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A way to uninstall NordVPN from your computer

This info is about NordVPN for Windows. Here you can find details on how to remove it from your PC. The Windows release was created by NordVPN. Open here for more info on NordVPN. Please follow if you want to read more on NordVPN on NordVPN's website. NordVPN is usually set up in the C:\Program Files (x86)\NordVPN folder, subject to the user's decision. NordVPN's complete uninstall command line is C:\ProgramData\Caphyon\Advanced Installer\{8CD4D806-0B55-4E59-AFC1-EAF3FAEAE69B}\NordVPNSetup.exe /i {8CD4D806-0B55-4E59-AFC1-EAF3FAEAE69B} AI_UNINSTALLER_CTP=1. NordVPN.exe is the programs's main file and it takes circa 2.08 MB (2185680 bytes) on disk.

The following executables are installed along with NordVPN. They occupy about 6.23 MB (6533256 bytes) on disk.

  • Diagnostics.exe (178.45 KB)
  • nordvpn-service.exe (211.95 KB)
  • NordVPN.exe (2.08 MB)
  • openssl.exe (909.09 KB)
  • openvpn-nordvpn.exe (866.45 KB)
  • openvpnserv.exe (60.95 KB)
  • openssl.exe (923.37 KB)
  • openvpn-nordvpn.exe (1,023.45 KB)
  • openvpnserv.exe (71.95 KB)
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This page is about NordVPN version 6.22.5 alone. You can find below info on other versions of NordVPN:

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When you're planning to uninstall NordVPN you should check if the following data is left behind on your PC.

Directories found on disk:
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\NordVPN
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\NordVPN

The files below are left behind on your disk when you remove NordVPN:
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\NordVPN\Autofac.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\NordVPN\Bugsnag.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\NordVPN\Caliburn.Micro.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\NordVPN\Caliburn.Micro.Platform.Core.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\NordVPN\Caliburn.Micro.Platform.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\NordVPN\CommandLine.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\NordVPN\Diagnostics.exe
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\NordVPN\FlareNet.Core.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\NordVPN\Hardcodet.Wpf.TaskbarNotification.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\NordVPN\Heijden.Dns.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\NordVPN\Liberation.Diagnostics.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\NordVPN\Liberation.Native.Firewall.Net.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\NordVPN\Liberation.Network.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\NordVPN\Liberation.OS.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\NordVPN\Liberation.ServiceModel.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\NordVPN\Liberation.ServiceProcess.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\NordVPN\Liberation.Vpn.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\NordVPN\MethodBoundaryAspect.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\NordVPN\Microsoft.Expression.Effects.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\NordVPN\Microsoft.Expression.Interactions.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\NordVPN\Newtonsoft.Json.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\NordVPN\NLog.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\NordVPN\NordVpn.Api.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\NordVPN\NordVpn.Controls.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\NordVPN\NordVpn.Core.App.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\NordVPN\NordVpn.Core.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\NordVPN\NordVpn.DiagnosticsTool.Logic.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\NordVPN\NordVpn.DiagnosticsTool.UI.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\NordVPN\NordVPN.exe
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\NordVPN\NordVpn.Infrastructure.App.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\NordVPN\NordVpn.Infrastructure.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\NordVPN\NordVpn.Logging.Abstractions.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\NordVPN\NordVpn.Logging.NLog.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\NordVPN\NordVpn.Resources.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\NordVPN\NordVpn.ServiceProxy.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\NordVPN\nordvpn-service.exe
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\NordVPN\Resources\Binaries\32bit\c_rehash
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\NordVPN\Resources\Binaries\32bit\libcrypto-1_1.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\NordVPN\Resources\Binaries\32bit\liblzo2-2.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\NordVPN\Resources\Binaries\32bit\libpkcs11-helper-1.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\NordVPN\Resources\Binaries\32bit\libssl-1_1.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\NordVPN\Resources\Binaries\32bit\openssl.exe
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\NordVPN\Resources\Binaries\32bit\openvpn-nordvpn.exe
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\NordVPN\Resources\Binaries\32bit\openvpnserv.exe
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\NordVPN\Resources\Binaries\64bit\c_rehash
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\NordVPN\Resources\Binaries\64bit\libcrypto-1_1-x64.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\NordVPN\Resources\Binaries\64bit\liblzo2-2.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\NordVPN\Resources\Binaries\64bit\libpkcs11-helper-1.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\NordVPN\Resources\Binaries\64bit\libssl-1_1-x64.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\NordVPN\Resources\Binaries\64bit\openssl.exe
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\NordVPN\Resources\Binaries\64bit\openvpn-nordvpn.exe
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\NordVPN\Resources\Binaries\64bit\openvpnserv.exe
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\NordVPN\Resources\Certificates\Addtrust_external_root.cer
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\NordVPN\Resources\Certificates\AddTrust_External_Root.crt.cer
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\NordVPN\Resources\Certificates\CloudVPN_internal_root.cer
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\NordVPN\Resources\Certificates\comodo root.cer
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\NordVPN\Resources\Certificates\comodo_ecc.cer
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\NordVPN\Resources\Certificates\DigiCert_Global_Root_CA.crt.cer
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\NordVPN\Resources\Certificates\DigiCert_High_Assurance_EV_Root_CA.crt.cer
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\NordVPN\Resources\Certificates\GeoTrust_Global_CA.crt.cer
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\NordVPN\Resources\Certificates\GeoTrust_Primary_Certification_Authority_-_G3.crt.cer
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\NordVPN\Resources\Certificates\GoDaddy_root.cer
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\NordVPN\Resources\Certificates\LetsEncrypt_dst_root.cer
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\NordVPN\Resources\Certificates\Starfield_Class_2_CA.crt.cer
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\NordVPN\Resources\Certificates\VeriSign_Class_3_Public_Primary_Certification_Authority_-_G5.crt.cer
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\NordVPN\Resources\cybersec.json
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\NordVPN\Resources\ovpn_ssca\lv10.nordvpn.com.tcp443.ovpn
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\NordVPN\Resources\ovpn_ssca\lv10.nordvpn.com.udp1194.ovpn
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\NordVPN\Resources\ovpn_ssca\lv11.nordvpn.com.tcp443.ovpn
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\NordVPN\Resources\ovpn_ssca\lv11.nordvpn.com.udp1194.ovpn
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\NordVPN\Resources\ovpn_ssca\lv12.nordvpn.com.tcp443.ovpn
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\NordVPN\Resources\ovpn_ssca\lv12.nordvpn.com.udp1194.ovpn
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\NordVPN\Resources\ovpn_ssca\lv9.nordvpn.com.tcp443.ovpn
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\NordVPN\Resources\ovpn_ssca\lv9.nordvpn.com.udp1194.ovpn
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\NordVPN\Resources\templates\template.xslt
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\NordVPN\Resources\templates\xor_template.xslt
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\NordVPN\Stripe.net.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\NordVPN\System.ValueTuple.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\NordVPN\System.Windows.Interactivity.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\NordVPN\x64\Liberation.Native.Firewall.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\NordVPN\x86\Liberation.Native.Firewall.dll
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\NordVPN\logs\app-2019-05-22.nwl
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\NordVPN\logs\app-2019-05-23.nwl
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\NordVPN\logs\app-2019-05-24.nwl
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\NordVPN\logs\app-2019-05-25.nwl
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\NordVPN\logs\app-2019-05-26.nwl
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\NordVPN\logs\app-2019-05-30.nwl
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\NordVPN\logs\app-2019-05-31.nwl
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\NordVPN\logs\app-2019-06-01.nwl
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\NordVPN\logs\app-2019-06-03.nwl
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\NordVPN\logs\app-2019-06-04.nwl
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\NordVPN\logs\app-2019-06-07.nwl
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\NordVPN\logs\app-2019-06-08.nwl
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\NordVPN\logs\app-2019-06-12.nwl
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\NordVPN\logs\app-2019-06-13.nwl
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\NordVPN\NordVPN.exe_Url_htakemwyuyjotcmrvjkhtpa53zxkjlky\6.22.5.0\user.config
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\NordVPN\servers.json
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\NordVPN\Updates\channel-23\6.22.5.0\0hecppcm.exe

