Hotspot Shield 5.20.22 Hotspot Shield 5.20.22



How to uninstall Hotspot Shield 5.20.22 from your PC

This info is about Hotspot Shield 5.20.22 for Windows. Below you can find details on how to uninstall it from your PC. It is developed by AnchorFree Inc.. Additional info about AnchorFree Inc. can be found here. Hotspot Shield 5.20.22 is typically set up in the C:\Program Files (x86)\Hotspot Shield directory, but this location can differ a lot depending on the user's decision while installing the application. The full command line for uninstalling Hotspot Shield 5.20.22 is C:\Program Files (x86)\Hotspot Shield\Uninstall.exe. Note that if you will type this command in Start / Run Note you might get a notification for administrator rights. HSSCP.exe is the Hotspot Shield 5.20.22's main executable file and it occupies about 3.11 MB (3266176 bytes) on disk.

Hotspot Shield 5.20.22 contains of the executables below. They occupy 11.62 MB (12180720 bytes) on disk.



  • Uninstall.exe (576.91 KB)
  • cfghlp_cmd64.exe (508.63 KB)
  • cmw_srv.exe (2.74 MB)
  • CrashSender1403.exe (915.13 KB)
  • FBW.exe (1.16 MB)
  • FBWMgr.exe (580.13 KB)
  • HSSCP.exe (3.11 MB)
  • hssfixme.exe (97.92 KB)
  • HssInstaller.exe (461.13 KB)
  • HSSTrayService.exe (100.76 KB)
  • Hss_Elite.exe (229.14 KB)
  • hydra.exe (449.63 KB)
  • Launcher.exe (25.13 KB)
  • openvpn.exe (678.14 KB)
  • tapinstall.exe (85.74 KB)
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The current web page applies to Hotspot Shield 5.20.22 version 5.20.22 only. When planning to uninstall Hotspot Shield 5.20.22 you should check if the following data is left behind on your PC.

You should delete the folders below after you uninstall Hotspot Shield 5.20.22:
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Hotspot Shield
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Temp\Hotspot Shield

Files remaining:
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Hotspot Shield\bin\afvpn.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Hotspot Shield\bin\api-ms-win-core-console-l1-1-0.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Hotspot Shield\bin\api-ms-win-core-datetime-l1-1-0.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Hotspot Shield\bin\api-ms-win-core-debug-l1-1-0.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Hotspot Shield\bin\api-ms-win-core-errorhandling-l1-1-0.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Hotspot Shield\bin\api-ms-win-core-file-l1-1-0.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Hotspot Shield\bin\api-ms-win-core-file-l1-2-0.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Hotspot Shield\bin\api-ms-win-core-file-l2-1-0.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Hotspot Shield\bin\api-ms-win-core-handle-l1-1-0.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Hotspot Shield\bin\api-ms-win-core-heap-l1-1-0.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Hotspot Shield\bin\api-ms-win-core-interlocked-l1-1-0.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Hotspot Shield\bin\api-ms-win-core-libraryloader-l1-1-0.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Hotspot Shield\bin\api-ms-win-core-localization-l1-2-0.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Hotspot Shield\bin\api-ms-win-core-memory-l1-1-0.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Hotspot Shield\bin\api-ms-win-core-namedpipe-l1-1-0.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Hotspot Shield\bin\api-ms-win-core-processenvironment-l1-1-0.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Hotspot Shield\bin\api-ms-win-core-processthreads-l1-1-0.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Hotspot Shield\bin\api-ms-win-core-processthreads-l1-1-1.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Hotspot Shield\bin\api-ms-win-core-profile-l1-1-0.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Hotspot Shield\bin\api-ms-win-core-rtlsupport-l1-1-0.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Hotspot Shield\bin\api-ms-win-core-string-l1-1-0.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Hotspot Shield\bin\api-ms-win-core-synch-l1-1-0.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Hotspot Shield\bin\api-ms-win-core-synch-l1-2-0.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Hotspot Shield\bin\api-ms-win-core-sysinfo-l1-1-0.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Hotspot Shield\bin\api-ms-win-core-timezone-l1-1-0.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Hotspot Shield\bin\api-ms-win-core-util-l1-1-0.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Hotspot Shield\bin\api-ms-win-crt-conio-l1-1-0.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Hotspot Shield\bin\api-ms-win-crt-convert-l1-1-0.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Hotspot Shield\bin\api-ms-win-crt-environment-l1-1-0.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Hotspot Shield\bin\api-ms-win-crt-filesystem-l1-1-0.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Hotspot Shield\bin\api-ms-win-crt-heap-l1-1-0.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Hotspot Shield\bin\api-ms-win-crt-locale-l1-1-0.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Hotspot Shield\bin\api-ms-win-crt-math-l1-1-0.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Hotspot Shield\bin\api-ms-win-crt-multibyte-l1-1-0.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Hotspot Shield\bin\api-ms-win-crt-private-l1-1-0.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Hotspot Shield\bin\api-ms-win-crt-process-l1-1-0.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Hotspot Shield\bin\api-ms-win-crt-runtime-l1-1-0.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Hotspot Shield\bin\api-ms-win-crt-stdio-l1-1-0.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Hotspot Shield\bin\api-ms-win-crt-string-l1-1-0.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Hotspot Shield\bin\api-ms-win-crt-time-l1-1-0.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Hotspot Shield\bin\api-ms-win-crt-utility-l1-1-0.dll
  • 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\concrt140.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Hotspot Shield\bin\cpau.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Hotspot Shield\bin\crashrpt_lang.ini
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Hotspot Shield\bin\CrashRpt1403.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Hotspot Shield\bin\CrashSender1403.exe
  • 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\HssInstaller.exe
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Hotspot Shield\bin\HssRep.5.20.22.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Hotspot Shield\bin\HSSTrayService.exe
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Hotspot Shield\bin\hydra.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\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\msvcp140.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Hotspot Shield\bin\NetworkRep.5.20.22.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\TrafMgr32.sys
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Hotspot Shield\bin\TrafMgr64.sys
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Hotspot Shield\bin\ucrtbase.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Hotspot Shield\bin\vccorlib140.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Hotspot Shield\bin\vcruntime140.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Hotspot Shield\bin\vistahlp.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Hotspot Shield\bin\wddll.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\af.cer
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Hotspot Shield\driver\af2.cer
  • 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\HssWPR\wpr.conf

