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A way to uninstall Winamp from your system

This web page contains complete information on how to remove Winamp for Windows. It was coded for Windows by Nullsoft, Inc. More information on Nullsoft, Inc can be found here. You can read more about about Winamp at . Winamp is commonly set up in the C:\Program Files (x86)\Winamp folder, regulated by the user's option. You can remove Winamp by clicking on the Start menu of Windows and pasting the command line C:\Program Files (x86)\Winamp\UninstWA.exe. Note that you might get a notification for administrator rights. winamp.exe is the Winamp's primary executable file and it occupies around 2.22 MB (2326624 bytes) on disk.

The executables below are part of Winamp. They take an average of 2.92 MB (3065703 bytes) on disk.

  • Elevator.exe (90.59 KB)
  • UninstWA.exe (349.57 KB)
  • winamp.exe (2.22 MB)
  • winampa.exe (83.59 KB)
  • reporter.exe (198.00 KB)


The information on this page is only about version 5.666 of Winamp. For other Winamp versions please click below:

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Some files and registry entries are regularly left behind when you uninstall Winamp.

Folders left behind when you uninstall Winamp:
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Winamp
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs\Winamp Detector Plug-in
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Winamp

Files remaining:
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Winamp Detect\iewachk.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Winamp Detect\UninstWaDetect.exe
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Winamp\burnlib.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Winamp\Components\ssdp.w6c
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Winamp\Elevator.exe
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Winamp\elevatorps.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Winamp\Gerdoo.exe
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Winamp\Gerdoo.net
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Winamp\install.ini
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Winamp\jnetlib.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Winamp\Lang\Winamp-de-de.wlz
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Winamp\Lang\Winamp-es-us.wlz
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Winamp\Lang\Winamp-fr-fr.wlz
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Winamp\Lang\Winamp-hu-hu.wlz
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Winamp\Lang\Winamp-id-id.wlz
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Winamp\Lang\Winamp-it-it.wlz
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Winamp\Lang\Winamp-ja-jp.wlz
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Winamp\Lang\Winamp-ko-kr.wlz
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Winamp\Lang\Winamp-nl-nl.wlz
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Winamp\Lang\Winamp-pl-pl.wlz
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Winamp\Lang\Winamp-pt-br.wlz
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Winamp\Lang\Winamp-ro-ro.wlz
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Winamp\Lang\Winamp-ru-ru.wlz
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Winamp\Lang\Winamp-sv-se.wlz
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Winamp\Lang\Winamp-tr-tr.wlz
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Winamp\Lang\Winamp-zh-cn.wlz
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Winamp\Lang\Winamp-zh-tw.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\nxlite.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

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\Applications\winamp.exe
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\C:\Program Files (x86)\Winamp
  • 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\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\Winamp Detect
  • 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 remove the following additional registry values from the Windows Registry:
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\AudioCD\shell\play\command\Winamp_Back
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Local Settings\Software\Microsoft\Windows\Shell\MuiCache\C:\PROGRA~2\Winamp\winamp.exe.ApplicationCompany
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Local Settings\Software\Microsoft\Windows\Shell\MuiCache\C:\PROGRA~2\Winamp\winamp.exe.FriendlyAppName
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Local Settings\Software\Microsoft\Windows\Shell\MuiCache\C:\Program Files (x86)\Winamp\winamp.exe.ApplicationCompany
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Local Settings\Software\Microsoft\Windows\Shell\MuiCache\C:\Program Files (x86)\Winamp\winamp.exe.FriendlyAppName
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Local Settings\Software\Microsoft\Windows\Shell\MuiCache\C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Temp\3582-490\winamp.exe.ApplicationCompany
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Local Settings\Software\Microsoft\Windows\Shell\MuiCache\C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Temp\3582-490\winamp.exe.FriendlyAppName
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\bam\State\UserSettings\S-1-5-21-2260617196-1883422333-4076926184-1001\\Device\HarddiskVolume1\PROGRA~2\Winamp\winamp.exe
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\bam\State\UserSettings\S-1-5-21-2260617196-1883422333-4076926184-1001\\Device\HarddiskVolume1\PROGRA~2\Winamp\winampa.exe
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\bam\State\UserSettings\S-1-5-21-2260617196-1883422333-4076926184-1001\\Device\HarddiskVolume1\Program Files (x86)\Winamp\winamp.exe
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\bam\State\UserSettings\S-1-5-21-2260617196-1883422333-4076926184-1001\\Device\HarddiskVolume1\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Temp\3582-490\winamp.exe
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\bam\State\UserSettings\S-1-5-21-2260617196-1883422333-4076926184-1001\\Device\HarddiskVolume2\Player tools\Winamp Pro 5.666 win10\Setup.exe


How to delete Winamp from your PC with the help of Advanced Uninstaller PRO

Winamp is an application by Nullsoft, Inc. Some people try to uninstall it. Sometimes this is efortful because doing this by hand takes some experience regarding Windows internal functioning. The best QUICK 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 Windows system, install it. This is a good step because Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very useful uninstaller and general tool to maximize the performance of your Windows system.

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  • go to Download Link
  • download the program by clicking on the DOWNLOAD button
  • install Advanced Uninstaller PRO
2. Start Advanced Uninstaller PRO. It's recommended to take some time to get familiar with the program's interface and wealth of features available. Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a powerful package of tools.

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


4. Press the Uninstall Programs feature
Go to Uninstall Programs


5. A list of the programs installed on your computer will appear

6. Navigate the list of programs until you locate Winamp or simply activate the Search feature and type in "Winamp". The Winamp program will be found very quickly. Notice that after you select Winamp in the list of apps, the following data regarding the application is available to you:


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





  • The publisher is: http://www.winamp.com/
  • The uninstall string is: C:\Program Files (x86)\Winamp\UninstWA.exe
7. Press the Uninstall button. A window asking you to confirm will appear. Confirm the uninstall by pressing Uninstall. Advanced Uninstaller PRO will uninstall Winamp.
Uninstall Winamp


8. After removing Winamp, Advanced Uninstaller PRO will ask you to run a cleanup. Click Next to perform the cleanup. All the items of Winamp which have been left behind will be detected and you will be able to delete them. By uninstalling Winamp using Advanced Uninstaller PRO, you are assured that no registry items, files or directories are left behind on your system.

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



Geographical user distribution

  • Windows 7 (6.1)
  • 10.0
  • Windows 8.1 (6.3)
  • Windows XP (5.1)
  • Windows 8 (6.2)
  • Windows Vista (6.0)
  • Windows Server 2003 (5.2)
  • Windows 2000 (5.0)
  • Windows NT 4 (4.10)
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Disclaimer

The text above is not a recommendation to uninstall Winamp by Nullsoft, Inc from your PC, nor are we saying that Winamp by Nullsoft, Inc is not a good application. This text simply contains detailed instructions 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 other software left behind and Advanced Uninstaller PRO stumbled upon and classified as "leftovers" on other users' computers.

2016-06-18 / Written by Andreea Kartman for Advanced Uninstaller PRO

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Last update on: 2016-06-18 20:09:28.903