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How to uninstall WhatsApp from your system

This web page contains complete information on how to uninstall WhatsApp for Windows. It was created for Windows by WhatsApp. Open here where you can get more info on WhatsApp. WhatsApp is normally installed in the C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp folder, however this location may vary a lot depending on the user's option while installing the application. WhatsApp's entire uninstall command line is C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\Update.exe. The program's main executable file is titled WhatsApp.exe and occupies 650.60 KB (666216 bytes).

The following executables are incorporated in WhatsApp. They take 162.64 MB (170540128 bytes) on disk.

  • squirrel.exe (2.10 MB)
  • WhatsApp.exe (650.60 KB)
  • squirrel.exe (2.10 MB)
  • WhatsApp.exe (77.85 MB)
  • WhatsApp.exe (77.85 MB)


The current web page applies to WhatsApp version 0.2.9008 only. You can find below a few links to other WhatsApp releases:

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After the uninstall process, the application leaves some files behind on the PC. Part_A few of these are listed below.

Directories that were left behind:
  • 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

Files remaining:
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Google\Chrome\User Data\Default\IndexedDB\https_web.whatsapp.com_0.indexeddb.leveldb\000004.log
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Google\Chrome\User Data\Default\IndexedDB\https_web.whatsapp.com_0.indexeddb.leveldb\000005.ldb
  • 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.ico
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.2.9008\WhatsApp.exe
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\packages\RELEASES
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\packages\WhatsApp-0.2.9008-full.nupkg
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\WhatsApp.exe
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Windows\Recent\WhatsApp.for.Windows.v0.2.9008.0.Win.x64_www.Downloadha.com_.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
  • 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_00000a
  • 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_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\f_000025
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\WhatsApp\Cache\f_000026
  • 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\000003.log
  • 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

Use regedit.exe to manually remove from the Windows Registry the keys below:
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\WhatsApp

Open regedit.exe to remove the values below from the Windows Registry:
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Local Settings\Software\Microsoft\Windows\Shell\MuiCache\C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\WhatsApp.exe


A way to remove WhatsApp from your PC with the help of Advanced Uninstaller PRO

WhatsApp is a program marketed by WhatsApp. Frequently, users decide to erase this program. Sometimes this is easier said than done because doing this manually takes some experience related to removing Windows applications by hand. The best QUICK solution to erase 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 Windows PC, install it. This is a good step because Advanced Uninstaller PRO is an efficient uninstaller and all around tool to optimize your Windows system.

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  • visit Download Link
  • download the setup by clicking on the DOWNLOAD NOW button
  • set up Advanced Uninstaller PRO
2. Start Advanced Uninstaller PRO. Take some time to admire the program's interface and wealth of functions available. Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very good Windows optimizer.

3. Press the General Tools button
Go to General Tools


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


5. A list of the programs installed on your computer will be shown to you

6. Navigate the list of programs until you find WhatsApp or simply click the Search field and type in "WhatsApp". If it is installed on your PC the WhatsApp application will be found automatically. When you select WhatsApp in the list , the following data about the program is shown to you:


  • Safety rating (in the lower left corner). This explains the opinion other users have about WhatsApp, from "Highly recommended" to "Very dangerous".
  • Reviews by other users - Press the Read reviews button.
  • Details about the program you want to uninstall, by clicking on the Properties button.
7. Click the Uninstall button. A confirmation dialog will show up. accept the uninstall by pressing Uninstall. Advanced Uninstaller PRO will uninstall WhatsApp.
Uninstall WhatsApp


8. After uninstalling 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 uninstalling WhatsApp with Advanced Uninstaller PRO, you are assured that no registry items, files or folders are left behind on your disk.

Your system will remain clean, speedy and ready to run without errors or problems.



Disclaimer

The text above is not a recommendation to remove WhatsApp by WhatsApp from your PC, nor are we saying that WhatsApp by WhatsApp is not a good software application. This text simply contains detailed instructions on how to remove WhatsApp supposing you decide this is what you want to do. The information above contains registry and disk entries that other software left behind and Advanced Uninstaller PRO stumbled upon and classified as "leftovers" on other users' PCs.

2018-04-25 / Written by Daniel Statescu for Advanced Uninstaller PRO

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Last update on: 2018-04-25 05:56:48.010