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How to uninstall Winamp from your system

Winamp is a Windows program. Read below about how to uninstall it from your PC. The Windows release was developed by Nullsoft, Inc. More info about Nullsoft, Inc can be read here. More information about Winamp can be seen at . Winamp is typically installed in the C:\Program Files\Winamp directory, however this location may vary a lot depending on the user's decision when installing the program. Winamp's full uninstall command line is C:\Program Files\Winamp\UninstWA.exe. Winamp's primary file takes about 2.10 MB (2206888 bytes) and is called winamp.exe.

The executable files below are installed along with Winamp. They occupy about 2.56 MB (2683202 bytes) on disk.

  • Elevator.exe (27.66 KB)
  • UninstWA.exe (364.49 KB)
  • winamp.exe (2.10 MB)
  • winampa.exe (73.00 KB)


This page is about Winamp version 5.63 alone. You can find below a few links to other Winamp versions:

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When you're planning to uninstall Winamp you should check if the following data is left behind on your PC.

You should delete the folders below after you uninstall Winamp:
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Winamp
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Microsoft\Windows\WER\ReportArchive\AppCrash_winamp.exe_7160dbb34d57ce452da29d83224b74139e2bd8e_0fca5580
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Microsoft\Windows\WER\ReportArchive\AppCrash_winamp.exe_b4a718831c8ee85ec79bb18dbe27119b4c1bd_0a4057cb
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Microsoft\Windows\WER\ReportArchive\AppCrash_winamp.exe_b4a718831c8ee85ec79bb18dbe27119b4c1bd_15fa4411

