VLC media player 2.1.3 VLC media player 2.1.3

A guide to uninstall VLC media player 2.1.3 from your system

VLC media player 2.1.3 is a software application. This page is comprised of details on how to uninstall it from your computer. The Windows release was created by VideoLAN. You can find out more on VideoLAN or check for application updates here. More data about the program VLC media player 2.1.3 can be found at . VLC media player 2.1.3 is usually set up in the C:\Program Files (x86)\VideoLAN\VLC directory, regulated by the user's decision. VLC media player 2.1.3's entire uninstall command line is C:\Program Files (x86)\VideoLAN\VLC\uninstall.exe. vlc.exe is the programs's main file and it takes about 131.27 KB (134424 bytes) on disk.

VLC media player 2.1.3 is composed of the following executables which occupy 477.64 KB (489102 bytes) on disk:

  • uninstall.exe (228.09 KB)
  • vlc-cache-gen.exe (118.27 KB)
  • vlc.exe (131.27 KB)

The information on this page is only about version 2.1.3 of VLC media player 2.1.3. VLC media player 2.1.3 has the habit of leaving behind some leftovers.

Directories left on disk:
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\vlc

The files below were left behind on your disk when you remove VLC media player 2.1.3:
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Packages\Microsoft.Windows.Cortana_cw5n1h2txyewy\LocalState\AppIconCache\100\E__Program Files_VideoLAN_VLC_Documentation_url
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Packages\Microsoft.Windows.Cortana_cw5n1h2txyewy\LocalState\AppIconCache\100\E__Program Files_VideoLAN_VLC_NEWS_txt
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Packages\Microsoft.Windows.Cortana_cw5n1h2txyewy\LocalState\AppIconCache\100\E__Program Files_VideoLAN_VLC_VideoLAN Website_url
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Packages\Microsoft.Windows.Cortana_cw5n1h2txyewy\LocalState\AppIconCache\100\E__Program Files_VideoLAN_VLC_vlc_exe
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\vlc\ml.xspf
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\vlc\vlc-qt-interface.ini
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\vlc\vlcrc

Use regedit.exe to manually remove from the Windows Registry the keys below:
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\VLC media player
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\MozillaPlugins\,version=2.1.3

Open regedit.exe in order to delete the following registry values:
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Local Settings\Software\Microsoft\Windows\Shell\MuiCache\E:\Program Files\VideoLAN\VLC\vlc.exe.ApplicationCompany
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Local Settings\Software\Microsoft\Windows\Shell\MuiCache\E:\Program Files\VideoLAN\VLC\vlc.exe.FriendlyAppName

A way to delete VLC media player 2.1.3 from your PC using Advanced Uninstaller PRO

VLC media player 2.1.3 is a program by VideoLAN. Some people want to remove it. This is easier said than done because performing this manually takes some advanced knowledge regarding PCs. The best QUICK action to remove VLC media player 2.1.3 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 system, install it. This is a good step because Advanced Uninstaller PRO is one of the best uninstaller and all around tool to optimize your PC.


  • visit Download Link
  • download the program by clicking on the DOWNLOAD button
  • install Advanced Uninstaller PRO
2. Start Advanced Uninstaller PRO. Take some time to admire Advanced Uninstaller PRO's interface and wealth of tools available. Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a powerful package of utilities.

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

4. Activate the Uninstall Programs button
Go to Uninstall Programs

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

6. Scroll the list of programs until you locate VLC media player 2.1.3 or simply click the Search field and type in "VLC media player 2.1.3". The VLC media player 2.1.3 program will be found automatically. Notice that after you select VLC media player 2.1.3 in the list of programs, the following information regarding the program is shown to you:

  • Safety rating (in the lower left corner). This explains the opinion other users have regarding VLC media player 2.1.3, from "Highly recommended" to "Very dangerous".
  • Opinions by other users - Click on the Read reviews button.
  • Technical information regarding the application you wish to remove, by clicking on the Properties button.
For instance you can see that for VLC media player 2.1.3:

  • The web site of the program is:
  • The uninstall string is: C:\Program Files (x86)\VideoLAN\VLC\uninstall.exe
7. Press the Uninstall button. A confirmation dialog will appear. Confirm the uninstall by pressing Uninstall. Advanced Uninstaller PRO will then remove VLC media player 2.1.3.
Uninstall VLC media player 2.1.3

8. After removing VLC media player 2.1.3, Advanced Uninstaller PRO will ask you to run a cleanup. Click Next to perform the cleanup. All the items of VLC media player 2.1.3 which have been left behind will be detected and you will be asked if you want to delete them. By removing VLC media player 2.1.3 using Advanced Uninstaller PRO, you can be sure that no registry entries, files or directories are left behind on your system.

Your computer will remain clean, speedy and able to serve you properly.

Geographical user distribution

  • Windows 7 (6.1)
  • Windows 8 (6.2)
  • Windows XP (5.1)
  • 10.0
  • Windows 8.1 (6.3)
  • Windows Vista (6.0)
  • Windows Server 2003 (5.2)
  • Windows NT 4 (4.0)
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The text above is not a piece of advice to remove VLC media player 2.1.3 by VideoLAN from your PC, we are not saying that VLC media player 2.1.3 by VideoLAN is not a good application for your PC. This page simply contains detailed instructions on how to remove VLC media player 2.1.3 in case you decide this is what you want to do. 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.

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

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Last update on: 2016-06-19 02:15:32.453