PotPlayer PotPlayer

A guide to uninstall PotPlayer from your PC

This page contains detailed information on how to uninstall PotPlayer for Windows. It is developed by Kakao Corp.. Further information on Kakao Corp. can be found here. Usually the PotPlayer program is to be found in the C:\Program Files\DAUM\PotPlayer directory, depending on the user's option during setup. You can remove PotPlayer by clicking on the Start menu of Windows and pasting the command line C:\Program Files\DAUM\PotPlayer\uninstall.exe. Note that you might receive a notification for administrator rights. PotPlayerMini.exe is the PotPlayer's primary executable file and it takes close to 232.44 KB (238016 bytes) on disk.

PotPlayer installs the following the executables on your PC, taking about 1.45 MB (1520459 bytes) on disk.

  • DesktopHook.exe (80.44 KB)
  • DesktopHook64.exe (94.94 KB)
  • DTDrop.exe (133.44 KB)
  • KillPot.exe (72.44 KB)
  • PotPlayerMini.exe (232.44 KB)
  • uninstall.exe (241.64 KB)
  • WebSource.exe (629.50 KB)
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The information on this page is only about version 1.7.5545 of PotPlayer. You can find below a few links to other PotPlayer versions:

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

You should delete the folders below after you uninstall PotPlayer:
  • C:\Program Files\DAUM\PotPlayer
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Daum\PotPlayer

