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A guide to uninstall VLC media player from your computer

VLC media player is a computer program. This page holds details on how to remove it from your PC. It was developed for Windows by VideoLAN. Check out here where you can read more on VideoLAN. Detailed information about VLC media player can be seen at . VLC media player is usually installed in the C:\Program Files\VideoLAN\VLC directory, however this location may differ a lot depending on the user's option while installing the application. The entire uninstall command line for VLC media player is C:\Program Files\VideoLAN\VLC\uninstall.exe. The program's main executable file occupies 126.02 KB (129043 bytes) on disk and is named vlc.exe.

VLC media player is comprised of the following executables which take 491.21 KB (503002 bytes) on disk:

  • uninstall.exe (251.68 KB)
  • vlc-cache-gen.exe (113.52 KB)
  • vlc.exe (126.02 KB)


The current page applies to VLC media player version 3.0.0201409070004 alone. For other VLC media player versions please click below:

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How to uninstall VLC media player using Advanced Uninstaller PRO

VLC media player is an application marketed by the software company VideoLAN. Frequently, people choose to erase it. Sometimes this is easier said than done because doing this manually requires some advanced knowledge related to Windows internal functioning. The best QUICK action to erase VLC media player is to use Advanced Uninstaller PRO. Take the following steps on how to do this:





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

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2. Run Advanced Uninstaller PRO. Take your time to admire Advanced Uninstaller PRO's design and wealth of tools available. Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very good Windows tool.

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


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


5. All the programs installed on your computer will appear

6. Scroll the list of programs until you locate VLC media player or simply activate the Search field and type in "VLC media player". If it exists on your system the VLC media player application will be found automatically. After you click VLC media player in the list , some data regarding the application is available to you:


  • Safety rating (in the left lower corner). This explains the opinion other people have regarding VLC media player, from "Highly recommended" to "Very dangerous".
  • Opinions by other people - Click on the Read reviews button.
  • Details regarding the app you are about to remove, by pressing the Properties button.
For instance you can see that for VLC media player:





  • The web site of the application is: http://www.videolan.org/
  • The uninstall string is: C:\Program Files\VideoLAN\VLC\uninstall.exe
7. Press the Uninstall button. A window asking you to confirm will come up. Confirm the removal by pressing Uninstall. Advanced Uninstaller PRO will then remove 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 perform the cleanup. All the items that belong VLC media player that have been left behind will be found and you will be asked if you want to delete them. By removing VLC media player using Advanced Uninstaller PRO, you can be sure that no Windows registry items, files or folders are left behind on your PC.

Your Windows PC will remain clean, speedy and ready to take on new tasks.



Disclaimer

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 for your PC. This page simply 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 discovered and classified as "leftovers" on other users' PCs.

2015-09-08 / Written by Dan Armano for Advanced Uninstaller PRO

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Last update on: 2015-09-08 15:16:39.170