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How to uninstall Winamp from your computer

This page contains complete information on how to uninstall Winamp for Windows. The Windows release was developed by Nullsoft, Inc. Further information on Nullsoft, Inc can be seen here. Detailed information about Winamp can be seen at . Winamp is commonly installed in the C:\Program Files\Winamp directory, but this location may vary a lot depending on the user's decision when installing the program. The complete uninstall command line for Winamp is C:\Program Files\Winamp\UninstWA.exe. The application's main executable file is named winamp.exe and its approximative size is 1.48 MB (1551712 bytes).

Winamp is composed of the following executables which occupy 1.68 MB (1756472 bytes) on disk:

  • UninstWA.exe (161.46 KB)
  • winamp.exe (1.48 MB)
  • winampa.exe (38.50 KB)

The current page applies to Winamp version 5.571 only. For other Winamp versions please click below: 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 found on disk:
  • C:\Documents and Settings\UserName\Application Data\Macromedia\Flash Player\#SharedObjects\7HVN4SBB\\winamp_rapru
  • C:\Documents and Settings\UserName\Application Data\Winamp
  • C:\Program Files\Winamp

Generally, the following files are left on disk:
  • C:\Documents and Settings\UserName\Application Data\Macromedia\Flash Player\#SharedObjects\7HVN4SBB\\winamp_rapru\rapru.swf\mju_player.sol
  • 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\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.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\art.dat
  • C:\Documents and Settings\UserName\Application Data\Winamp\Plugins\ml\art.idx
  • C:\Documents and Settings\UserName\Application Data\Winamp\Plugins\ml\default.vmd
  • 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\met5225.vmd
  • C:\Documents and Settings\UserName\Application Data\Winamp\Plugins\ml\met5234.vmd
  • C:\Documents and Settings\UserName\Application Data\Winamp\Plugins\ml\met5244.vmd
  • C:\Documents and Settings\UserName\Application Data\Winamp\Plugins\ml\met61F7.vmd
  • C:\Documents and Settings\UserName\Application Data\Winamp\Plugins\ml\met6206.vmd
  • C:\Documents and Settings\UserName\Application Data\Winamp\Plugins\ml\met6216.vmd
  • C:\Documents and Settings\UserName\Application Data\Winamp\Plugins\ml\met71D8.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_{0000010200}.ini
  • C:\Documents and Settings\UserName\Application Data\Winamp\Plugins\ml\omServices\omService_{0000010500}.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_{0000221839}.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\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\Mp3_of_the_Day.png
  • C:\Documents and Settings\UserName\Application Data\Winamp\Plugins\omBrowser\cache\icons\OurStage_Radio.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\
  • 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\Application Data\Winamp\winampa.lng
  • C:\Program Files\Ace Utilities\Plugins\Winamp.aup
  • C:\Program Files\Total Commander\Plugins\wlx\AmpView\Skins\Winamp 5.avsz
  • C:\Program Files\Winamp\AOD\aol.ini
  • C:\Program Files\Winamp\AOD\aol\aod_bb_1_73.ico
  • C:\Program Files\Winamp\AOD\aol\aod_modem_1.ico
  • C:\Program Files\Winamp\AOD\AolAod.exe
  • C:\Program Files\Winamp\AOD\soaf\soaf.ico
  • C:\Program Files\Winamp\asm.ico
  • C:\Program Files\Winamp\burnlib.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Winamp\demo.mp3
  • C:\Program Files\Winamp\install.ini
  • C:\Program Files\Winamp\libFLAC.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Winamp\libmp4v2.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Winamp\libsndfile.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Winamp\Microsoft.VC90.CRT\Microsoft.VC90.CRT.manifest
  • C:\Program Files\Winamp\Microsoft.VC90.CRT\msvcr90.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Winamp\nde.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Winamp\nscrt.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Winamp\nsutil.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Winamp\pconfig.dcf
  • C:\Program Files\Winamp\Plugins\avs\AddBorder.ape
  • C:\Program Files\Winamp\Plugins\avs\avsres_texer_circle_edgeonly_19x19.bmp
  • C:\Program Files\Winamp\Plugins\avs\avsres_texer_circle_edgeonly_29x29.bmp
  • C:\Program Files\Winamp\Plugins\avs\avsres_texer_circle_heavyblur_19x19.bmp
  • C:\Program Files\Winamp\Plugins\avs\avsres_texer_circle_heavyblur_21x21.bmp
  • C:\Program Files\Winamp\Plugins\avs\avsres_texer_circle_sharp_19x19.bmp
  • C:\Program Files\Winamp\Plugins\avs\colormap.ape
  • C:\Program Files\Winamp\Plugins\avs\Community Picks\Acid - Twitchy liquid shit (mixing plastics mix by tuggummi).avs
  • C:\Program Files\Winamp\Plugins\avs\Community Picks\amphirion - Ex Deux Mechanica.avs
  • C:\Program Files\Winamp\Plugins\avs\Community Picks\Amphirion - Geometric Sustinance.avs
  • C:\Program Files\Winamp\Plugins\avs\Community Picks\Degnic - Data flow.avs
  • C:\Program Files\Winamp\Plugins\avs\Community Picks\Degnic - Fractal (slo-mo metallic) (u).avs
  • C:\Program Files\Winamp\Plugins\avs\Community Picks\Degnic - Fury (extreme remix) by fsk.avs
  • C:\Program Files\Winamp\Plugins\avs\Community Picks\Degnic - Helium.avs
  • C:\Program Files\Winamp\Plugins\avs\Community Picks\degnic - spirit realm (plasmoid rmx).avs
  • C:\Program Files\Winamp\Plugins\avs\Community Picks\duo - alien intercourse 4.avs
  • C:\Program Files\Winamp\Plugins\avs\Community Picks\duo - Alienated (evilrice trinity tron remix).avs
  • C:\Program Files\Winamp\Plugins\avs\Community Picks\Duo - Hash the Planet.avs
  • C:\Program Files\Winamp\Plugins\avs\Community Picks\duo - warm freeform.avs
  • C:\Program Files\Winamp\Plugins\avs\Community Picks\el-vis - golden.avs
  • C:\Program Files\Winamp\Plugins\avs\Community Picks\el-vis - hubble002.avs
  • C:\Program Files\Winamp\Plugins\avs\Community Picks\el-vis - rittaufdemfeuerstrahl.avs
  • C:\Program Files\Winamp\Plugins\avs\Community Picks\el-vis - spindle.avs
  • C:\Program Files\Winamp\Plugins\avs\Community Picks\fUk - afterburner remix.avs
  • C:\Program Files\Winamp\Plugins\avs\Community Picks\fUk - cube.avs
  • C:\Program Files\Winamp\Plugins\avs\Community Picks\fUk - ice cube.avs
  • C:\Program Files\Winamp\Plugins\avs\Community Picks\Jay-Fatboy - Pieces of a Dead world.avs
  • C:\Program Files\Winamp\Plugins\avs\Community Picks\Jheriko - Alien Device (Gallery Remix by Zamuz).avs
  • C:\Program Files\Winamp\Plugins\avs\Community Picks\NemoOrange - Building Blocks.avs
  • C:\Program Files\Winamp\Plugins\avs\Community Picks\NemoOrange - Clockwork.avs
  • C:\Program Files\Winamp\Plugins\avs\Community Picks\NemoOrange - the Light of Speed.avs
  • C:\Program Files\Winamp\Plugins\avs\Community Picks\NemoOrange vs el-vis - dreamtime2.avs
  • C:\Program Files\Winamp\Plugins\avs\Community Picks\S_KuPeRS - Curvism 002 (Tuggummi's Paprika Mix).avs
  • C:\Program Files\Winamp\Plugins\avs\Community Picks\s_kupers - gace.avs

