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A guide to uninstall WhatsApp from your PC

WhatsApp is a Windows program. Read below about how to remove it from your computer. It is developed by WhatsApp. More information on WhatsApp can be seen here. WhatsApp is typically set up in the C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp directory, however this location may differ a lot depending on the user's option when installing the application. WhatsApp's complete uninstall command line is C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\Update.exe. The application's main executable file occupies 654.92 KB (670640 bytes) on disk and is called WhatsApp.exe.

WhatsApp installs the following the executables on your PC, occupying about 278.36 MB (291881344 bytes) on disk.

  • squirrel.exe (2.15 MB)
  • WhatsApp.exe (654.92 KB)
  • squirrel.exe (2.10 MB)
  • WhatsApp.exe (89.72 MB)
  • squirrel.exe (2.15 MB)
  • WhatsApp.exe (89.72 MB)
  • WhatsApp.exe (89.72 MB)
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The current page applies to WhatsApp version 0.3.3793 alone. You can find below info on other application versions of WhatsApp:

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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\Google\Chrome\User Data\Default\IndexedDB\https_web.whatsapp.com_0.indexeddb.leveldb
  • 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

The files below were left behind on your disk by WhatsApp's application uninstaller when you removed it:
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Google\Chrome\User Data\Default\IndexedDB\https_web.whatsapp.com_0.indexeddb.leveldb\000003.log
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Google\Chrome\User Data\Default\IndexedDB\https_web.whatsapp.com_0.indexeddb.leveldb\CURRENT
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Google\Chrome\User Data\Default\IndexedDB\https_web.whatsapp.com_0.indexeddb.leveldb\LOCK
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Google\Chrome\User Data\Default\IndexedDB\https_web.whatsapp.com_0.indexeddb.leveldb\LOG
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Google\Chrome\User Data\Default\IndexedDB\https_web.whatsapp.com_0.indexeddb.leveldb\MANIFEST-000001
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Temp\WhatsApp Crashes\operation_log.txt
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.3.3793\chrome_100_percent.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.3.3793\chrome_200_percent.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.3.3793\d3dcompiler_47.dll
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.3.3793\ffmpeg.dll
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.3.3793\icudtl.dat
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.3.3793\libEGL.dll
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.3.3793\libGLESv2.dll
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.3.3793\LICENSE
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.3.3793\locales\am.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.3.3793\locales\ar.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.3.3793\locales\bg.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.3.3793\locales\bn.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.3.3793\locales\ca.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.3.3793\locales\cs.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.3.3793\locales\da.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.3.3793\locales\de.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.3.3793\locales\el.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.3.3793\locales\en-GB.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.3.3793\locales\en-US.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.3.3793\locales\es.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.3.3793\locales\es-419.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.3.3793\locales\et.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.3.3793\locales\fa.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.3.3793\locales\fi.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.3.3793\locales\fil.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.3.3793\locales\fr.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.3.3793\locales\gu.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.3.3793\locales\he.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.3.3793\locales\hi.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.3.3793\locales\hr.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.3.3793\locales\hu.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.3.3793\locales\id.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.3.3793\locales\it.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.3.3793\locales\ja.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.3.3793\locales\kn.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.3.3793\locales\ko.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.3.3793\locales\lt.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.3.3793\locales\lv.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.3.3793\locales\ml.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.3.3793\locales\mr.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.3.3793\locales\ms.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.3.3793\locales\nb.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.3.3793\locales\nl.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.3.3793\locales\pl.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.3.3793\locales\pt-BR.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.3.3793\locales\pt-PT.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.3.3793\locales\ro.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.3.3793\locales\ru.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.3.3793\locales\sk.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.3.3793\locales\sl.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.3.3793\locales\sr.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.3.3793\locales\sv.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.3.3793\locales\sw.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.3.3793\locales\ta.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.3.3793\locales\te.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.3.3793\locales\th.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.3.3793\locales\tr.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.3.3793\locales\uk.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.3.3793\locales\vi.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.3.3793\locales\zh-CN.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.3.3793\locales\zh-TW.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.3.3793\natives_blob.bin
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.3.3793\osmesa.dll
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.3.3793\resources.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.3.3793\resources\app.asar
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.3.3793\resources\electron.asar
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.3.3793\snapshot_blob.bin
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.3.3793\squirrel.exe
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.3.3793\SquirrelSetup.log
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.3.3793\v8_context_snapshot.bin
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.3.3793\VkICD_mock_icd.dll
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.3.3793\VkLayer_core_validation.dll
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.3.3793\VkLayer_object_tracker.dll
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.3.3793\VkLayer_parameter_validation.dll
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.3.3793\VkLayer_threading.dll
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.3.3793\VkLayer_unique_objects.dll
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.3.3793\WhatsApp.exe
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\packages\RELEASES
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\packages\WhatsApp-0.3.3793-full.nupkg
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\packages\WhatsApp-0.3.9309-full.nupkg
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\packages\WhatsApp-0.4.315-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\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Quick Launch\User Pinned\TaskBar\WhatsApp.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

You will find in the Windows Registry that the following data will not be uninstalled; remove them one by one using regedit.exe:
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Office\Common\CrashPersistence\WHATSAPP
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\WhatsApp

Additional registry values that are not removed:
  • 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 erase WhatsApp with Advanced Uninstaller PRO

WhatsApp is a program by the software company WhatsApp. Sometimes, computer users decide to uninstall this application. This is easier said than done because uninstalling this by hand takes some advanced knowledge related to Windows program uninstallation. The best EASY procedure to uninstall 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 system, add it. This is good because Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very potent uninstaller and general utility to take care of your computer.

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  • visit Download Link
  • download the program by clicking on the DOWNLOAD button
  • set up Advanced Uninstaller PRO
2. Run Advanced Uninstaller PRO. It's recommended to take your time to get familiar with Advanced Uninstaller PRO's design and wealth of features available. Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very good system utility.

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


4. Press the Uninstall Programs tool
Go to Uninstall Programs


5. All the applications installed on the computer will appear

6. Navigate the list of applications until you find 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. After you select WhatsApp in the list of programs, some data regarding the application is shown to you:


  • Star rating (in the lower left corner). This tells you the opinion other users have regarding WhatsApp, ranging from "Highly recommended" to "Very dangerous".
  • Opinions by other users - Click on the Read reviews button.
  • Details regarding the program you wish to remove, by clicking on the Properties button.
7. Press the Uninstall button. A confirmation window will come up. accept the uninstall by pressing Uninstall. Advanced Uninstaller PRO will automatically uninstall WhatsApp.
Uninstall WhatsApp


8. After removing WhatsApp, Advanced Uninstaller PRO will offer to run a cleanup. Click Next to go ahead with the cleanup. All the items that belong WhatsApp that have been left behind will be detected and you will be able to delete them. By removing WhatsApp with Advanced Uninstaller PRO, you can be sure that no registry entries, files or folders are left behind on your system.

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



Disclaimer

The text above is not a piece of advice 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. Here you can find registry and disk entries that Advanced Uninstaller PRO discovered and classified as "leftovers" on other users' computers.

2019-07-06 / Written by Andreea Kartman for Advanced Uninstaller PRO

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Last update on: 2019-07-06 07:45:45.837