Hotspot Shield 3.42 Hotspot Shield 3.42



A guide to uninstall Hotspot Shield 3.42 from your PC

This page contains thorough information on how to uninstall Hotspot Shield 3.42 for Windows. The Windows release was developed by AnchorFree Inc.. Check out here where you can read more on AnchorFree Inc.. Hotspot Shield 3.42 is typically installed in the C:\Program Files\Hotspot Shield directory, subject to the user's option. You can remove Hotspot Shield 3.42 by clicking on the Start menu of Windows and pasting the command line C:\Program Files\Hotspot Shield\Uninstall.exe. Note that you might be prompted for admin rights. The application's main executable file occupies 1.72 MB (1805608 bytes) on disk and is named HSSCP.exe.

Hotspot Shield 3.42 installs the following the executables on your PC, taking about 7.47 MB (7834312 bytes) on disk.



  • Uninstall.exe (513.13 KB)
  • af_proxy_cmd.exe (335.79 KB)
  • openvpn.exe (584.29 KB)
  • cmw_srv.exe (897.50 KB)
  • FBW.exe (919.29 KB)
  • FBWMgr.exe (542.79 KB)
  • ffinst.exe (83.55 KB)
  • HSSCP.exe (1.72 MB)
  • hssfixme.exe (81.24 KB)
  • HssInstaller.exe (357.29 KB)
  • HSSTrayService.exe (76.67 KB)
  • hsswd.exe (420.26 KB)
  • Launcher.exe (52.79 KB)
  • tapinstall.exe (81.24 KB)
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The information on this page is only about version 3.42 of Hotspot Shield 3.42. Numerous files, folders and registry entries will be left behind when you are trying to remove Hotspot Shield 3.42 from your computer.

Folders found on disk after you uninstall Hotspot Shield 3.42 from your computer:
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Hotspot Shield
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\CrashRpt\UnsentCrashReports\Hotspot Shield_5.4.1.9699
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\CrashRpt\UnsentCrashReports\Hotspot Shield_5.4.11.9772
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\CrashRpt\UnsentCrashReports\Hotspot Shield_5.4.5.9726

Check for and delete the following files from your disk when you uninstall Hotspot Shield 3.42:
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Hotspot Shield\bin\af_proxy.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Hotspot Shield\bin\af_proxy_cmd.exe
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Hotspot Shield\bin\archconnect.exe
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Hotspot Shield\bin\cfghlp.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Hotspot Shield\bin\cmw_srv.exe
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Hotspot Shield\bin\cpau.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Hotspot Shield\bin\FBW.exe
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Hotspot Shield\bin\FBWMgr.exe
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Hotspot Shield\bin\ffinst.exe
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Hotspot Shield\bin\HSSCP.exe
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Hotspot Shield\bin\hssfixme.exe
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Hotspot Shield\bin\hssinst.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Hotspot Shield\bin\HssInstaller.exe
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Hotspot Shield\bin\HssInstaller64.exe
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Hotspot Shield\bin\HssRep.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Hotspot Shield\bin\HssSrvlib.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Hotspot Shield\bin\HSSTrayService.exe
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Hotspot Shield\bin\hsswd.exe
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Hotspot Shield\bin\lang\gui-ara.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Hotspot Shield\bin\lang\gui-bur.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Hotspot Shield\bin\lang\gui-chi.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Hotspot Shield\bin\lang\gui-eng.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Hotspot Shield\bin\lang\gui-fre.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Hotspot Shield\bin\lang\gui-ger.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Hotspot Shield\bin\lang\gui-jpn.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Hotspot Shield\bin\lang\gui-per.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Hotspot Shield\bin\lang\gui-rus.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Hotspot Shield\bin\lang\gui-spa.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Hotspot Shield\bin\lang\gui-tur.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Hotspot Shield\bin\lang\gui-vie.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Hotspot Shield\bin\Launcher.exe
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Hotspot Shield\bin\libeay32.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Hotspot Shield\bin\libpkcs11-helper-1.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Hotspot Shield\bin\libssl32.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Hotspot Shield\bin\NetworkRep.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Hotspot Shield\bin\openvpn.exe
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Hotspot Shield\bin\tapinstall.exe
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Hotspot Shield\bin\vistahlp.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Hotspot Shield\bin\wddll.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Hotspot Shield\bin\zlib1.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Hotspot Shield\config\arch.hvpn
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Hotspot Shield\config\config.hvpn
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Hotspot Shield\config\icooff.cfg
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Hotspot Shield\config\ipsec_hssst.cfg
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Hotspot Shield\config\openvpn_hssst.cfg
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Hotspot Shield\config\ovpnerr.cfg
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Hotspot Shield\config\proxy.hvpn
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Hotspot Shield\config\proxy_hssst.cfg
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Hotspot Shield\config\sd-info-direct.cfg
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Hotspot Shield\config\sd-info-failed.cfg
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Hotspot Shield\config\sd-info-main.cfg
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Hotspot Shield\config\sd-info-saved.cfg
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Hotspot Shield\config\upd_dat.cfg
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Hotspot Shield\driver\taphss6.cat
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Hotspot Shield\driver\taphss6.inf
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Hotspot Shield\driver\taphss6.sys
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Hotspot Shield\hss.ico
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Hotspot Shield\hsswd\default\default.cfg
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Hotspot Shield\HssWPR\cd.dat
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Hotspot Shield\HssWPR\hssdrv6.cat
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Hotspot Shield\HssWPR\hssdrv6.sys
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Hotspot Shield\HssWPR\hssinst.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Hotspot Shield\HssWPR\HssInstaller64.exe
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Hotspot Shield\HssWPR\nethss6.inf
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Hotspot Shield\HssWPR\wpr.conf
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Hotspot Shield\htdocs\bg_btn_sing.png
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Hotspot Shield\htdocs\blank.html
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Hotspot Shield\htdocs\btn_bg.png
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Hotspot Shield\htdocs\btn_blue_bg.png
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Hotspot Shield\htdocs\btn_buy.png
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Hotspot Shield\htdocs\btn_close.png
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Hotspot Shield\htdocs\btn_close_20.png
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Hotspot Shield\htdocs\btn_green_bg.png
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Hotspot Shield\htdocs\btn_green_big_bg.png
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Hotspot Shield\htdocs\btn_help.png
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Hotspot Shield\htdocs\btn_info.png
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Hotspot Shield\htdocs\btn_info2.png
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Hotspot Shield\htdocs\btn_red_bg.png
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Hotspot Shield\htdocs\btn_select.png
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Hotspot Shield\htdocs\btn_settings.png
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Hotspot Shield\htdocs\btn_share.png
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Hotspot Shield\htdocs\chbox_off.png
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Hotspot Shield\htdocs\chbox_on.png
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Hotspot Shield\htdocs\common.css
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Hotspot Shield\htdocs\common.js
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Hotspot Shield\htdocs\connected.png
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Hotspot Shield\htdocs\connected12.bmp
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Hotspot Shield\htdocs\connected12.png
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Hotspot Shield\htdocs\connected16.bmp
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Hotspot Shield\htdocs\connected16.png
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Hotspot Shield\htdocs\connected20.bmp
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Hotspot Shield\htdocs\connected20.png
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Hotspot Shield\htdocs\connected24.bmp
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Hotspot Shield\htdocs\connected24.png
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Hotspot Shield\htdocs\connecting.png
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Hotspot Shield\htdocs\connecting12.bmp
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Hotspot Shield\htdocs\connecting12.png
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Hotspot Shield\htdocs\connecting16.bmp
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Hotspot Shield\htdocs\connecting16.png
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Hotspot Shield\htdocs\connecting20.bmp

