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A way to uninstall Winamp from your system

This page is about Winamp for Windows. Below you can find details on how to remove it from your computer. It was coded for Windows by Nullsoft, Inc. More information on Nullsoft, Inc can be seen here. Please follow if you want to read more on Winamp on Nullsoft, Inc's website. Winamp is commonly set up in the C:\Archivos de programa\Winamp folder, but this location can differ a lot depending on the user's choice while installing the application. You can uninstall Winamp by clicking on the Start menu of Windows and pasting the command line C:\Archivos de programa\Winamp\UninstWA.exe. Keep in mind that you might receive a notification for admin rights. Winamp's main file takes around 1.37 MB (1435488 bytes) and is called winamp.exe.

Winamp is composed of the following executables which take 1.57 MB (1643894 bytes) on disk:



  • UninstWA.exe (166.52 KB)
  • winamp.exe (1.37 MB)
  • winampa.exe (37.00 KB)


The current web page applies to Winamp version 5.552 only. Click on the links below for other Winamp versions:

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Several files, folders and Windows registry entries will be left behind when you remove Winamp from your PC.

Directories found on disk:
  • C:\Program Files\Winamp
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Winamp

Files remaining:
  • C:\Program Files\Winamp\burnlib.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Winamp\install.ini
  • C:\Program Files\Winamp\libFLAC.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Winamp\libmp4v2.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Winamp\libsndfile.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Winamp\nde.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Winamp\nscrt.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
  • C:\Program Files\Winamp\Plugins\avs\Winamp 5 Picks\L1quid - Take the Veil.avs
  • C:\Program Files\Winamp\Plugins\avs\Winamp 5 Picks\mig - Dragonscales.avs
  • C:\Program Files\Winamp\Plugins\avs\Winamp 5 Picks\mig - Encapsulade.avs
  • C:\Program Files\Winamp\Plugins\avs\Winamp 5 Picks\mig - Freekwyrms.avs
  • C:\Program Files\Winamp\Plugins\avs\Winamp 5 Picks\mig - Lilypod.avs

Registry keys:
  • 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\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\Winamp
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Nullsoft\Winamp

Use regedit.exe to delete the following additional values 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\.flac\Winamp_Back
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.flv\Winamp_Back
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.iff\Winamp_Back
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.m2v\Winamp_Back
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.m3u\Winamp_Back
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.m4a\Winamp_Back
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.mat\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\.mp4\Winamp_Back
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.mpeg\Winamp_Back
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.mpg\Winamp_Back
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.ogg\Winamp_Back
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.pls\Winamp_Back
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.raw\Winamp_Back
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.rmi\Winamp_Back
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.swf\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\.xm\Winamp_Back




How to delete Winamp from your computer with Advanced Uninstaller PRO

Winamp is an application released by the software company Nullsoft, Inc. Sometimes, computer users want to remove this application. Sometimes this is difficult because removing this by hand takes some know-how related to removing Windows programs manually. The best EASY action 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 system, add it. This is good because Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very useful uninstaller and all around tool to take care of your system.

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2. Start Advanced Uninstaller PRO. Take your time to admire Advanced Uninstaller PRO's interface and wealth of tools available. Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very useful package of utilities.

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


4. Press the Uninstall Programs button
Go to Uninstall Programs


5. A list of the applications existing on your PC will be shown to you

6. Scroll the list of applications until you locate Winamp or simply click the Search feature and type in "Winamp". If it is installed on your PC the Winamp app will be found automatically. Notice that after you click Winamp in the list of apps, the following information regarding the program is made available to you:


  • Star rating (in the lower left corner). This tells you the opinion other users have regarding Winamp, from "Highly recommended" to "Very dangerous".
  • Reviews by other users - Click on the Read reviews button.
  • Details regarding the program you want to remove, by pressing the Properties button.
For example you can see that for Winamp:


  • The web site of the program is: http://www.winamp.com/
  • The uninstall string is: C:\Archivos de programa\Winamp\UninstWA.exe
7. Click the Uninstall button. A confirmation window will come up. accept the removal by pressing Uninstall. Advanced Uninstaller PRO will automatically uninstall Winamp.
Uninstall Winamp


8. After removing Winamp, Advanced Uninstaller PRO will ask you to run a cleanup. Press Next to start the cleanup. All the items that belong Winamp that have been left behind will be found and you will be asked if you want to delete them. By uninstalling Winamp using Advanced Uninstaller PRO, you are assured that no registry entries, files or folders are left behind on your disk.

Your PC 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 Vista (6.0)
  • Windows 8 (6.2)
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Disclaimer

This page is not a recommendation to remove Winamp by Nullsoft, Inc from your computer, we are not saying that Winamp by Nullsoft, Inc is not a good application for your PC. This text only contains detailed info on how to remove Winamp in case you want to. Here you can find registry and disk entries that other software left behind and Advanced Uninstaller PRO stumbled upon and classified as "leftovers" on other users' computers.

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

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Last update on: 2016-06-18 20:50:41.243