The files below are left behind on your disk by PotPlayer when you uninstall it:
  • C:\Program Files\DAUM\PotPlayer\ATextOut.dll
  • C:\Program Files\DAUM\PotPlayer\AviSynth\ColorBars.avs
  • C:\Program Files\DAUM\PotPlayer\AviSynth\FasterTrueMotion.avs
  • C:\Program Files\DAUM\PotPlayer\AviSynth\FastestTrueMotion.avs
  • C:\Program Files\DAUM\PotPlayer\AviSynth\FastTrueMotion.avs
  • C:\Program Files\DAUM\PotPlayer\AviSynth\FastTrueMotionNoGPU.avs
  • C:\Program Files\DAUM\PotPlayer\AviSynth\OverlayText.avs
  • C:\Program Files\DAUM\PotPlayer\AviSynth\TrueMotion.avs
  • C:\Program Files\DAUM\PotPlayer\AviSynth\TrueMotion2.avs
  • C:\Program Files\DAUM\PotPlayer\AviSynth\TrueMotion2NoGPU.avs
  • C:\Program Files\DAUM\PotPlayer\AviSynth\TrueMotionNoGPU.avs
  • C:\Program Files\DAUM\PotPlayer\CmdLine.txt
  • C:\Program Files\DAUM\PotPlayer\d3dcompiler_47.dll
  • C:\Program Files\DAUM\PotPlayer\d3dx9_43.dll
  • C:\Program Files\DAUM\PotPlayer\DaumCrashHandler.dll
  • C:\Program Files\DAUM\PotPlayer\DesktopHook.dll
  • C:\Program Files\DAUM\PotPlayer\DesktopHook.exe
  • C:\Program Files\DAUM\PotPlayer\DesktopHook64.dll
  • C:\Program Files\DAUM\PotPlayer\DesktopHook64.exe
  • C:\Program Files\DAUM\PotPlayer\DTDrop.exe
  • C:\Program Files\DAUM\PotPlayer\ffcodec.dll
  • C:\Program Files\DAUM\PotPlayer\FileList.txt
  • C:\Program Files\DAUM\PotPlayer\GameCaptureHook.dll
  • C:\Program Files\DAUM\PotPlayer\GameCaptureHook64.dll
  • C:\Program Files\DAUM\PotPlayer\History\Chinese(Simplified).txt
  • C:\Program Files\DAUM\PotPlayer\History\Chinese(Traditional).txt
  • C:\Program Files\DAUM\PotPlayer\History\English.txt
  • C:\Program Files\DAUM\PotPlayer\History\Hungarian.txt
  • C:\Program Files\DAUM\PotPlayer\History\Japanese.txt
  • C:\Program Files\DAUM\PotPlayer\History\Korean.txt
  • C:\Program Files\DAUM\PotPlayer\History\Polish.txt
  • C:\Program Files\DAUM\PotPlayer\History\Russian.txt
  • C:\Program Files\DAUM\PotPlayer\History\Serbian.txt
  • C:\Program Files\DAUM\PotPlayer\History\Ukrainian.txt
  • C:\Program Files\DAUM\PotPlayer\Html\ErrorList.htm
  • C:\Program Files\DAUM\PotPlayer\Html\ErrorListMini.htm
  • C:\Program Files\DAUM\PotPlayer\Html\ico_player.png
  • C:\Program Files\DAUM\PotPlayer\Html\InitList.htm
  • C:\Program Files\DAUM\PotPlayer\Html\InitListMini.htm
  • C:\Program Files\DAUM\PotPlayer\Html\loading.gif
  • C:\Program Files\DAUM\PotPlayer\IconPack\OldIconPack.dll
  • C:\Program Files\DAUM\PotPlayer\IconPack\PotIconsNew.dll
  • C:\Program Files\DAUM\PotPlayer\KillPot.exe
  • C:\Program Files\DAUM\PotPlayer\Language\Armenian.ini
  • C:\Program Files\DAUM\PotPlayer\Language\Azerbaijan.ini
  • C:\Program Files\DAUM\PotPlayer\Language\Belarusian.ini
  • C:\Program Files\DAUM\PotPlayer\Language\Bulgarian.ini
  • C:\Program Files\DAUM\PotPlayer\Language\Chinese(Simplified).ini
  • C:\Program Files\DAUM\PotPlayer\Language\Chinese(Traditional).ini
  • C:\Program Files\DAUM\PotPlayer\Language\Czech.ini
  • C:\Program Files\DAUM\PotPlayer\Language\English.ini
  • C:\Program Files\DAUM\PotPlayer\Language\French.ini
  • C:\Program Files\DAUM\PotPlayer\Language\German.ini
  • C:\Program Files\DAUM\PotPlayer\Language\Greek.ini
  • C:\Program Files\DAUM\PotPlayer\Language\Hebrew.ini
  • C:\Program Files\DAUM\PotPlayer\Language\Hongkonglocale.ini
  • C:\Program Files\DAUM\PotPlayer\Language\Hungarian.ini
  • C:\Program Files\DAUM\PotPlayer\Language\Italian.ini
  • C:\Program Files\DAUM\PotPlayer\Language\Japanese.ini
  • C:\Program Files\DAUM\PotPlayer\Language\Korean.ini
  • C:\Program Files\DAUM\PotPlayer\Language\Persian.ini
  • C:\Program Files\DAUM\PotPlayer\Language\Polish.ini
  • C:\Program Files\DAUM\PotPlayer\Language\Portuguese.ini
  • C:\Program Files\DAUM\PotPlayer\Language\Russian.ini
  • C:\Program Files\DAUM\PotPlayer\Language\Serbian.ini
  • C:\Program Files\DAUM\PotPlayer\Language\Spanish.ini
  • C:\Program Files\DAUM\PotPlayer\Language\Swedish.ini
  • C:\Program Files\DAUM\PotPlayer\Language\Tajik(Cyrillic).ini
  • C:\Program Files\DAUM\PotPlayer\Language\Thai.ini
  • C:\Program Files\DAUM\PotPlayer\Language\Turkish.ini
  • C:\Program Files\DAUM\PotPlayer\Language\Ukrainian.ini
  • C:\Program Files\DAUM\PotPlayer\Language\Uzbek(Latin).ini
  • C:\Program Files\DAUM\PotPlayer\LGPL.TXT
  • C:\Program Files\DAUM\PotPlayer\License.txt
  • C:\Program Files\DAUM\PotPlayer\Logos\PotPlayer.png
  • C:\Program Files\DAUM\PotPlayer\Module\AcmVorbis.dll
  • C:\Program Files\DAUM\PotPlayer\Module\Bass\bass.dll
  • C:\Program Files\DAUM\PotPlayer\Module\Bass\bass_ape.dll
  • C:\Program Files\DAUM\PotPlayer\Module\Bass\bass_flac.dll
  • C:\Program Files\DAUM\PotPlayer\Module\Bass\bass_mpc.dll
  • C:\Program Files\DAUM\PotPlayer\Module\Bass\bass_ofr.dll
  • C:\Program Files\DAUM\PotPlayer\Module\Bass\bass_tta.dll
  • C:\Program Files\DAUM\PotPlayer\Module\Bass\bass_wv.dll
  • C:\Program Files\DAUM\PotPlayer\Module\Bass\OptimFROG.dll
  • C:\Program Files\DAUM\PotPlayer\Module\cef32\WebSource.dll
  • C:\Program Files\DAUM\PotPlayer\Module\cef32\WebSource.exe
  • C:\Program Files\DAUM\PotPlayer\Module\FFmpeg\FFmpegMininum.dll
  • C:\Program Files\DAUM\PotPlayer\Module\MediaInfo.dll
  • C:\Program Files\DAUM\PotPlayer\Module\qscl.dll
  • C:\Program Files\DAUM\PotPlayer\Module\QuickSync.dll
  • C:\Program Files\DAUM\PotPlayer\Module\RealCodec\atrc.dll
  • C:\Program Files\DAUM\PotPlayer\Module\RealCodec\cook.dll
  • C:\Program Files\DAUM\PotPlayer\Module\RealCodec\drv2.dll
  • C:\Program Files\DAUM\PotPlayer\Module\RealCodec\drvc.dll
  • C:\Program Files\DAUM\PotPlayer\Module\RealCodec\msvcr71.dll
  • C:\Program Files\DAUM\PotPlayer\Module\RealCodec\pncrt.dll
  • C:\Program Files\DAUM\PotPlayer\Module\RealCodec\sipr.dll
  • C:\Program Files\DAUM\PotPlayer\Module\tak_deco_lib.dll
  • C:\Program Files\DAUM\PotPlayer\PotIcons.dll
  • C:\Program Files\DAUM\PotPlayer\PotPlayer.dll

