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A guide to uninstall Winamp from your system

Winamp is a software application. This page contains details on how to remove it from your computer. It is produced by Nullsoft, Inc. Go over here where you can find out more on Nullsoft, Inc. Click on to get more details about Winamp on Nullsoft, Inc's website. The application is often found in the C:\Program Files (x86)\Winamp folder (same installation drive as Windows). You can remove Winamp by clicking on the Start menu of Windows and pasting the command line C:\Program Files (x86)\Winamp\UninstWA.exe. Note that you might get a notification for administrator rights. Winamp's main file takes about 2.15 MB (2251360 bytes) and is called winamp.exe.

Winamp installs the following the executables on your PC, taking about 2.65 MB (2774826 bytes) on disk.



  • Elevator.exe (90.59 KB)
  • UninstWA.exe (338.01 KB)
  • winamp.exe (2.15 MB)
  • winampa.exe (82.59 KB)


The current web page applies to Winamp version 5.65 alone. Click on the links below for other Winamp versions:

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

Folders left behind when you uninstall Winamp:
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Winamp
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs\Winamp Detector Plug-in
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Winamp

The files below are left behind on your disk when you remove Winamp:
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Winamp Detect\iewachk.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Winamp Detect\UninstWaDetect.exe
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Winamp\burnlib.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Winamp\Components\ssdp.w6c
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Winamp\Elevator.exe
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Winamp\elevatorps.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Winamp\install.ini
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Winamp\jnetlib.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Winamp\Lang\Winamp-de-de.wlz
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Winamp\Lang\Winamp-es-us.wlz
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Winamp\Lang\Winamp-fr-fr.wlz
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Winamp\Lang\Winamp-hu-hu.wlz
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Winamp\Lang\Winamp-id-id.wlz
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Winamp\Lang\Winamp-it-it.wlz
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Winamp\Lang\Winamp-ja-jp.wlz
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Winamp\Lang\Winamp-ko-kr.wlz
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Winamp\Lang\Winamp-nl-nl.wlz
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Winamp\Lang\Winamp-pl-pl.wlz
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Winamp\Lang\Winamp-pt-br.wlz
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Winamp\Lang\Winamp-ro-ro.wlz
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Winamp\Lang\Winamp-ru-ru.wlz
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Winamp\Lang\Winamp-sv-se.wlz
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Winamp\Lang\Winamp-tr-tr.wlz
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Winamp\Lang\Winamp-zh-cn.wlz
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Winamp\Lang\Winamp-zh-tw.wlz
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Winamp\libFLAC.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Winamp\libmp4v2.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Winamp\libsndfile.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Winamp\Microsoft.VC90.CRT\Microsoft.VC90.CRT.manifest
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Winamp\Microsoft.VC90.CRT\msvcr90.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Winamp\nde.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Winamp\nsutil.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Winamp\nxlite.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Winamp\paths.ini
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Winamp\pconfig.dcf
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Winamp\Plugins\avs\AddBorder.ape
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Winamp\Plugins\avs\avsres_texer_circle_edgeonly_19x19.bmp
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Winamp\Plugins\avs\avsres_texer_circle_edgeonly_29x29.bmp
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Winamp\Plugins\avs\avsres_texer_circle_heavyblur_19x19.bmp
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Winamp\Plugins\avs\avsres_texer_circle_heavyblur_21x21.bmp
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Winamp\Plugins\avs\avsres_texer_circle_sharp_19x19.bmp
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Winamp\Plugins\avs\colormap.ape
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Winamp\Plugins\avs\Community Picks\Acid - Twitchy liquid shit (mixing plastics mix by tuggummi).avs
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Winamp\Plugins\avs\Community Picks\amphirion - Ex Deux Mechanica.avs
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Winamp\Plugins\avs\Community Picks\Amphirion - Geometric Sustinance.avs
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Winamp\Plugins\avs\Community Picks\Degnic - Data flow.avs
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Winamp\Plugins\avs\Community Picks\Degnic - Fractal (slo-mo metallic) (u).avs
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Winamp\Plugins\avs\Community Picks\Degnic - Fury (extreme remix) by fsk.avs
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Winamp\Plugins\avs\Community Picks\Degnic - Helium.avs
