WhatsApp WhatsApp



A guide to uninstall WhatsApp from your PC

WhatsApp is a software application. This page is comprised of details on how to uninstall it from your PC. It was developed for Windows by WhatsApp. Further information on WhatsApp can be found here. WhatsApp is frequently installed in the C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp directory, subject to the user's choice. 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 administrator rights. The application's main executable file is called WhatsApp.exe and it has a size of 654.43 KB (670136 bytes).

The following executables are incorporated in WhatsApp. They take 136.26 MB (142883920 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 (64.66 MB)


The current web page applies to WhatsApp version 0.3.557 only. You can find below a few links to other WhatsApp versions:

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Some files and registry entries are usually left behind when you uninstall WhatsApp.

Directories left on disk:
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Temp\WhatsApp Crashes
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\IDM\DwnlData\UserName\WhatsApp.for.Windows.v0.2.9008_300
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs\WhatsApp

Usually, the following files remain on disk:
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Temp\WhatsApp Crashes\operation_log.txt
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.3.557\WhatsApp.exe
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Apple Computer\Logs\CrashReporter\MobileDevice\iPhone-b5fc6b52\WhatsApp-2018-10-27-183627.crash
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Apple Computer\Logs\CrashReporter\MobileDevice\iPhone-b5fc6b52\WhatsApp-2018-11-07-142638.crash
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Apple Computer\Logs\CrashReporter\MobileDevice\iPhone-b5fc6b52\WhatsApp-2018-11-07-153220.crash
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Apple Computer\Logs\CrashReporter\MobileDevice\iPhone-b5fc6b52\WhatsApp-2018-11-07-222732.crash
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Apple Computer\Logs\CrashReporter\MobileDevice\iPhone-b5fc6b52\WhatsApp-2018-11-10-062619.crash
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Apple Computer\Logs\CrashReporter\MobileDevice\iPhone-b5fc6b52\WhatsApp-2018-11-23-131933.crash
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Apple Computer\Logs\CrashReporter\MobileDevice\iPhone-b5fc6b52\WhatsApp-2018-11-24-130854.crash
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Apple Computer\Logs\CrashReporter\MobileDevice\iPhone-b5fc6b52\WhatsApp-2018-11-24-133734.crash
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Apple Computer\Logs\CrashReporter\MobileDevice\iPhone-b5fc6b52\WhatsApp-2018-11-24-134504.crash
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Apple Computer\Logs\CrashReporter\MobileDevice\iPhone-b5fc6b52\WhatsApp-2018-11-24-134736.crash
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Apple Computer\Logs\CrashReporter\MobileDevice\iPhone-b5fc6b52\WhatsApp-2018-11-30-210511.crash
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Apple Computer\Logs\CrashReporter\MobileDevice\iPhone-b5fc6b52\WhatsApp-2018-12-03-085418.crash
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Apple Computer\Logs\CrashReporter\MobileDevice\iPhone-b5fc6b52\WhatsApp-2018-12-07-123439.crash
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Apple Computer\Logs\CrashReporter\MobileDevice\iPhone-b5fc6b52\WhatsApp-2018-12-10-095025.crash
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Apple Computer\Logs\CrashReporter\MobileDevice\iPhone-b5fc6b52\WhatsApp-2018-12-14-194527.crash
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Apple Computer\Logs\CrashReporter\MobileDevice\iPhone-b5fc6b52\WhatsApp-2018-12-23-151314.crash
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Apple Computer\Logs\CrashReporter\MobileDevice\iPhone-b5fc6b52\WhatsApp-2018-12-25-073200.crash
  • 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_00000a
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\WhatsApp\Cache\f_00000b
  • 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\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\000004.log
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\WhatsApp\IndexedDB\file__0.indexeddb.leveldb\000005.ldb
  • 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\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

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

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




How to delete WhatsApp from your PC using Advanced Uninstaller PRO

WhatsApp is a program by the software company WhatsApp. Sometimes, computer users try to remove it. Sometimes this is hard because removing this manually requires some advanced knowledge regarding PCs. One of the best SIMPLE procedure 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 PC, add it. This is good because Advanced Uninstaller PRO is one of the best uninstaller and general tool to clean your system.

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2. Run Advanced Uninstaller PRO. It's recommended to take your time to admire Advanced Uninstaller PRO's interface and number of features available. Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very useful package of utilities.

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


4. Press the Uninstall Programs tool
Go to Uninstall Programs


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

6. Scroll the list of programs until you find WhatsApp or simply click the Search feature and type in "WhatsApp". If it is installed on your PC the WhatsApp app will be found automatically. When you select WhatsApp in the list of apps, some information regarding the application is shown to you:


  • Star rating (in the left lower corner). This tells you the opinion other users have regarding WhatsApp, from "Highly recommended" to "Very dangerous".
  • Reviews by other users - Click on the Read reviews button.
  • Technical information regarding the app you want to remove, by clicking on the Properties button.
7. Press the Uninstall button. A confirmation window will appear. accept the removal by clicking the Uninstall button. Advanced Uninstaller PRO will remove WhatsApp.
Uninstall WhatsApp


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

Your Windows PC will remain clean, speedy and able to serve you properly.

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Disclaimer

The text above is not a piece of advice to uninstall WhatsApp by WhatsApp from your computer, we are not saying that WhatsApp by WhatsApp is not a good application. This text only contains detailed instructions on how to uninstall WhatsApp in case you decide this is what you want to do. Here you can find registry and disk entries that our application Advanced Uninstaller PRO stumbled upon and classified as "leftovers" on other users' computers.

2018-08-30 / Written by Daniel Statescu for Advanced Uninstaller PRO

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Last update on: 2018-08-30 08:50:30.060