Winamp [audio player]

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Winamp [audio player]

#1 Post by Hank7 » Wed Apr 11, 2007 11:14 am

[Mod note: as this is the official forum topic for Winamp (https://www.portablefreeware.com/?id=515), the post subject was amended to better reflect it. Original was: "Winamp 5.35 & detailed instructions for full version".]

Winamp 5.33 is available. And here is what I have figured out so far to make the full version work without installation:

1) Extract using Universal Extractor.

2) Rename the folder "winamp533_full_emusic-7plus" to "Winamp" (just for now, rename it later if you want).

3) Move the content of "Winamp\$[30]\Plugins" to "Winamp\Plugins". Delete "Winamp\$[30]".

4) Create "Winamp\Skins". Move the folder "Winamp\$R0\Winamp Modern" to "Winamp\Skins". Delete "Winamp\$R0".

5) Move the folder "Winamp\$OUTDIR\avs" to "Winamp\Plugins". Move the folders "Winamp\$OUTDIR\Community Picks" and "Winamp\$OUTDIR\Winamp 5 Picks" to "Winamp\Plugins\avs". Delete "Winamp\$OUTDIR".

6) Move the folder "Winamp\$_OUTDIR\freeform" to "Winamp\Plugins". Move all other folders from "Winamp\$_OUTDIR" to "Winamp\Skins\Winamp Modern". Delete "Winamp\$_OUTDIR".

7) Move the content of "Winamp\$PLUGINSDIR" to "Winamp". Delete "Winamp\$PLUGINSDIR".

8) Delete "Winamp\Plugins\$PLUGINSDIR", "Winamp\paths.ini" and "Winamp\[NSIS].nsi".

9) Copy "nscrt.dll" from "Winamp\Plugins" to "Winamp".

10) Whip the lama's ass.

Guess that way you should be on the safe side, maybe a few files are not necessary. Please let me know if I forgot something.
Last edited by Hank7 on Sat Jun 30, 2007 3:12 am, edited 1 time in total.
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#2 Post by -= Mancubus =- » Fri Jun 29, 2007 11:11 pm

How do you unpack Winamp's NSIS installer with Universal Unpacker? As far as I know, it isn't able to unpack such installers and actually, I couldn't unpack Winamp 5.35 with it, because it thinks that it is some kind of InstallShield.

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#3 Post by -= Mancubus =- » Sat Jun 30, 2007 2:30 am

Made a quick look-through on msfn.org's forums and found out that 7zip can easily unpack NSIS files. And - voila! Winamp's unpacked and with your instructions works flawlessly! Thank you very much!

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Glad to hear it worked

#4 Post by Hank7 » Sat Jun 30, 2007 3:11 am

7zip works fine, too. It doesn't produce [NSIS].nsi, but unless you are intersted in the install script this file is useless anyway.

BTW, you can find Universal Extractor at http://www.legroom.net/software/uniextract.

I'm glad to hear that it worked for you and that the instructions still apply to 5.35.
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Re: Glad to hear it worked

#5 Post by -= Mancubus =- » Sat Jun 30, 2007 3:26 am

Em... I meant exatly Extractor, not Unpacker :-)
But it doesn't work for me :-(

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#6 Post by ivanoe » Thu Oct 18, 2007 11:10 pm

What about winamp full 5.5? (When extracted with UniExtract, the file structure is quite different)

OR

Is this operation the same as installing winamp locally, just copying it over to memory stick, and uninstalling winamp from local computer? Or something still needs to be configured there.

Thanks

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#7 Post by USB_Kx » Fri Oct 19, 2007 8:20 am

I first installed mine. and then did some editing of the

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paths.ini
[Winamp]
inidir=
It seemed to stop winamp from throwing anything into the Documents and Settings\User\Application Data folder. Seems to work ok.

Note : I use a very minimal winamp install, just enough to play sound files.




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#8 Post by ivanoe » Sat Oct 20, 2007 11:41 am

I installed locally, copied to USB, and uninstalled.
Removed path.ini, started winamp and closed it.
after that set the no_registry=1 in winamp.ini (you must start winamp to have this file created).

Then when clicking on Local Library files I was getting error as described here:
http://forums.winamp.com/showthread.php?postid=2252790

The solution I found was to hide the INFO little window at the bottom of the window.

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#9 Post by castman » Tue Jun 16, 2009 12:07 pm

I can easily provide instructions for the extraction of the last version of Winamp but first I need people to answer me two questions.

1. After the extraction of Winamp, I noticed that the music player sometimes crashes or freezes when displaying visuallizations for a remote period of time when I interact with the interface. Is that normal?

2. And something VERY VERY STRANGE. I have formatted my hard disk drive recently and when I put any music I previously put to play, the Winamp RECOGNIZES MY CUSTOM ALBUM ART THAT IS NOWHERE. I suppose that Album Arts are carried within the file. It doesn't make music files heavier?

Edit: (About 2) Damn! WMP 11 was making my mp3 files bloated. Sources:
http://www.richardfarrar.com/embedding- ... mp3-files/
http://windowshelp.microsoft.com/Window ... 31033.mspx

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Re: Winamp 5.35 & detailed instructions for full version

#10 Post by castman » Sun Mar 14, 2010 8:28 pm

donald requested me the extraction instructions and I can provide by using dir /b /s and a XP mandatory profile.

