.10 MB)
  • WhatsApp.exe (652.09 KB)
  • WhatsApp.exe (54.84 MB)


This info is about WhatsApp version 0.2.8691 only. Click on the links below for other WhatsApp versions:

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

Folders 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.Messenger.Desktop.(x6_1247
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs\WhatsApp

The files below are left behind on your disk by WhatsApp when you uninstall it:
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Temp\WhatsApp Crashes\operation_log.txt
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app.ico
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.2.8691\blink_image_resources_200_percent.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.2.8691\content_resources_200_percent.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.2.8691\content_shell.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.2.8691\d3dcompiler_47.dll
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.2.8691\ffmpeg.dll
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.2.8691\icudtl.dat
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.2.8691\libEGL.dll
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.2.8691\libGLESv2.dll
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.2.8691\LICENSE
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.2.8691\locales\am.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.2.8691\locales\ar.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.2.8691\locales\bg.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.2.8691\locales\bn.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.2.8691\locales\ca.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.2.8691\locales\cs.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.2.8691\locales\da.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.2.8691\locales\de.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.2.8691\locales\el.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.2.8691\locales\en-GB.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.2.8691\locales\en-US.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.2.8691\locales\es.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.2.8691\locales\es-419.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.2.8691\locales\et.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.2.8691\locales\fa.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.2.8691\locales\fake-bidi.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.2.8691\locales\fi.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.2.8691\locales\fil.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.2.8691\locales\fr.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.2.8691\locales\gu.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.2.8691\locales\he.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.2.8691\locales\hi.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.2.8691\locales\hr.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.2.8691\locales\hu.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.2.8691\locales\id.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.2.8691\locales\it.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.2.8691\locales\ja.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.2.8691\locales\kn.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.2.8691\locales\ko.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.2.8691\locales\lt.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.2.8691\locales\lv.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.2.8691\locales\ml.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.2.8691\locales\mr.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.2.8691\locales\ms.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.2.8691\locales\nb.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.2.8691\locales\nl.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.2.8691\locales\pl.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.2.8691\locales\pt-BR.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.2.8691\locales\pt-PT.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.2.8691\locales\ro.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.2.8691\locales\ru.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.2.8691\locales\sk.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.2.8691\locales\sl.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.2.8691\locales\sr.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.2.8691\locales\sv.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.2.8691\locales\sw.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.2.8691\locales\ta.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.2.8691\locales\te.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.2.8691\locales\th.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.2.8691\locales\tr.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.2.8691\locales\uk.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.2.8691\locales\vi.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.2.8691\locales\zh-CN.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.2.8691\locales\zh-TW.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.2.8691\natives_blob.bin
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.2.8691\node.dll
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.2.8691\pdf_viewer_resources.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.2.8691\resources\app.asar
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.2.8691\resources\electron.asar
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.2.8691\snapshot_blob.bin
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.2.8691\squirrel.exe
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.2.8691\SquirrelSetup.log
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.2.8691\ui_resources_200_percent.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.2.8691\views_resources_200_percent.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.2.8691\WhatsApp.exe
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\packages\RELEASES
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\packages\WhatsApp-0.2.8691-full.nupkg
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\packages\WhatsApp-0.3.2386-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\Apple Computer\Logs\CrashReporter\MobileDevice\iPhone hamid\Retired\WhatsApp-2018-01-19-022431.crash
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Apple Computer\Logs\CrashReporter\MobileDevice\iPhone hamid\Retired\WhatsApp-2018-01-25-132651.crash
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Apple Computer\Logs\CrashReporter\MobileDevice\iPhone hamid\Retired\WhatsApp-2018-02-12-052547.crash
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Apple Computer\Logs\CrashReporter\MobileDevice\iPhone hamid\Retired\WhatsApp-2018-02-14-141945.crash
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Apple Computer\Logs\CrashReporter\MobileDevice\iPhone hamid\Retired\WhatsApp-2018-04-05-133456.crash
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Apple Computer\Logs\CrashReporter\MobileDevice\iPhone hamid\Retired\WhatsApp-2018-04-09-161142.239.crash
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Apple Computer\Logs\CrashReporter\MobileDevice\iPhone hamid\WhatsApp-2018-01-23-182145.crash
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Apple Computer\Logs\CrashReporter\MobileDevice\iPhone hamid\WhatsApp-2018-01-26-153006.crash
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Apple Computer\Logs\CrashReporter\MobileDevice\iPhone hamid\WhatsApp-2018-04-12-031555.crash
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Apple Computer\Logs\CrashReporter\MobileDevice\iPhone hamid\WhatsApp-2018-04-12-035854.crash
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Apple Computer\Logs\CrashReporter\MobileDevice\iPhone-a5bc0994\Retired\WhatsApp-2017-12-16-235402.crash
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Apple Computer\Logs\CrashReporter\MobileDevice\iPhone-a5bc0994\Retired\WhatsApp-2017-12-18-233805.crash
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Apple Computer\Logs\CrashReporter\MobileDevice\iPhone-a5bc0994\Retired\WhatsApp-2017-12-18-234205.crash
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Apple Computer\Logs\CrashReporter\MobileDevice\iPhone-a5bc0994\Retired\WhatsApp-2017-12-18-235321.crash
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Apple Computer\Logs\CrashReporter\MobileDevice\iPhone-a5bc0994\Retired\WhatsApp-2017-12-19-000011.crash
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Apple Computer\Logs\CrashReporter\MobileDevice\iPhone-a5bc0994\Retired\WhatsApp-2017-12-19-000458.crash
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Apple Computer\Logs\CrashReporter\MobileDevice\iPhone-a5bc0994\Retired\WhatsApp-2017-12-19-005343.crash
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Apple Computer\Logs\CrashReporter\MobileDevice\iPhone-a5bc0994\Retired\WhatsApp-2017-12-19-023200.crash

