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How to uninstall Winamp from your computer

You can find below detailed information on how to remove Winamp for Windows. It is made by Nullsoft, Inc. You can read more on Nullsoft, Inc or check for application updates here. Detailed information about Winamp can be seen at . Usually the Winamp program is installed in the C:\Program Files\Winamp folder, depending on the user's option during install. The full uninstall command line for Winamp is C:\Program Files\Winamp\UninstWA.exe. The program's main executable file occupies 1.52 MB (1595520 bytes) on disk and is called winamp.exe.

Winamp installs the following the executables on your PC, taking about 1.92 MB (2012476 bytes) on disk.



  • UninstWA.exe (334.18 KB)
  • winamp.exe (1.52 MB)
  • winampa.exe (73.00 KB)


The current page applies to Winamp version 5.62 alone. For other Winamp versions please click below:

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If you are manually uninstalling Winamp we recommend you to check if the following data is left behind on your PC.

Directories left on disk:
  • C:\Documents and Settings\UserName\Application Data\Winamp
  • C:\Documents and Settings\UserName\Start Menu\Programs\Winamp
  • C:\Program Files\Winamp Detect

Usually, the following files remain on disk:
  • C:\Documents and Settings\UserName\Application Data\Winamp\auth.ini
  • C:\Documents and Settings\UserName\Application Data\Winamp\demo.mp3
  • C:\Documents and Settings\UserName\Application Data\Winamp\gen_jumpex.m3u8
  • C:\Documents and Settings\UserName\Application Data\Winamp\links.xml
  • C:\Documents and Settings\UserName\Application Data\Winamp\Plugins\gen_ml.ini
  • C:\Documents and Settings\UserName\Application Data\Winamp\Plugins\gen_mud.ini
  • C:\Documents and Settings\UserName\Application Data\Winamp\Plugins\milk2_img.ini
  • C:\Documents and Settings\UserName\Application Data\Winamp\Plugins\milk2_msg.ini
  • C:\Documents and Settings\UserName\Application Data\Winamp\Plugins\ml\downloads.xml
  • C:\Documents and Settings\UserName\Application Data\Winamp\Plugins\ml\feeds.xml
  • C:\Documents and Settings\UserName\Application Data\Winamp\Plugins\ml\main.dat
  • C:\Documents and Settings\UserName\Application Data\Winamp\Plugins\ml\main.idx
  • C:\Documents and Settings\UserName\Application Data\Winamp\Plugins\ml\met4B58.vmd
  • C:\Documents and Settings\UserName\Application Data\Winamp\Plugins\ml\met4B62.vmd
  • C:\Documents and Settings\UserName\Application Data\Winamp\Plugins\ml\met5B2A.vmd
  • C:\Documents and Settings\UserName\Application Data\Winamp\Plugins\ml\met5B34.vmd
  • C:\Documents and Settings\UserName\Application Data\Winamp\Plugins\ml\met6B06.vmd
  • C:\Documents and Settings\UserName\Application Data\Winamp\Plugins\ml\met7AD8.vmd
  • C:\Documents and Settings\UserName\Application Data\Winamp\Plugins\ml\met8AAA.vmd
  • C:\Documents and Settings\UserName\Application Data\Winamp\Plugins\ml\ml_online.ini
  • C:\Documents and Settings\UserName\Application Data\Winamp\Plugins\ml\omServices\omService_{0000010100}.ini
  • C:\Documents and Settings\UserName\Application Data\Winamp\Plugins\ml\omServices\omService_{0000011004}.ini
  • C:\Documents and Settings\UserName\Application Data\Winamp\Plugins\ml\omServices\omService_{0000221836}.ini
  • C:\Documents and Settings\UserName\Application Data\Winamp\Plugins\ml\omServices\omService_{0000222151}.ini
  • C:\Documents and Settings\UserName\Application Data\Winamp\Plugins\ml\omServices\omService_{0000222427}.ini
  • C:\Documents and Settings\UserName\Application Data\Winamp\Plugins\ml\playlists.xml
  • C:\Documents and Settings\UserName\Application Data\Winamp\Plugins\ml\recent.dat
  • C:\Documents and Settings\UserName\Application Data\Winamp\Plugins\ml\recent.idx
  • C:\Documents and Settings\UserName\Application Data\Winamp\Plugins\ml\rss.xml
  • C:\Documents and Settings\UserName\Application Data\Winamp\Plugins\omBrowser\cache\icons\cache.ini
  • C:\Documents and Settings\UserName\Application Data\Winamp\Plugins\omBrowser\cache\icons\MetroLyrics.png
  • C:\Documents and Settings\UserName\Application Data\Winamp\Plugins\omBrowser\cache\icons\Moodagent.png
  • C:\Documents and Settings\UserName\Application Data\Winamp\Plugins\omBrowser\cache\icons\Mp3_of_the_Day.png
  • C:\Documents and Settings\UserName\Application Data\Winamp\Plugins\omBrowser\cache\icons\Winamp_Charts_1.png
  • C:\Documents and Settings\UserName\Application Data\Winamp\Plugins\omBrowser\omBrowser.ini
  • C:\Documents and Settings\UserName\Application Data\Winamp\studio.xnf
  • C:\Documents and Settings\UserName\Application Data\Winamp\winamp.ini
  • C:\Documents and Settings\UserName\Application Data\Winamp\Winamp.m3u
  • C:\Documents and Settings\UserName\Application Data\Winamp\Winamp.q1
  • C:\Documents and Settings\UserName\Start Menu\Programs\Winamp\Uninstall.lnk
  • C:\Documents and Settings\UserName\Start Menu\Programs\Winamp\Winamp.lnk
  • C:\Program Files\VideoLAN\VLC\skins\winamp2.xml
  • C:\Program Files\Winamp Detect\iewachk.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Winamp Detect\lpk.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Winamp Detect\UninstWaDetect.exe

