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3.12 How do I uninstall Emacs?

Emacs does not come with an uninstall program. No files are installed outside of the directories you find in the binary zip archive, so deleting those directories is sufficient to clean away the files. If you ran addpm, you’ll need to delete the Start Menu group too. The registry entries inserted by addpm will not cause any problems if you leave them there, but for the sake of completeness, you can use regedit to remove the keys under HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE or HKEY_CURRENT_USER: SOFTWARE\GNU\Emacs, and the key HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\App Paths\emacs.exe if it exists.