Use regedit.exe to manually remove from the Windows Registry the keys below:
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\WhatsApp

Registry values that are not removed from your PC:
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Local Settings\Software\Microsoft\Windows\Shell\MuiCache\C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.2.8691\WhatsApp.exe
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Local Settings\Software\Microsoft\Windows\Shell\MuiCache\C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\WhatsApp.exe


A way to erase WhatsApp from your PC with Advanced Uninstaller PRO

WhatsApp is an application offered by WhatsApp. Sometimes, computer users try to uninstall it. Sometimes this is efortful because performing this manually takes some know-how regarding Windows internal functioning. The best EASY solution to uninstall WhatsApp is to use Advanced Uninstaller PRO. Here is how to do this:





1. If you don't have Advanced Uninstaller PRO on your PC, install it. This is good because Advanced Uninstaller PRO is the best uninstaller and all around utility to maximize the performance of your computer.

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2. Run Advanced Uninstaller PRO. Take your time to admire the program's design and wealth of tools available. Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a powerful Windows optimizer.

3. Click on the General Tools category
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4. Activate the Uninstall Programs tool
Go to Uninstall Programs


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

6. Navigate 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 very quickly. Notice that when you select WhatsApp in the list of applications, some data about the application is shown to you:


  • Star rating (in the lower left corner). This explains the opinion other users have about WhatsApp, ranging from "Highly recommended" to "Very dangerous".
  • Reviews by other users - Click on the Read reviews button.
  • Technical information about the app you wish to remove, by pressing the Properties button.
7. Click the Uninstall button. A confirmation dialog will show up. accept the uninstall by pressing Uninstall. Advanced Uninstaller PRO will remove WhatsApp.
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8. After uninstalling WhatsApp, Advanced Uninstaller PRO will ask you to run a cleanup. Click Next to start 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 with Advanced Uninstaller PRO, you are assured that no Windows registry items, files or folders are left behind on your PC.

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



Disclaimer

This page is not a recommendation 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 text simply contains detailed instructions on how to uninstall WhatsApp in case you want to. Here you can find registry and disk entries that Advanced Uninstaller PRO stumbled upon and classified as "leftovers" on other users' PCs.

2018-03-28 / Written by Dan Armano for Advanced Uninstaller PRO

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Last update on: 2018-03-27 23:54:57.140