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A way to uninstall WhatsApp from your system

You can find below detailed information on how to remove WhatsApp for Windows. It was developed for Windows by WhatsApp. Additional info about WhatsApp can be read here. The program is often installed in the C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp folder. Take into account that this path can differ being determined by the user's preference. The full command line for removing WhatsApp is C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\Update.exe --uninstall. Keep in mind that if you will type this command in Start / Run Note you may be prompted for admin rights. WhatsApp's primary file takes around 1.85 MB (1942800 bytes) and is called squirrel.exe.

The following executables are incorporated in WhatsApp. They take 87.67 MB (91923760 bytes) on disk.

  • squirrel.exe (1.85 MB)
  • WhatsApp.exe (83.96 MB)


The information on this page is only about version 0.2.2245 of WhatsApp. Click on the links below for other WhatsApp versions:

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

You should delete the folders below after you uninstall WhatsApp:
  • 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
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Mozilla\Firefox\Profiles\sqpwhgjp.default-1569679345800\storage\default\https+++web.whatsapp.com

Check for and delete the following files from your disk when you uninstall WhatsApp:
  • 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-0.2.2245\blink_image_resources_200_percent.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.2.2245\content_resources_200_percent.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.2.2245\content_shell.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.2.2245\d3dcompiler_47.dll
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.2.2245\ffmpeg.dll
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.2.2245\icudtl.dat
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.2.2245\libEGL.dll
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.2.2245\libGLESv2.dll
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.2.2245\LICENSE
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.2.2245\locales\am.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.2.2245\locales\ar.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.2.2245\locales\bg.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.2.2245\locales\bn.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.2.2245\locales\ca.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.2.2245\locales\cs.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.2.2245\locales\da.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.2.2245\locales\de.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.2.2245\locales\el.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.2.2245\locales\en-GB.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.2.2245\locales\en-US.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.2.2245\locales\es.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.2.2245\locales\es-419.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.2.2245\locales\et.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.2.2245\locales\fa.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.2.2245\locales\fake-bidi.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.2.2245\locales\fi.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.2.2245\locales\fil.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.2.2245\locales\fr.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.2.2245\locales\gu.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.2.2245\locales\he.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.2.2245\locales\hi.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.2.2245\locales\hr.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.2.2245\locales\hu.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.2.2245\locales\id.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.2.2245\locales\it.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.2.2245\locales\ja.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.2.2245\locales\kn.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.2.2245\locales\ko.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.2.2245\locales\lt.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.2.2245\locales\lv.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.2.2245\locales\ml.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.2.2245\locales\mr.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.2.2245\locales\ms.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.2.2245\locales\nb.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.2.2245\locales\nl.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.2.2245\locales\pl.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.2.2245\locales\pt-BR.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.2.2245\locales\pt-PT.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.2.2245\locales\ro.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.2.2245\locales\ru.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.2.2245\locales\sk.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.2.2245\locales\sl.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.2.2245\locales\sr.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.2.2245\locales\sv.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.2.2245\locales\sw.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.2.2245\locales\ta.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.2.2245\locales\te.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.2.2245\locales\th.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.2.2245\locales\tr.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.2.2245\locales\uk.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.2.2245\locales\vi.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.2.2245\locales\zh-CN.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.2.2245\locales\zh-TW.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.2.2245\natives_blob.bin
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.2.2245\node.dll
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.2.2245\resources\app.asar
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.2.2245\resources\electron.asar
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.2.2245\snapshot_blob.bin
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.2.2245\squirrel.exe
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.2.2245\SquirrelSetup.log
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.2.2245\ui_resources_200_percent.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.2.2245\views_resources_200_percent.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.2.2245\WhatsApp.exe
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.2.2245\xinput1_3.dll
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\packages\RELEASES
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\packages\WhatsApp-0.2.2245-full.nupkg
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\packages\WhatsApp-0.3.4941-full.nupkg
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\packages\WhatsApp-0.4.1307-full.nupkg
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\SquirrelSetup.log
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\Update.exe
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs\WhatsApp\WhatsApp.lnk
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Mozilla\Firefox\Profiles\sqpwhgjp.default-1569679345800\storage\default\https+++web.whatsapp.com\cache\caches.sqlite
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Mozilla\Firefox\Profiles\sqpwhgjp.default-1569679345800\storage\default\https+++web.whatsapp.com\cache\morgue\0\{36ef3300-6609-49ac-bbc2-bf0a37c48300}.final
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Mozilla\Firefox\Profiles\sqpwhgjp.default-1569679345800\storage\default\https+++web.whatsapp.com\cache\morgue\10\{6c360528-d999-4a24-b442-bb225cc47c0a}.final
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Mozilla\Firefox\Profiles\sqpwhgjp.default-1569679345800\storage\default\https+++web.whatsapp.com\cache\morgue\100\{c23dd054-1f3e-4796-88cb-2443e6b46564}.final
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Mozilla\Firefox\Profiles\sqpwhgjp.default-1569679345800\storage\default\https+++web.whatsapp.com\cache\morgue\101\{3feaf87a-fe3e-4d72-baaa-fcf8c979a165}.final
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Mozilla\Firefox\Profiles\sqpwhgjp.default-1569679345800\storage\default\https+++web.whatsapp.com\cache\morgue\101\{5fd4ba58-f753-4e77-991b-df2f83b55665}.final
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Mozilla\Firefox\Profiles\sqpwhgjp.default-1569679345800\storage\default\https+++web.whatsapp.com\cache\morgue\104\{220d9298-8843-43e5-8d96-ef87ecae7868}.final
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Mozilla\Firefox\Profiles\sqpwhgjp.default-1569679345800\storage\default\https+++web.whatsapp.com\cache\morgue\104\{6b0fefdf-2ee6-4ad0-9f8d-9e4536dfb268}.final
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Mozilla\Firefox\Profiles\sqpwhgjp.default-1569679345800\storage\default\https+++web.whatsapp.com\cache\morgue\107\{0b56f23e-5129-4f75-ac9f-90e59ef95f6b}.final
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Mozilla\Firefox\Profiles\sqpwhgjp.default-1569679345800\storage\default\https+++web.whatsapp.com\cache\morgue\107\{0c49ff5c-952a-4cb7-b95f-4ed085643a6b}.final
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Mozilla\Firefox\Profiles\sqpwhgjp.default-1569679345800\storage\default\https+++web.whatsapp.com\cache\morgue\108\{2ca5ccfc-54c4-42d8-9d04-f8a6c4884a6c}.final
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Mozilla\Firefox\Profiles\sqpwhgjp.default-1569679345800\storage\default\https+++web.whatsapp.com\cache\morgue\108\{926ca81a-f84e-4bd6-89d2-282e5835ba6c}.final
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Mozilla\Firefox\Profiles\sqpwhgjp.default-1569679345800\storage\default\https+++web.whatsapp.com\cache\morgue\109\{486e60b0-9a60-4369-b353-f056ec72206d}.final
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Mozilla\Firefox\Profiles\sqpwhgjp.default-1569679345800\storage\default\https+++web.whatsapp.com\cache\morgue\11\{79b2b5de-4459-4838-bb50-9a9e6519040b}.final
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Mozilla\Firefox\Profiles\sqpwhgjp.default-1569679345800\storage\default\https+++web.whatsapp.com\cache\morgue\110\{a2744bd8-315e-41a9-b513-4e7c92cc7b6e}.final
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Mozilla\Firefox\Profiles\sqpwhgjp.default-1569679345800\storage\default\https+++web.whatsapp.com\cache\morgue\112\{55b186cd-5aa4-4cb0-9036-86f86779bd70}.final
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Mozilla\Firefox\Profiles\sqpwhgjp.default-1569679345800\storage\default\https+++web.whatsapp.com\cache\morgue\116\{eeb2249e-91ca-4ef8-b6d8-2a8f4816eb74}.final