Use regedit.exe to manually remove from the Windows Registry the data below:
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\Installer\Products\24C995FA5E2A15247BEE94522A8670BC
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\HotspotShield

Registry values that are not removed from your PC:
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\Installer\Products\24C995FA5E2A15247BEE94522A8670BC\ProductName
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\hshld\ImagePath
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\HssTrayService\ImagePath


A way to uninstall Hotspot Shield 5.20.22 from your computer with Advanced Uninstaller PRO

Hotspot Shield 5.20.22 is an application offered by AnchorFree Inc.. Some people try to remove this application. This is hard because doing this manually requires some advanced knowledge regarding removing Windows programs manually. One of the best EASY procedure to remove Hotspot Shield 5.20.22 is to use Advanced Uninstaller PRO. Take the following steps on how to do this:



1. If you don't have Advanced Uninstaller PRO already installed on your Windows PC, install it. This is a good step because Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very useful uninstaller and all around tool to take care of your Windows computer.

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

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


4. Press the Uninstall Programs button
Go to Uninstall Programs


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

6. Scroll the list of applications until you locate Hotspot Shield 5.20.22 or simply click the Search feature and type in "Hotspot Shield 5.20.22". If it is installed on your PC the Hotspot Shield 5.20.22 app will be found very quickly. When you select Hotspot Shield 5.20.22 in the list of applications, the following information regarding the program is made available to you:


  • Star rating (in the lower left corner). This explains the opinion other people have regarding Hotspot Shield 5.20.22, ranging from "Highly recommended" to "Very dangerous".
  • Opinions by other people - Click on the Read reviews button.
  • Technical information regarding the app you want to uninstall, by clicking on the Properties button.
7. Click the Uninstall button. A confirmation window will come up. Confirm the uninstall by pressing the Uninstall button. Advanced Uninstaller PRO will automatically remove Hotspot Shield 5.20.22.
Uninstall Hotspot Shield 5.20.22


8. After removing Hotspot Shield 5.20.22, Advanced Uninstaller PRO will offer to run an additional cleanup. Click Next to start the cleanup. All the items of Hotspot Shield 5.20.22 that have been left behind will be detected and you will be asked if you want to delete them. By uninstalling Hotspot Shield 5.20.22 using Advanced Uninstaller PRO, you can be sure that no registry entries, files or directories are left behind on your PC.

Your PC will remain clean, speedy and ready to serve you properly.

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Geographical user distribution

  • Windows 8.1 (6.3)
  • 10.0
  • Windows 7 (6.1)
  • Windows XP (5.1)
  • Windows 8 (6.2)
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Disclaimer

This page is not a piece of advice to remove Hotspot Shield 5.20.22 by AnchorFree Inc. from your PC, nor are we saying that Hotspot Shield 5.20.22 by AnchorFree Inc. is not a good application for your computer. This text simply contains detailed instructions on how to remove Hotspot Shield 5.20.22 in case you want to. Here you can find registry and disk entries that our application Advanced Uninstaller PRO discovered and classified as "leftovers" on other users' PCs.

2016-06-19 / Written by Daniel Statescu for Advanced Uninstaller PRO

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Last update on: 2016-06-19 16:24:26.363