Hotspot Shield 9.21.3 Hotspot Shield 9.21.3

How to uninstall Hotspot Shield 9.21.3 from your system

This web page contains detailed information on how to uninstall Hotspot Shield 9.21.3 for Windows. It was developed for Windows by AnchorFree Inc.. Check out here where you can find out more on AnchorFree Inc.. The application is often installed in the C:\Program Files (x86)\Hotspot Shield directory (same installation drive as Windows). You can uninstall Hotspot Shield 9.21.3 by clicking on the Start menu of Windows and pasting the command line msiexec.exe /x {AF599C42-A2E5-4251-B7EE-4925E277DFC1} /L*V C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Temp\HSS-9.21.3-install-AnchorFree-1.exe.log. Note that you might get a notification for administrator rights. Hotspot Shield 9.21.3's main file takes around 349.88 KB (358272 bytes) and is named hsscp.exe.

Hotspot Shield 9.21.3 installs the following the executables on your PC, occupying about 3.32 MB (3482224 bytes) on disk.

  • cmw_srv.exe (187.88 KB)
  • Hss.TrayNtf.exe (21.88 KB)
  • hsscp.exe (349.88 KB)
  • hydra.exe (1.41 MB)
  • hydra.exe (1.12 MB)
  • tap-windows-9.21.2.exe (250.23 KB) to view all...

This page is about Hotspot Shield 9.21.3 version 9.21.3 alone. If you are manually uninstalling Hotspot Shield 9.21.3 we suggest you to verify if the following data is left behind on your PC.

Directories left on disk:
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Hotspot Shield

Files remaining:
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Hotspot Shield\bin\afvpn.tlb
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Hotspot Shield\bin\ar\Hss.Client.UI.View.resources.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Hotspot Shield\bin\AutoMapper.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Hotspot Shield\bin\Castle.Core.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Hotspot Shield\bin\cmw_srv.exe
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Hotspot Shield\bin\CommonServiceLocator.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Hotspot Shield\bin\de\Hss.Client.UI.View.resources.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Hotspot Shield\bin\es\Hss.Client.UI.View.resources.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Hotspot Shield\bin\Foundation.Analytics.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Hotspot Shield\bin\Foundation.Common.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Hotspot Shield\bin\Foundation.Common.Networking.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Hotspot Shield\bin\Foundation.Common.NotificationChannel.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Hotspot Shield\bin\Foundation.Common.Rpc.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Hotspot Shield\bin\Foundation.Common.Tracking.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Hotspot Shield\bin\Foundation.Extensions.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Hotspot Shield\bin\Foundation.ExtProc.Hydra.ComTypes.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Hotspot Shield\bin\Foundation.ExtProc.Hydra.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Hotspot Shield\bin\Foundation.Interop.Memory.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Hotspot Shield\bin\Foundation.Interop.Wfp.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Hotspot Shield\bin\Foundation.NativeCrashReport.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Hotspot Shield\bin\Foundation.Premium.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Hotspot Shield\bin\Foundation.UnifiedApi.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Hotspot Shield\bin\Foundation.Update.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Hotspot Shield\bin\Foundation.Vpn.BandwidthLimit.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Hotspot Shield\bin\Foundation.Vpn.Common.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Hotspot Shield\bin\Foundation.Vpn.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Hotspot Shield\bin\Foundation.Vpn.Sdk.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Hotspot Shield\bin\fr\Hss.Client.UI.View.resources.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Hotspot Shield\bin\Google.Protobuf.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Hotspot Shield\bin\Hardcodet.Wpf.TaskbarNotification.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Hotspot Shield\bin\Hss.Client.Application.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Hotspot Shield\bin\Hss.Client.Common.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Hotspot Shield\bin\Hss.Client.Framework.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Hotspot Shield\bin\Hss.Client.Management.Contract.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Hotspot Shield\bin\Hss.Client.Management.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Hotspot Shield\bin\Hss.Client.Services.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Hotspot Shield\bin\Hss.Client.UI.Auxiliary.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Hotspot Shield\bin\Hss.Client.UI.View.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Hotspot Shield\bin\Hss.Client.UI.ViewModel.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Hotspot Shield\bin\Hss.Common.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Hotspot Shield\bin\Hss.Common.Rpc.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Hotspot Shield\bin\Hss.Common.Support.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Hotspot Shield\bin\Hss.Common.Wcf.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Hotspot Shield\bin\Hss.Service.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Hotspot Shield\bin\Hss.TrayNtf.exe
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Hotspot Shield\bin\hss_cm.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Hotspot Shield\bin\hsscp.exe
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Hotspot Shield\bin\Interop.NETWORKLIST.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Hotspot Shield\bin\ja\Hss.Client.UI.View.resources.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Hotspot Shield\bin\KaitaiStruct.Runtime.CSharp.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Hotspot Shield\bin\ko\Hss.Client.UI.View.resources.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Hotspot Shield\bin\LiveCharts.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Hotspot Shield\bin\LiveCharts.Wpf.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Hotspot Shield\bin\Microsoft.Expression.Interactions.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Hotspot Shield\bin\Newtonsoft.Json.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Hotspot Shield\bin\Ninject.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Hotspot Shield\bin\Ninject.Extensions.Factory.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Hotspot Shield\bin\NLog.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Hotspot Shield\bin\Polly.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Hotspot Shield\bin\Prism.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Hotspot Shield\bin\Prism.Wpf.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Hotspot Shield\bin\pt\Hss.Client.UI.View.resources.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Hotspot Shield\bin\ru\Hss.Client.UI.View.resources.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Hotspot Shield\bin\SimpleInjector.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Hotspot Shield\bin\System.Buffers.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Hotspot Shield\bin\System.Collections.Immutable.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Hotspot Shield\bin\System.Memory.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Hotspot Shield\bin\System.Runtime.CompilerServices.Unsafe.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Hotspot Shield\bin\System.Threading.Tasks.Dataflow.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Hotspot Shield\bin\System.Threading.Tasks.Extensions.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Hotspot Shield\bin\System.ValueTuple.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Hotspot Shield\bin\System.Windows.Interactivity.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Hotspot Shield\bin\TimeZoneConverter.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Hotspot Shield\bin\tr\Hss.Client.UI.View.resources.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Hotspot Shield\bin\x64\49F631DB-450A-4108-8F5C-434AF3FEE6DC.DLL
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Hotspot Shield\bin\x64\afvpn.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Hotspot Shield\bin\x64\hydra.exe
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Hotspot Shield\bin\x86\49F631DB-450A-4108-8F5C-434AF3FEE6DC.DLL
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Hotspot Shield\bin\x86\afvpn.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Hotspot Shield\bin\x86\hydra.exe
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Hotspot Shield\bin\XamlAnimatedGif.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Hotspot Shield\bin\ZendeskApi_v2.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Hotspot Shield\driver\openvpn-sha1.cer
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Hotspot Shield\driver\openvpn-sha256.cer
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Hotspot Shield\driver\tap-windows-9.21.2.exe
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Hotspot Shield\hss.ico
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Hotspot Shield\license.txt
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Hotspot Shield\update\update.upd
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Packages\Microsoft.Windows.Cortana_cw5n1h2txyewy\LocalState\AppIconCache\100\{7C5A40EF-A0FB-4BFC-874A-C0F2E0B9FA8E}_Hotspot Shield_bin_hsscp_exe
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Temp\Hotspot_Shield_8.4.5_20191106093351.log
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Temp\Hotspot_Shield_8.4.5_20191106132543.log
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Temp\Hotspot_Shield_8.4.5_20191106132557.log
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Temp\Hotspot_Shield_8.7.1_20191101015516.log
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Temp\Hotspot_Shield_8.7.1_20191101015632.log
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Temp\Hotspot_Shield_8.7.1_20191101015632_000_HotspotShieldPackageId.log
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Temp\Hotspot_Shield_8.7.1_20191101015809.log
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Temp\Hotspot_Shield_8.7.1_20191101020454.log
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Temp\Hotspot_Shield_8.7.1_20191101020454_000_HotspotShieldPackageId.log
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Temp\Hotspot_Shield_8.7.1_20191101020621.log
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Temp\Hotspot_Shield_8.7.1_20191106093829.log

