A way to uninstall VLC from your computer

VLC is a computer program. This page is comprised of details on how to uninstall it from your PC. It was developed for Windows by VideoLAN. More information about VideoLAN can be found here. The program is frequently installed in the C:\Program Files\VideoLAN\VLC folder (same installation drive as Windows). The full command line for uninstalling VLC is MsiExec.exe /I{AB020927-1930-4186-977B-7674B7B53705}. Keep in mind that if you will type this command in Start / Run Note you might receive a notification for administrator rights. vlc.exe is the programs's main file and it takes circa 962.70 KB (985800 bytes) on disk.

VLC is comprised of the following executables which take 1.30 MB (1359861 bytes) on disk:

  • uninstall.exe (228.10 KB)
  • vlc-cache-gen.exe (137.20 KB)
  • vlc.exe (962.70 KB)

This info is about VLC version 3.0.4 only. For more VLC versions please click below: to view all...

How to delete VLC from your computer with Advanced Uninstaller PRO

VLC is a program marketed by VideoLAN. Frequently, users decide to remove it. This can be hard because doing this by hand takes some experience related to removing Windows applications by hand. One of the best SIMPLE approach to remove VLC 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 system, install it. This is good because Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very potent uninstaller and all around tool to take care of your system.


  • navigate to Download Link
  • download the setup by pressing the DOWNLOAD NOW button
  • set up Advanced Uninstaller PRO
2. Start Advanced Uninstaller PRO. Take some time to admire Advanced Uninstaller PRO's design and wealth of functions available. Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very good package of tools.

3. Click on the General Tools button
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 be shown to you

6. Scroll the list of applications until you find VLC or simply click the Search feature and type in "VLC". If it exists on your system the VLC application will be found automatically. Notice that after you select VLC in the list of applications, some data about the program is shown to you:

  • Safety rating (in the left lower corner). The star rating explains the opinion other people have about VLC, ranging from "Highly recommended" to "Very dangerous".
  • Opinions by other people - Click on the Read reviews button.
  • Details about the application you want to remove, by pressing the Properties button.
7. Click the Uninstall button. A confirmation page will appear. accept the removal by clicking the Uninstall button. Advanced Uninstaller PRO will remove VLC.
Uninstall VLC

8. After removing VLC, Advanced Uninstaller PRO will offer to run an additional cleanup. Click Next to proceed with the cleanup. All the items that belong VLC which have been left behind will be found and you will be able to delete them. By removing VLC with Advanced Uninstaller PRO, you can be sure that no Windows registry items, files or directories are left behind on your disk.

Your Windows PC will remain clean, speedy and ready to take on new tasks.


The text above is not a piece of advice to remove VLC by VideoLAN from your PC, nor are we saying that VLC by VideoLAN is not a good software application. This page simply contains detailed info on how to remove VLC supposing you decide this is what you want to do. Here you can find registry and disk entries that Advanced Uninstaller PRO discovered and classified as "leftovers" on other users' PCs.

2020-06-10 / Written by Dan Armano for Advanced Uninstaller PRO

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Last update on: 2020-06-10 16:10:49.953