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A guide to uninstall Winamp from your system

Winamp is a Windows application. Read more about how to uninstall it from your computer. It is written by Nullsoft, Inc. Take a look here where you can find out more on Nullsoft, Inc. You can get more details on Winamp at . The program is often placed in the C:\Program Files (x86)\Winamp folder. Take into account that this path can vary depending on the user's decision. The full command line for removing Winamp is C:\Program Files (x86)\Winamp\UninstWA.exe. Note that if you will type this command in Start / Run Note you may receive a notification for administrator rights. The program's main executable file has a size of 1.52 MB (1596032 bytes) on disk and is called winamp.exe.

The following executable files are incorporated in Winamp. They occupy 1.95 MB (2041203 bytes) on disk.



  • Elevator.exe (27.63 KB)
  • UninstWA.exe (334.11 KB)
  • winamp.exe (1.52 MB)
  • winampa.exe (73.00 KB)


The current page applies to Winamp version 5.61 only. Click on the links below for other Winamp versions:

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Quite a few files, folders and Windows registry data will not be removed when you remove Winamp from your PC.

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

The files below remain on your disk when you remove Winamp:
  • C:\Program Files\Winamp\burnlib.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Winamp\Elevator.exe
  • C:\Program Files\Winamp\elevatorps.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Winamp\install.ini
  • C:\Program Files\Winamp\Lang\Winamp-ru-ru.wlz
  • C:\Program Files\Winamp\libFLAC.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Winamp\libmp4v2.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Winamp\libsndfile.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Winamp\Microsoft.VC90.CRT\Microsoft.VC90.CRT.manifest
  • C:\Program Files\Winamp\Microsoft.VC90.CRT\msvcr90.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Winamp\nde.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Winamp\nsutil.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Winamp\paths.ini
  • C:\Program Files\Winamp\pconfig.dcf
  • C:\Program Files\Winamp\Plugins\avs\AddBorder.ape
  • C:\Program Files\Winamp\Plugins\avs\avsres_texer_circle_edgeonly_19x19.bmp
  • C:\Program Files\Winamp\Plugins\avs\avsres_texer_circle_edgeonly_29x29.bmp
  • C:\Program Files\Winamp\Plugins\avs\avsres_texer_circle_heavyblur_19x19.bmp
  • C:\Program Files\Winamp\Plugins\avs\avsres_texer_circle_heavyblur_21x21.bmp
  • C:\Program Files\Winamp\Plugins\avs\avsres_texer_circle_sharp_19x19.bmp
  • C:\Program Files\Winamp\Plugins\avs\colormap.ape
  • C:\Program Files\Winamp\Plugins\avs\Community Picks\Acid - Twitchy liquid shit (mixing plastics mix by tuggummi).avs
  • C:\Program Files\Winamp\Plugins\avs\Community Picks\amphirion - Ex Deux Mechanica.avs
  • C:\Program Files\Winamp\Plugins\avs\Community Picks\Amphirion - Geometric Sustinance.avs
  • C:\Program Files\Winamp\Plugins\avs\Community Picks\Degnic - Data flow.avs
