Hotspot Shield 4.01 Hotspot Shield 4.01



A guide to uninstall Hotspot Shield 4.01 from your PC

This web page contains thorough information on how to remove Hotspot Shield 4.01 for Windows. It was created for Windows by AnchorFree Inc.. Check out here where you can get more info on AnchorFree Inc.. Hotspot Shield 4.01 is commonly installed in the C:\Program Files\Hotspot Shield directory, subject to the user's option. The full command line for removing Hotspot Shield 4.01 is C:\Program Files\Hotspot Shield\Uninstall.exe. Note that if you will type this command in Start / Run Note you may receive a notification for administrator rights. HSSCP.exe is the programs's main file and it takes approximately 1.97 MB (2062632 bytes) on disk.

Hotspot Shield 4.01 contains of the executables below. They take 7.17 MB (7521616 bytes) on disk.



  • Uninstall.exe (656.57 KB)
  • cmw_srv.exe (1.01 MB)
  • FBW.exe (931.29 KB)
  • FBWMgr.exe (544.79 KB)
  • HSSCP.exe (1.97 MB)
  • hssfixme.exe (81.24 KB)
  • HssInstaller.exe (361.79 KB)
  • HSSTrayService.exe (76.67 KB)
  • hsswd.exe (560.29 KB)
  • Launcher.exe (53.29 KB)
  • openvpn.exe (584.29 KB)
  • tapinstall.exe (81.24 KB)
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The information on this page is only about version 4.01 of Hotspot Shield 4.01. Some files and registry entries are usually left behind when you remove Hotspot Shield 4.01.

Folders found on disk after you uninstall Hotspot Shield 4.01 from your computer:
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Hotspot Shield
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Temp\Hotspot Shield
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Hotspot Shield

The files below are left behind on your disk when you remove Hotspot Shield 4.01:
  • 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\cfghlp.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Hotspot Shield\bin\cfghlp_cmd64.exe
  • 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\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.4.15.2.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Hotspot Shield\bin\hsssrvlib.4.15.2.dll
  • 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-ind.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Hotspot Shield\bin\lang\gui-jpn.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Hotspot Shield\bin\lang\gui-kor.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Hotspot Shield\bin\lang\gui-per.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Hotspot Shield\bin\lang\gui-por.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\libcurl.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Hotspot Shield\bin\libeay32.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Hotspot Shield\bin\libidn-11.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\msvcr90.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Hotspot Shield\bin\NetworkRep.4.15.2.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\config.hvpn
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Hotspot Shield\config\icooff.cfg
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Hotspot Shield\config\proxy.hvpn
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Hotspot Shield\config\sd-info-direct.cfg
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Hotspot Shield\config\sd-info-main.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\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\automode.png
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Hotspot Shield\htdocs\automode12.bmp
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Hotspot Shield\htdocs\automode12.png
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Hotspot Shield\htdocs\automode16.bmp
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Hotspot Shield\htdocs\automode16.png
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Hotspot Shield\htdocs\automode20.bmp
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Hotspot Shield\htdocs\automode20.png
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Hotspot Shield\htdocs\automode24.bmp
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Hotspot Shield\htdocs\automode24.png
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Hotspot Shield\htdocs\blank.html
  • 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
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Hotspot Shield\htdocs\connecting20.png
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Hotspot Shield\htdocs\connecting24.bmp
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Hotspot Shield\htdocs\connecting24.png
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Hotspot Shield\htdocs\disconnected12.bmp
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Hotspot Shield\htdocs\disconnected12.png
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Hotspot Shield\htdocs\disconnected16.bmp
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Hotspot Shield\htdocs\disconnected16.png
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Hotspot Shield\htdocs\disconnected20.bmp
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Hotspot Shield\htdocs\disconnected20.png
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Hotspot Shield\htdocs\disconnected24.bmp
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Hotspot Shield\htdocs\disconnected24.png
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Hotspot Shield\htdocs\error.html
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Hotspot Shield\htdocs\faq.html

Many times the following registry data will not be uninstalled:
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\HotspotShield

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


A way to uninstall Hotspot Shield 4.01 using Advanced Uninstaller PRO

Hotspot Shield 4.01 is an application released by the software company AnchorFree Inc.. Some users try to erase this application. This is difficult because uninstalling this manually takes some advanced knowledge related to Windows internal functioning. One of the best QUICK action to erase Hotspot Shield 4.01 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 system, install it. This is a good step because Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very useful uninstaller and general utility to take care of your system.

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

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


4. Activate the Uninstall Programs tool
Go to Uninstall Programs


5. A list of the applications installed on the PC will be shown to you

6. Scroll the list of applications until you locate Hotspot Shield 4.01 or simply activate the Search field and type in "Hotspot Shield 4.01". If it is installed on your PC the Hotspot Shield 4.01 application will be found automatically. After you click Hotspot Shield 4.01 in the list of applications, some information about the program is available to you:


  • Star rating (in the lower left corner). This explains the opinion other people have about Hotspot Shield 4.01, ranging from "Highly recommended" to "Very dangerous".
  • Opinions by other people - Click on the Read reviews button.
  • Technical information about the application you are about to uninstall, by pressing the Properties button.
7. Click the Uninstall button. A confirmation page will appear. Confirm the uninstall by pressing Uninstall. Advanced Uninstaller PRO will then remove Hotspot Shield 4.01.
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8. After uninstalling Hotspot Shield 4.01, Advanced Uninstaller PRO will offer to run an additional cleanup. Press Next to perform the cleanup. All the items that belong Hotspot Shield 4.01 which have been left behind will be detected and you will be able to delete them. By uninstalling Hotspot Shield 4.01 using Advanced Uninstaller PRO, you can be sure that no Windows registry items, files or folders are left behind on your PC.

Your Windows computer will remain clean, speedy and able to serve you properly.

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Geographical user distribution

  • Windows 7 (6.1)
  • 10.0
  • Windows Vista (6.0)
  • Windows 8.1 (6.3)
  • Windows 8 (6.2)
  • Windows (6.4)
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Disclaimer

This page is not a recommendation to uninstall Hotspot Shield 4.01 by AnchorFree Inc. from your computer, we are not saying that Hotspot Shield 4.01 by AnchorFree Inc. is not a good application for your PC. This text only contains detailed instructions on how to uninstall Hotspot Shield 4.01 supposing you decide this is what you want to do. Here you can find registry and disk entries that our application Advanced Uninstaller PRO stumbled upon and classified as "leftovers" on other users' PCs.

2016-06-28 / Written by Andreea Kartman for Advanced Uninstaller PRO

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Last update on: 2016-06-27 23:23:04.267