Hotspot Shield 5.4.6 Hotspot Shield 5.4.6



A way to uninstall Hotspot Shield 5.4.6 from your computer

Hotspot Shield 5.4.6 is a Windows program. Read more about how to uninstall it from your computer. It was developed for Windows by AnchorFree. More info about AnchorFree can be read here. The program is often installed in the C:\Program Files\Hotspot Shield folder (same installation drive as Windows). You can uninstall Hotspot Shield 5.4.6 by clicking on the Start menu of Windows and pasting the command line C:\Program Files\Hotspot Shield\Uninstall.exe. Keep in mind that you might be prompted for admin rights. The program's main executable file is called HSSCP.exe and occupies 3.07 MB (3224184 bytes).

The following executable files are incorporated in Hotspot Shield 5.4.6. They take 13.90 MB (14572136 bytes) on disk.



  • Uninstall.exe (576.32 KB)
  • af_proxy_cmd.exe (300.13 KB)
  • archconnect.exe (584.29 KB)
  • cfghlp_cmd64.exe (505.62 KB)
  • cfg_mgr.exe (155.32 KB)
  • cmw_srv.exe (2.60 MB)
  • CrashSender1403.exe (915.12 KB)
  • fbw.exe (1.16 MB)
  • FBWMgr.exe (577.12 KB)
  • ffinst.exe (83.55 KB)
  • HSSCP.exe (3.07 MB)
  • hssfixme.exe (97.91 KB)
  • HssInstaller.exe (456.12 KB)
  • HssInstaller64.exe (216.79 KB)
  • HSSTrayService.exe (100.75 KB)
  • hsswd.exe (844.70 KB)
  • hydra.exe (434.12 KB)
  • Launcher.exe (24.62 KB)
  • openvpn.exe (678.13 KB)
  • tapinstall.exe (81.24 KB)
  • HssInstaller.exe (381.13 KB)
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The information on this page is only about version 5.4.6 of Hotspot Shield 5.4.6. Several files, folders and registry entries will be left behind when you are trying to remove Hotspot Shield 5.4.6 from your PC.

Folders left behind when you uninstall Hotspot Shield 5.4.6:
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Hotspot Shield
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\CrashRpt\UnsentCrashReports\Hotspot Shield_5.2.3.9557
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\CrashRpt\UnsentCrashReports\Hotspot Shield_5.3.2.9652
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\CrashRpt\UnsentCrashReports\Hotspot Shield_5.4.0.9696

The files below are left behind on your disk when you remove Hotspot Shield 5.4.6:
  • 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\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_bak
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Hotspot Shield\bin\cmwhydraplugin.dll
  • 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\curl-ca-bundle.crt
  • 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\ffinst.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.5.4.5.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Hotspot Shield\bin\HssTrayService.exe
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Hotspot Shield\bin\hsswd.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\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\msvcp140.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Hotspot Shield\bin\msvcr90.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Hotspot Shield\bin\NetworkRep.5.4.5.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\bin\zlib1.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Hotspot Shield\config\config.hvpn

Registry that is not uninstalled:
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\Installer\Products\24C995FA5E2A15247BEE94521A768F12
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\HotspotShield

Registry values that are not removed from your PC:
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Local Settings\Software\Microsoft\Windows\Shell\MuiCache\C:\Program Files (x86)\Hotspot Shield\bin\HSSCP.exe
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\Installer\Products\24C995FA5E2A15247BEE94521A768F12\ProductName
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\hshld\ImagePath
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\HssTrayService\ImagePath


How to erase Hotspot Shield 5.4.6 from your computer using Advanced Uninstaller PRO

Hotspot Shield 5.4.6 is an application marketed by the software company AnchorFree. Sometimes, computer users choose to erase it. This is hard because performing this manually takes some knowledge regarding PCs. One of the best QUICK way to erase Hotspot Shield 5.4.6 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 a very efficient uninstaller and all around tool to take care of your computer.

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2. Start Advanced Uninstaller PRO. Take your time to admire the program's interface and number of tools available. Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very good system optimizer.

3. Press the General Tools button
Go to General Tools


4. Click on the Uninstall Programs tool
Go to Uninstall Programs


5. A list of the programs installed on your computer will appear

6. Scroll the list of programs until you locate Hotspot Shield 5.4.6 or simply activate the Search feature and type in "Hotspot Shield 5.4.6". If it is installed on your PC the Hotspot Shield 5.4.6 application will be found very quickly. Notice that when you click Hotspot Shield 5.4.6 in the list of apps, the following information regarding the program is made available to you:


  • Safety rating (in the lower left corner). This explains the opinion other people have regarding Hotspot Shield 5.4.6, from "Highly recommended" to "Very dangerous".
  • Reviews by other people - Press the Read reviews button.
  • Technical information regarding the app you are about to uninstall, by clicking on the Properties button.
7. Click the Uninstall button. A confirmation window will show up. accept the uninstall by pressing the Uninstall button. Advanced Uninstaller PRO will then remove Hotspot Shield 5.4.6.
Uninstall Hotspot Shield 5.4.6


8. After removing Hotspot Shield 5.4.6, Advanced Uninstaller PRO will ask you to run an additional cleanup. Click Next to go ahead with the cleanup. All the items that belong Hotspot Shield 5.4.6 which have been left behind will be found and you will be asked if you want to delete them. By uninstalling Hotspot Shield 5.4.6 with Advanced Uninstaller PRO, you are assured that no Windows registry items, files or folders are left behind on your disk.

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

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Geographical user distribution

  • Windows 7 (6.1)
  • Windows 8.1 (6.3)
  • 10.0
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Disclaimer

The text above is not a piece of advice to uninstall Hotspot Shield 5.4.6 by AnchorFree from your PC, we are not saying that Hotspot Shield 5.4.6 by AnchorFree is not a good software application. This text only contains detailed instructions on how to uninstall Hotspot Shield 5.4.6 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' computers.

2016-07-23 / Written by Dan Armano for Advanced Uninstaller PRO

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Last update on: 2016-07-23 02:26:19.473