Application Hotspot Shield 2.50



A guide to uninstall Hotspot Shield 2.50 from your computer

Hotspot Shield 2.50 is a Windows program. Read below about how to remove it from your computer. The Windows release was created by AnchorFree. Go over here for more details on AnchorFree. Hotspot Shield 2.50 is frequently installed in the C:\Program Files\Hotspot Shield directory, but this location may differ a lot depending on the user's decision when installing the application. You can uninstall Hotspot Shield 2.50 by clicking on the Start menu of Windows and pasting the command line C:\Program Files\Hotspot Shield\Uninstall.exe. Note that you might receive a notification for admin rights. Hotspot Shield 2.50's main file takes about 1.13 MB (1187656 bytes) and is called af_proxy_cmd.exe.

Hotspot Shield 2.50 is comprised of the following executables which take 5.66 MB (5934153 bytes) on disk:



  • ConduitUninstaller.exe (61.04 KB)
  • Uninstall.exe (250.23 KB)
  • af_proxy_cmd.exe (1.13 MB)
  • cfg_mgr.exe (155.32 KB)
  • fbw.exe (449.32 KB)
  • ffinst.exe (83.55 KB)
  • hssfixme.exe (82.09 KB)
  • HssInstaller.exe (222.32 KB)
  • HSSTrayService.exe (75.70 KB)
  • hsswd.exe (321.82 KB)
  • openvpn.exe (585.82 KB)
  • openvpnas.exe (528.34 KB)
  • openvpntray.exe (1.13 MB)
  • tapinstall.exe (81.24 KB)
  • hsssrv.exe (354.82 KB)
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The current web page applies to Hotspot Shield 2.50 version 2.50 alone. If you are manually uninstalling Hotspot Shield 2.50 we recommend you to verify if the following data is left behind on your PC.

You should delete the folders below after you uninstall Hotspot Shield 2.50:
  • C:\Program Files\Hotspot Shield