I am cooking now the translation...wait a few minutes....

create a new user, do 1st logon as him editing the account and giving a password (I prefer).
create a folder for copies and a folder for the local copy of this roaming account
change the account location to this folder
copy with authenticated users permission and modify the folder owner to administrators
unmark the modify and write to that folder and rename the ntuser.dat to ntuser.man
also append to the folder where was copied the account .man to turn it into super mandatory

this way you have a mini extractor for executables. nice, isn't it?
don't forget to put the ultimate media library into the plugins folder for better usability.
have a good joy!
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Re: Winamp 5.35 & detailed instructions for full version

#11 Post by freakazoid » Fri Dec 28, 2012 11:56 pm

Just tested Winamp 5.63 and these are the number of registry keys and values it modifies:

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[machine\System\CurrentControlSet\Control]

[machine\System\CurrentControlSet\Control\MediaResources]

[machine\System\CurrentControlSet\Control\MediaResources\DirectSound]

[machine\System\CurrentControlSet\Control\MediaResources\DirectSound\Speaker Configuration]
"Speaker Configuration"=dword:00000004

[machine\software\Classes\CLSID]

[machine\software\Classes\CLSID\{1F486A52-3CB1-48FD-8F50-B8DC300D9F9D}]

[machine\software\Classes\CLSID\{56FDF344-FD6D-11D0-958A-006097C9A090}]

[machine\software\Classes\CLSID\{BCDE0395-E52F-467C-8E3D-C4579291692E}]

[machine\software\Classes\CLSID\{CD773740-B187-4974-A1D5-E0FF91372277}]

[machine\software\Policies\Microsoft]

[machine\software\Policies\Microsoft\Cryptography]

[machine\software\Wow6432Node]

[machine\software\Wow6432Node\Nullsoft]

[machine\software\Wow6432Node\Nullsoft\Winamp]

[machine\software\microsoft\Cryptography]

[machine\software\microsoft\SQMClient]

[machine\software\microsoft\SQMClient\Windows]

[machine\software\microsoft\SQMClient\Windows\DisabledProcesses]

[machine\software\microsoft\SQMClient\Windows\DisabledSessions]

[machine\software\microsoft\Windows]

[machine\software\microsoft\Windows NT]

[machine\software\microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion]

[machine\software\microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\FontLink]

[machine\software\microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\FontLink\SystemLink]

[machine\software\microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\LanguagePack]

[machine\software\microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\LanguagePack\DataStore_V1.0]

[machine\software\microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\LanguagePack\SurrogateFallback]

[machine\software\microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\LanguagePack\SurrogateFallback\MingLiU]

[machine\software\microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\LanguagePack\SurrogateFallback\MingLiU_HKSCS]

[machine\software\microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\LanguagePack\SurrogateFallback\PMingLiU]

[machine\software\microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion]

[machine\software\microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\MMDevices]

[machine\software\microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\MMDevices\Audio]

[machine\software\microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\MMDevices\Audio\Render]

[machine\software\microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\MMDevices\Audio\Render\{6881ae72-1ba9-4c19-8b56-7cca991f9a12}]

[machine\software\microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\MMDevices\Audio\Render\{6881ae72-1ba9-4c19-8b56-7cca991f9a12}\Properties]

[machine\software\microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\MMDevices\Audio\Render\{8c8eb7fb-04c1-4993-89d1-8b8a8132db55}]

[machine\software\microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\MMDevices\Audio\Render\{97edcb4c-4d41-4302-8284-d3ac65b93d56}]

[machine\software\microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\MMDevices\Audio\Render\{97edcb4c-4d41-4302-8284-d3ac65b93d56}\Properties]

[machine\software\microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\MMDevices\Audio\Render\{ac476c8c-ab06-4d99-bbe7-dbe515afc9d3}]

[machine\software\microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\MMDevices\Audio\Render\{dffc66a6-c58b-4528-b7d6-d6f4821a2f51}]

[machine\software\microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\MMDevices\Audio\Render\{e43b7871-333d-4c02-a8ad-4495a1e367d1}]

[user\current\System]

[user\current\System\CurrentControlSet]

[user\current\System\CurrentControlSet\Control]

[user\current\System\CurrentControlSet\Control\MediaProperties]

[user\current\System\CurrentControlSet\Control\MediaProperties\PrivateProperties]

[user\current\System\CurrentControlSet\Control\MediaProperties\PrivateProperties\Joystick]

[user\current\System\CurrentControlSet\Control\MediaProperties\PrivateProperties\Joystick\Winmm]

[user\current\software\Microsoft\Scrunch]

[user\current_classes\Local Settings\Software\Microsoft\Windows\Shell\MuiCache]
"{WINAMP_DIR}\winamp.exe"="Winamp"
If you do not use the DirectSound output plugin, the registry entries decrease a tiny bit.

Apart from the registry, Winamp writes a file in /%APPDATA%/Microsoft/Crypto/RSA/.

Tested on Windows 7 x64.
is it stealth? ;)

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Re: Winamp [audio player]

#12 Post by Midas » Fri Oct 19, 2018 9:31 am

Apparently, Winamp is preparing a comeback... so moving topic to 'non-portables' sub-forum until further notice.

www.ghacks.net /2018/10/16/radionomy-plans-to-release-a-completely-new-winamp-version-next-year/

https://betanews.com/2018/10/15/winamp-6/

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Re: Winamp [audio player]

#13 Post by loin2kolpotoru » Mon Oct 22, 2018 10:56 am

Download :- Winamp 5.8 Build 3660 Beta
https://download.nullsoft.com/winamp/cl ... _en-us.exe

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