Application Lantern

A guide to uninstall Lantern from your system

You can find on this page details on how to uninstall Lantern for Windows. It was developed for Windows by Brave New Software Project, Inc.. More data about Brave New Software Project, Inc. can be seen here. You can read more about on Lantern at . Lantern is usually installed in the C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Lantern directory, however this location may vary a lot depending on the user's option while installing the application. The entire uninstall command line for Lantern is C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Lantern\uninstall.exe. lantern.exe is the programs's main file and it takes close to 16.93 MB (17748768 bytes) on disk.

Lantern installs the following the executables on your PC, taking about 17.33 MB (18169065 bytes) on disk.

  • lantern.exe (16.93 MB)
  • uninstall.exe (410.45 KB)

The current web page applies to Lantern version 4.7.0 only. You can find here a few links to 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.

Folders that were found:
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Lantern
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs\Lantern

The files below were left behind on your disk by Lantern's application uninstaller when you removed it:
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\byteexec\lantern.exe.exe
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Lantern\easylist.txt.gz
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Lantern\global.yaml
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Lantern\lantern.exe
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Lantern\lantern.ico
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Lantern\lantern.yaml
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Lantern\lanternlist.txt.gz
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Lantern\logs\lantern.log
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Lantern\masquerade_cache
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Lantern\mitmcert.pem_3d07f939f2cef7fc8f307cb16ee9768ee1c1b20698cf75eac09ae0850cfdb90a
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Lantern\mitmkey.pem
  • 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\Lantern\uninstall.exe
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs\Lantern\Lantern.lnk
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs\Lantern\Uninstall Lantern.lnk

Registry that is not cleaned:
  • 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 delete Lantern from your PC with Advanced Uninstaller PRO

Lantern is a program marketed by Brave New Software Project, Inc.. Some people try to erase this program. Sometimes this can be troublesome because removing this by hand takes some know-how regarding Windows program uninstallation. The best QUICK action to erase Lantern 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 system, install it. This is a good step because Advanced Uninstaller PRO is the best uninstaller and all around tool to take care of your computer.


2. Run Advanced Uninstaller PRO. Take some 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. Press the Uninstall Programs tool
Go to Uninstall Programs

5. A list of the applications installed on your computer will be shown to you

6. Scroll the list of applications until you find Lantern or simply click the Search field and type in "Lantern". If it exists on your system the Lantern application will be found very quickly. Notice that when you select Lantern in the list of programs, the following information regarding the program is available to you:

  • Safety rating (in the left lower corner). This tells you the opinion other users have regarding Lantern, from "Highly recommended" to "Very dangerous".
  • Opinions by other users - Press the Read reviews button.
  • Technical information regarding the app you want 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 page will appear. accept the removal by pressing Uninstall. Advanced Uninstaller PRO will then uninstall Lantern.
Uninstall Lantern

8. After uninstalling Lantern, Advanced Uninstaller PRO will ask you to run a cleanup. Click Next to start the cleanup. All the items of Lantern which have been left behind will be detected and you will be able to delete them. By uninstalling Lantern with Advanced Uninstaller PRO, you are assured that no registry entries, files or folders are left behind on your disk.

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



This page is not a recommendation to uninstall Lantern by Brave New Software Project, Inc. from your computer, 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 uninstall Lantern supposing you want to. The information above contains registry and disk entries that other software left behind and Advanced Uninstaller PRO discovered and classified as "leftovers" on other users' computers.

2018-05-20 / Written by Dan Armano for Advanced Uninstaller PRO

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Last update on: 2018-05-19 22:25:35.073