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

Registry values that are not removed from your computer:
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\hshld\ImagePath
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\HssTrayService\ImagePath
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\HssWd\ImagePath


A way to uninstall Hotspot Shield 3.42 from your PC with the help of Advanced Uninstaller PRO

Hotspot Shield 3.42 is an application released by AnchorFree Inc.. Some computer users try to erase this application. This is difficult because performing this manually takes some experience regarding removing Windows applications by hand. The best QUICK action to erase Hotspot Shield 3.42 is to use Advanced Uninstaller PRO. Here is how to do this:



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2. Start Advanced Uninstaller PRO. Take your time to admire the program's interface and number of features available. Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very useful package of tools.

3. Press the General Tools category
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4. Click on the Uninstall Programs feature
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5. All the programs existing on the PC will appear

6. Scroll the list of programs until you locate Hotspot Shield 3.42 or simply activate the Search feature and type in "Hotspot Shield 3.42". If it exists on your system the Hotspot Shield 3.42 program will be found very quickly. Notice that when you click Hotspot Shield 3.42 in the list of applications, some data regarding the application is shown to you:


  • Star rating (in the left lower corner). The star rating tells you the opinion other people have regarding Hotspot Shield 3.42, ranging from "Highly recommended" to "Very dangerous".
  • Reviews by other people - Press the Read reviews button.
  • Details regarding the program you wish to uninstall, by pressing the Properties button.
7. Press the Uninstall button. A confirmation page will appear. Confirm the uninstall by pressing Uninstall. Advanced Uninstaller PRO will then remove Hotspot Shield 3.42.
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8. After uninstalling Hotspot Shield 3.42, Advanced Uninstaller PRO will offer to run a cleanup. Press Next to start the cleanup. All the items of Hotspot Shield 3.42 that have been left behind will be found and you will be asked if you want to delete them. By removing Hotspot Shield 3.42 using Advanced Uninstaller PRO, you are assured that no Windows registry items, files or folders are left behind on your disk.

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Geographical user distribution

  • Windows 8 (6.2)
  • 10.0
  • Windows 7 (6.1)
  • Windows 8.1 (6.3)
  • Windows Vista (6.0)
  • Windows XP (5.1)
  • Windows (6.4)
  • Windows Server 2003 (5.2)
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Disclaimer

The text above is not a piece of advice to remove Hotspot Shield 3.42 by AnchorFree Inc. from your computer, nor are we saying that Hotspot Shield 3.42 by AnchorFree Inc. is not a good application for your PC. This text simply contains detailed info on how to remove Hotspot Shield 3.42 in case you decide this is what you want to do. Here you can find registry and disk entries that Advanced Uninstaller PRO discovered and classified as "leftovers" on other users' computers.

2016-06-20 / Written by Dan Armano for Advanced Uninstaller PRO

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Last update on: 2016-06-20 15:13:26.857