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Winamp\Plugins\avs\Community Picks\degnic - spirit realm (plasmoid rmx).avs
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Winamp\Plugins\avs\Community Picks\duo - alien intercourse 4.avs
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Winamp\Plugins\avs\Community Picks\duo - Alienated (evilrice trinity tron remix).avs
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Winamp\Plugins\avs\Community Picks\Duo - Hash the Planet.avs
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Winamp\Plugins\avs\Community Picks\duo - warm freeform.avs
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Winamp\Plugins\avs\Community Picks\el-vis - golden.avs
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Winamp\Plugins\avs\Community Picks\el-vis - hubble002.avs
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Winamp\Plugins\avs\Community Picks\el-vis - rittaufdemfeuerstrahl.avs
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Winamp\Plugins\avs\Community Picks\el-vis - spindle.avs
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Winamp\Plugins\avs\Community Picks\fUk - afterburner remix.avs
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Winamp\Plugins\avs\Community Picks\fUk - cube.avs
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Winamp\Plugins\avs\Community Picks\fUk - ice cube.avs
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Winamp\Plugins\avs\Community Picks\Jay-Fatboy - Pieces of a Dead world.avs
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Winamp\Plugins\avs\Community Picks\Jheriko - Alien Device (Gallery Remix by Zamuz).avs
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Winamp\Plugins\avs\Community Picks\NemoOrange - Building Blocks.avs
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Winamp\Plugins\avs\Community Picks\NemoOrange - Clockwork.avs
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Winamp\Plugins\avs\Community Picks\NemoOrange - the Light of Speed.avs
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Winamp\Plugins\avs\Community Picks\NemoOrange vs el-vis - dreamtime2.avs
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Winamp\Plugins\avs\Community Picks\S_KuPeRS - Curvism 002 (Tuggummi's Paprika Mix).avs
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Winamp\Plugins\avs\Community Picks\s_kupers - gace.avs
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Winamp\Plugins\avs\Community Picks\s_kupers - the revenge of mt. doom.avs
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Winamp\Plugins\avs\Community Picks\Shock Value - Architectural Design (v.1.01).avs
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Winamp\Plugins\avs\Community Picks\shock value - source of power.avs
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Winamp\Plugins\avs\Community Picks\Tonic - One More (BW Contest).avs
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Winamp\Plugins\avs\Community Picks\Tonic - Zoomed Picture from One Insect.avs
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Winamp\Plugins\avs\Community Picks\Tuggummi - Let me out!.avs
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Winamp\Plugins\avs\Community Picks\Tuggummi - Shiny metal curves.avs
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Winamp\Plugins\avs\Community Picks\UnConeD - Butterfly Caught.avs
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Winamp\Plugins\avs\Community Picks\UnConeD - Daedalus.avs
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Winamp\Plugins\avs\Community Picks\UnConeD - Don't Trip and Drive.avs
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Winamp\Plugins\avs\Community Picks\UnConeD - Goldie.avs
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Winamp\Plugins\avs\Community Picks\UnConeD - Mister Santa.avs
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Winamp\Plugins\avs\Community Picks\UnConeD - Seismogrid.avs
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Winamp\Plugins\avs\Community Picks\UnConeD - Silk Strings.avs
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Winamp\Plugins\avs\Community Picks\UnConeD - Tokyo Bullet.avs
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Winamp\Plugins\avs\Community Picks\yathosho - interlaced.avs
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Winamp\Plugins\avs\Community Picks\yathosho - sakura.avs
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Winamp\Plugins\avs\Community Picks\Yathosho - SKOGSKLOCKA(TM).avs
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Winamp\Plugins\avs\Community Picks\zamuz - big bang.avs
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Winamp\Plugins\avs\Community Picks\Zamuz - Explosive Virus.avs
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Winamp\Plugins\avs\Community Picks\zamuz - spiritual.avs
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Winamp\Plugins\avs\Community Picks\zamuz meets tuggummi - fat balls (wallpaper wannabe candy theme).avs
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Winamp\Plugins\avs\Community Picks\Zevensoft - Ocean4.avs
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Winamp\Plugins\avs\convolution.ape
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Winamp\Plugins\avs\flow3.0-5.bmp
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Winamp\Plugins\avs\fyrewurx.ape
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Winamp\Plugins\avs\multifilter.ape
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Winamp\Plugins\avs\skupers_lp6_02.bmp
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Winamp\Plugins\avs\skupers_lp7_01.bmp
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Winamp\Plugins\avs\sv_architectimage_256.bmp
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Winamp\Plugins\avs\sv_architectimage_buffer.bmp