Many times the following registry keys will not be cleaned:
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\Installer\Products\24C995FA5E2A15247BEE94522E77FD1C
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\HotspotShield

Use regedit.exe to delete the following additional registry values from the Windows Registry:
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\Installer\Products\24C995FA5E2A15247BEE94522E77FD1C\ProductName
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\hshld\ImagePath

A way to remove Hotspot Shield 9.21.3 from your PC with Advanced Uninstaller PRO

Hotspot Shield 9.21.3 is an application offered by AnchorFree Inc.. Sometimes, people decide to uninstall this application. This can be difficult because performing this manually takes some know-how regarding removing Windows applications by hand. One of the best QUICK practice to uninstall Hotspot Shield 9.21.3 is to use Advanced Uninstaller PRO. Here are some detailed instructions about 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 efficient uninstaller and general utility to maximize the performance of your system.


  • go to Download Link
  • download the program by pressing the green DOWNLOAD NOW button
  • install Advanced Uninstaller PRO
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 very useful program.

3. Press the General Tools button
Go to General Tools

4. Activate the Uninstall Programs tool
Go to Uninstall Programs

5. A list of the applications existing on the computer will appear

6. Scroll the list of applications until you locate Hotspot Shield 9.21.3 or simply activate the Search field and type in "Hotspot Shield 9.21.3". If it exists on your system the Hotspot Shield 9.21.3 application will be found automatically. Notice that after you select Hotspot Shield 9.21.3 in the list of apps, some information about the application is shown to you:

  • Safety rating (in the left lower corner). This explains the opinion other users have about Hotspot Shield 9.21.3, ranging from "Highly recommended" to "Very dangerous".
  • Opinions by other users - Press the Read reviews button.
  • Technical information about the application you want to uninstall, by pressing the Properties button.
7. Click the Uninstall button. A confirmation page will come up. Confirm the removal by pressing Uninstall. Advanced Uninstaller PRO will remove Hotspot Shield 9.21.3.
Uninstall Hotspot Shield 9.21.3

8. After uninstalling Hotspot Shield 9.21.3, Advanced Uninstaller PRO will offer to run a cleanup. Press Next to start the cleanup. All the items that belong Hotspot Shield 9.21.3 which have been left behind will be detected and you will be able to delete them. By uninstalling Hotspot Shield 9.21.3 using Advanced Uninstaller PRO, you can be sure that no registry items, files or directories are left behind on your PC.

Your PC will remain clean, speedy and ready to take on new tasks.


The text above is not a recommendation to remove Hotspot Shield 9.21.3 by AnchorFree Inc. from your PC, we are not saying that Hotspot Shield 9.21.3 by AnchorFree Inc. is not a good application for your computer. This page only contains detailed instructions on how to remove Hotspot Shield 9.21.3 in case you decide this is what you want to do. Here you can find registry and disk entries that Advanced Uninstaller PRO stumbled upon and classified as "leftovers" on other users' computers.

2019-11-06 / Written by Daniel Statescu for Advanced Uninstaller PRO

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Last update on: 2019-11-06 21:20:53.423