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A way to uninstall WhatsApp from your computer

WhatsApp is a Windows program. Read below about how to uninstall it from your computer. The Windows version was developed by WhatsApp. More information about WhatsApp can be found here. The application is frequently located in the C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp folder (same installation drive as Windows). The full uninstall command line for WhatsApp is C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\Update.exe. WhatsApp.exe is the WhatsApp's primary executable file and it occupies around 654.92 KB (670640 bytes) on disk.

WhatsApp installs the following the executables on your PC, occupying about 186.53 MB (195593248 bytes) on disk.

  • squirrel.exe (2.15 MB)
  • WhatsApp.exe (654.92 KB)
  • squirrel.exe (2.15 MB)
  • WhatsApp.exe (89.72 MB)
  • WhatsApp.exe (89.72 MB)


This info is about WhatsApp version 0.4.315 only. For more WhatsApp versions please click below:

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Numerous files, folders and registry data can not be uninstalled when you are trying to remove WhatsApp from your PC.

Directories found on disk:
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Microsoft\Windows\WER\ReportArchive\AppCrash_WhatsApp.exe_2ed877d4be15d9e3e4be77226d31993c313ac_0a26191b
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Microsoft\Windows\WER\ReportArchive\AppHang_WhatsApp.exe_ab311885387bf45a6d3656ab59ffb98582a3b46_177ccac8
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Microsoft\Windows\WER\ReportArchive\NonCritical_WhatsApp.exe_e84ccf4cdd1a2c4c8376fd56ed2df2e6bcf09b_11ac8b58
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Temp\WhatsApp Crashes

The files below are left behind on your disk by WhatsApp's application uninstaller when you removed it:
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Microsoft\Windows\WER\ReportArchive\AppCrash_WhatsApp.exe_2ed877d4be15d9e3e4be77226d31993c313ac_0a26191b\Report.wer
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Microsoft\Windows\WER\ReportArchive\AppHang_WhatsApp.exe_ab311885387bf45a6d3656ab59ffb98582a3b46_177ccac8\Report.wer
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Microsoft\Windows\WER\ReportArchive\NonCritical_WhatsApp.exe_e84ccf4cdd1a2c4c8376fd56ed2df2e6bcf09b_11ac8b58\Report.wer
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Temp\WhatsApp Crashes\7c2170cd-0403-43ea-962d-2f0c022ea256.dmp
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Temp\WhatsApp Crashes\7c2170cd-0403-43ea-962d-2f0c022ea256.txt
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Temp\WhatsApp Crashes\CrashpadMetrics.pma
  • 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-0.4.315\locales\en-US.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.4.315\locales\es.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.4.315\locales\es-419.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\packages\WhatsApp-2.2021.4-full.nupkg
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\SquirrelSetup.log
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\Update.exe
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Quick Launch\User Pinned\TaskBar\WhatsApp.lnk
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Windows\Cookies\UserName@www.whatsapp[1].txt
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Windows\Recent\WhatsApp Audio 2020-05-14 at 4.45.26 AM.lnk
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Windows\Recent\WhatsApp Image 2020-05-03 at 7.12.44 AM (2).lnk
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Windows\Recent\WhatsApp Image 2020-05-12 at 12.53.40 AM.lnk
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Windows\Recent\WhatsApp Image 2020-05-12 at 12.53.43 AM.lnk
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Windows\Recent\WhatsApp Image 2020-05-14 at 8.37.34 AM (1).lnk
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Windows\Recent\WhatsApp Image 2020-05-14 at 8.37.34 AM.lnk
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Windows\Recent\WhatsApp Image 2020-05-16 at 6.14.20 AM.lnk
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Windows\Recent\WhatsApp Image 2020-05-19 at 7.34.05 AM (1).lnk
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Windows\Recent\WhatsApp Image 2020-05-19 at 7.34.05 AM.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\f_00000a
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\WhatsApp\Cache\f_00000b
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\WhatsApp\Cache\f_00000c
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\WhatsApp\Cache\f_00000d
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\WhatsApp\Cache\f_00000e
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\WhatsApp\Cache\f_00000f
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\WhatsApp\Cache\f_000010
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\WhatsApp\Cache\f_000011
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\WhatsApp\Cache\f_000012
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\WhatsApp\Cache\f_000013
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\WhatsApp\Cache\f_000014
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\WhatsApp\Cache\f_000015
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\WhatsApp\Cache\f_000016
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\WhatsApp\Cache\f_000017
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\WhatsApp\Cache\f_000018
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\WhatsApp\Cache\f_000019
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\WhatsApp\Cache\f_00001a
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\WhatsApp\Cache\f_00001b
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\WhatsApp\Cache\f_00001c
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\WhatsApp\Cache\f_00001d
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\WhatsApp\Cache\f_00001e
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\WhatsApp\Cache\f_00001f
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\WhatsApp\Cache\f_000020
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\WhatsApp\Cache\f_000021
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\WhatsApp\Cache\f_000022
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\WhatsApp\Cache\f_000023
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\WhatsApp\Cache\f_000024
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\WhatsApp\Cache\f_000025
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\WhatsApp\Cache\f_000026
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\WhatsApp\Cache\f_000027
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\WhatsApp\Cache\f_000028
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\WhatsApp\Cache\f_000029
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\WhatsApp\Cache\f_00002a
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\WhatsApp\Cache\f_00002b
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\WhatsApp\Cache\f_00002c
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\WhatsApp\Cache\f_00002d
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\WhatsApp\Cache\f_00002e
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\WhatsApp\Cache\f_00002f
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\WhatsApp\Cache\f_000030
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\WhatsApp\Cache\f_000031
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\WhatsApp\Cache\f_000032
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\WhatsApp\Cache\f_000033
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\WhatsApp\Cache\f_000034
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\WhatsApp\Cache\f_000035
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\WhatsApp\Cache\f_000036
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\WhatsApp\Cache\f_000037
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\WhatsApp\Cache\f_000038
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\WhatsApp\Cache\f_000039
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\WhatsApp\Cache\f_00003a
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\WhatsApp\Cache\f_00003b
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\WhatsApp\Cache\f_00003c
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\WhatsApp\Cache\f_00003d
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\WhatsApp\Cache\f_00003e
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\WhatsApp\Cache\f_00003f
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\WhatsApp\Cache\f_000040
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\WhatsApp\Cache\f_000041
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\WhatsApp\Cache\f_000042
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\WhatsApp\Cache\f_000043
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\WhatsApp\Cache\f_000044

