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A way to uninstall Winamp from your computer

Winamp is a software application. This page contains details on how to remove it from your PC. It was coded for Windows by Nullsoft, Inc. You can read more on Nullsoft, Inc or check for application updates here. More data about the app Winamp can be seen at . The application is usually located in the C:\Program Files (x86)\Winamp folder. Keep in mind that this location can differ depending on the user's decision. 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 receive a notification for admin rights. Winamp's primary file takes around 1.41 MB (1481056 bytes) and is named winamp.exe.

Winamp installs the following the executables on your PC, occupying about 1.61 MB (1685758 bytes) on disk.



  • Elevator.exe (21.34 KB)
  • UninstWA.exe (141.56 KB)
  • winamp.exe (1.41 MB)
  • winampa.exe (37.00 KB)


The information on this page is only about version 5.56 of Winamp. You can find below info on other versions of Winamp:

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After the uninstall process, the application leaves leftovers on the computer. Part_A few of these are listed below.

Folders left behind when you uninstall Winamp:
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Winamp
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Winamp

Check for and remove the following files from your disk when you uninstall Winamp:
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\VideoLAN\VLC\skins\winamp2.xml
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Winamp\burnlib.dll
  • 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\libFLAC.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Winamp\libmp4v2.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Winamp\libsndfile.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Winamp\nde.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Winamp\nscrt.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Winamp\paths.ini
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Winamp\pconfig.dcf
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Winamp\Plugins\dsp_sps.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Winamp\Plugins\DSP_SPS\cockos - octave down.sps
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Winamp\Plugins\DSP_SPS\cockos - octave up.sps
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Winamp\Plugins\DSP_SPS\cockos - pitch down.sps
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Winamp\Plugins\DSP_SPS\cockos - variable length delay.sps
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Winamp\Plugins\DSP_SPS\justin - delay (with feedback).sps
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Winamp\Plugins\DSP_SPS\justin - huge massive speederupper.sps
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Winamp\Plugins\DSP_SPS\justin - loop sampler.sps
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Winamp\Plugins\DSP_SPS\justin - low res delay.sps
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Winamp\Plugins\DSP_SPS\justin - mix to mono.sps
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Winamp\Plugins\DSP_SPS\justin - resolution reduction.sps
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Winamp\Plugins\DSP_SPS\justin - reverseness.sps
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Winamp\Plugins\DSP_SPS\justin - simple delay.sps
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Winamp\Plugins\DSP_SPS\justin - simple pitch and tempo (half-2x) control.sps
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Winamp\Plugins\DSP_SPS\justin - simple volume control.sps
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Winamp\Plugins\DSP_SPS\justin - stereo channel swap.sps
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Winamp\Plugins\DSP_SPS\justin - stupid stereo voice removal.sps
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Winamp\Plugins\DSP_SPS\justin - tremolo and pingpong.sps
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Winamp\Plugins\enc_aacplus.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Winamp\Plugins\enc_flac.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Winamp\Plugins\enc_lame.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Winamp\Plugins\enc_wav.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Winamp\Plugins\enc_wma.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Winamp\Plugins\freeform\wacs\freetype\freetype.wac
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Winamp\Plugins\freeform\xml\about\about.m
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Winamp\Plugins\freeform\xml\about\about.xml
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Winamp\Plugins\freeform\xml\about\BarcodeFont.ttf
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Winamp\Plugins\freeform\xml\about\BarcodeFont.txt
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Winamp\Plugins\freeform\xml\about\title.png
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Winamp\Plugins\freeform\xml\about\wasabi.png
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Winamp\Plugins\freeform\xml\checkbox\checkbox.xml
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Winamp\Plugins\freeform\xml\combobox\combobox.xml
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Winamp\Plugins\freeform\xml\dropdownlist\dropdownlist.xml
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Winamp\Plugins\freeform\xml\guiobjects.xml
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Winamp\Plugins\freeform\xml\historyeditbox\historyeditbox.m
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Winamp\Plugins\freeform\xml\historyeditbox\historyeditbox.xml
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Winamp\Plugins\freeform\xml\menubutton\menubutton.m
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Winamp\Plugins\freeform\xml\menubutton\menubutton.xml
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Winamp\Plugins\freeform\xml\msgbox\msgbox.xml
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Winamp\Plugins\freeform\xml\pathpicker\pathpicker.xml
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Winamp\Plugins\freeform\xml\popupmenu\popupitem.m
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Winamp\Plugins\freeform\xml\popupmenu\popupmenu.xml
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Winamp\Plugins\freeform\xml\statusbar\statusbar.xml
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Winamp\Plugins\freeform\xml\tabsheet\buttons.png
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Winamp\Plugins\freeform\xml\tabsheet\tabsheet.xml
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Winamp\Plugins\freeform\xml\titlebox\titlebox.xml
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Winamp\Plugins\freeform\xml\tooltips\tooltips.m
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Winamp\Plugins\freeform\xml\tooltips\tooltips.xml
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Winamp\Plugins\freeform\xml\tooltips\tooltips-elements.png
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Winamp\Plugins\freeform\xml\tooltips\tooltips-elements.xml
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Winamp\Plugins\freeform\xml\wasabi\fonts\button-font-normal.png
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Winamp\Plugins\freeform\xml\wasabi\fonts\button-font-small.png
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Winamp\Plugins\freeform\xml\wasabi\fonts\default-font.png
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Winamp\Plugins\freeform\xml\wasabi\fonts\titlebar-font.png
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Winamp\Plugins\freeform\xml\wasabi\garbage\seekbar-button.png
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Winamp\Plugins\freeform\xml\wasabi\garbage\seekbar-button-pressed.png
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Winamp\Plugins\freeform\xml\wasabi\garbage\seekbar-left.png
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Winamp\Plugins\freeform\xml\wasabi\garbage\seekbar-middle.png
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Winamp\Plugins\freeform\xml\wasabi\garbage\seekbar-right.png
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Winamp\Plugins\freeform\xml\wasabi\garbage\text_bg.png
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Winamp\Plugins\freeform\xml\wasabi\menu\background.png
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Winamp\Plugins\freeform\xml\wasabi\menu\selbar.png
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Winamp\Plugins\freeform\xml\wasabi\menu\window-elements.png
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Winamp\Plugins\freeform\xml\wasabi\Scripts\debug.sym
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Winamp\Plugins\freeform\xml\wasabi\Scripts\standardframe.m
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Winamp\Plugins\freeform\xml\wasabi\Scripts\titlebar.m
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Winamp\Plugins\freeform\xml\wasabi\wasabi.xml
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Winamp\Plugins\freeform\xml\wasabi\window\background.png
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Winamp\Plugins\freeform\xml\wasabi\window\error.png
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Winamp\Plugins\freeform\xml\wasabi\window\framewnd-windowshade.png
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Winamp\Plugins\freeform\xml\wasabi\window\scrollgrips.png
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Winamp\Plugins\freeform\xml\wasabi\window\transparent.png
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Winamp\Plugins\freeform\xml\wasabi\window\tree-sort-icon.png
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Winamp\Plugins\freeform\xml\wasabi\window\window-elements.png
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Winamp\Plugins\freeform\xml\wasabi\xml\components.xml
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Winamp\Plugins\freeform\xml\wasabi\xml\garbage-elements.xml
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Winamp\Plugins\freeform\xml\wasabi\xml\groups\buttonbar.xml
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Winamp\Plugins\freeform\xml\wasabi\xml\groups\objectframe.xml
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Winamp\Plugins\freeform\xml\wasabi\xml\groups\panel.xml
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Winamp\Plugins\freeform\xml\wasabi\xml\groups\window.xml
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Winamp\Plugins\freeform\xml\wasabi\xml\groups\window-embedded.xml
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Winamp\Plugins\freeform\xml\wasabi\xml\old.system-colors.xml
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Winamp\Plugins\freeform\xml\wasabi\xml\old.system-elements.xml
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Winamp\Plugins\freeform\xml\wasabi\xml\system-colors.xml
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Winamp\Plugins\freeform\xml\wasabi\xml\system-element-aliases.xml
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Winamp\Plugins\freeform\xml\wasabi\xml\system-elements.xml
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Winamp\Plugins\freeform\xml\wasabi\xml\system-groups.xml
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Winamp\Plugins\freeform\xml\wasabi\xml\xui\browser\browser.m

