Lantern Lantern

A guide to uninstall Lantern from your system

You can find below detailed information on how to remove Lantern for Windows. It was developed for Windows by Brave New Software Project, Inc.. Take a look here for more details on Brave New Software Project, Inc.. More details about Lantern can be seen at . The application is often placed in the C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Lantern directory (same installation drive as Windows). C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Lantern\uninstall.exe is the full command line if you want to uninstall Lantern. lantern.exe is the Lantern's main executable file and it takes close to 14.92 MB (15642736 bytes) on disk.

The executable files below are installed together with Lantern. They occupy about 15.04 MB (15770967 bytes) on disk.

  • lantern.exe (14.92 MB)
  • uninstall.exe (125.23 KB)

This data is about Lantern version 2.2.4 only. Click on the links below for other Lantern versions: to view all...
If you are manually uninstalling Lantern we suggest you to check if the following data is left behind on your PC.

You should delete the folders below after you uninstall Lantern:
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Lantern
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs\Lantern

The files below remain on your disk when you remove Lantern:
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Lantern\easylist.txt
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Lantern\global.yaml
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Lantern\lantern.ico
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Lantern\lantern.yaml
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Lantern\lantern-2.1.1.yaml
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Lantern\lantern-2.1.2.yaml
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Lantern\lantern-2.2.1.yaml
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Lantern\lantern-2.2.3.yaml
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Lantern\lantern-2.2.4.yaml
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Lantern\lantern-2.2.5.yaml
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Lantern\logs\lantern.log
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Lantern\masquerade_cache
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Lantern\proxies.yaml
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Lantern\proxystats.csv
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Lantern\settings.yaml
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs\Lantern\Uninstall Lantern.lnk

You will find in the Windows Registry that the following data will not be removed; 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\RADAR\HeapLeakDetection\DiagnosedApplications\lantern.exe

How to erase Lantern with the help of Advanced Uninstaller PRO

Lantern is a program released by Brave New Software Project, Inc.. Some computer users choose to erase this program. Sometimes this is easier said than done because removing this by hand requires some know-how related to removing Windows applications by hand. The best EASY manner 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 on your system, add it. This is good because Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very useful uninstaller and general tool to take care of your computer.


  • navigate to Download Link
  • download the setup by pressing the DOWNLOAD NOW button
  • install Advanced Uninstaller PRO
2. Run Advanced Uninstaller PRO. It's recommended to take your time to get familiar with the program's interface and number of features available. Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a powerful program.

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

4. Press the Uninstall Programs feature
Go to Uninstall Programs

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

6. Scroll the list of programs until you locate Lantern or simply activate the Search field and type in "Lantern". If it exists on your system the Lantern app will be found very quickly. When you select Lantern in the list , the following information regarding the program is shown to you:

  • Star rating (in the left lower corner). This explains the opinion other users have regarding Lantern, ranging 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 pressing the Properties button.
For example you can see that for Lantern:

  • The publisher is:
  • The uninstall string is: C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Lantern\uninstall.exe
7. Click the Uninstall button. A confirmation dialog will show up. accept the removal by pressing Uninstall. Advanced Uninstaller PRO will automatically uninstall Lantern.
Uninstall Lantern

8. After removing Lantern, Advanced Uninstaller PRO will ask you to run an additional cleanup. Press Next to perform the cleanup. All the items of Lantern that have been left behind will be found and you will be able to delete them. By removing Lantern using Advanced Uninstaller PRO, you can be sure that no Windows registry items, files or directories are left behind on your computer.

Your Windows system will remain clean, speedy and ready to serve you properly.

Geographical user distribution

  • Windows 8.1 (6.3)
  • Windows 7 (6.1)
  • 10.0
  • Windows 8 (6.2)
  • Windows XP (5.1)
  • Windows Vista (6.0)
Software Application


This page is not a recommendation to remove 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 computer. This text only contains detailed instructions on how to remove Lantern supposing you want to. Here you can find registry and disk entries that other software left behind and Advanced Uninstaller PRO stumbled upon and classified as "leftovers" on other users' PCs.

2016-06-19 / Written by Dan Armano for Advanced Uninstaller PRO

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Last update on: 2016-06-18 22:24:56.520