  • C:\Program Files\Winamp\Plugins\avs\Community Picks\Degnic - Fractal (slo-mo metallic) (u).avs
  • C:\Program Files\Winamp\Plugins\avs\Community Picks\Degnic - Fury (extreme remix) by fsk.avs
  • C:\Program Files\Winamp\Plugins\avs\Community Picks\Degnic - Helium.avs
  • C:\Program Files\Winamp\Plugins\avs\Community Picks\degnic - spirit realm (plasmoid rmx).avs
  • C:\Program Files\Winamp\Plugins\avs\Community Picks\duo - alien intercourse 4.avs
  • C:\Program Files\Winamp\Plugins\avs\Community Picks\duo - Alienated (evilrice trinity tron remix).avs
  • C:\Program Files\Winamp\Plugins\avs\Community Picks\Duo - Hash the Planet.avs
  • C:\Program Files\Winamp\Plugins\avs\Community Picks\duo - warm freeform.avs
  • C:\Program Files\Winamp\Plugins\avs\Community Picks\el-vis - golden.avs
  • C:\Program Files\Winamp\Plugins\avs\Community Picks\el-vis - hubble002.avs
  • C:\Program Files\Winamp\Plugins\avs\Community Picks\el-vis - rittaufdemfeuerstrahl.avs
  • C:\Program Files\Winamp\Plugins\avs\Community Picks\el-vis - spindle.avs
  • C:\Program Files\Winamp\Plugins\avs\Community Picks\fUk - afterburner remix.avs
  • C:\Program Files\Winamp\Plugins\avs\Community Picks\fUk - cube.avs
  • C:\Program Files\Winamp\Plugins\avs\Community Picks\fUk - ice cube.avs
  • C:\Program Files\Winamp\Plugins\avs\Community Picks\Jay-Fatboy - Pieces of a Dead world.avs
  • C:\Program Files\Winamp\Plugins\avs\Community Picks\Jheriko - Alien Device (Gallery Remix by Zamuz).avs
  • C:\Program Files\Winamp\Plugins\avs\Community Picks\NemoOrange - Building Blocks.avs
  • C:\Program Files\Winamp\Plugins\avs\Community Picks\NemoOrange - Clockwork.avs
  • C:\Program Files\Winamp\Plugins\avs\Community Picks\NemoOrange - the Light of Speed.avs
  • C:\Program Files\Winamp\Plugins\avs\Community Picks\NemoOrange vs el-vis - dreamtime2.avs
  • C:\Program Files\Winamp\Plugins\avs\Community Picks\S_KuPeRS - Curvism 002 (Tuggummi's Paprika Mix).avs
  • C:\Program Files\Winamp\Plugins\avs\Community Picks\s_kupers - gace.avs
  • C:\Program Files\Winamp\Plugins\avs\Community Picks\s_kupers - the revenge of mt. doom.avs
  • C:\Program Files\Winamp\Plugins\avs\Community Picks\Shock Value - Architectural Design (v.1.01).avs
  • C:\Program Files\Winamp\Plugins\avs\Community Picks\shock value - source of power.avs
  • C:\Program Files\Winamp\Plugins\avs\Community Picks\Tonic - One More (BW Contest).avs
  • C:\Program Files\Winamp\Plugins\avs\Community Picks\Tonic - Zoomed Picture from One Insect.avs
  • C:\Program Files\Winamp\Plugins\avs\Community Picks\Tuggummi - Let me out!.avs
  • C:\Program Files\Winamp\Plugins\avs\Community Picks\Tuggummi - Shiny metal curves.avs
  • C:\Program Files\Winamp\Plugins\avs\Community Picks\UnConeD - Butterfly Caught.avs
  • C:\Program Files\Winamp\Plugins\avs\Community Picks\UnConeD - Daedalus.avs
  • C:\Program Files\Winamp\Plugins\avs\Community Picks\UnConeD - Don't Trip and Drive.avs
  • C:\Program Files\Winamp\Plugins\avs\Community Picks\UnConeD - Goldie.avs
  • C:\Program Files\Winamp\Plugins\avs\Community Picks\UnConeD - Mister Santa.avs
