VLC media player
This web page contains detailed information on how to uninstall VLC media player for Windows. It was developed for Windows by A guide to uninstall VLC media player from your systemVideoLAN
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. You can read more about about VLC media player at http://www.videolan.org/
. The application is frequently installed in the C:\Program Files (x86)\VideoLAN\VLC folder. Keep in mind that this path can differ depending on the user's choice. The entire uninstall command line for VLC media player is C:\Program Files (x86)\VideoLAN\VLC\uninstall.exe. The program's main executable file has a size of 124.02 KB (126995 bytes) on disk and is labeled vlc.exe.
VLC media player contains of the executables below. They occupy 504.80 KB (516919
bytes) on disk.
- uninstall.exe (268.77 KB)
- vlc-cache-gen.exe (112.02 KB)
- vlc.exe (124.02 KB)
The current page applies to VLC media player version 2.1.5
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Many files, folders and Windows registry data will be left behind when you remove VLC media player from your computer.Folders left behind when you uninstall VLC media player:
The files below were left behind on your disk by VLC media player's application uninstaller when you removed it:
Use regedit.exe to manually remove from the Windows Registry the keys below:
- C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\vlc\art\artistalbum\7th Band ™ ( TakMelody.ir )\™ ( TakMelody.ir )\art.png
- C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\vlc\art\artistalbum\Ali Lohrasbi\@Honarmandan_Official\art
- C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\vlc\art\artistalbum\Alireza Talischi\Delam Pishe Toe Single\art.jpg
- C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\vlc\art\artistalbum\Amir Shahyar - www.SongIrooni.org _ www.SONGBSONG.com\Single Music - www.SongIrooni.org _ www.SONGBSONG.com\art.jpg
- C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\vlc\art\artistalbum\UserName Farajolahi [ MyBia2Music.Com ]\Royaha [ MyBia2Music.Com ]\art.jpg
- C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\vlc\art\artistalbum\Hani Hajilo\Single\art.jpg
- C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\vlc\art\artistalbum\Mohsen Chavoshi WwW.Pop-Music.Ir\Beraghsa WwW.Pop-Music.Ir\art.png
- C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\vlc\art\artistalbum\W w W . B I A 2 R A P . C o M\W w W . B I A 2 R A P . C o M\art.jpg
Open regedit.exe in order to remove the following values:
- HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\MIME\Database\Content Type\application/x-vlc-plugin
- HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Local Settings\Software\Microsoft\Windows\Shell\MuiCache\C:\Users\UserName\Desktop\VLC\vlc.exe.ApplicationCompany
- HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Local Settings\Software\Microsoft\Windows\Shell\MuiCache\C:\Users\UserName\Desktop\VLC\vlc.exe.FriendlyAppName
VLC media player is an application marketed by the software company VideoLAN. Some people decide to erase this program. Sometimes this can be efortful because doing this manually requires some know-how regarding PCs. The best EASY solution to erase VLC media player is to use Advanced Uninstaller PRO. Take the following steps on how to do this: How to delete VLC media player from your PC with Advanced Uninstaller PRO
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5. A list of the applications installed on your computer will be made available to you
6. Navigate the list of applications until you find VLC media player or simply click the Search field and type in "VLC media player". The VLC media player program will be found very quickly. Notice that when you click VLC media player in the list of programs, the following information about the program is made available to you:
- Safety rating (in the lower left corner). This tells you the opinion other users have about VLC media player, from "Highly recommended" to "Very dangerous".
- Opinions by other users - Click on the Read reviews button.
- Details about the program you are about to uninstall, by clicking on the Properties button.
For example you can see that for VLC media player:
- The publisher is: http://www.videolan.org/
- The uninstall string is: C:\Program Files (x86)\VideoLAN\VLC\uninstall.exe
7. Click the Uninstall button. A window asking you to confirm will show up. Confirm the uninstall by clicking Uninstall. Advanced Uninstaller PRO will remove VLC media player.
8. After uninstalling VLC media player, Advanced Uninstaller PRO will offer to run an additional cleanup. Press Next to proceed with the cleanup. All the items of VLC media player which have been left behind will be found and you will be able to delete them. By uninstalling VLC media player using Advanced Uninstaller PRO, you are assured that no registry entries, files or folders are left behind on your system.
Your computer will remain clean, speedy and able to serve you properly.
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The text above is not a recommendation to remove VLC media player by VideoLAN from your PC, nor are we saying that VLC media player by VideoLAN is not a good application for your PC. This page only contains detailed instructions on how to remove VLC media player in case you decide this is what you want to do. The information above contains registry and disk entries that our application Advanced Uninstaller PRO stumbled upon and classified as "leftovers" on other users' PCs. Disclaimer
Last update on: 2016-06-18 19:46:03.777