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How to uninstall WhatsApp from your system

WhatsApp is a software application. This page is comprised of details on how to uninstall it from your computer. It was coded for Windows by WhatsApp. Open here for more information on WhatsApp. WhatsApp is commonly installed in the C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp directory, regulated by the user's option. 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 might be prompted for administrator rights. WhatsApp.exe is the WhatsApp's main executable file and it occupies close to 654.43 KB (670136 bytes) on disk.

The executable files below are part of WhatsApp. They take an average of 136.26 MB (142878944 bytes) on disk.

  • squirrel.exe (2.10 MB)
  • WhatsApp.exe (654.43 KB)
  • WhatsApp.exe (64.66 MB)
  • squirrel.exe (2.10 MB)
  • WhatsApp.exe (64.65 MB)


The information on this page is only about version 0.3.225 of WhatsApp. You can find below a few links to 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.

Folders left behind when you uninstall WhatsApp:
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs\WhatsApp
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\WhatsApp

Files remaining:
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Packages\Microsoft.Windows.Cortana_cw5n1h2txyewy\LocalState\AppIconCache\100\com_squirrel_WhatsApp_WhatsApp
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\SquirrelTemp\WhatsApp-0.3.3793-full.nupkg
  • 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\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\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\001\t\Paths\000003.log
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\WhatsApp\File System\001\t\Paths\CURRENT
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\WhatsApp\File System\001\t\Paths\LOCK
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\WhatsApp\File System\001\t\Paths\LOG
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\WhatsApp\File System\001\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 data below:
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\WhatsApp


How to delete WhatsApp from your PC using Advanced Uninstaller PRO

WhatsApp is an application marketed by the software company WhatsApp. Sometimes, users want to remove this program. This can be efortful because uninstalling this manually takes some knowledge regarding PCs. The best QUICK way 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 PC, add it. This is a good step because Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very potent uninstaller and all around tool to optimize your computer.

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  • navigate to Download Link
  • download the setup by pressing the green DOWNLOAD button
  • set up Advanced Uninstaller PRO
2. Run Advanced Uninstaller PRO. It's recommended to take some time to admire the program's design and wealth of features available. Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very useful program.

3. Press the General Tools button
Go to General Tools


4. Press the Uninstall Programs feature
Go to Uninstall Programs


5. All the programs existing on the PC will be made available to you

6. Navigate the list of programs until you locate WhatsApp or simply activate the Search feature and type in "WhatsApp". If it exists on your system the WhatsApp app will be found very quickly. When you select WhatsApp in the list of apps, the following data about the application is made available to you:


  • Safety rating (in the lower left corner). This explains the opinion other users have about WhatsApp, ranging from "Highly recommended" to "Very dangerous".
  • Reviews by other users - Press the Read reviews button.
  • Technical information about the application you are about to remove, by pressing the Properties button.
7. Press the Uninstall button. A window asking you to confirm will appear. Confirm the removal by clicking Uninstall. Advanced Uninstaller PRO will uninstall WhatsApp.
Uninstall WhatsApp


8. After uninstalling WhatsApp, Advanced Uninstaller PRO will offer 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 with Advanced Uninstaller PRO, you can be sure that no Windows registry entries, files or folders are left behind on your disk.

Your Windows PC will remain clean, speedy and able to run without errors or problems.



Disclaimer

The text above is not a piece of advice to remove WhatsApp by WhatsApp from your computer, nor are we saying that WhatsApp by WhatsApp is not a good application for your computer. This text only contains detailed info on how to remove WhatsApp in case you want to. The information above contains registry and disk entries that Advanced Uninstaller PRO stumbled upon and classified as "leftovers" on other users' PCs.

2018-07-28 / Written by Dan Armano for Advanced Uninstaller PRO

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Last update on: 2018-07-27 22:45:29.303