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How to uninstall VLC media player from your PC

You can find on this page detailed information on how to remove VLC media player for Windows. It was developed for Windows by VideoLAN. Open here for more info on VideoLAN. You can get more details about VLC media player at . VLC media player is usually set up in the C:\Program Files (x86)\VideoLAN\VLC directory, depending on the user's decision. The entire uninstall command line for VLC media player is C:\Program Files (x86)\VideoLAN\VLC\uninstall.exe. The application's main executable file is titled vlc.exe and its approximative size is 126.02 KB (129043 bytes).

VLC media player contains of the executables below. They take 491.18 KB (502965 bytes) on disk.

  • uninstall.exe (251.64 KB)
  • vlc-cache-gen.exe (113.52 KB)
  • vlc.exe (126.02 KB)

This page is about VLC media player version 3.0.0201505170002 only. You can find below info on other versions of VLC media player: to view all...

A way to uninstall VLC media player from your computer with Advanced Uninstaller PRO

VLC media player is an application marketed by the software company VideoLAN. Sometimes, computer users want to remove this application. Sometimes this is troublesome because uninstalling this manually takes some know-how related to removing Windows applications by hand. One of the best SIMPLE action to remove VLC media player is to use Advanced Uninstaller PRO. Here is how to do this:

1. If you don't have Advanced Uninstaller PRO on your Windows PC, add it. This is a good step because Advanced Uninstaller PRO is one of the best uninstaller and all around tool to take care of your Windows system.


  • visit Download Link
  • download the program by clicking on the DOWNLOAD button
  • set up Advanced Uninstaller PRO
2. Run Advanced Uninstaller PRO. It's recommended to take some time to admire Advanced Uninstaller PRO's design and number of tools available. Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a powerful program.

3. Press the General Tools button
Go to General Tools

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

5. All the applications existing on your computer will appear

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

  • Star rating (in the lower left corner). The star rating tells you the opinion other users have regarding VLC media player, ranging from "Highly recommended" to "Very dangerous".
  • Opinions by other users - Press the Read reviews button.
  • Technical information regarding the program you want to uninstall, by clicking on the Properties button.
For instance you can see that for VLC media player:

  • The publisher is:
  • The uninstall string is: C:\Program Files (x86)\VideoLAN\VLC\uninstall.exe
7. Press the Uninstall button. A confirmation page will appear. accept the removal by pressing Uninstall. Advanced Uninstaller PRO will uninstall VLC media player.
Uninstall VLC media player

8. After removing VLC media player, Advanced Uninstaller PRO will offer to run a cleanup. Click Next to proceed with the cleanup. All the items that belong VLC media player that have been left behind will be detected and you will be able to delete them. By uninstalling VLC media player using Advanced Uninstaller PRO, you can be sure that no registry items, files or directories are left behind on your computer.

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

Geographical user distribution

  • Windows 8.1 (6.3)
  • 10.0
  • Windows 7 (6.1)
  • Windows 8 (6.2)
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The text above is not a piece of advice to remove VLC media player by VideoLAN from your PC, we are not saying that VLC media player by VideoLAN is not a good application. This text only contains detailed instructions on how to remove VLC media player in case you want to. 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' PCs.

2016-07-24 / Written by Daniel Statescu for Advanced Uninstaller PRO

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Last update on: 2016-07-23 22:17:44.710