  • C:\Program Files\Winamp\Plugins\avs\Community Picks\UnConeD - Seismogrid.avs
  • C:\Program Files\Winamp\Plugins\avs\Community Picks\UnConeD - Silk Strings.avs
  • C:\Program Files\Winamp\Plugins\avs\Community Picks\UnConeD - Tokyo Bullet.avs
  • C:\Program Files\Winamp\Plugins\avs\Community Picks\yathosho - interlaced.avs
  • C:\Program Files\Winamp\Plugins\avs\Community Picks\yathosho - sakura.avs
  • C:\Program Files\Winamp\Plugins\avs\Community Picks\Yathosho - SKOGSKLOCKA(TM).avs
  • C:\Program Files\Winamp\Plugins\avs\Community Picks\zamuz - big bang.avs
  • C:\Program Files\Winamp\Plugins\avs\Community Picks\Zamuz - Explosive Virus.avs
  • C:\Program Files\Winamp\Plugins\avs\Community Picks\zamuz - spiritual.avs
  • C:\Program Files\Winamp\Plugins\avs\Community Picks\zamuz meets tuggummi - fat balls (wallpaper wannabe candy theme).avs
  • C:\Program Files\Winamp\Plugins\avs\Community Picks\Zevensoft - Ocean4.avs
  • C:\Program Files\Winamp\Plugins\avs\convolution.ape
  • C:\Program Files\Winamp\Plugins\avs\flow3.0-5.bmp
  • C:\Program Files\Winamp\Plugins\avs\fyrewurx.ape
  • C:\Program Files\Winamp\Plugins\avs\multifilter.ape
  • C:\Program Files\Winamp\Plugins\avs\skupers_lp6_02.bmp
  • C:\Program Files\Winamp\Plugins\avs\skupers_lp7_01.bmp
  • C:\Program Files\Winamp\Plugins\avs\sv_architectimage_256.bmp
  • C:\Program Files\Winamp\Plugins\avs\sv_architectimage_buffer.bmp
  • C:\Program Files\Winamp\Plugins\avs\sv_texer_simplefade.bmp
  • C:\Program Files\Winamp\Plugins\avs\texer.ape
  • C:\Program Files\Winamp\Plugins\avs\texer2.ape
  • C:\Program Files\Winamp\Plugins\avs\tug_3dpack_texer4.bmp
  • C:\Program Files\Winamp\Plugins\avs\tug_bit2_texer5.bmp
  • C:\Program Files\Winamp\Plugins\avs\tug_ti_texer2.bmp
  • C:\Program Files\Winamp\Plugins\avs\whacko6-06.bmp
  • C:\Program Files\Winamp\Plugins\avs\whacko6-07.bmp
  • C:\Program Files\Winamp\Plugins\avs\Winamp 5 Picks\amphirion - nebulous (skupers remix).avs
  • C:\Program Files\Winamp\Plugins\avs\Winamp 5 Picks\D&L - Life Is Violated.avs
  • C:\Program Files\Winamp\Plugins\avs\Winamp 5 Picks\Degnic - Retrowall (Yathosho's Supermicrocosm).avs
  • C:\Program Files\Winamp\Plugins\avs\Winamp 5 Picks\Degnic-Adrealine rush.avs
  • C:\Program Files\Winamp\Plugins\avs\Winamp 5 Picks\Duo - Alien Heart.avs
  • C:\Program Files\Winamp\Plugins\avs\Winamp 5 Picks\Duo - Brainstorm.avs
  • C:\Program Files\Winamp\Plugins\avs\Winamp 5 Picks\EL-VIS - Molecules (S_KuPeRS Remix).avs
  • C:\Program Files\Winamp\Plugins\avs\Winamp 5 Picks\el-vis - soundscape III (skupers remix).avs
  • C:\Program Files\Winamp\Plugins\avs\Winamp 5 Picks\fck - checkers with metaballs (skupers remix).avs
  • C:\Program Files\Winamp\Plugins\avs\Winamp 5 Picks\horse-fly - jinx (skupers remix).avs
  • C:\Program Files\Winamp\Plugins\avs\Winamp 5 Picks\jheriko - not quite a bendy tunnel (skupers remix).avs
  • C:\Program Files\Winamp\Plugins\avs\Winamp 5 Picks\justin - newpoop (for wa5).avs
  • C:\Program Files\Winamp\Plugins\avs\Winamp 5 Picks\justin - the landscape is killing me (wa5remix).avs

