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How to uninstall VLC media player from your PC

VLC media player is a Windows application. Read more about how to remove it from your PC. The Windows release was created by VideoLAN. Go over here for more information on VideoLAN. Please follow if you want to read more on VLC media player on VideoLAN's page. The program is often installed in the C:\Program Files\VideoLAN\VLC directory. Take into account that this location can differ depending on the user's choice. The full command line for uninstalling VLC media player is C:\Program Files\VideoLAN\VLC\uninstall.exe. Note that if you will type this command in Start / Run Note you may receive a notification for administrator rights. vlc.exe is the VLC media player's primary executable file and it occupies around 126.02 KB (129043 bytes) on disk.

VLC media player contains of the executables below. They take 491.24 KB (503028 bytes) on disk.



  • uninstall.exe (251.70 KB)
  • vlc-cache-gen.exe (113.52 KB)
  • vlc.exe (126.02 KB)


The current web page applies to VLC media player version 3.0.0201412230003 only. You can find below info on other releases of VLC media player:

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A way to erase VLC media player from your computer with Advanced Uninstaller PRO

VLC media player is a program released by VideoLAN. Sometimes, computer users try to remove it. Sometimes this can be efortful because deleting this by hand takes some experience related to removing Windows applications by hand. The best SIMPLE manner to remove VLC media player 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 system, add it. This is good because Advanced Uninstaller PRO is the best uninstaller and all around utility to clean your computer.

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2. Run Advanced Uninstaller PRO. Take some time to get familiar with the program's interface and wealth of features available. Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very good program.

3. Click on the General Tools button
Go to General Tools


4. Press the Uninstall Programs tool
Go to Uninstall Programs


5. All the programs existing on the computer will be shown to you

6. Scroll the list of programs until you locate VLC media player or simply click the Search feature and type in "VLC media player". The VLC media player app will be found very quickly. Notice that when you select VLC media player in the list of apps, some information about the program is shown to you:


  • Safety rating (in the left lower corner). The star rating explains the opinion other users have about VLC media player, ranging from "Highly recommended" to "Very dangerous".
  • Opinions by other users - Click on the Read reviews button.
  • Details about the app you want to remove, by pressing the Properties button.
For instance you can see that for VLC media player:


  • The web site of the program is: http://www.videolan.org/
  • The uninstall string is: C:\Program Files\VideoLAN\VLC\uninstall.exe
7. Press the Uninstall button. A confirmation dialog will come up. Confirm the removal by clicking the Uninstall button. Advanced Uninstaller PRO will remove VLC media player.
Uninstall VLC media player


8. After removing VLC media player, Advanced Uninstaller PRO will ask you to run a cleanup. Press Next to go ahead with the cleanup. All the items of VLC media player which have been left behind will be found and you will be able to delete them. By uninstalling VLC media player with Advanced Uninstaller PRO, you are assured that no Windows registry items, files or directories are left behind on your system.

Your Windows computer will remain clean, speedy and ready to take on new tasks.

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Geographical user distribution

  • Windows (6.4)
  • Windows 8 (6.2)
  • Windows XP (5.1)
  • Windows 7 (6.1)
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Disclaimer

This page is not a recommendation to uninstall VLC media player by VideoLAN from your PC, we are not saying that VLC media player by VideoLAN is not a good software application. This text simply contains detailed info on how to uninstall VLC media player in case you decide this is what you want to do. Here you can find registry and disk entries that our application Advanced Uninstaller PRO stumbled upon and classified as "leftovers" on other users' computers.

2016-07-07 / Written by Andreea Kartman for Advanced Uninstaller PRO

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Last update on: 2016-07-07 13:07:43.483