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A way to uninstall WhatsApp from your computer

You can find below details on how to remove WhatsApp for Windows. The Windows release was developed by WhatsApp. You can find out more on WhatsApp or check for application updates here. WhatsApp is commonly installed in the C:\Users\wilfr\AppData\Local\WhatsApp directory, however this location may differ a lot depending on the user's decision when installing the program. The complete uninstall command line for WhatsApp is C:\Users\wilfr\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\Update.exe. The program's main executable file has a size of 654.92 KB (670640 bytes) on disk and is called WhatsApp.exe.

WhatsApp is composed of the following executables which take 192.51 MB (201861152 bytes) on disk:

  • squirrel.exe (2.15 MB)
  • WhatsApp.exe (654.92 KB)
  • WhatsApp.exe (95.70 MB)
  • squirrel.exe (2.15 MB)
  • WhatsApp.exe (89.72 MB)


The current page applies to WhatsApp version 0.4.1299 alone. You can find here a few links to other WhatsApp releases:

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After the uninstall process, the application leaves leftovers on the computer. Part_A few of these are listed below.

You should delete the folders below after you uninstall WhatsApp:
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Microsoft\Windows\WER\ReportArchive\AppCrash_WhatsApp_Executi_e94e5ca579acc3e73ad93faa8331758e444c30_0d84e340
  • 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 remain on your disk when you remove WhatsApp:
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Microsoft\Windows\WER\ReportArchive\AppCrash_WhatsApp_Executi_e94e5ca579acc3e73ad93faa8331758e444c30_0d84e340\Report.wer
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Temp\WhatsApp Crashes\CrashpadMetrics-active.pma
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Temp\WhatsApp Crashes\metadata
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Temp\WhatsApp Crashes\operation_log.txt
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Temp\WhatsApp Crashes\reports\157fd099-2cdb-4ff2-8c56-9c2217722ef7.dmp
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Temp\WhatsApp Crashes\reports\1e5bd983-5c45-4bc7-8158-5846204921e1.dmp
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Temp\WhatsApp Crashes\settings.dat
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app.ico
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.2.2732\blink_image_resources_200_percent.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.2.2732\content_resources_200_percent.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.2.2732\content_shell.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.2.2732\d3dcompiler_47.dll
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.2.2732\ffmpeg.dll
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.2.2732\icudtl.dat
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.2.2732\libEGL.dll
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.2.2732\libGLESv2.dll
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.2.2732\LICENSE
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.2.2732\locales\am.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.2.2732\locales\ar.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.2.2732\locales\bg.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.2.2732\locales\bn.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.2.2732\locales\ca.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.2.2732\locales\cs.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.2.2732\locales\da.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.2.2732\locales\de.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.2.2732\locales\el.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.2.2732\locales\en-GB.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.2.2732\locales\en-US.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.2.2732\locales\es.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.2.2732\locales\es-419.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.2.2732\locales\et.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.2.2732\locales\fa.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.2.2732\locales\fake-bidi.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.2.2732\locales\fi.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.2.2732\locales\fil.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.2.2732\locales\fr.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.2.2732\locales\gu.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.2.2732\locales\he.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.2.2732\locales\hi.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.2.2732\locales\hr.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.2.2732\locales\hu.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.2.2732\locales\id.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.2.2732\locales\it.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.2.2732\locales\ja.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.2.2732\locales\kn.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.2.2732\locales\ko.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.2.2732\locales\lt.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.2.2732\locales\lv.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.2.2732\locales\ml.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.2.2732\locales\mr.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.2.2732\locales\ms.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.2.2732\locales\nb.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.2.2732\locales\nl.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.2.2732\locales\pl.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.2.2732\locales\pt-BR.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.2.2732\locales\pt-PT.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.2.2732\locales\ro.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.2.2732\locales\ru.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.2.2732\locales\sk.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.2.2732\locales\sl.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.2.2732\locales\sr.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.2.2732\locales\sv.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.2.2732\locales\sw.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.2.2732\locales\ta.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.2.2732\locales\te.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.2.2732\locales\th.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.2.2732\locales\tr.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.2.2732\locales\uk.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.2.2732\locales\vi.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.2.2732\locales\zh-CN.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.2.2732\locales\zh-TW.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.2.2732\natives_blob.bin
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.2.2732\node.dll
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.2.2732\resources\app.asar
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.2.2732\resources\electron.asar
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.2.2732\snapshot_blob.bin
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.2.2732\squirrel.exe
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.2.2732\SquirrelSetup.log
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.2.2732\ui_resources_200_percent.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.2.2732\views_resources_200_percent.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.2.2732\WhatsApp.exe
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.2.2732\xinput1_3.dll
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.4.1299\chrome_100_percent.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.4.1299\chrome_200_percent.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.4.1299\d3dcompiler_47.dll
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.4.1299\ffmpeg.dll
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.4.1299\icudtl.dat
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.4.1299\libEGL.dll
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.4.1299\libGLESv2.dll
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.4.1299\LICENSE
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.4.1299\locales\am.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.4.1299\locales\ar.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.4.1299\locales\bg.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.4.1299\locales\bn.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.4.1299\locales\ca.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.4.1299\locales\cs.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.4.1299\locales\da.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.4.1299\locales\de.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.4.1299\locales\el.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.4.1299\locales\en-GB.pak

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


A way to remove WhatsApp from your computer with Advanced Uninstaller PRO

WhatsApp is a program marketed by WhatsApp. Sometimes, computer users decide to uninstall this application. Sometimes this can be efortful because removing this manually requires some skill regarding removing Windows applications by hand. The best SIMPLE solution to uninstall 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 PC, add it. This is a good step because Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very potent uninstaller and all around tool to clean your system.

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  • visit Download Link
  • download the setup by pressing the green DOWNLOAD NOW button
  • set up Advanced Uninstaller PRO
2. Run Advanced Uninstaller PRO. Take your time to get familiar with Advanced Uninstaller PRO's design and wealth of functions available. Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very useful package of utilities.

3. Click on 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 field and type in "WhatsApp". If it is installed on your PC the WhatsApp application will be found very quickly. Notice that after you click WhatsApp in the list , the following information about the application is shown to you:


  • Safety rating (in the lower left corner). The star rating explains the opinion other people have about WhatsApp, ranging from "Highly recommended" to "Very dangerous".
  • Opinions by other people - Click on the Read reviews button.
  • Technical information about the application you want to remove, by pressing the Properties button.
7. Click the Uninstall button. A confirmation window will appear. Confirm the removal by clicking Uninstall. 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 perform the cleanup. All the items of WhatsApp that have been left behind will be detected and you will be asked if you want to delete them. By removing WhatsApp using Advanced Uninstaller PRO, you are assured that no registry entries, files or folders are left behind on your computer.

Your 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 PC, we are not saying that WhatsApp by WhatsApp is not a good application for your PC. This text simply contains detailed info on how to remove WhatsApp supposing you decide this is what you want to do. Here you can find registry and disk entries that our application Advanced Uninstaller PRO discovered and classified as "leftovers" on other users' PCs.

2020-03-06 / Written by Andreea Kartman for Advanced Uninstaller PRO

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Last update on: 2020-03-06 09:21:56.910