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


A way to uninstall WhatsApp from your computer using Advanced Uninstaller PRO

WhatsApp is an application offered by the software company WhatsApp. Frequently, computer users decide to uninstall it. This can be troublesome because doing this manually takes some know-how regarding Windows internal functioning. One of the best EASY manner 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 system, install it. This is good because Advanced Uninstaller PRO is an efficient uninstaller and general tool to maximize the performance of your computer.

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  • go to Download Link
  • download the setup by clicking on the green DOWNLOAD button
  • set up Advanced Uninstaller PRO
2. Start Advanced Uninstaller PRO. Take some time to admire Advanced Uninstaller PRO's interface and number of tools available. Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very good system utility.

3. Press the General Tools button
Go to General Tools


4. Press the Uninstall Programs feature
Go to Uninstall Programs


5. All the applications installed on your computer will be shown to you

6. Scroll the list of applications until you find WhatsApp or simply click the Search feature and type in "WhatsApp". The WhatsApp program will be found automatically. Notice that when you click WhatsApp in the list of apps, some information regarding the program is available to you:


  • Safety rating (in the left lower corner). The star rating tells you the opinion other people have regarding WhatsApp, from "Highly recommended" to "Very dangerous".
  • Opinions by other people - Press the Read reviews button.
  • Technical information regarding the application you want to uninstall, by clicking on the Properties button.
7. Click the Uninstall button. A confirmation window will show up. accept the removal by pressing Uninstall. Advanced Uninstaller PRO will then uninstall WhatsApp.
Uninstall WhatsApp


8. After uninstalling WhatsApp, Advanced Uninstaller PRO will ask you to run an additional 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 using Advanced Uninstaller PRO, you can be sure that no Windows registry entries, files or folders are left behind on your system.

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



Geographical user distribution

  • 10.0
  • Windows 8.1 (6.3)
  • Windows 7 (6.1)
  • Windows 8 (6.2)
  • Windows Vista (6.0)
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Disclaimer

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

2016-10-29 / Written by Dan Armano for Advanced Uninstaller PRO

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Last update on: 2016-10-29 00:59:34.193