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A way to uninstall Winamp from your PC

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:\UserNames\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Winamp

Files remaining:
  • 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\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
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Winamp\Plugins\avs\sv_architectimage_256.bmp
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Winamp\Plugins\avs\sv_architectimage_buffer.bmp
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Winamp\Plugins\avs\sv_texer_simplefade.bmp
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Winamp\Plugins\avs\texer.ape

You will find in the Windows Registry that the following data will not be cleaned; remove them one by one using regedit.exe:
  • HKEY_CURRENT_UserName\Software\Winamp
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\Winamp


A way to delete Winamp with Advanced Uninstaller PRO

Winamp is an application released by Nullsoft, Inc. Some people choose to erase this program. Sometimes this can be troublesome because doing this manually requires some know-how related to Windows program uninstallation. The best QUICK practice to erase Winamp is to use Advanced Uninstaller PRO. Take the following steps on 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 tool to maximize the performance of your computer.

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  • navigate to Download Link
  • download the setup by pressing the DOWNLOAD button
  • set up Advanced Uninstaller PRO
2. Start Advanced Uninstaller PRO. It's recommended to take your time to admire 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. Activate the Uninstall Programs button
Go to Uninstall Programs


5. All the programs installed on your PC will be shown to you

6. Navigate the list of programs until you locate Winamp or simply activate the Search feature and type in "Winamp". If it exists on your system the Winamp application will be found automatically. After you click Winamp in the list of programs, some data about the program is available to you:


  • Safety 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 - Click on the Read reviews button.
  • Details about the application you wish to remove, by pressing the Properties button.
For example you can see that for Winamp:





  • The web site of the application is: http://www.winamp.com/
  • The uninstall string is: C:\Program Files (x86)\Winamp\UninstWA.exe
7. Press the Uninstall button. A confirmation window will appear. Confirm the removal by pressing Uninstall. Advanced Uninstaller PRO will remove Winamp.
Uninstall Winamp


8. After removing Winamp, Advanced Uninstaller PRO will ask you to run an additional 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 can be sure that no Windows registry entries, files or directories are left behind on your computer.

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



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 remove Winamp by Nullsoft, Inc from your computer, we are not saying that Winamp by Nullsoft, Inc is not a good application for your computer. This text only contains detailed info on how to remove Winamp supposing you want to. The information above contains registry and disk entries that our application Advanced Uninstaller PRO discovered and classified as "leftovers" on other users' computers.

2016-06-18 / Written by Daniel Statescu for Advanced Uninstaller PRO

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