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How to uninstall VLC media player from your PC

VLC media player is a Windows application. Read below about how to uninstall it from your PC. The Windows release was developed by VideoLAN. Go over here for more info on VideoLAN. Click on to get more details about VLC media player on VideoLAN's website. VLC media player is usually set up in the C:\Program Files\VideoLAN\VLC directory, depending on the user's choice. VLC media player's full uninstall command line is C:\Program Files\VideoLAN\VLC\uninstall.exe. vlc.exe is the programs's main file and it takes circa 129.52 KB (132627 bytes) on disk.

The following executable files are incorporated in VLC media player. They take 498.82 KB (510787 bytes) on disk.



  • uninstall.exe (251.28 KB)
  • vlc-cache-gen.exe (118.02 KB)
  • vlc.exe (129.52 KB)


The current page applies to VLC media player version 3.0.0201505220402 only. Click on the links below for other VLC media player versions:

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How to remove VLC media player from your PC with the help of Advanced Uninstaller PRO

VLC media player is a program offered by the software company VideoLAN. Sometimes, people want to erase it. Sometimes this is efortful because deleting this manually takes some advanced knowledge regarding Windows internal functioning. One of the best EASY action to erase 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 PC, install it. This is good because Advanced Uninstaller PRO is an efficient uninstaller and all around utility to optimize your Windows PC.

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2. Start Advanced Uninstaller PRO. It's recommended to take some time to get familiar with the program's design and wealth of features available. Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very good package of tools.

3. Press the General Tools category
Go to General Tools


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


5. All the applications installed on your PC will appear

6. Navigate the list of applications until you find VLC media player or simply activate the Search feature and type in "VLC media player". If it exists on your system the VLC media player application will be found automatically. Notice that when you select VLC media player in the list , the following data about the program is available to you:


  • Safety rating (in the left lower corner). The star rating explains the opinion other people have about VLC media player, from "Highly recommended" to "Very dangerous".
  • Opinions by other people - Press the Read reviews button.
  • Technical information about the application you are about to uninstall, by pressing the Properties button.
For instance you can see that for VLC media player:


  • The publisher is: http://www.videolan.org/
  • The uninstall string is: C:\Program Files\VideoLAN\VLC\uninstall.exe
7. Press the Uninstall button. A confirmation page will come up. accept the uninstall by pressing 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. Press Next to start 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 with Advanced Uninstaller PRO, you can be sure that no registry entries, files or folders are left behind on your PC.

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

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Geographical user distribution

  • Windows 7 (6.1)
  • Windows 8.1 (6.3)
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Disclaimer

This page is not a recommendation to remove VLC media player by VideoLAN from your computer, nor are we saying that VLC media player by VideoLAN is not a good software application. This page simply contains detailed info on how to remove VLC media player supposing you want to. The information above contains registry and disk entries that other software left behind and Advanced Uninstaller PRO stumbled upon and classified as "leftovers" on other users' computers.

2015-05-25 / Written by Daniel Statescu for Advanced Uninstaller PRO

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Last update on: 2015-05-25 06:03:06.153