Frequently the following registry keys will not be cleaned:
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\potplayer
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Daum\PotPlayer
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\ProtocolExecute\potplayer
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\DAUM\PotPlayer
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\PotPlayer

Additional registry values that you should clean:
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Local Settings\Software\Microsoft\Windows\Shell\MuiCache\C:\Program Files\DAUM\PotPlayer\PotPlayerMini.exe.ApplicationCompany
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Local Settings\Software\Microsoft\Windows\Shell\MuiCache\C:\Program Files\DAUM\PotPlayer\PotPlayerMini.exe.FriendlyAppName
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\bam\UserSettings\S-1-5-21-2082606814-1301423847-1906278958-1000\\Device\HarddiskVolume1\Program Files\DAUM\PotPlayer\PotPlayerMini.exe

How to remove PotPlayer using Advanced Uninstaller PRO

PotPlayer is a program released by Kakao Corp.. Frequently, users choose to uninstall it. Sometimes this is efortful because doing this manually takes some advanced knowledge related to PCs. One of the best QUICK solution to uninstall PotPlayer is to use Advanced Uninstaller PRO. Here is how to do this:

1. If you don't have Advanced Uninstaller PRO already installed on your PC, install it. This is a good step because Advanced Uninstaller PRO is an efficient uninstaller and all around tool to optimize your PC.


2. Run Advanced Uninstaller PRO. Take your time to get familiar with Advanced Uninstaller PRO's design and wealth of tools available. Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very useful Windows tool.

3. Press the General Tools category
Go to General Tools

4. Press the Uninstall Programs tool
Go to Uninstall Programs

5. A list of the applications installed on your PC will appear

6. Scroll the list of applications until you locate PotPlayer or simply activate the Search field and type in "PotPlayer". If it is installed on your PC the PotPlayer app will be found automatically. Notice that when you select PotPlayer in the list , some information regarding the application is made available to you:

  • Star rating (in the lower left corner). The star rating tells you the opinion other users have regarding PotPlayer, ranging from "Highly recommended" to "Very dangerous".
  • Reviews by other users - Press the Read reviews button.
  • Technical information regarding the application you want to uninstall, by pressing the Properties button.
7. Click the Uninstall button. A confirmation window will show up. Confirm the uninstall by clicking Uninstall. Advanced Uninstaller PRO will automatically remove PotPlayer.
Uninstall PotPlayer

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

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



This page is not a piece of advice to remove PotPlayer by Kakao Corp. from your computer, we are not saying that PotPlayer by Kakao Corp. is not a good software application. This page only contains detailed info on how to remove PotPlayer supposing you want to. Here you can find registry and disk entries that Advanced Uninstaller PRO discovered and classified as "leftovers" on other users' PCs.

2017-11-16 / Written by Andreea Kartman for Advanced Uninstaller PRO

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Last update on: 2017-11-16 11:01:40.667