VLC media player 2.0.6 VLC media player 2.0.6

A way to uninstall VLC media player 2.0.6 from your system

This web page contains detailed information on how to remove VLC media player 2.0.6 for Windows. The Windows version was developed by VideoLAN. More information on VideoLAN can be found here. More details about the application VLC media player 2.0.6 can be seen at . Usually the VLC media player 2.0.6 application is found in the C:\Program Files\VideoLAN\VLC directory, depending on the user's option during install. You can remove VLC media player 2.0.6 by clicking on the Start menu of Windows and pasting the command line C:\Program Files\VideoLAN\VLC\uninstall.exe. Keep in mind that you might be prompted for admin rights. vlc.exe is the VLC media player 2.0.6's primary executable file and it occupies around 121.50 KB (124416 bytes) on disk.

The executables below are part of VLC media player 2.0.6. They occupy about 452.18 KB (463036 bytes) on disk.

  • uninstall.exe (219.18 KB)
  • vlc-cache-gen.exe (111.50 KB)
  • vlc.exe (121.50 KB)

This info is about VLC media player 2.0.6 version 2.0.6 only. You can find below a few links to other VLC media player 2.0.6 versions:

When you're planning to uninstall VLC media player 2.0.6 you should check if the following data is left behind on your PC.

The files below were left behind on your disk when you remove VLC media player 2.0.6:
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Packages\Microsoft.Windows.Cortana_cw5n1h2txyewy\LocalState\AppIconCache\125\{6D809377-6AF0-444B-8957-A3773F02200E}_VideoLAN_VLC_Documentation_url
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Packages\Microsoft.Windows.Cortana_cw5n1h2txyewy\LocalState\AppIconCache\125\{6D809377-6AF0-444B-8957-A3773F02200E}_VideoLAN_VLC_NEWS_txt
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Packages\Microsoft.Windows.Cortana_cw5n1h2txyewy\LocalState\AppIconCache\125\{6D809377-6AF0-444B-8957-A3773F02200E}_VideoLAN_VLC_VideoLAN Website_url
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Packages\Microsoft.Windows.Cortana_cw5n1h2txyewy\LocalState\AppIconCache\125\{6D809377-6AF0-444B-8957-A3773F02200E}_VideoLAN_VLC_vlc_exe

Usually the following registry data will not be cleaned:
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\VLC media player
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\MozillaPlugins\,version=2.0.6

Use regedit.exe to delete the following additional values from the Windows Registry:
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Local Settings\Software\Microsoft\Windows\Shell\MuiCache\C:\Program Files\VideoLAN\VLC\vlc.exe.ApplicationCompany
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Local Settings\Software\Microsoft\Windows\Shell\MuiCache\C:\Program Files\VideoLAN\VLC\vlc.exe.FriendlyAppName

A way to delete VLC media player 2.0.6 from your computer using Advanced Uninstaller PRO

VLC media player 2.0.6 is an application by the software company VideoLAN. Some computer users decide to uninstall it. This can be troublesome because deleting this manually takes some experience regarding PCs. One of the best EASY manner to uninstall VLC media player 2.0.6 is to use Advanced Uninstaller PRO. Take the following steps on 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 general utility to clean your computer.


  • go to Download Link
  • download the setup by clicking on the DOWNLOAD button
  • set up Advanced Uninstaller PRO
2. Start Advanced Uninstaller PRO. It's recommended to take some time to get familiar with Advanced Uninstaller PRO's design and wealth of functions available. Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very good PC management program.

3. Press the General Tools button
Go to General Tools

4. Click on the Uninstall Programs button
Go to Uninstall Programs

5. All the applications existing on your computer will appear

6. Scroll the list of applications until you find VLC media player 2.0.6 or simply click the Search feature and type in "VLC media player 2.0.6". If it is installed on your PC the VLC media player 2.0.6 program will be found very quickly. Notice that when you click VLC media player 2.0.6 in the list of applications, the following data about the program is available to you:

  • Star rating (in the lower left corner). The star rating explains the opinion other people have about VLC media player 2.0.6, from "Highly recommended" to "Very dangerous".
  • Opinions by other people - Press the Read reviews button.
  • Details about the app you wish to uninstall, by clicking on the Properties button.
For instance you can see that for VLC media player 2.0.6:

  • The publisher is:
  • The uninstall string is: C:\Program Files\VideoLAN\VLC\uninstall.exe
7. Press the Uninstall button. A confirmation window will come up. Confirm the uninstall by pressing the Uninstall button. Advanced Uninstaller PRO will then uninstall VLC media player 2.0.6.
Uninstall VLC media player 2.0.6

8. After removing VLC media player 2.0.6, Advanced Uninstaller PRO will offer to run an additional cleanup. Click Next to start the cleanup. All the items of VLC media player 2.0.6 which have been left behind will be found and you will be able to delete them. By uninstalling VLC media player 2.0.6 with Advanced Uninstaller PRO, you are assured that no registry items, files or folders are left behind on your computer.

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

Geographical user distribution

  • Windows 7 (6.1)
  • Windows 8.1 (6.3)
  • Windows XP (5.1)
  • 10.0
  • Windows 8 (6.2)
  • Windows Vista (6.0)
  • Windows Server 2003 (5.2)
  • Windows (6.4)
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This page is not a recommendation to remove VLC media player 2.0.6 by VideoLAN from your computer, we are not saying that VLC media player 2.0.6 by VideoLAN is not a good application for your computer. This text only contains detailed instructions on how to remove VLC media player 2.0.6 in case you want to. Here you can find registry and disk entries that Advanced Uninstaller PRO stumbled upon and classified as "leftovers" on other users' PCs.

2016-06-19 / Written by Dan Armano for Advanced Uninstaller PRO

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Last update on: 2016-06-19 03:38:55.947