Use regedit.exe to manually remove from the Windows Registry the keys below:
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Directory\shell\Winamp.Bookmark
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Directory\shell\Winamp.Enqueue
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Directory\shell\Winamp.Play
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\MIME\Database\Content Type\interface/x-winamp3-skin
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\MIME\Database\Content Type\interface/x-winamp-lang
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\MIME\Database\Content Type\interface/x-winamp-skin
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\winamp
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\Winamp Detect
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Winamp
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Clients\Media\Winamp
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Tracing\winamp_RASAPI32
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Tracing\winamp_RASMANCS
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\Winamp
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Nullsoft\Winamp

Open regedit.exe in order to remove the following values:
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.AAC\Winamp_Back
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.aif\Winamp_Back
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.aiff\Winamp_Back
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.asf\Winamp_Back
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.asx\Winamp_Back
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.au\Winamp_Back
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.avi\Winamp_Back
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.caf\Winamp_Back
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.cda\Winamp_Back
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.flac\Winamp_Back
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.flv\Winamp_Back
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.M2V\Winamp_Back
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.m3u\Winamp_Back
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.m4a\Winamp_Back
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.mat\Winamp_Back
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.mid\Winamp_Back
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.midi\Winamp_Back
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.mkv\Winamp_Back
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.MOD\Winamp_Back
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.mp1\Winamp_Back
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.mp2\Winamp_Back
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.mp3\Winamp_Back
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.mp4\Winamp_Back
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.mpeg\Winamp_Back
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.mpg\Winamp_Back
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.nsa\Winamp_Back
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.nsv\Winamp_Back
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.oga\Winamp_Back
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.ogg\Winamp_Back
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.pls\Winamp_Back
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.rmi\Winamp_Back
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.swf\Winamp_Back
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.wav\Winamp_Back
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.webm\Winamp_Back
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.wma\Winamp_Back
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.wmv\Winamp_Back
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.wpl\Winamp_Back
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\AudioCD\shell\play\command\Winamp_Back
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Local Settings\Software\Microsoft\Windows\Shell\MuiCache\C:\Program Files (x86)\Winamp\winamp.exe




A way to remove Winamp from your PC with the help of Advanced Uninstaller PRO

Winamp is an application by the software company Nullsoft, Inc. Sometimes, users choose to uninstall this program. This is difficult because performing this by hand takes some know-how related to Windows program uninstallation. One of the best QUICK procedure to uninstall Winamp 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 system, add it. This is good because Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very potent uninstaller and all around tool to optimize your system.

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

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


4. Press the Uninstall Programs tool
Go to Uninstall Programs


5. A list of the applications installed on the computer will appear

6. Navigate the list of applications until you find Winamp or simply activate the Search feature and type in "Winamp". If it is installed on your PC the Winamp application will be found automatically. Notice that when you select Winamp in the list of apps, the following data about the application is shown to you:


  • Star rating (in the left lower corner). This tells you the opinion other people have about Winamp, ranging from "Highly recommended" to "Very dangerous".
  • Reviews by other people - Click on the Read reviews button.
  • Details about the app you want to uninstall, by clicking on the Properties button.
For example you can see that for Winamp:


  • The publisher is: http://www.winamp.com/
  • The uninstall string is: C:\Program Files (x86)\Winamp\UninstWA.exe
7. Press the Uninstall button. A confirmation window will show up. accept the removal by pressing the Uninstall button. Advanced Uninstaller PRO will remove Winamp.
Uninstall Winamp


8. After removing Winamp, Advanced Uninstaller PRO will ask you to run an additional cleanup. Press Next to go ahead with the cleanup. All the items of Winamp which have been left behind will be detected and you will be able to delete them. By removing Winamp using Advanced Uninstaller PRO, you are assured that no Windows registry items, files or folders are left behind on your system.

Your Windows computer will remain clean, speedy and able to serve you properly.

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Geographical user distribution

  • Windows 7 (6.1)
  • Windows 8.1 (6.3)
  • 10.0
  • Windows 8 (6.2)
  • Windows XP (5.1)
  • Windows Vista (6.0)
  • Windows Server 2003 (5.2)
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Disclaimer

This page is not a piece of advice to uninstall Winamp by Nullsoft, Inc from your computer, nor are we saying that Winamp by Nullsoft, Inc is not a good application. This text simply contains detailed info on how to uninstall Winamp supposing you want to. Here you can find registry and disk entries that Advanced Uninstaller PRO discovered and classified as "leftovers" on other users' PCs.

2016-06-18 / Written by Andreea Kartman for Advanced Uninstaller PRO

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Last update on: 2016-06-18 19:45:35.153