Use regedit.exe to manually remove from the Windows Registry the data 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.File
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Winamp.LangZip
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Winamp.PlayList
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Winamp.SkinZip
  • 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\Tracing\winamp556_full_emusic-7plus_en-us_RASAPI32
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Tracing\winamp556_full_emusic-7plus_en-us_RASMANCS
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\Winamp
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Nullsoft\Winamp

Open regedit.exe to delete the registry values below from the Windows Registry:
  • 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\AudioCD\shell\play\command\Winamp_Back
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Local Settings\MuiCache\63\52C64B7E\@C:\Program Files (x86)\Winamp\elevator.exe,-101
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Local Settings\Software\Microsoft\Windows\Shell\MuiCache\C:\Program Files (x86)\Winamp\winamp.exe




How to remove Winamp from your computer using Advanced Uninstaller PRO

Winamp is a program released by Nullsoft, Inc. Frequently, people try to remove it. Sometimes this is hard because removing this by hand requires some knowledge related to removing Windows programs manually. One of the best EASY procedure to remove 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 Windows system, add it. This is a good step because Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very efficient uninstaller and general utility to maximize the performance of your Windows PC.

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2. Start Advanced Uninstaller PRO. It's recommended to take your time to admire the program's interface and number of functions available. Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a powerful system utility.

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


4. Click on the Uninstall Programs tool
Go to Uninstall Programs


5. All the applications installed on your computer will be made available to you

6. Navigate the list of applications until you locate Winamp or simply click the Search feature and type in "Winamp". The Winamp application will be found very quickly. Notice that when you click Winamp in the list of apps, some information about the application is shown to you:


  • Star rating (in the lower left corner). This explains the opinion other people have about Winamp, from "Highly recommended" to "Very dangerous".
  • Reviews by other people - Click on the Read reviews button.
  • Details about the application you wish to remove, by pressing the Properties button.
For instance 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 page will appear. Confirm the uninstall by clicking the Uninstall button. Advanced Uninstaller PRO will then remove Winamp.
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8. After removing Winamp, Advanced Uninstaller PRO will ask you to run an additional cleanup. Click Next to proceed with the cleanup. All the items of Winamp which have been left behind will be found and you will be asked if you want to delete them. By removing Winamp using Advanced Uninstaller PRO, you can be sure that no Windows registry entries, files or folders are left behind on your computer.

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

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Geographical user distribution

  • Windows 8.1 (6.3)
  • Windows 7 (6.1)
  • Windows XP (5.1)
  • Windows Vista (6.0)
  • 10.0
  • Windows 8 (6.2)
  • Windows 2000 (5.0)
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Disclaimer

The text above is not a piece of advice to uninstall Winamp by Nullsoft, Inc from your PC, we are not saying that Winamp by Nullsoft, Inc is not a good application. This page simply contains detailed info on how to uninstall Winamp supposing you want to. 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' PCs.

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

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Last update on: 2016-06-18 20:50:56.100