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A way to uninstall Winamp from your computer

Winamp is a computer program. This page contains details on how to uninstall it from your PC. It is developed by Nullsoft, Inc. Additional info about Nullsoft, Inc can be found here. Click on to get more facts about Winamp on Nullsoft, Inc's website. Usually the Winamp application is found in the C:\Program Files\Winamp folder, depending on the user's option during setup. Winamp's full uninstall command line is MsiExec.exe /I{5BFC0107-D5D6-439C-B529-183198518C60}. The program's main executable file is named winamp.exe and its approximative size is 1.52 MB (1592672 bytes).

The executable files below are installed together with Winamp. They take about 1.62 MB (1695424 bytes) on disk.

  • Elevator.exe (27.34 KB)
  • winamp.exe (1.52 MB)
  • winampa.exe (73.00 KB)

The current web page applies to Winamp version 5.58.2 only. Click on the links below for other Winamp versions: to view all...
If you're planning to uninstall Winamp you should check if the following data is left behind on your PC.

Folders left behind when you uninstall Winamp:
  • C:\Program Files\Winamp
  • C:\ProgramData\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs\Winamp
  • C:\Users\%user%\AppData\Roaming\Winamp

The files below remain on your disk by Winamp when you uninstall it:
  • C:\Program Files\Winamp\burnlib.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Winamp\Elevator.exe
  • C:\Program Files\Winamp\elevatorps.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Winamp\install.ini

Frequently the following registry keys will not be uninstalled:
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\TypeLib\{05d652c1-7997-40f9-982d-347b8e29f8fb}
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\TypeLib\{49f3ccb6-3ba4-4b64-9451-ccf4d42581b1}
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\TypeLib\{65eba1d4-45e2-4ec5-a7ff-cb7e14659c77}
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\TypeLib\{7919d0ca-3043-4c02-b778-ab2bf4931f58}

Supplementary values that are not removed:
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\CLSID\{2758dffc-f9fb-4c62-82c9-fdc9bceb5e9c}\InprocServer32\
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\CLSID\{2758dffc-f9fb-4c62-82c9-fdc9bceb5e9c}\ToolboxBitmap32\
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\CLSID\{28041299-f00d-4156-88c7-4c663cd47b00}\InprocServer32\
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\CLSID\{39c806ec-eb0a-4f6e-b40d-c41d92281b5e}\InprocServer32\

A way to uninstall Winamp using Advanced Uninstaller PRO

Winamp is an application released by the software company Nullsoft, Inc. Sometimes, people try to remove this program. This can be troublesome because removing this manually requires some knowledge regarding removing Windows applications by hand. The best SIMPLE manner to remove Winamp is to use Advanced Uninstaller PRO. Here are some detailed instructions about how to do this:

1. If you don't have Advanced Uninstaller PRO already installed on your Windows PC, add it. This is good because Advanced Uninstaller PRO is an efficient uninstaller and general tool to optimize your Windows PC.


  • visit Download Link
  • download the program by clicking on the green DOWNLOAD NOW button
  • install Advanced Uninstaller PRO
2. Run Advanced Uninstaller PRO. It's recommended to take some time to get familiar with the program's design and number of functions available. Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very good PC management program.

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 the computer will be shown to you

6. Navigate the list of programs until you find Winamp or simply click the Search feature and type in "Winamp". If it is installed on your PC the Winamp app will be found very quickly. When you click Winamp in the list of applications, the following information regarding the application is available to you:

  • Star rating (in the left lower corner). This explains the opinion other users have regarding Winamp, ranging from "Highly recommended" to "Very dangerous".
  • Reviews by other users - Click on the Read reviews button.
  • Details regarding the program you wish to uninstall, by clicking on the Properties button.
For instance you can see that for Winamp:

  • The web site of the program is:
  • The uninstall string is: MsiExec.exe /I{5BFC0107-D5D6-439C-B529-183198518C60}
7. Press the Uninstall button. A window asking you to confirm will show up. accept the removal by pressing the Uninstall button. Advanced Uninstaller PRO will then remove Winamp.
Uninstall Winamp

8. After uninstalling Winamp, Advanced Uninstaller PRO will offer to run a cleanup. Press Next to go ahead with 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 uninstalling Winamp with 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.


This page is not a recommendation to remove Winamp by Nullsoft, Inc from your PC, we are not saying that Winamp by Nullsoft, Inc is not a good application. This page only contains detailed info on how to remove Winamp in case you want to. Here you can find registry and disk entries that Advanced Uninstaller PRO stumbled upon and classified as "leftovers" on other users' PCs.

2015-09-25 / Written by Dan Armano for Advanced Uninstaller PRO

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Last update on: 2015-09-25 05:59:55.617