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A guide to uninstall Winamp from your system

This web page contains thorough 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. You can get more details on Winamp at . Usually the Winamp application is to be found in the C:\Program Files (x86)\Winamp folder, depending on the user's option during setup. C:\Program Files (x86)\Winamp\UninstWA.exe is the full command line if you want to uninstall Winamp. winamp.exe is the programs's main file and it takes around 1.28 MB (1343840 bytes) on disk.

The following executables are incorporated in Winamp. They occupy 1.47 MB (1544624 bytes) on disk.

  • Elevator.exe (22.84 KB)
  • UninstWA.exe (137.73 KB)
  • winamp.exe (1.28 MB)
  • winampa.exe (35.50 KB)

The information on this page is only about version 5.54 of Winamp. Click on the links below for other Winamp versions: to view all...
If you are manually uninstalling Winamp we suggest you to check if the following data is left behind on your PC.

Directories left on disk:
  • C:\Users\%user%\AppData\Roaming\Winamp full

The files below remain on your disk by Winamp when you uninstall it:
  • C:\Users\%user%\AppData\Roaming\Winamp full\demoedit.aac
  • C:\Users\%user%\AppData\Roaming\Winamp full\links.xml
  • C:\Users\%user%\AppData\Roaming\Winamp full\Plugins\dropbox.ini
  • C:\Users\%user%\AppData\Roaming\Winamp full\Plugins\gen_ml.ini

You will find in the Windows Registry that the following keys will not be removed; remove them one by one using regedit.exe:

Open regedit.exe in order to delete the following values:
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\AudioCD\shell\play\command\
  • 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\

A way to remove Winamp from your PC with Advanced Uninstaller PRO

Winamp is a program released by Nullsoft, Inc. Sometimes, computer users want to erase it. Sometimes this can be hard because deleting this manually takes some knowledge regarding Windows program uninstallation. The best QUICK way to erase 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 on your PC, add it. This is a good step because Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very efficient uninstaller and general tool to optimize your system.


  • visit Download Link
  • download the setup by clicking on the green DOWNLOAD button
  • set up Advanced Uninstaller PRO
2. Run Advanced Uninstaller PRO. Take some time to get familiar with Advanced Uninstaller PRO's design and number of features available. Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very useful system utility.

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

4. Activate the Uninstall Programs button
Go to Uninstall Programs

5. A list of the applications installed on your computer will be shown to you

6. Scroll the list of applications until you locate Winamp or simply click the Search feature and type in "Winamp". If it is installed on your PC the Winamp application will be found very quickly. Notice that when you click Winamp in the list of programs, some information regarding the application is made available to you:

  • Star rating (in the left lower corner). The star rating explains the opinion other people have regarding Winamp, ranging from "Highly recommended" to "Very dangerous".
  • Reviews by other people - Click on the Read reviews button.
  • Technical information regarding the application you are about to uninstall, by clicking on the Properties button.
For instance you can see that for Winamp:

  • The web site of the application is:
  • The uninstall string is: C:\Program Files (x86)\Winamp\UninstWA.exe
7. Press the Uninstall button. A confirmation window will come up. accept the removal by pressing the Uninstall button. Advanced Uninstaller PRO will automatically remove Winamp.
Uninstall Winamp

8. After uninstalling Winamp, Advanced Uninstaller PRO will ask you to run an additional cleanup. Press 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 registry items, files or folders are left behind on your PC.

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

Geographical user distribution

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


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 for your computer. This text simply contains detailed instructions on how to uninstall Winamp supposing you want to. The information above contains registry and disk entries that other software left behind and Advanced Uninstaller PRO discovered and classified as "leftovers" on other users' PCs.

2016-06-22 / Written by Daniel Statescu for Advanced Uninstaller PRO

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Last update on: 2016-06-22 06:19:56.880