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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\Rar$EXb11888.3596\WhatsApp for Windows 0.3.2043 x64
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Temp\WhatsApp Crashes
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs\WhatsApp

Usually, the following files remain on disk:
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Packages\Microsoft.Windows.Cortana_cw5n1h2txyewy\LocalState\AppIconCache\125\com_squirrel_WhatsApp_WhatsApp
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Packages\Microsoft.Windows.Cortana_cw5n1h2txyewy\LocalState\AppIconCache\150\com_squirrel_WhatsApp_WhatsApp
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\SquirrelTemp\WhatsApp-0.3.2043-full.nupkg
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Temp\Rar$EXb11888.3596\WhatsApp for Windows 0.3.2043 x64\shatelland.png
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Temp\Rar$EXb11888.3596\WhatsApp for Windows 0.3.2043 x64\ShatelLand.url
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Temp\Rar$EXb11888.3596\WhatsApp for Windows 0.3.2043 x64\WhatsAppSetup.exe
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Temp\WhatsApp Crashes\operation_log.txt
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.3.2043\api-ms-win-core-console-l1-1-0.dll
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.3.2043\api-ms-win-core-datetime-l1-1-0.dll
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.3.2043\api-ms-win-core-debug-l1-1-0.dll
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.3.2043\api-ms-win-core-errorhandling-l1-1-0.dll
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.3.2043\api-ms-win-core-file-l1-1-0.dll
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.3.2043\api-ms-win-core-file-l1-2-0.dll
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.3.2043\api-ms-win-core-file-l2-1-0.dll
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.3.2043\api-ms-win-core-handle-l1-1-0.dll
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.3.2043\api-ms-win-core-heap-l1-1-0.dll
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.3.2043\api-ms-win-core-interlocked-l1-1-0.dll
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.3.2043\api-ms-win-core-libraryloader-l1-1-0.dll
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.3.2043\api-ms-win-core-localization-l1-2-0.dll
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.3.2043\api-ms-win-core-memory-l1-1-0.dll
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.3.2043\api-ms-win-core-namedpipe-l1-1-0.dll
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.3.2043\api-ms-win-core-processenvironment-l1-1-0.dll
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.3.2043\api-ms-win-core-processthreads-l1-1-0.dll
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.3.2043\api-ms-win-core-processthreads-l1-1-1.dll
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.3.2043\api-ms-win-core-profile-l1-1-0.dll
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.3.2043\api-ms-win-core-rtlsupport-l1-1-0.dll
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.3.2043\api-ms-win-core-string-l1-1-0.dll
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.3.2043\api-ms-win-core-synch-l1-1-0.dll
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.3.2043\api-ms-win-core-synch-l1-2-0.dll
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.3.2043\api-ms-win-core-sysinfo-l1-1-0.dll
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.3.2043\api-ms-win-core-timezone-l1-1-0.dll
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.3.2043\api-ms-win-core-util-l1-1-0.dll
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.3.2043\api-ms-win-crt-conio-l1-1-0.dll
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.3.2043\api-ms-win-crt-convert-l1-1-0.dll
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.3.2043\api-ms-win-crt-environment-l1-1-0.dll
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.3.2043\api-ms-win-crt-filesystem-l1-1-0.dll
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.3.2043\api-ms-win-crt-heap-l1-1-0.dll
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.3.2043\api-ms-win-crt-locale-l1-1-0.dll
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.3.2043\api-ms-win-crt-math-l1-1-0.dll
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.3.2043\api-ms-win-crt-multibyte-l1-1-0.dll
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.3.2043\api-ms-win-crt-private-l1-1-0.dll
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.3.2043\api-ms-win-crt-process-l1-1-0.dll
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.3.2043\api-ms-win-crt-runtime-l1-1-0.dll
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.3.2043\api-ms-win-crt-stdio-l1-1-0.dll
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.3.2043\api-ms-win-crt-string-l1-1-0.dll
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.3.2043\api-ms-win-crt-time-l1-1-0.dll
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.3.2043\api-ms-win-crt-utility-l1-1-0.dll
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.3.2043\blink_image_resources_200_percent.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.3.2043\content_resources_200_percent.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.3.2043\content_shell.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.3.2043\d3dcompiler_47.dll
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.3.2043\ffmpeg.dll
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.3.2043\icudtl.dat
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.3.2043\libEGL.dll
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.3.2043\libGLESv2.dll
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.3.2043\LICENSE
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.3.2043\locales\am.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.3.2043\locales\ar.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.3.2043\locales\bg.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.3.2043\locales\bn.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.3.2043\locales\ca.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.3.2043\locales\cs.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.3.2043\locales\da.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.3.2043\locales\de.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.3.2043\locales\el.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.3.2043\locales\en-GB.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.3.2043\locales\en-US.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.3.2043\locales\es.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.3.2043\locales\es-419.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.3.2043\locales\et.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.3.2043\locales\fa.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.3.2043\locales\fake-bidi.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.3.2043\locales\fi.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.3.2043\locales\fil.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.3.2043\locales\fr.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.3.2043\locales\gu.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.3.2043\locales\he.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.3.2043\locales\hi.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.3.2043\locales\hr.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.3.2043\locales\hu.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.3.2043\locales\id.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.3.2043\locales\it.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.3.2043\locales\ja.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.3.2043\locales\kn.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.3.2043\locales\ko.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.3.2043\locales\lt.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.3.2043\locales\lv.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.3.2043\locales\ml.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.3.2043\locales\mr.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.3.2043\locales\ms.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.3.2043\locales\nb.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.3.2043\locales\nl.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.3.2043\locales\pl.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.3.2043\locales\pt-BR.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.3.2043\locales\pt-PT.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.3.2043\locales\ro.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.3.2043\locales\ru.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.3.2043\locales\sk.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.3.2043\locales\sl.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.3.2043\locales\sr.pak

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_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\bam\State\UserSettings\S-1-5-21-2435957107-3807486593-964970478-1001\\Device\HarddiskVolume2\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.3.2043\WhatsApp.exe
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\bam\State\UserSettings\S-1-5-21-2435957107-3807486593-964970478-1001\\Device\HarddiskVolume2\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.3.557\WhatsApp.exe


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 on your Windows system, add it. This is good because Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very potent uninstaller and all around tool to optimize your Windows system.

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  • go to Download Link
  • download the setup by clicking on the green DOWNLOAD NOW button
  • set up Advanced Uninstaller PRO
2. Start Advanced Uninstaller PRO. It's recommended to take some time to get familiar with Advanced Uninstaller PRO's interface and number of tools available. Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very useful program.

3. Press the General Tools category
Go to General Tools


4. Activate the Uninstall Programs tool
Go to Uninstall Programs


5. All the programs installed on the computer will appear

6. Scroll the list of programs until you locate WhatsApp or simply activate the Search field and type in "WhatsApp". If it exists on your system the WhatsApp app will be found very quickly. After you click WhatsApp in the list of apps, some information about the program is shown to you:


  • Safety 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 - Press the Read reviews button.
  • Technical information about the app you wish 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.



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