Old 5th November 2021, 18:13   #1
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Remove Winamp Pro?

Hello.

I want to have the Free edition instead of Pro in Winamp (for personal preferences), but I don't know how to do it.

I tried using an uninstaller and nothing happened.
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Old 5th November 2021, 22:39   #2
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Winamp 5.8? there's no free/pro version anymore

Winamp 5.666 I would think you would just have to uninstall it and do a clean install, unless they save the key in the registry. Most pro features can be disabled by removing the plugins I believe.

Current Setup: Windows 10 Pro, Sound Blaster Z, Logitech Z-5500, Winamp v5.666.3516

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Old 6th November 2021, 01:35   #3
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The Winamp Pro registration data is stored in the Windows 10 registry in the "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\WOW6432Node\Nullsoft\Winamp" key. Save and remove this key to revert to the free version.

It will be in a similar key in other versions of Windows.

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Old 6th November 2021, 09:29   #4
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Thanks for your help, but I found another way:

1) I uninstalled Winamp 5.666 with an uninstaller

2) I installed Winamp 5.5.1

3) I went to the 'Winamp Pro' category, and I chose: 'Change key' and then, remove it.

4) I upgraded to 5.666 directly

5) I re-activated it with an old bought key

P.S: I did it because, I found an old Winamp key (5.621, I think), that I bought, and I wanted to see if it still works, and it works like a charm.
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Old 6th November 2021, 16:22   #5
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Winamp 5.8? there's no free/pro version anymore
I personally, don't use 5.8 because it is unstable and I know about the 'pro' removal.


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Winamp 5.666 I would think you would just have to uninstall it and do a clean install, unless they save the key in the registry. Most pro features can be disabled by removing the plugins I believe.
I did not know about that...
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