The files below were left behind on your disk by Winamp when you uninstall it:
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Winamp\burnlib.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Winamp\Elevator.exe
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Winamp\elevatorps.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Winamp\install.ini
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Winamp\Lang\Winamp-es-us.wlz
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Winamp\libFLAC.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Winamp\libmp4v2.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Winamp\libsndfile.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Winamp\Microsoft.VC90.CRT\Microsoft.VC90.CRT.manifest
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Winamp\Microsoft.VC90.CRT\msvcr90.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Winamp\nde.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Winamp\nsutil.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Winamp\paths.ini
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Winamp\pconfig.dcf
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Winamp\Plugins\avs\AddBorder.ape
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Winamp\Plugins\avs\avsres_texer_circle_edgeonly_19x19.bmp
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Winamp\Plugins\avs\avsres_texer_circle_edgeonly_29x29.bmp
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Winamp\Plugins\avs\avsres_texer_circle_heavyblur_19x19.bmp
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Winamp\Plugins\avs\avsres_texer_circle_heavyblur_21x21.bmp
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Winamp\Plugins\avs\avsres_texer_circle_sharp_19x19.bmp
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Winamp\Plugins\avs\colormap.ape
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Winamp\Plugins\avs\Community Picks\Acid - Twitchy liquid shit (mixing plastics mix by tuggummi).avs
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Winamp\Plugins\avs\Community Picks\amphirion - Ex Deux Mechanica.avs
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Winamp\Plugins\avs\Community Picks\Amphirion - Geometric Sustinance.avs
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Winamp\Plugins\avs\Community Picks\Degnic - Data flow.avs
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Winamp\Plugins\avs\Community Picks\Degnic - Fractal (slo-mo metallic) (u).avs
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Winamp\Plugins\avs\Community Picks\Degnic - Fury (extreme remix) by fsk.avs
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Winamp\Plugins\avs\Community Picks\Degnic - Helium.avs
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Winamp\Plugins\avs\Community Picks\degnic - spirit realm (plasmoid rmx).avs
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Winamp\Plugins\avs\Community Picks\duo - alien intercourse 4.avs
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Winamp\Plugins\avs\Community Picks\duo - Alienated (evilrice trinity tron remix).avs
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Winamp\Plugins\avs\Community Picks\Duo - Hash the Planet.avs
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Winamp\Plugins\avs\Community Picks\duo - warm freeform.avs
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Winamp\Plugins\avs\Community Picks\el-vis - golden.avs
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Winamp\Plugins\avs\Community Picks\el-vis - hubble002.avs
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Winamp\Plugins\avs\Community Picks\el-vis - rittaufdemfeuerstrahl.avs
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Winamp\Plugins\avs\Community Picks\el-vis - spindle.avs
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Winamp\Plugins\avs\Community Picks\fUk - afterburner remix.avs
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Winamp\Plugins\avs\Community Picks\fUk - cube.avs
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Winamp\Plugins\avs\Community Picks\fUk - ice cube.avs
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Winamp\Plugins\avs\Community Picks\Jay-Fatboy - Pieces of a Dead world.avs
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Winamp\Plugins\avs\Community Picks\Jheriko - Alien Device (Gallery Remix by Zamuz).avs
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Winamp\Plugins\avs\Community Picks\NemoOrange - Building Blocks.avs
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Winamp\Plugins\avs\Community Picks\NemoOrange - Clockwork.avs
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Winamp\Plugins\avs\Community Picks\NemoOrange - the Light of Speed.avs
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Winamp\Plugins\avs\Community Picks\NemoOrange vs el-vis - dreamtime2.avs
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Winamp\Plugins\avs\Community Picks\S_KuPeRS - Curvism 002 (Tuggummi's Paprika Mix).avs
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Winamp\Plugins\avs\Community Picks\s_kupers - gace.avs
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Winamp\Plugins\avs\Community Picks\s_kupers - the revenge of mt. doom.avs
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Winamp\Plugins\avs\Community Picks\Shock Value - Architectural Design (v.1.01).avs
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Winamp\Plugins\avs\Community Picks\shock value - source of power.avs
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Winamp\Plugins\avs\Community Picks\Tonic - One More (BW Contest).avs
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Winamp\Plugins\avs\Community Picks\Tonic - Zoomed Picture from One Insect.avs
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Winamp\Plugins\avs\Community Picks\Tuggummi - Let me out!.avs
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Winamp\Plugins\avs\Community Picks\Tuggummi - Shiny metal curves.avs
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Winamp\Plugins\avs\Community Picks\UnConeD - Butterfly Caught.avs
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Winamp\Plugins\avs\Community Picks\UnConeD - Daedalus.avs
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Winamp\Plugins\avs\Community Picks\UnConeD - Don't Trip and Drive.avs
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Winamp\Plugins\avs\Community Picks\UnConeD - Goldie.avs
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Winamp\Plugins\avs\Community Picks\UnConeD - Mister Santa.avs
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Winamp\Plugins\avs\Community Picks\UnConeD - Seismogrid.avs
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Winamp\Plugins\avs\Community Picks\UnConeD - Silk Strings.avs
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Winamp\Plugins\avs\Community Picks\UnConeD - Tokyo Bullet.avs
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Winamp\Plugins\avs\Community Picks\yathosho - interlaced.avs
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Winamp\Plugins\avs\Community Picks\yathosho - sakura.avs
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Winamp\Plugins\avs\Community Picks\Yathosho - SKOGSKLOCKA(TM).avs
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Winamp\Plugins\avs\Community Picks\zamuz - big bang.avs
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Winamp\Plugins\avs\Community Picks\Zamuz - Explosive Virus.avs
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Winamp\Plugins\avs\Community Picks\zamuz - spiritual.avs
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Winamp\Plugins\avs\Community Picks\zamuz meets tuggummi - fat balls (wallpaper wannabe candy theme).avs
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Winamp\Plugins\avs\Community Picks\Zevensoft - Ocean4.avs
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Winamp\Plugins\avs\convolution.ape
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Winamp\Plugins\avs\flow3.0-5.bmp
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Winamp\Plugins\avs\fyrewurx.ape
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Winamp\Plugins\avs\multifilter.ape
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Winamp\Plugins\avs\skupers_lp6_02.bmp
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Winamp\Plugins\avs\skupers_lp7_01.bmp
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Winamp\Plugins\avs\sv_architectimage_256.bmp
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Winamp\Plugins\avs\sv_architectimage_buffer.bmp
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Winamp\Plugins\avs\sv_texer_simplefade.bmp
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Winamp\Plugins\avs\texer.ape
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Winamp\Plugins\avs\texer2.ape
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Winamp\Plugins\avs\tug_3dpack_texer4.bmp
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Winamp\Plugins\avs\tug_bit2_texer5.bmp
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Winamp\Plugins\avs\tug_ti_texer2.bmp
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Winamp\Plugins\avs\whacko6-06.bmp
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Winamp\Plugins\avs\whacko6-07.bmp
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Winamp\Plugins\avs\Winamp 5 Picks\amphirion - nebulous (skupers remix).avs
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Winamp\Plugins\avs\Winamp 5 Picks\D&L - Life Is Violated.avs
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Winamp\Plugins\avs\Winamp 5 Picks\Degnic - Retrowall (Yathosho's Supermicrocosm).avs
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Winamp\Plugins\avs\Winamp 5 Picks\Degnic-Adrealine rush.avs
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Winamp\Plugins\avs\Winamp 5 Picks\Duo - Alien Heart.avs
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Winamp\Plugins\avs\Winamp 5 Picks\Duo - Brainstorm.avs
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Winamp\Plugins\avs\Winamp 5 Picks\EL-VIS - Molecules (S_KuPeRS Remix).avs
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Winamp\Plugins\avs\Winamp 5 Picks\el-vis - soundscape III (skupers remix).avs
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Winamp\Plugins\avs\Winamp 5 Picks\fck - checkers with metaballs (skupers remix).avs
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Winamp\Plugins\avs\Winamp 5 Picks\horse-fly - jinx (skupers remix).avs
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Winamp\Plugins\avs\Winamp 5 Picks\jheriko - not quite a bendy tunnel (skupers remix).avs
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Winamp\Plugins\avs\Winamp 5 Picks\justin - newpoop (for wa5).avs
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Winamp\Plugins\avs\Winamp 5 Picks\justin - the landscape is killing me (wa5remix).avs

