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A way to uninstall SoftEther VPN Client from your computer

SoftEther VPN Client is a software application. This page contains details on how to remove it from your computer. It is written by SoftEther VPN Project. More information on SoftEther VPN Project can be found here. Please follow if you want to read more on SoftEther VPN Client on SoftEther VPN Project's page. The program is usually located in the C:\Program Files\SoftEther VPN Client folder. Keep in mind that this path can differ depending on the user's decision. The complete uninstall command line for SoftEther VPN Client is C:\Program Files\SoftEther VPN Client\vpnsetup.exe. The program's main executable file occupies 4.35 MB (4565048 bytes) on disk and is labeled vpncmgr_x64.exe.

The following executables are installed together with SoftEther VPN Client. They take about 30.89 MB (32394688 bytes) on disk.

  • vpnclient.exe (3.40 MB)
  • vpnclient_x64.exe (4.17 MB)
  • vpncmd.exe (3.40 MB)
  • vpncmd_x64.exe (4.18 MB)
  • vpncmgr.exe (3.58 MB)
  • vpncmgr_x64.exe (4.35 MB)
  • vpninstall.exe (3.52 MB)
  • vpnsetup.exe (4.29 MB) to view all...

The current page applies to SoftEther VPN Client version 4.12.9514 only. You can find below a few links to other SoftEther VPN Client releases: to view all...
After the uninstall process, the application leaves leftovers on the computer. Part_A few of these are shown below.

Directories left on disk:
  • C:\Program Files\SoftEther VPN Client

The files below are left behind on your disk by SoftEther VPN Client when you uninstall it:
  • C:\Program Files\SoftEther VPN Client\backup.vpn_client.config\readme.txt
  • C:\Program Files\SoftEther VPN Client\chain_certs\vgs_chain_rapidssl_ca.cer
  • C:\Program Files\SoftEther VPN Client\chain_certs\vgs_chain_root_ca.cer
  • C:\Program Files\SoftEther VPN Client\client_log\client_20160604.log
  • C:\Program Files\SoftEther VPN Client\client_log\client_20160703.log
  • C:\Program Files\SoftEther VPN Client\hamcore.se2
  • C:\Program Files\SoftEther VPN Client\installer.cache
  • C:\Program Files\SoftEther VPN Client\lang.config
  • C:\Program Files\SoftEther VPN Client\security_log\VPNGATE\sec_20160703.log
  • C:\Program Files\SoftEther VPN Client\server_log\vpn_20160703.log
  • C:\Program Files\SoftEther VPN Client\setuplog.dat
  • C:\Program Files\SoftEther VPN Client\vpn_client.config
  • C:\Program Files\SoftEther VPN Client\vpn_gate_svc.config
  • C:\Program Files\SoftEther VPN Client\vpnclient.exe
  • C:\Program Files\SoftEther VPN Client\vpnclient_x64.exe
  • C:\Program Files\SoftEther VPN Client\vpncmd.exe
  • C:\Program Files\SoftEther VPN Client\vpncmd_x64.exe
  • C:\Program Files\SoftEther VPN Client\vpncmgr.exe
  • C:\Program Files\SoftEther VPN Client\vpncmgr_x64.exe
  • C:\Program Files\SoftEther VPN Client\VPNGate.dat
  • C:\Program Files\SoftEther VPN Client\VPNGate.db
  • C:\Program Files\SoftEther VPN Client\VpnGatePlugin_x64.dll
  • C:\Program Files\SoftEther VPN Client\VpnGatePlugin_x86.dll
  • C:\Program Files\SoftEther VPN Client\vpninstall.exe
  • C:\Program Files\SoftEther VPN Client\vpnsetup.exe
  • C:\Program Files\SoftEther VPN Client\vpnsetup_x64.exe
  • C:\Program Files\SoftEther VPN Client\

You will find in the Windows Registry that the following data will not be cleaned; remove them one by one using regedit.exe:
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\SoftEther Project\SoftEther VPN\Client Manager
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\softether_sevpnclient
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\SoftEther Project\SoftEther VPN\Client

Use regedit.exe to delete the following additional values from the Windows Registry:
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Local Settings\Software\Microsoft\Windows\Shell\MuiCache\C:\Program Files\SoftEther VPN Client\vpnclient_x64.exe.ApplicationCompany
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Local Settings\Software\Microsoft\Windows\Shell\MuiCache\C:\Program Files\SoftEther VPN Client\vpnclient_x64.exe.FriendlyAppName
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Local Settings\Software\Microsoft\Windows\Shell\MuiCache\C:\Program Files\SoftEther VPN Client\vpncmgr_x64.exe.ApplicationCompany
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Local Settings\Software\Microsoft\Windows\Shell\MuiCache\C:\Program Files\SoftEther VPN Client\vpncmgr_x64.exe.FriendlyAppName
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\SEVPNCLIENT\ImagePath

How to erase SoftEther VPN Client from your computer with Advanced Uninstaller PRO

SoftEther VPN Client is a program by SoftEther VPN Project. Sometimes, users decide to erase this application. This can be difficult because doing this manually requires some experience regarding removing Windows programs manually. The best QUICK procedure to erase SoftEther VPN Client 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 system, add it. This is good because Advanced Uninstaller PRO is the best uninstaller and all around utility to maximize the performance of your computer.


2. Start Advanced Uninstaller PRO. Take your time to get familiar with the program's design and number of functions available. Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very useful Windows tool.

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

4. Press the Uninstall Programs tool
Go to Uninstall Programs

5. All the programs installed on your computer will be shown to you

6. Scroll the list of programs until you find SoftEther VPN Client or simply activate the Search field and type in "SoftEther VPN Client". The SoftEther VPN Client program will be found automatically. Notice that after you select SoftEther VPN Client in the list of apps, some data regarding the program is available to you:

  • Star rating (in the left lower corner). The star rating tells you the opinion other people have regarding SoftEther VPN Client, ranging from "Highly recommended" to "Very dangerous".
  • Opinions by other people - Click on the Read reviews button.
  • Details regarding the program you wish to remove, by pressing the Properties button.
For example you can see that for SoftEther VPN Client:

  • The web site of the application is:
  • The uninstall string is: C:\Program Files\SoftEther VPN Client\vpnsetup.exe
7. Click the Uninstall button. A confirmation page will appear. accept the uninstall by clicking the Uninstall button. Advanced Uninstaller PRO will uninstall SoftEther VPN Client.
Uninstall SoftEther VPN Client

8. After uninstalling SoftEther VPN Client, Advanced Uninstaller PRO will ask you to run an additional cleanup. Press Next to go ahead with the cleanup. All the items of SoftEther VPN Client which have been left behind will be found and you will be able to delete them. By uninstalling SoftEther VPN Client with Advanced Uninstaller PRO, you can be sure that no Windows registry items, files or folders are left behind on your computer.

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


Geographical user distribution

  • 10.0
  • Windows 8.1 (6.3)
  • Windows 7 (6.1)
  • Windows 8 (6.2)
  • Windows XP (5.1)
  • Windows Vista (6.0)
  • Windows (6.4)
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This page is not a piece of advice to remove SoftEther VPN Client by SoftEther VPN Project from your PC, nor are we saying that SoftEther VPN Client by SoftEther VPN Project is not a good application for your computer. This text simply contains detailed instructions on how to remove SoftEther VPN Client supposing you decide this is what you want to do. Here you can find registry and disk entries that our application Advanced Uninstaller PRO discovered and classified as "leftovers" on other users' PCs.

2016-06-26 / Written by Andreea Kartman for Advanced Uninstaller PRO

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Last update on: 2016-06-25 23:42:56.793