Registry keys:
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Applications\Winamp.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_CURRENT_USER\Software\Cyberlink\Common\CLAud\winamp
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Cyberlink\Common\CLVSD\winamp
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\MenuExt\&Winamp Search
  • 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\.aac\Winamp_Back
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.aif\Winamp_Back
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.aiff\Winamp_Back
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.asf\Winamp_Back
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.asx\Winamp_Back
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.au\Winamp_Back
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.avi\Winamp_Back
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.cda\Winamp_Back
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.flac\Winamp_Back
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.flv\Winamp_Back
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.m2v\Winamp_Back
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.m3u\Winamp_Back
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.M3U8\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\.mkv\Winamp_Back
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.mod\Winamp_Back
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.MP1\Winamp_Back
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.mp2\Winamp_Back
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.mp3\Winamp_Back
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.mp4\Winamp_Back
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.mpeg\Winamp_Back
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.mpg\Winamp_Back
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.ogg\Winamp_Back
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.pls\Winamp_Back
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.rmi\Winamp_Back
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.snd\Winamp_Back
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.swf\Winamp_Back
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.wav\Winamp_Back
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.wma\Winamp_Back
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.wmv\Winamp_Back
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.wpl\Winamp_Back
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.xm\Winamp_Back
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\AudioCD\shell\play\command\Winamp_Back

How to erase Winamp from your PC using Advanced Uninstaller PRO

Winamp is an application by Nullsoft, Inc. Some computer users choose to uninstall this application. Sometimes this can be hard because performing this manually requires some knowledge regarding Windows program uninstallation. The best SIMPLE way to uninstall 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 PC, add it. This is good because Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very useful uninstaller and general utility to take care of your computer.


  • visit Download Link
  • download the setup by clicking on the DOWNLOAD NOW button
  • set up Advanced Uninstaller PRO
2. Run Advanced Uninstaller PRO. It's recommended to take your time to get familiar with Advanced Uninstaller PRO's interface and number of tools available. Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a powerful PC management program.

3. Press the General Tools category
Go to General Tools

4. Activate the Uninstall Programs feature
Go to Uninstall Programs

5. All the programs installed on the PC will be made available to you

6. Navigate the list of programs until you find Winamp or simply activate the Search field and type in "Winamp". If it exists on your system the Winamp application will be found very quickly. After you click Winamp in the list of apps, the following data about the application is shown to you:

  • Star rating (in the lower left corner). The star rating explains 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 app you want 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\Winamp\UninstWA.exe
7. Press the Uninstall button. A confirmation dialog will come up. Confirm the uninstall by clicking the Uninstall button. Advanced Uninstaller PRO will 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 of Winamp that have been left behind will be found and you will be asked if you want to delete them. By removing Winamp with Advanced Uninstaller PRO, you are assured that no Windows registry entries, files or folders are left behind on your computer.

Your Windows system will remain clean, speedy and able to run without errors or problems.

Geographical user distribution

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


This page 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 page simply contains detailed info on how to uninstall Winamp in case you decide this is what you want to do. Here you can find registry and disk entries that Advanced Uninstaller PRO discovered and classified as "leftovers" on other users' computers.

2016-06-21 / Written by Dan Armano for Advanced Uninstaller PRO

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Last update on: 2016-06-20 23:10:47.947