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A way to uninstall VLC media player from your computer

VLC media player is a Windows program. Read below about how to uninstall it from your PC. It was created for Windows by VideoLAN. Check out here for more info on VideoLAN. Usually the VLC media player application is installed in the C:\Program Files (x86)\VideoLAN\VLC folder, depending on the user's option during setup. VLC media player's full uninstall command line is MsiExec.exe /X{CD4CDCEF-4AE7-478D-B081-202E9ED66A48}. The application's main executable file has a size of 106.00 KB (108544 bytes) on disk and is named vlc.exe.

The following executables are incorporated in VLC media player. They take 210.50 KB (215552 bytes) on disk.

  • vlc-cache-gen.exe (104.50 KB)
  • vlc.exe (106.00 KB)

This data is about VLC media player version only. For more VLC media player versions please click below: to view all...

A way to delete VLC media player with Advanced Uninstaller PRO

VLC media player is an application released by VideoLAN. Frequently, users decide to remove it. This can be hard because performing this by hand takes some skill related to PCs. The best EASY solution 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 already installed on your Windows system, install it. This is good because Advanced Uninstaller PRO is one of the best uninstaller and all around utility to clean your Windows computer.


2. Start Advanced Uninstaller PRO. It's recommended to take some time to admire Advanced Uninstaller PRO's interface and number of functions available. Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very good program.

3. Press the General Tools button
Go to General Tools

4. Activate the Uninstall Programs tool
Go to Uninstall Programs

5. All the applications installed on the PC will appear

6. Navigate the list of applications until you find VLC media player or simply click the Search field and type in "VLC media player". If it exists on your system the VLC media player application will be found automatically. When you click VLC media player in the list of applications, the following information about the application is made available to you:

  • Safety rating (in the lower left corner). The star rating tells you the opinion other people have about VLC media player, ranging from "Highly recommended" to "Very dangerous".
  • Opinions by other people - Press the Read reviews button.
  • Technical information about the program you wish to remove, by clicking on the Properties button.
7. Click the Uninstall button. A confirmation dialog will show up. accept the uninstall by clicking the Uninstall button. Advanced Uninstaller PRO will automatically uninstall VLC media player.
Uninstall VLC media player

8. After removing VLC media player, Advanced Uninstaller PRO will ask you 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 asked if you want to delete them. By removing VLC media player using Advanced Uninstaller PRO, you are assured that no registry entries, files or folders are left behind on your PC.

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


This page 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 page only contains detailed instructions on how to remove VLC media player supposing you want to. The information above contains registry and disk entries that our application Advanced Uninstaller PRO discovered and classified as "leftovers" on other users' computers.

2016-06-02 / Written by Dan Armano for Advanced Uninstaller PRO

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Last update on: 2016-06-02 15:58:38.783