You will find in the Windows Registry that the following data will not be cleaned; remove them one by one using regedit.exe:
  • 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\Winamp
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Clients\Media\Winamp
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\Winamp
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Nullsoft\Winamp

Use regedit.exe to delete the following additional registry values from the Windows Registry:
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.AAC\Winamp_Back
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.aif\Winamp_Back
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.aiff\Winamp_Back
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.amf\Winamp_Back
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.ASX\Winamp_Back
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.au\Winamp_Back
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.avr\Winamp_Back
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.caf\Winamp_Back
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.CDA\Winamp_Back
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.far\Winamp_Back
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.FLAC\Winamp_Back
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.htk\Winamp_Back
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.it\Winamp_Back
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.itz\Winamp_Back
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.M3U\Winamp_Back
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.m4a\Winamp_Back
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.mat\Winamp_Back
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.mdz\Winamp_Back
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.mid\Winamp_Back
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.midi\Winamp_Back
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.MOD\Winamp_Back
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.MP2\Winamp_Back
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.MP3\Winamp_Back
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.mtm\Winamp_Back
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.nst\Winamp_Back
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.oga\Winamp_Back
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.OGG\Winamp_Back
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.okt\Winamp_Back
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.paf\Winamp_Back
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.PLS\Winamp_Back
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.ptm\Winamp_Back
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.pvf\Winamp_Back
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.rf64\Winamp_Back
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.rmi\Winamp_Back
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.s3m\Winamp_Back
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.s3z\Winamp_Back
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.sd2\Winamp_Back
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.sds\Winamp_Back
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.sf\Winamp_Back
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.stm\Winamp_Back
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.stz\Winamp_Back
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.ult\Winamp_Back
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.voc\Winamp_Back
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.w64\Winamp_Back
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.WAV\Winamp_Back
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.WMA\Winamp_Back
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.wpl\Winamp_Back
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.wve\Winamp_Back
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.xi\Winamp_Back
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.xm\Winamp_Back
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.xmz\Winamp_Back
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\SharedAccess\Parameters\FirewallPolicy\FirewallRules\TCP Query User{8CCCAA3F-ADCD-4CEC-9EFE-2979D6D428A7}C:\program files (x86)\winamp\winamp.exe
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\SharedAccess\Parameters\FirewallPolicy\FirewallRules\TCP Query User{DBD35A53-66DE-4EAF-964D-0775D7923AC6}C:\program files (x86)\winamp\winamp.exe
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\SharedAccess\Parameters\FirewallPolicy\FirewallRules\UDP Query User{145BFCB0-2919-4764-A488-D750A734BA87}C:\program files (x86)\winamp\winamp.exe
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\SharedAccess\Parameters\FirewallPolicy\FirewallRules\UDP Query User{4396B700-F2CC-4EF9-8502-4FAA0B2A3C4F}C:\program files (x86)\winamp\winamp.exe