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

Additional values that you should remove:
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Local Settings\Software\Microsoft\Windows\Shell\MuiCache\C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\WhatsApp.exe


How to delete WhatsApp from your PC with Advanced Uninstaller PRO

WhatsApp is a program marketed by the software company WhatsApp. Sometimes, computer users choose to erase it. This is difficult because doing this by hand requires some knowledge regarding Windows program uninstallation. One of the best SIMPLE solution to erase 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 on your Windows system, install it. This is a good step because Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very efficient uninstaller and general utility to take care of your Windows PC.

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  • navigate to Download Link
  • download the program by pressing the DOWNLOAD button
  • set up Advanced Uninstaller PRO
2. Run Advanced Uninstaller PRO. It's recommended to take some time to admire the program's interface and number of functions available. Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a powerful package of tools.

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


4. Activate the Uninstall Programs tool
Go to Uninstall Programs


5. A list of the programs installed on the PC will appear

6. Scroll the list of programs until you find WhatsApp or simply click the Search feature and type in "WhatsApp". If it exists on your system the WhatsApp program will be found automatically. Notice that after you select WhatsApp in the list of programs, the following data about the program is made available to you:


  • Star rating (in the lower left corner). The star rating explains the opinion other users have about WhatsApp, from "Highly recommended" to "Very dangerous".
  • Opinions by other users - Click on the Read reviews button.
  • Details about the app you want to remove, by pressing the Properties button.
7. Press the Uninstall button. A window asking you to confirm will come up. Confirm the removal by clicking Uninstall. Advanced Uninstaller PRO will uninstall WhatsApp.
Uninstall WhatsApp


8. After removing WhatsApp, Advanced Uninstaller PRO will offer to run an additional cleanup. Click Next to start the cleanup. All the items of WhatsApp which have been left behind will be detected and you will be able to delete them. By removing WhatsApp using Advanced Uninstaller PRO, you are assured that no Windows registry entries, files or directories are left behind on your computer.

Your Windows system will remain clean, speedy and able to take on new tasks.



Disclaimer

The text above is not a recommendation to remove WhatsApp by WhatsApp from your computer, 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 remove WhatsApp supposing you want to. The information above contains registry and disk entries that our application Advanced Uninstaller PRO stumbled upon and classified as "leftovers" on other users' computers.

2020-01-17 / Written by Daniel Statescu for Advanced Uninstaller PRO

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Last update on: 2020-01-16 23:53:43.533