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A guide to uninstall Winamp from your computer

This page contains detailed information on how to remove Winamp for Windows. The Windows release was created by NullSoft. More information about NullSoft can be read here. Please follow if you want to read more on Winamp on NullSoft's website. Winamp is frequently set up in the C:\Program Files (x86)\Winamp folder, but this location may vary a lot depending on the user's decision when installing the application. You can remove Winamp by clicking on the Start menu of Windows and pasting the command line MsiExec.exe /I{A08B5EC4-A747-4409-AB02-485DFB68119E}. Note that you might be prompted for admin rights. winamp.exe is the programs's main file and it takes about 1.03 MB (1075200 bytes) on disk.

Winamp installs the following the executables on your PC, occupying about 1.07 MB (1122880 bytes) on disk.



  • UninstWA.exe (46.56 KB)
  • winamp.exe (1.03 MB)


This web page is about Winamp version 5.24 only. Click on the links below for other Winamp versions:

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Some files and registry entries are typically left behind when you remove Winamp.

Directories found on disk:
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Winamp
  • C:\UserNames\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Winamp

Usually, the following files remain on disk:
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Winamp\burnlib.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Winamp\Components\ssdp.w6c
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Winamp\demo.mp3
  • 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\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
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Winamp\Plugins\avs\sv_texer_simplefade.bmp
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Winamp\Plugins\avs\texer.ape
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Winamp\Plugins\avs\texer2.ape
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Winamp\Plugins\avs\tug_3dpack_texer4.bmp
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Winamp\Plugins\avs\tug_bit2_texer5.bmp
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Winamp\Plugins\avs\tug_ti_texer2.bmp
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Winamp\Plugins\avs\whacko6-06.bmp
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Winamp\Plugins\avs\whacko6-07.bmp
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Winamp\Plugins\avs\Winamp 5 Picks\amphirion - nebulous (skupers remix).avs
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Winamp\Plugins\avs\Winamp 5 Picks\D&L - Life Is Violated.avs
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Winamp\Plugins\avs\Winamp 5 Picks\Degnic - Retrowall (Yathosho's Supermicrocosm).avs
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Winamp\Plugins\avs\Winamp 5 Picks\Degnic-Adrealine rush.avs
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Winamp\Plugins\avs\Winamp 5 Picks\Duo - Alien Heart.avs
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Winamp\Plugins\avs\Winamp 5 Picks\Duo - Brainstorm.avs
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Winamp\Plugins\avs\Winamp 5 Picks\EL-VIS - Molecules (S_KuPeRS Remix).avs
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Winamp\Plugins\avs\Winamp 5 Picks\el-vis - soundscape III (skupers remix).avs
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Winamp\Plugins\avs\Winamp 5 Picks\fck - checkers with metaballs (skupers remix).avs
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Winamp\Plugins\avs\Winamp 5 Picks\horse-fly - jinx (skupers remix).avs
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Winamp\Plugins\avs\Winamp 5 Picks\jheriko - not quite a bendy tunnel (skupers remix).avs
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Winamp\Plugins\avs\Winamp 5 Picks\justin - newpoop (for wa5).avs
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Winamp\Plugins\avs\Winamp 5 Picks\justin - the landscape is killing me (wa5remix).avs
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Winamp\Plugins\avs\Winamp 5 Picks\L1quid - Take the Veil.avs
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Winamp\Plugins\avs\Winamp 5 Picks\mig - Dragonscales.avs
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Winamp\Plugins\avs\Winamp 5 Picks\mig - Encapsulade.avs
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Winamp\Plugins\avs\Winamp 5 Picks\mig - Freekwyrms.avs
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Winamp\Plugins\avs\Winamp 5 Picks\mig - Lilypod.avs
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Winamp\Plugins\avs\Winamp 5 Picks\mig - Mist Wisps.avs
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Winamp\Plugins\avs\Winamp 5 Picks\mig - Nebulating - Hypercolorspace.avs

Registry keys:
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Winamp.File
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Winamp.PlayList
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Winamp.SkinZip
  • HKEY_CURRENT_UserName\Software\Winamp
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\Installer\Products\4CE5B80A747A9044BA2084D5BF8611E9
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Clients\Media\Winamp
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\{A08B5EC4-A747-4409-AB02-485DFB68119E}
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Nullsoft\Winamp

Additional values that you should delete:
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.AAC\Winamp_Back
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.au\Winamp_Back
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.m3u\Winamp_Back
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.m4a\Winamp_Back
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.mid\Winamp_Back
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.mp1\Winamp_Back
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.mp2\Winamp_Back
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.mp3\Winamp_Back
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.pls\Winamp_Back
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.wav\Winamp_Back
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\Installer\Products\4CE5B80A747A9044BA2084D5BF8611E9\ProductName




How to delete Winamp from your PC with Advanced Uninstaller PRO

Winamp is an application released by NullSoft. Sometimes, people decide to remove this application. This is efortful because deleting this manually takes some skill related to Windows program uninstallation. One of the best QUICK way 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 PC, install it. This is good because Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very useful uninstaller and general tool to clean your Windows system.

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2. Run Advanced Uninstaller PRO. It's recommended to take your time to get familiar with Advanced Uninstaller PRO's design and number of tools available. Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very useful program.

3. Click on the General Tools button
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4. Press the Uninstall Programs feature
Go to Uninstall Programs


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

6. Scroll the list of applications until you locate Winamp or simply click the Search feature and type in "Winamp". If it exists on your system the Winamp app will be found very quickly. After you click Winamp in the list of applications, the following data about the program is made available to you:


  • Star rating (in the lower left corner). The star rating explains the opinion other users have about Winamp, ranging from "Highly recommended" to "Very dangerous".
  • Reviews by other users - Click on the Read reviews button.
  • Details about the program you want to uninstall, by pressing the Properties button.
For instance you can see that for Winamp:


  • The web site of the application is: http://www.winamp.com
  • The uninstall string is: MsiExec.exe /I{A08B5EC4-A747-4409-AB02-485DFB68119E}
7. Click the Uninstall button. A confirmation page will show up. Confirm the removal by pressing the Uninstall button. Advanced Uninstaller PRO will automatically remove Winamp.
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8. After uninstalling Winamp, Advanced Uninstaller PRO will ask you to run a cleanup. Press Next to proceed with the cleanup. All the items that belong Winamp which have been left behind will be found and you will be able to delete them. By uninstalling Winamp with Advanced Uninstaller PRO, you are assured that no registry entries, files or directories are left behind on your disk.

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Geographical user distribution

  • Windows 7 (6.1)
  • Windows XP (5.1)
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Disclaimer

The text above is not a piece of advice to remove Winamp by NullSoft from your PC, we are not saying that Winamp by NullSoft is not a good application for your PC. This page only contains detailed info on how to remove Winamp in case you decide this is what you want to do. The information above contains registry and disk entries that our application Advanced Uninstaller PRO stumbled upon and classified as "leftovers" on other users' PCs.

2016-07-18 / Written by Daniel Statescu for Advanced Uninstaller PRO

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Last update on: 2016-07-18 15:31:04.230