Application Lantern

A guide to uninstall Lantern from your computer

This web page is about Lantern for Windows. Below you can find details on how to uninstall it from your PC. It is developed by Brave New Software Project, Inc.. You can find out more on Brave New Software Project, Inc. or check for application updates here. More info about the program Lantern can be found at . Usually the Lantern application is installed in the C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Lantern directory, depending on the user's option during install. Lantern's complete uninstall command line is C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Lantern\uninstall.exe. The application's main executable file occupies 14.17 MB (14860064 bytes) on disk and is titled lantern.exe.

The executables below are part of Lantern. They take an average of 14.29 MB (14988295 bytes) on disk.

  • lantern.exe (14.17 MB)
  • uninstall.exe (125.23 KB)

The information on this page is only about version 3.5.6 of Lantern. Click on the links below for other Lantern versions: to view all...
If you are manually uninstalling Lantern we recommend you to check if the following data is left behind on your PC.

Folders left behind when you uninstall Lantern:
  • C:\Documents and Settings\UserName\Application Data\Lantern
  • C:\Documents and Settings\UserName\Start Menu\Programs\Lantern

The files below remain on your disk when you remove Lantern:
  • C:\Documents and Settings\UserName\Application Data\Lantern\global.yaml
  • C:\Documents and Settings\UserName\Application Data\Lantern\lantern.exe
  • C:\Documents and Settings\UserName\Application Data\Lantern\lantern.ico
  • C:\Documents and Settings\UserName\Application Data\Lantern\lantern.yaml
  • C:\Documents and Settings\UserName\Application Data\Lantern\logs\lantern.log
  • C:\Documents and Settings\UserName\Application Data\Lantern\masquerade_cache
  • C:\Documents and Settings\UserName\Application Data\Lantern\proxies.yaml
  • C:\Documents and Settings\UserName\Application Data\Lantern\settings.yaml
  • C:\Documents and Settings\UserName\Application Data\Lantern\uninstall.exe
  • C:\Documents and Settings\UserName\Start Menu\Programs\Lantern\Lantern.lnk
  • C:\Documents and Settings\UserName\Start Menu\Programs\Lantern\Uninstall Lantern.lnk

You will find in the Windows Registry that the following keys will not be cleaned; remove them one by one using regedit.exe:
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Lantern
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\Lantern
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\ESENT\Process\lantern

A way to remove Lantern from your computer with Advanced Uninstaller PRO

Lantern is an application released by the software company Brave New Software Project, Inc.. Some users choose to erase it. Sometimes this can be difficult because doing this manually takes some skill regarding removing Windows applications by hand. The best EASY solution 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 already installed on your Windows system, add it. This is a good step because Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very useful uninstaller and all around utility to clean your Windows PC.


2. Start Advanced Uninstaller PRO. Take your time to get familiar with the program's interface and number of tools available. Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a powerful package of tools.

3. Press the General Tools category
Go to General Tools

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

5. A list of the programs installed on the PC will be made available to you

6. Navigate the list of programs until you locate Lantern or simply click the Search field and type in "Lantern". If it is installed on your PC the Lantern program will be found very quickly. When you click Lantern in the list , some information about the application is made available to you:

  • Star rating (in the lower left corner). This explains the opinion other users have about Lantern, ranging from "Highly recommended" to "Very dangerous".
  • Opinions by other users - Press the Read reviews button.
  • Technical information about the program you want to remove, 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. Press the Uninstall button. A confirmation dialog will come up. Confirm the removal by pressing the Uninstall button. Advanced Uninstaller PRO will remove Lantern.
Uninstall Lantern

8. After uninstalling Lantern, Advanced Uninstaller PRO will ask you to run an additional cleanup. Click Next to start the cleanup. All the items that belong Lantern which have been left behind will be found and you will be able to delete them. By uninstalling Lantern with Advanced Uninstaller PRO, you can be sure that no Windows registry items, files or folders are left behind on your disk.

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



The text above is not a recommendation to uninstall Lantern by Brave New Software Project, Inc. from your PC, we are not saying that Lantern by Brave New Software Project, Inc. is not a good application for your PC. This text simply contains detailed instructions on how to uninstall Lantern 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.

2016-12-13 / Written by Daniel Statescu for Advanced Uninstaller PRO

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Last update on: 2016-12-13 18:16:31.163