Files remaining:
  • C:\Program Files\Hotspot Shield\bin\af_proxy_cmd.exe
  • C:\Program Files\Hotspot Shield\bin\cfg_mgr.exe
  • C:\Program Files\Hotspot Shield\bin\curl-ca-bundle.crt
  • C:\Program Files\Hotspot Shield\bin\fbw.exe
  • C:\Program Files\Hotspot Shield\bin\ffinst.exe
  • C:\Program Files\Hotspot Shield\bin\hssfixme.exe
  • C:\Program Files\Hotspot Shield\bin\hssinst.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Hotspot Shield\bin\HssInstaller.exe
  • C:\Program Files\Hotspot Shield\bin\HSSTrayService.exe
  • C:\Program Files\Hotspot Shield\bin\hsswd.exe
  • C:\Program Files\Hotspot Shield\bin\lang\gui-ara.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Hotspot Shield\bin\lang\gui-bur.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Hotspot Shield\bin\lang\gui-chi.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Hotspot Shield\bin\lang\gui-eng.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Hotspot Shield\bin\lang\gui-fre.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Hotspot Shield\bin\lang\gui-ger.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Hotspot Shield\bin\lang\gui-jpn.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Hotspot Shield\bin\lang\gui-per.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Hotspot Shield\bin\lang\gui-rus.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Hotspot Shield\bin\lang\gui-spa.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Hotspot Shield\bin\lang\gui-tur.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Hotspot Shield\bin\lang\gui-vie.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Hotspot Shield\bin\libcurl.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Hotspot Shield\bin\libeay32.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Hotspot Shield\bin\libidn-11.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Hotspot Shield\bin\libpkcs11-helper-1.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Hotspot Shield\bin\libssl32.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Hotspot Shield\bin\openvpn.exe
  • C:\Program Files\Hotspot Shield\bin\openvpnas.exe
  • C:\Program Files\Hotspot Shield\bin\openvpntray.exe
  • C:\Program Files\Hotspot Shield\bin\tapinstall.exe
  • C:\Program Files\Hotspot Shield\bin\vistahlp.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Hotspot Shield\bin\winhlp.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Hotspot Shield\ConduitUninstaller.exe
  • C:\Program Files\Hotspot Shield\config\config.hvpn
  • C:\Program Files\Hotspot Shield\config\hss_data\el
  • C:\Program Files\Hotspot Shield\config\hss_data\stats
  • C:\Program Files\Hotspot Shield\config\hsscon.cfg
  • C:\Program Files\Hotspot Shield\config\hsserr.cfg
  • C:\Program Files\Hotspot Shield\config\hssst.cfg
  • C:\Program Files\Hotspot Shield\config\icooff.cfg
  • C:\Program Files\Hotspot Shield\config\proxy.hvpn
  • C:\Program Files\Hotspot Shield\config\sdcon.cfg
  • C:\Program Files\Hotspot Shield\config\sd-info-direct.cfg
  • C:\Program Files\Hotspot Shield\config\sd-info-failed.cfg
  • C:\Program Files\Hotspot Shield\config\sd-info-main.cfg
  • C:\Program Files\Hotspot Shield\config\sd-info-saved.cfg
  • C:\Program Files\Hotspot Shield\config\upd_dat.cfg
  • C:\Program Files\Hotspot Shield\config\update_info.cfg
  • C:\Program Files\Hotspot Shield\driver\OemWin2k.inf
  • C:\Program Files\Hotspot Shield\driver\taphss.cat
  • C:\Program Files\Hotspot Shield\driver\taphss.sys
  • C:\Program Files\Hotspot Shield\hss.ico
  • C:\Program Files\Hotspot Shield\HssFF\config_ff.txt
  • C:\Program Files\Hotspot Shield\HssFF\config_ff_srch.txt
  • C:\Program Files\Hotspot Shield\HssIE\config.txt
  • C:\Program Files\Hotspot Shield\HssIE\config_srch.txt
  • C:\Program Files\Hotspot Shield\HssIE\HssIE.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Hotspot Shield\hsswd\default\default.cfg
  • C:\Program Files\Hotspot Shield\HssWPR\hssdrv.cat
  • C:\Program Files\Hotspot Shield\HssWPR\hssdrv.sys
  • C:\Program Files\Hotspot Shield\HssWPR\hssdrv_m.cat
  • C:\Program Files\Hotspot Shield\HssWPR\hssinst.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Hotspot Shield\HssWPR\HssInstaller.exe
  • C:\Program Files\Hotspot Shield\HssWPR\hsssrv.exe
  • C:\Program Files\Hotspot Shield\HssWPR\nethss.inf
  • C:\Program Files\Hotspot Shield\HssWPR\nethss_m.inf
  • C:\Program Files\Hotspot Shield\HssWPR\wpr.conf
  • C:\Program Files\Hotspot Shield\htdocs\bg.png
  • C:\Program Files\Hotspot Shield\htdocs\blank.html
  • C:\Program Files\Hotspot Shield\htdocs\btn_bg.png
  • C:\Program Files\Hotspot Shield\htdocs\btn_blue_bg.png
  • C:\Program Files\Hotspot Shield\htdocs\btn_buy.png
  • C:\Program Files\Hotspot Shield\htdocs\btn_close.png
  • C:\Program Files\Hotspot Shield\htdocs\btn_faq.png
  • C:\Program Files\Hotspot Shield\htdocs\btn_green_bg.png
  • C:\Program Files\Hotspot Shield\htdocs\btn_green_big_bg.png
  • C:\Program Files\Hotspot Shield\htdocs\btn_help.png
  • C:\Program Files\Hotspot Shield\htdocs\btn_info.png
  • C:\Program Files\Hotspot Shield\htdocs\btn_install_patch.png
  • C:\Program Files\Hotspot Shield\htdocs\btn_reconnect.png
  • C:\Program Files\Hotspot Shield\htdocs\btn_red_bg.png
  • C:\Program Files\Hotspot Shield\htdocs\btn_reinstall.png
  • C:\Program Files\Hotspot Shield\htdocs\btn_settings.png
  • C:\Program Files\Hotspot Shield\htdocs\btn_share.png
  • C:\Program Files\Hotspot Shield\htdocs\btn_sprite.png
  • C:\Program Files\Hotspot Shield\htdocs\btn_support.png
  • C:\Program Files\Hotspot Shield\htdocs\btn_uninstall.png
  • C:\Program Files\Hotspot Shield\htdocs\btn_up_share.png
  • C:\Program Files\Hotspot Shield\htdocs\chbox_off.png
  • C:\Program Files\Hotspot Shield\htdocs\chbox_on.png
  • C:\Program Files\Hotspot Shield\htdocs\check.js
  • C:\Program Files\Hotspot Shield\htdocs\Chunkfive-webfont.eot
  • C:\Program Files\Hotspot Shield\htdocs\Chunkfive-webfont.svg
  • C:\Program Files\Hotspot Shield\htdocs\Chunkfive-webfont.ttf
  • C:\Program Files\Hotspot Shield\htdocs\Chunkfive-webfont.woff
  • C:\Program Files\Hotspot Shield\htdocs\close_button.png
  • C:\Program Files\Hotspot Shield\htdocs\common.css
  • C:\Program Files\Hotspot Shield\htdocs\common.js
  • C:\Program Files\Hotspot Shield\htdocs\connect_original.png