Usually the following registry data will not be removed:
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Directory\shell\Winamp.Bookmark
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Directory\shell\Winamp.Enqueue
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Directory\shell\Winamp.Play
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\MIME\Database\Content Type\interface/x-winamp3-skin
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\MIME\Database\Content Type\interface/x-winamp-lang
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\MIME\Database\Content Type\interface/x-winamp-skin
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\winamp
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\Winamp Detect
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Winamp
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Clients\Media\Winamp
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\Winamp
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Nullsoft\Winamp

Registry values that are not removed from your computer:
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.aif\Winamp_Back
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.aiff\Winamp_Back
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.asx\Winamp_Back
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.au\Winamp_Back
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.cda\Winamp_Back
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.m3u\Winamp_Back
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.mat\Winamp_Back
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.mid\Winamp_Back
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.midi\Winamp_Back
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.mp2\Winamp_Back
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.mp3\Winamp_Back
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.rmi\Winamp_Back
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.wav\Winamp_Back
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.wma\Winamp_Back
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.wpl\Winamp_Back
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\SharedAccess\Parameters\FirewallPolicy\StandardProfile\AuthorizedApplications\List\C:\\Program Files\\Winamp\\winamp.exe




A way to erase Winamp from your computer using Advanced Uninstaller PRO

Winamp is an application released by the software company Nullsoft, Inc. Frequently, people decide to erase it. Sometimes this can be easier said than done because removing this manually takes some experience related to PCs. The best EASY action to erase Winamp is to use Advanced Uninstaller PRO. Here is how to do this:

1. If you don't have Advanced Uninstaller PRO on your PC, install it. This is good because Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very potent uninstaller and general utility to maximize the performance of your PC.

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

3. Press the General Tools category
Go to General Tools


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


5. A list of the programs existing on the computer will appear

6. Scroll the list of programs until you find Winamp or simply click the Search feature and type in "Winamp". The Winamp application will be found automatically. After you click Winamp in the list of apps, the following information about the program is shown to you:


  • Safety rating (in the lower left corner). The star rating tells you the opinion other people have about Winamp, from "Highly recommended" to "Very dangerous".
  • Reviews by other people - Press the Read reviews button.
  • Details about the program you are about to uninstall, by pressing the Properties button.
For instance you can see that for Winamp:


  • The software company is: http://www.winamp.com/
  • The uninstall string is: C:\Program Files\Winamp\UninstWA.exe
7. Press the Uninstall button. A confirmation window will appear. accept the uninstall by pressing Uninstall. Advanced Uninstaller PRO will then uninstall Winamp.
Uninstall Winamp


8. After uninstalling Winamp, Advanced Uninstaller PRO will ask you to run a cleanup. Click Next to perform the cleanup. All the items that belong Winamp that have been left behind will be detected and you will be asked if you want to delete them. By removing Winamp using Advanced Uninstaller PRO, you can be sure that no registry entries, files or directories are left behind on your system.

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

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Geographical user distribution

  • Windows XP (5.1)
  • Windows 7 (6.1)
  • Windows 8.1 (6.3)
  • Windows 8 (6.2)
  • 10.0
  • Windows Vista (6.0)
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Disclaimer

The text above is not a piece of advice to uninstall Winamp by Nullsoft, Inc from your computer, we are not saying that Winamp by Nullsoft, Inc is not a good software application. This page only contains detailed info on how to uninstall Winamp in case you decide this is what you want to do. 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.

2016-06-21 / Written by Daniel Statescu for Advanced Uninstaller PRO

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Last update on: 2016-06-21 03:59:01.057