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How to uninstall Winamp from your computer

This web page contains detailed information on how to remove Winamp for Windows. It is developed by Nullsoft, Inc. You can read more on Nullsoft, Inc or check for application updates here. More information about the app Winamp can be found at . The program is frequently installed in the C:\Program Files\Winamp directory. Keep in mind that this path can differ being determined by the user's decision. C:\Program Files\Winamp\UninstWA.exe is the full command line if you want to remove Winamp. winamp.exe is the programs's main file and it takes circa 1.37 MB (1433952 bytes) on disk.

Winamp is comprised of the following executables which occupy 1.56 MB (1639017 bytes) on disk:

  • Elevator.exe (21.34 KB)
  • UninstWA.exe (141.92 KB)
  • winamp.exe (1.37 MB)
  • winampa.exe (37.00 KB)

The current web page applies to Winamp version 5.55 only. You can find below a few links to other Winamp releases: to view all...
When 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\%user%\AppData\Local\VirtualStore\Program Files (x86)\Winamp

The files below remain on your disk when you remove Winamp:
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Winamp\Elevator.exe
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Winamp\elevatorps.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Winamp\nscrt.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Winamp\winamp.exe

Registry that is not removed:

Open regedit.exe to delete the values below from the Windows Registry:
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\CLSID\{2E74C695-8E9C-4179-B0A0-BC2EBDEB5C2B}\InProcServer32\
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\CLSID\{3B29AB5C-52CB-4A36-9314-E3FEE0BA7468}\LocalServer32\
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\CLSID\{46986115-84D6-459c-8F95-52DD653E532E}\LocalServer32\
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\CLSID\{77A366BA-2BE4-4a1e-9263-7734AA3E99A2}\LocalServer32\

How to remove Winamp with the help of Advanced Uninstaller PRO

Winamp is a program offered by the software company Nullsoft, Inc. Sometimes, users want to remove this program. Sometimes this can be efortful because uninstalling this by hand requires some experience related to Windows internal functioning. One of the best QUICK manner to remove 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 one of the best uninstaller and all around utility to maximize the performance of your computer.


  • visit Download Link
  • download the setup by pressing the green DOWNLOAD 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 design and wealth of functions available. Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a powerful Windows optimizer.

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

4. Press the Uninstall Programs button
Go to Uninstall Programs

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

6. Scroll the list of applications until you locate Winamp or simply click the Search field and type in "Winamp". If it exists on your system the Winamp app will be found automatically. After you select Winamp in the list , the following information regarding the application is available to you:

  • Safety rating (in the lower left corner). The star rating explains the opinion other users have regarding Winamp, 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 pressing the Properties button.
For instance you can see that for Winamp:

  • The web site of the program is:
  • The uninstall string is: C:\Program Files\Winamp\UninstWA.exe
7. Click the Uninstall button. A confirmation window will appear. Confirm the uninstall by clicking the Uninstall button. Advanced Uninstaller PRO will remove Winamp.
Uninstall Winamp

8. After uninstalling Winamp, Advanced Uninstaller PRO will ask you to run an additional cleanup. Press Next to proceed with the cleanup. All the items of Winamp that have been left behind will be detected and you will be asked if you want to delete them. By removing Winamp with Advanced Uninstaller PRO, you are assured that no registry items, files or directories are left behind on your computer.

Your computer will remain clean, speedy and ready to run without errors or problems.

Geographical user distribution

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


The text above is not a recommendation to remove Winamp by Nullsoft, Inc from your PC, nor are we saying that Winamp by Nullsoft, Inc is not a good software application. This text only contains detailed instructions on how to remove Winamp in case you want to. The information above contains registry and disk entries that Advanced Uninstaller PRO stumbled upon and classified as "leftovers" on other users' computers.

2016-06-19 / Written by Andreea Kartman for Advanced Uninstaller PRO

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Last update on: 2016-06-19 18:15:28.517