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A way to uninstall WhatsApp from your system

You can find on this page details on how to uninstall WhatsApp for Windows. It was coded for Windows by WhatsApp. More information on WhatsApp can be found here. Usually the WhatsApp application is found in the C:\Users\amandeep.singh\AppData\Local\WhatsApp folder, depending on the user's option during setup. The full uninstall command line for WhatsApp is C:\Users\amandeep.singh\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\Update.exe --uninstall. The program's main executable file has a size of 1.85 MB (1942800 bytes) on disk and is called squirrel.exe.

The following executables are installed alongside WhatsApp. They take about 173.90 MB (182342992 bytes) on disk.

  • squirrel.exe (1.85 MB)
  • WhatsApp.exe (84.14 MB)
  • WhatsApp.exe (84.20 MB)


The current web page applies to WhatsApp version 0.2.4240 only. Click on the links below for other WhatsApp versions:

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When planning to uninstall WhatsApp you should check if the following data is left behind on your PC.

Directories left on disk:
  • 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
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\WhatsApp

The files below remain on your disk by WhatsApp's application uninstaller when you removed it:
  • 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-0.2.4240\blink_image_resources_200_percent.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.2.4240\content_resources_200_percent.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.2.4240\content_shell.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.2.4240\d3dcompiler_47.dll
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.2.4240\ffmpeg.dll
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.2.4240\icudtl.dat
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.2.4240\libEGL.dll
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.2.4240\libGLESv2.dll
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.2.4240\LICENSE
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.2.4240\locales\am.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.2.4240\locales\ar.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.2.4240\locales\bg.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.2.4240\locales\bn.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.2.4240\locales\ca.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.2.4240\locales\cs.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.2.4240\locales\da.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.2.4240\locales\de.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.2.4240\locales\el.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.2.4240\locales\en-GB.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.2.4240\locales\en-US.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.2.4240\locales\es.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.2.4240\locales\es-419.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.2.4240\locales\et.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.2.4240\locales\fa.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.2.4240\locales\fake-bidi.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.2.4240\locales\fi.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.2.4240\locales\fil.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.2.4240\locales\fr.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.2.4240\locales\gu.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.2.4240\locales\he.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.2.4240\locales\hi.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.2.4240\locales\hr.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.2.4240\locales\hu.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.2.4240\locales\id.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.2.4240\locales\it.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.2.4240\locales\ja.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.2.4240\locales\kn.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.2.4240\locales\ko.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.2.4240\locales\lt.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.2.4240\locales\lv.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.2.4240\locales\ml.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.2.4240\locales\mr.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.2.4240\locales\ms.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.2.4240\locales\nb.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.2.4240\locales\nl.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.2.4240\locales\pl.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.2.4240\locales\pt-BR.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.2.4240\locales\pt-PT.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.2.4240\locales\ro.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.2.4240\locales\ru.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.2.4240\locales\sk.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.2.4240\locales\sl.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.2.4240\locales\sr.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.2.4240\locales\sv.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.2.4240\locales\sw.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.2.4240\locales\ta.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.2.4240\locales\te.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.2.4240\locales\th.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.2.4240\locales\tr.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.2.4240\locales\uk.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.2.4240\locales\vi.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.2.4240\locales\zh-CN.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.2.4240\locales\zh-TW.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.2.4240\natives_blob.bin
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.2.4240\node.dll
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.2.4240\resources\app.asar
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.2.4240\resources\electron.asar
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.2.4240\snapshot_blob.bin
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.2.4240\squirrel.exe
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.2.4240\SquirrelSetup.log
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.2.4240\ui_resources_200_percent.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.2.4240\views_resources_200_percent.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.2.4240\WhatsApp.exe
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.2.4240\xinput1_3.dll
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\packages\RELEASES
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\packages\WhatsApp-0.2.4240-full.nupkg
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\packages\WhatsApp-0.3.3793-full.nupkg
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\SquirrelSetup.log
  • 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\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

Frequently the following registry keys will not be uninstalled:
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\whatsapp
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\WhatsApp

Open regedit.exe in order to delete the following registry values:
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Local Settings\Software\Microsoft\Windows\Shell\MuiCache\C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.2.4240\WhatsApp.exe.ApplicationCompany
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Local Settings\Software\Microsoft\Windows\Shell\MuiCache\C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WhatsApp\app-0.2.4240\WhatsApp.exe.FriendlyAppName


How to delete WhatsApp from your computer using Advanced Uninstaller PRO

WhatsApp is an application released by WhatsApp. Frequently, people want to uninstall this program. Sometimes this is efortful because removing this by hand takes some know-how related to removing Windows applications by hand. The best QUICK approach 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 on your Windows PC, install it. This is a good step because Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very useful uninstaller and general utility to optimize your Windows PC.

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  • go to 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 some time to get familiar with Advanced Uninstaller PRO's interface and wealth of features available. Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very useful Windows tool.

3. Press the General Tools button
Go to General Tools


4. Activate the Uninstall Programs feature
Go to Uninstall Programs


5. All the applications existing on your PC will appear

6. Scroll the list of applications until you locate WhatsApp or simply activate the Search field and type in "WhatsApp". If it is installed on your PC the WhatsApp application will be found very quickly. Notice that when you select WhatsApp in the list of programs, some data regarding the application is shown to you:


  • Star rating (in the left lower corner). This tells you the opinion other people have regarding WhatsApp, ranging from "Highly recommended" to "Very dangerous".
  • Reviews by other people - Press the Read reviews button.
  • Details regarding the program you are about to uninstall, by clicking on the Properties button.
7. Click the Uninstall button. A window asking you to confirm will appear. Confirm the uninstall by clicking the Uninstall button. Advanced Uninstaller PRO will automatically uninstall WhatsApp.
Uninstall WhatsApp


8. After uninstalling WhatsApp, Advanced Uninstaller PRO will ask you to run a 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 removing WhatsApp using Advanced Uninstaller PRO, you are assured that no Windows registry entries, files or directories are left behind on your computer.

Your Windows system will remain clean, speedy and ready to serve you properly.



Disclaimer

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

2017-04-27 / Written by Andreea Kartman for Advanced Uninstaller PRO

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Last update on: 2017-04-27 03:18:05.093