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

Open regedit.exe to remove the registry values below from the Windows Registry:
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Installer\Folders\C:\Program Files\Hotspot Shield\
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\hshld\ImagePath
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\HssSrv\ImagePath
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\HssTrayService\ImagePath
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\HssWd\ImagePath


How to delete Hotspot Shield 2.50 from your computer with Advanced Uninstaller PRO

Hotspot Shield 2.50 is a program offered by AnchorFree. Frequently, users try to remove it. This is troublesome because removing this by hand requires some advanced knowledge regarding PCs. One of the best EASY solution to remove Hotspot Shield 2.50 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 system, install it. This is a good step because Advanced Uninstaller PRO is one of the best uninstaller and general tool to clean your PC.

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2. Start Advanced Uninstaller PRO. It's recommended to take some time to get familiar with Advanced Uninstaller PRO's design and wealth of tools available. Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a powerful program.

3. Click on the General Tools button
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4. Activate the Uninstall Programs feature
Go to Uninstall Programs


5. All the programs installed on the computer will appear

6. Navigate the list of programs until you locate Hotspot Shield 2.50 or simply activate the Search field and type in "Hotspot Shield 2.50". If it exists on your system the Hotspot Shield 2.50 app will be found very quickly. After you click Hotspot Shield 2.50 in the list of programs, the following information regarding the application is made available to you:


  • Star rating (in the lower left corner). The star rating tells you the opinion other users have regarding Hotspot Shield 2.50, from "Highly recommended" to "Very dangerous".
  • Reviews by other users - Click on the Read reviews button.
  • Details regarding the app you wish to uninstall, by clicking on the Properties button.
7. Press the Uninstall button. A confirmation dialog will show up. accept the uninstall by pressing the Uninstall button. Advanced Uninstaller PRO will then uninstall Hotspot Shield 2.50.
Uninstall Hotspot Shield 2.50


8. After removing Hotspot Shield 2.50, Advanced Uninstaller PRO will offer to run a cleanup. Click Next to go ahead with the cleanup. All the items of Hotspot Shield 2.50 that have been left behind will be found and you will be asked if you want to delete them. By uninstalling Hotspot Shield 2.50 using Advanced Uninstaller PRO, you can be sure that no registry items, files or directories are left behind on your disk.

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

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Disclaimer

This page is not a recommendation to uninstall Hotspot Shield 2.50 by AnchorFree from your PC, nor are we saying that Hotspot Shield 2.50 by AnchorFree is not a good application for your PC. This page simply contains detailed info on how to uninstall Hotspot Shield 2.50 in case you decide this is what you want to do. Here you can find registry and disk entries that other software left behind and Advanced Uninstaller PRO discovered and classified as "leftovers" on other users' PCs.

2018-10-28 / Written by Daniel Statescu for Advanced Uninstaller PRO

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Last update on: 2018-10-28 08:33:33.257