Lantern Lantern

A way to uninstall Lantern from your system

You can find below detailed information on how to remove Lantern for Windows. It was developed for Windows by Brave New Software Project, Inc.. Take a look here for more details on Brave New Software Project, Inc.. More details about Lantern can be seen at . The application is often placed in the C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Lantern directory (same installation drive as Windows). C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Lantern\uninstall.exe is the full command line if you want to uninstall Lantern. lantern.exe is the Lantern's main executable file and it takes close to 14.92 MB (15642736 bytes) on disk.

The executable files below are installed together with Lantern. They occupy about 15.04 MB (15770967 bytes) on disk.

  • lantern.exe (14.92 MB)
  • uninstall.exe (125.23 KB)

This data is about Lantern version 2.2.4 only. Click on the links below for other Lantern versions: to view all...
If you are manually uninstalling Lantern we suggest you to check if the following data is left behind on your PC.

You should delete the folders below after you uninstall Lantern:
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Lantern
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs\Lantern

The files below remain on your disk when you remove Lantern:
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\byteexec\lantern.exe.exe
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Lantern\easylist.txt
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Lantern\global.yaml
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Lantern\lantern.exe
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Lantern\lantern.ico
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Lantern\lantern.yaml
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Lantern\lantern-2.2.4.yaml
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Lantern\lanternlist.txt.gz
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Lantern\logs\lantern.log
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Lantern\masquerade_cache
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Lantern\mitmcert.pem_fbbc3cbe2e088155bc18b031722ffc7ddc6fa6e696c95ba93b2e06c37a0269be
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Lantern\mitmkey.pem
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Lantern\proxies.yaml
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Lantern\proxystats.csv
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Lantern\settings.yaml
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Lantern\uninstall.exe
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Lantern\uninstall_url.txt
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs\Lantern\Lantern.lnk
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs\Lantern\Uninstall Lantern.lnk

You will find in the Windows Registry that the following data will not be removed; remove them one by one using regedit.exe:
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\DownloadManager\IDMBI\lantern
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Lantern
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\Lantern
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\RADAR\HeapLeakDetection\DiagnosedApplications\lantern.exe

Open regedit.exe in order to remove the following values:
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Local Settings\Software\Microsoft\Windows\Shell\MuiCache\C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Lantern\lantern.exe

A way to delete Lantern from your PC with Advanced Uninstaller PRO

Lantern is an application by the software company Brave New Software Project, Inc.. Sometimes, people choose to erase it. Sometimes this is difficult because performing this manually takes some skill related to PCs. The best QUICK action to erase Lantern is to use Advanced Uninstaller PRO. Take the following steps on how to do this:

1. If you don't have Advanced Uninstaller PRO on your PC, add it. This is good because Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very useful uninstaller and general utility to clean your computer.


2. Start Advanced Uninstaller PRO. It's recommended to take your time to get familiar with Advanced Uninstaller PRO's design and number of functions available. Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very good PC management program.

3. Press the General Tools button
Go to General Tools

4. Activate the Uninstall Programs feature
Go to Uninstall Programs

5. All the applications installed on the PC will be made available to you

6. Navigate the list of applications until you locate Lantern or simply activate the Search field and type in "Lantern". The Lantern program will be found very quickly. Notice that when you select Lantern in the list of programs, the following data regarding the application is made available to you:

  • Safety rating (in the lower left corner). The star rating explains the opinion other users have regarding Lantern, from "Highly recommended" to "Very dangerous".
  • Reviews by other users - Press the Read reviews button.
  • Details regarding the program you want to uninstall, by pressing the Properties button.
For instance you can see that for Lantern:

  • The publisher is:
  • The uninstall string is: C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Lantern\uninstall.exe
7. Click the Uninstall button. A confirmation dialog will appear. accept the removal by clicking Uninstall. Advanced Uninstaller PRO will then uninstall Lantern.
Uninstall Lantern

8. After uninstalling Lantern, Advanced Uninstaller PRO will offer to run an additional cleanup. Click Next to go ahead with the cleanup. All the items of Lantern that have been left behind will be detected and you will be asked if you want to delete them. By uninstalling Lantern with Advanced Uninstaller PRO, you are assured that no Windows registry entries, files or directories are left behind on your PC.

Your Windows system will remain clean, speedy and able to take on new tasks.


Geographical user distribution

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


The text above is not a recommendation to uninstall Lantern by Brave New Software Project, Inc. from your computer, nor are we saying that Lantern by Brave New Software Project, Inc. is not a good application for your PC. This page simply contains detailed instructions on how to uninstall Lantern in case you want to. The information above contains registry and disk entries that our application Advanced Uninstaller PRO discovered and classified as "leftovers" on other users' PCs.

2016-06-19 / Written by Dan Armano for Advanced Uninstaller PRO

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Last update on: 2016-06-18 22:24:56.520