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A way to uninstall WhatsApp from your computer

You can find on this page details on how to remove WhatsApp for Windows. It is made by WhatsApp. You can find out more on WhatsApp or check for application updates here. Usually the WhatsApp program is found in the C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp directory, depending on the user's option during setup. You can remove WhatsApp by clicking on the Start menu of Windows and pasting the command line C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\Update.exe. Keep in mind that you might be prompted for admin rights. WhatsApp.exe is the programs's main file and it takes approximately 652.00 KB (667648 bytes) on disk.

The following executable files are incorporated in WhatsApp. They take 136.25 MB (142866128 bytes) on disk.

  • squirrel.exe (2.10 MB)
  • WhatsApp.exe (652.00 KB)
  • squirrel.exe (2.10 MB)
  • WhatsApp.exe (64.65 MB)
  • WhatsApp.exe (64.65 MB)


This info is about WhatsApp version 0.3.33 alone. You can find below a few links to other WhatsApp versions:

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Some files and registry entries are regularly left behind when you remove WhatsApp.

Folders found on disk after you uninstall WhatsApp from your computer:
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs\WhatsApp
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\WhatsApp

The files below were left behind on your disk by WhatsApp when you uninstall it:
  • 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_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_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
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\WhatsApp\Cache\f_000045
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\WhatsApp\Cache\f_000046
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\WhatsApp\Cache\f_000047
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\WhatsApp\Cache\f_00004b
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\WhatsApp\Cache\f_00004c
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\WhatsApp\Cache\f_00004d
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\WhatsApp\Cache\f_00004e
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\WhatsApp\Cache\f_000051
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\WhatsApp\Cache\f_000052
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\WhatsApp\Cache\f_000053
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\WhatsApp\Cache\f_000054
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\WhatsApp\Cache\f_000055
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\WhatsApp\Cache\f_000056
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\WhatsApp\Cache\f_000057
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\WhatsApp\Cache\f_000058
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\WhatsApp\Cache\f_000059
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\WhatsApp\Cache\f_00005c
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\WhatsApp\Cache\f_00005d
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\WhatsApp\Cache\f_00005e
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\WhatsApp\Cache\f_00005f
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\WhatsApp\Cache\f_000060
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\WhatsApp\Cache\f_000061
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\WhatsApp\Cache\f_000062
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\WhatsApp\Cache\f_000063
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\WhatsApp\Cache\f_000065
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\WhatsApp\Cache\f_000066
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\WhatsApp\Cache\f_000067
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\WhatsApp\Cache\f_000068
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\WhatsApp\Cache\f_000069

Use regedit.exe to manually remove from the Windows Registry the data below:
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\WhatsApp
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\RADAR\HeapLeakDetection\DiagnosedApplications\WhatsApp.exe

Additional values that you should remove:
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Local Settings\Software\Microsoft\Windows\Shell\MuiCache\C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.2.9229\WhatsApp.exe.ApplicationCompany
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Local Settings\Software\Microsoft\Windows\Shell\MuiCache\C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.2.9229\WhatsApp.exe.FriendlyAppName
  • 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 with the help of Advanced Uninstaller PRO

WhatsApp is a program by the software company WhatsApp. Some people want to erase this application. This can be easier said than done because doing this manually takes some skill regarding Windows internal functioning. The best QUICK manner to erase WhatsApp is to use Advanced Uninstaller PRO. Here is how to do this:





1. If you don't have Advanced Uninstaller PRO already installed on your Windows PC, add it. This is good because Advanced Uninstaller PRO is the best uninstaller and all around utility to optimize your Windows computer.

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  • navigate to Download Link
  • download the setup by pressing the DOWNLOAD button
  • set up Advanced Uninstaller PRO
2. Start Advanced Uninstaller PRO. It's recommended to take your time to get familiar with the program's interface and number of functions available. Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very good package of utilities.

3. Press the General Tools category
Go to General Tools


4. Click on the Uninstall Programs button
Go to Uninstall Programs


5. A list of the programs existing on your computer will appear

6. Navigate the list of programs until you find WhatsApp or simply click the Search feature and type in "WhatsApp". The WhatsApp application will be found automatically. After you select WhatsApp in the list of apps, the following data regarding the program is available to you:


  • Safety rating (in the left lower corner). This explains the opinion other users have regarding WhatsApp, from "Highly recommended" to "Very dangerous".
  • Reviews by other users - Press the Read reviews button.
  • Technical information regarding the program you wish to uninstall, by pressing the Properties button.
7. Click the Uninstall button. A confirmation window will show up. Confirm the removal by clicking the Uninstall button. Advanced Uninstaller PRO will then uninstall 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 that belong 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 registry items, files or directories are left behind on your disk.

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



Disclaimer

This page is not a recommendation to remove WhatsApp by WhatsApp from your PC, 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 our application Advanced Uninstaller PRO stumbled upon and classified as "leftovers" on other users' PCs.

2018-07-13 / Written by Andreea Kartman for Advanced Uninstaller PRO

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Last update on: 2018-07-13 10:56:05.907