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How to uninstall Winamp from your PC

This page is about Winamp for Windows. Here you can find details on how to uninstall it from your computer. It was created for Windows by Nullsoft, Inc. Further information on Nullsoft, Inc can be seen here. More information about the program Winamp can be found at . Winamp is normally set up in the C:\Program Files (x86)\Winamp folder, subject to the user's decision. Winamp's complete uninstall command line is C:\Program Files (x86)\Winamp\UninstWA.exe. winamp.exe is the Winamp's main executable file and it occupies approximately 1.48 MB (1551712 bytes) on disk.

Winamp is composed of the following executables which occupy 1.68 MB (1758071 bytes) on disk:



  • Elevator.exe (26.34 KB)
  • UninstWA.exe (136.68 KB)
  • winamp.exe (1.48 MB)
  • winampa.exe (38.50 KB)


The current web page applies to Winamp version 5.57 only. Click on the links below for other Winamp versions:

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Winamp has the habit of leaving behind some leftovers.

Folders that were left behind:
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs\Winamp Application Detect
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Winamp

The files below remain on your disk by Winamp when you uninstall it:
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\VideoLAN\VLC\skins\winamp2.xml
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Quick Launch\Winamp.lnk
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs\Winamp Application Detect\Uninstall Winamp Application Detect.lnk
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Winamp\auth.ini
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Winamp\demo.mp3
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Winamp\links.xml
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Winamp\Plugins\gen_ml.ini
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Winamp\Plugins\gen_mud.ini
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Winamp\Plugins\milk2.ini
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Winamp\Plugins\milk2_img.ini
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Winamp\Plugins\milk2_msg.ini
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Winamp\Plugins\ml\feeds.xml
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Winamp\Plugins\ml\main.dat
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Winamp\Plugins\ml\main.idx
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Winamp\Plugins\ml\met4FC.vmd
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Winamp\Plugins\ml\metA610.vmd
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Winamp\Plugins\ml\metB5E2.vmd
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Winamp\Plugins\ml\metC5B4.vmd
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Winamp\Plugins\ml\metD586.vmd
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Winamp\Plugins\ml\metE558.vmd
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Winamp\Plugins\ml\metF52A.vmd
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Winamp\Plugins\ml\ml_online.ini
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Winamp\Plugins\ml\ml_pmp_device_.ini
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Winamp\Plugins\ml\ml_pmp_device_Galaxy A3 2016 - Card.ini
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Winamp\Plugins\ml\ml_pmp_device_Galaxy A3 2016 - Phone.ini
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Winamp\Plugins\ml\ml_pmp_device_Galaxy S6.ini
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Winamp\Plugins\ml\ml_pmp_device_H Shadab (Galaxy Note3) - Phone.ini
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Winamp\Plugins\ml\ml_pmp_device_ROBBY - SD card.ini
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Winamp\Plugins\ml\ml_pmp_device_ROBBY - SD-Karte.ini
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Winamp\Plugins\ml\playlists.xml
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Winamp\Plugins\ml\recent.dat
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Winamp\Plugins\ml\recent.idx
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Winamp\Plugins\ml\rss.xml
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Winamp\studio.xnf
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Winamp\winamp.ini
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Winamp\Winamp.m3u
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Winamp\Winamp.q1

Usually the following registry data will not be removed:
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Applications\winamp.exe
  • 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\.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\.cda\Winamp_Back
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.M2V\Winamp_Back
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.m3u\Winamp_Back
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.m4a\Winamp_Back
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.mid\Winamp_Back
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.midi\Winamp_Back
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.MOD\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\.rmi\Winamp_Back
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.wav\Winamp_Back
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.wma\Winamp_Back
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.wmv\Winamp_Back
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.wpl\Winamp_Back
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Local Settings\Software\Microsoft\Windows\Shell\MuiCache\C:\nahsb\winap\Winamp\winamp.exe




A way to erase Winamp using Advanced Uninstaller PRO

Winamp is an application by Nullsoft, Inc. Frequently, computer users decide to erase this application. Sometimes this can be troublesome because uninstalling this manually requires some experience regarding Windows internal functioning. One of the best QUICK action to erase Winamp is to use Advanced Uninstaller PRO. Take the following steps on how to do this:

1. If you don't have Advanced Uninstaller PRO already installed on your Windows system, install it. This is good because Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very efficient uninstaller and general tool to take care of your Windows PC.

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2. Run Advanced Uninstaller PRO. Take some time to admire the program's design and wealth of tools available. Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very useful system utility.

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


4. Activate the Uninstall Programs tool
Go to Uninstall Programs


5. A list of the applications installed on your PC will appear

6. Navigate the list of applications until you locate Winamp or simply activate the Search field and type in "Winamp". The Winamp application will be found automatically. Notice that when you click Winamp in the list , some information regarding the application is shown to you:


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


  • The software company is: http://www.winamp.com/
  • The uninstall string is: C:\Program Files (x86)\Winamp\UninstWA.exe
7. Click the Uninstall button. A confirmation window will show up. Confirm the removal by clicking Uninstall. Advanced Uninstaller PRO will uninstall Winamp.
Uninstall Winamp


8. After uninstalling Winamp, Advanced Uninstaller PRO will offer to run an additional cleanup. Press Next to proceed with the cleanup. All the items of Winamp which have been left behind will be detected and you will be asked if you want to delete them. By uninstalling Winamp with Advanced Uninstaller PRO, you are assured that no Windows registry entries, files or directories are left behind on your PC.

Your Windows PC will remain clean, speedy and able to take on new tasks.

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Geographical user distribution

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

The text above is not a recommendation 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 instructions on how to uninstall Winamp in case you decide this is what you want to do. The information above contains registry and disk entries that other software left behind and Advanced Uninstaller PRO stumbled upon and classified as "leftovers" on other users' computers.

2016-06-19 / Written by Andreea Kartman for Advanced Uninstaller PRO

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Last update on: 2016-06-19 19:02:13.030