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A guide to uninstall Winamp from your computer

This web page is about Winamp for Windows. Below you can find details on how to remove it from your computer. The Windows release was developed by Nullsoft, Inc. More info about Nullsoft, Inc can be seen here. Click on to get more details about Winamp on Nullsoft, Inc's website. Winamp is commonly set up in the C:\Program Files\Winamp directory, but this location can differ a lot depending on the user's decision while installing the application. The entire uninstall command line for Winamp is C:\Program Files\Winamp\UninstWA.exe. winamp.exe is the programs's main file and it takes about 1.52 MB (1595520 bytes) on disk.

Winamp contains of the executables below. They take 1.90 MB (1993937 bytes) on disk.



  • Elevator.exe (27.63 KB)
  • UninstWA.exe (361.45 KB)
  • winamp.exe (1.52 MB)


The current page applies to Winamp version 5.621 alone. You can find below info on other application versions of Winamp:

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

Folders remaining:
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\doctor\winamp
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Winamp

Usually, the following files are left on disk:
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Temp\Winamp.ico
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Quick Launch\Winamp.lnk
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Winamp\auth.ini
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Winamp\demo.mp3
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Winamp\gen_jumpex.m3u8
  • 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_img.ini
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Winamp\Plugins\milk2_msg.ini
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Winamp\Plugins\ml\default.vmd
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Winamp\Plugins\ml\downloads.xml
  • 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\met6B89.vmd
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Winamp\Plugins\ml\met6BC7.vmd
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Winamp\Plugins\ml\met6BF6.vmd
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Winamp\Plugins\ml\met6C25.vmd
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Winamp\Plugins\ml\met6C44.vmd
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Winamp\Plugins\ml\met6C63.vmd
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Winamp\Plugins\ml\met7B5B.vmd
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Winamp\Plugins\ml\ml_online.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

Frequently the following registry keys will not be cleaned:
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\winamp
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Winamp
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Clients\Media\Winamp
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\Winamp
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Nullsoft\Winamp

Open regedit.exe to remove the values below from the Windows Registry:
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Local Settings\Software\Microsoft\Windows\Shell\MuiCache\C:\Program Files (x86)\Winamp\winamp.exe.ApplicationCompany
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Local Settings\Software\Microsoft\Windows\Shell\MuiCache\C:\Program Files (x86)\Winamp\winamp.exe.FriendlyAppName
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\SharedAccess\Parameters\FirewallPolicy\FirewallRules\TCP Query User{8A89CB50-E468-4C21-920E-A317A1D01D2D}C:\program files (x86)\winamp\winamp.exe
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\SharedAccess\Parameters\FirewallPolicy\FirewallRules\UDP Query User{B8676B05-2D60-4986-815F-3F49CAFD0DAA}C:\program files (x86)\winamp\winamp.exe




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

Winamp is an application by Nullsoft, Inc. Sometimes, computer users choose to uninstall this program. Sometimes this can be troublesome because doing this manually takes some skill related to Windows program uninstallation. The best EASY solution 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 Windows PC, add it. This is a good step because Advanced Uninstaller PRO is the best uninstaller and general tool to clean your Windows system.

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2. Start Advanced Uninstaller PRO. Take your time to admire Advanced Uninstaller PRO's interface and wealth of features available. Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very useful system optimizer.

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


4. Press the Uninstall Programs feature
Go to Uninstall Programs


5. All the programs existing on your computer will be made available to you

6. Navigate the list of programs until you locate Winamp or simply click the Search field and type in "Winamp". If it is installed on your PC the Winamp app will be found automatically. When you click Winamp in the list of apps, some data about the program is available to you:


  • Safety rating (in the lower left corner). The star rating tells you 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 app you are about to remove, by clicking on the Properties button.
For instance you can see that for Winamp:


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


8. After uninstalling Winamp, Advanced Uninstaller PRO will ask you to run an additional cleanup. Click Next to start the cleanup. All the items that belong Winamp which have been left behind will be detected and you will be able to delete them. By uninstalling Winamp using Advanced Uninstaller PRO, you can be sure that no Windows registry items, files or folders are left behind on your computer.

Your Windows PC will remain clean, speedy and able to run without errors or problems.

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Geographical user distribution

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

This page is not a piece of advice to remove Winamp by Nullsoft, Inc from your computer, nor are we saying that Winamp by Nullsoft, Inc is not a good application for your computer. This text only contains detailed info on how to remove Winamp supposing you decide this is what you want to do. Here you can find registry and disk entries that Advanced Uninstaller PRO stumbled upon and classified as "leftovers" on other users' computers.

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

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Last update on: 2016-06-18 20:40:48.193