How to remove Winamp from your computer with the help of Advanced Uninstaller PRO

Winamp is a program marketed by Nullsoft, Inc. Frequently, computer users decide to erase this application. This can be troublesome because performing this by hand takes some knowledge regarding Windows program uninstallation. The best QUICK procedure to erase Winamp 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 a good step because Advanced Uninstaller PRO is one of the best uninstaller and general tool to optimize your Windows PC.

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  • visit Download Link
  • download the program by pressing the green DOWNLOAD button
  • install Advanced Uninstaller PRO
2. Run Advanced Uninstaller PRO. It's recommended to take some time to get familiar with Advanced Uninstaller PRO's design and wealth of features 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. All the applications existing on the computer will be shown to you

6. Scroll the list of applications until you find Winamp or simply click the Search feature and type in "Winamp". The Winamp program will be found automatically. Notice that when you click Winamp in the list of apps, some data about the application is made available to you:


  • Safety rating (in the lower left corner). This explains the opinion other people have about Winamp, from "Highly recommended" to "Very dangerous".
  • Opinions by other people - Press the Read reviews button.
  • Technical information about the app you want to uninstall, by pressing the Properties button.
For example you can see that for Winamp:





  • The web site of the application is: http://www.winamp.com/
  • The uninstall string is: C:\Program Files\Winamp\UninstWA.exe
7. Click the Uninstall button. A confirmation page will show up. accept the uninstall by clicking Uninstall. Advanced Uninstaller PRO will automatically uninstall Winamp.
Uninstall Winamp


8. After uninstalling Winamp, Advanced Uninstaller PRO will offer to run an additional cleanup. Click Next to go ahead with the cleanup. All the items of Winamp that have been left behind will be found and you will be able to delete them. By uninstalling Winamp using Advanced Uninstaller PRO, you can be sure that no Windows registry entries, files or directories are left behind on your PC.

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



Geographical user distribution

  • 10.0
  • Windows 8.1 (6.3)
  • Windows 7 (6.1)
  • Windows XP (5.1)
  • Windows Vista (6.0)
  • Windows 8 (6.2)
  • Windows Server 2003 (5.2)
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Disclaimer

The text above is not a piece of advice to uninstall Winamp by Nullsoft, Inc from your computer, nor are we saying that Winamp by Nullsoft, Inc is not a good application. This text simply 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 Advanced Uninstaller PRO stumbled upon and classified as "leftovers" on other users' PCs.

2016-06-19 / Written by Daniel Statescu for Advanced Uninstaller PRO

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Last update on: 2016-06-19 07:31:00.140