Usually the following registry keys will not be uninstalled:
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Applications\winamp.exe
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Winamp
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\Installer\Products\A57A46AFC32979347847CFA90CD7FDBB
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Tracing\Winamp_RASAPI32
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\Winamp
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Nullsoft\Winamp

Additional values that you should remove:
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.aif\Winamp_Back
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.aiff\Winamp_Back
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.au\Winamp_Back
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.cda\Winamp_Back
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.IT\Winamp_Back
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.KAR\Winamp_Back
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.m3u\Winamp_Back
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.mid\Winamp_Back
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.midi\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\.MTM\Winamp_Back
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.ogg\Winamp_Back
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.pls\Winamp_Back
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.rmi\Winamp_Back
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.S3M\Winamp_Back
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.snd\Winamp_Back
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.wav\Winamp_Back
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.wma\Winamp_Back
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.XM\Winamp_Back
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Installer\Features\A57A46AFC32979347847CFA90CD7FDBB\Winamp_Essentials_Pack
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\Installer\Products\A57A46AFC32979347847CFA90CD7FDBB\ProductName
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Installer\Folders\C:\Program Files\Winamp\
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Installer\Folders\C:\ProgramData\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs\Winamp\
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Installer\Folders\C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Winamp\
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Installer\UserData\S-1-5-18\Products\A57A46AFC32979347847CFA90CD7FDBB\Features\Winamp_Essentials_Pack
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\SharedAccess\Parameters\FirewallPolicy\FirewallRules\TCP Query User{05E45771-BD1F-4179-A58F-1DF511D7D978}C:\program files\winamp\winamp.exe
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\SharedAccess\Parameters\FirewallPolicy\FirewallRules\UDP Query User{04A6C8AC-4595-4A09-A88E-BC69482E0F8B}C:\program files\winamp\winamp.exe




How to erase Winamp from your computer with the help of Advanced Uninstaller PRO

Winamp is an application offered by Nullsoft, Inc. Some users try to uninstall it. This can be easier said than done because deleting this manually requires some knowledge regarding removing Windows programs manually. One of the best SIMPLE approach 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 already installed on your Windows system, add it. This is good because Advanced Uninstaller PRO is one of the best uninstaller and all around tool to optimize your Windows computer.

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2. Run Advanced Uninstaller PRO. It's recommended to take some time to get familiar with the program's design and wealth of functions available. Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very good package of utilities.

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


4. Press the Uninstall Programs button
Go to Uninstall Programs


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

6. Scroll the list of applications until you locate Winamp or simply activate the Search feature and type in "Winamp". If it exists on your system the Winamp program will be found automatically. Notice that after you select Winamp in the list of applications, the following data about the application is available to you:


  • Safety rating (in the left lower corner). This tells you the opinion other users have about Winamp, from "Highly recommended" to "Very dangerous".
  • Opinions by other users - Click on the Read reviews button.
  • Technical information about the app you wish to remove, 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: C:\Program Files (x86)\Winamp\UninstWA.exe
7. Press the Uninstall button. A window asking you to confirm will appear. accept the uninstall by pressing Uninstall. Advanced Uninstaller PRO will uninstall Winamp.
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8. After removing Winamp, Advanced Uninstaller PRO will offer to run a cleanup. Press Next to proceed with the cleanup. All the items of Winamp that have been left behind will be detected and you will be asked if you want to delete them. By uninstalling Winamp using Advanced Uninstaller PRO, you are assured that no registry items, files or folders are left behind on your PC.

Your system will remain clean, speedy and ready to serve you properly.

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Geographical user distribution

  • Windows 7 (6.1)
  • 10.0
  • Windows 8.1 (6.3)
  • Windows XP (5.1)
  • Windows 8 (6.2)
  • Windows Vista (6.0)
  • Windows NT 4 (4.10)
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Disclaimer

The text above is not a recommendation to remove Winamp by Nullsoft, Inc from your PC, we are not saying that Winamp by Nullsoft, Inc is not a good application for your PC. This page only contains detailed instructions on how to remove Winamp 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 discovered and classified as "leftovers" on other users' PCs.

2016-06-20 / Written by Andreea Kartman for Advanced Uninstaller PRO

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Last update on: 2016-06-20 07:14:59.803