Use regedit.exe to manually remove from the Windows Registry the data below:
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Tracing\nordvpn-service_RASAPI32
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Tracing\nordvpn-service_RASMANCS
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\{8CD4D806-0B55-4E59-AFC1-EAF3FAEAE69B}
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\eventlog\Application\nordvpn-service
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\nordvpn-service

Registry values that are not removed from your computer:
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\nordvpn-service\Description
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\nordvpn-service\DisplayName
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\nordvpn-service\ImagePath


A way to remove NordVPN from your PC using Advanced Uninstaller PRO

NordVPN is a program released by the software company NordVPN. Some users try to erase it. Sometimes this can be easier said than done because performing this manually takes some experience regarding removing Windows applications by hand. The best QUICK action to erase NordVPN is to use Advanced Uninstaller PRO. Here is how to do this:





1. If you don't have Advanced Uninstaller PRO already installed on your Windows PC, install it. This is good because Advanced Uninstaller PRO is one of the best uninstaller and all around tool to optimize your Windows computer.

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  • navigate to Download Link
  • download the program by pressing the green DOWNLOAD button
  • install Advanced Uninstaller PRO
2. Run Advanced Uninstaller PRO. Take your time to admire the program's design and wealth of features available. Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very good Windows optimizer.

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 applications installed on your PC will be shown to you

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


  • Safety rating (in the lower left corner). This explains the opinion other people have about NordVPN, ranging from "Highly recommended" to "Very dangerous".
  • Reviews by other people - Press the Read reviews button.
  • Details about the app you wish to remove, by pressing the Properties button.
For instance you can see that for NordVPN:





  • The software company is: http://www.nordvpn.com
  • The uninstall string is: C:\ProgramData\Caphyon\Advanced Installer\{8CD4D806-0B55-4E59-AFC1-EAF3FAEAE69B}\NordVPNSetup.exe /i {8CD4D806-0B55-4E59-AFC1-EAF3FAEAE69B} AI_UNINSTALLER_CTP=1
7. Press the Uninstall button. A confirmation dialog will appear. accept the uninstall by clicking the Uninstall button. Advanced Uninstaller PRO will uninstall NordVPN.
Uninstall NordVPN


8. After removing NordVPN, Advanced Uninstaller PRO will ask you to run a cleanup. Press Next to proceed with the cleanup. All the items that belong NordVPN which have been left behind will be detected and you will be able to delete them. By removing NordVPN with Advanced Uninstaller PRO, you can be sure that no Windows registry items, files or directories are left behind on your system.

Your Windows computer will remain clean, speedy and able to run without errors or problems.



Disclaimer

The text above is not a recommendation to uninstall NordVPN by NordVPN from your computer, nor are we saying that NordVPN by NordVPN is not a good software application. This page simply contains detailed info on how to uninstall NordVPN in case you decide this is what you want to do. The information above contains registry and disk entries that Advanced Uninstaller PRO stumbled upon and classified as "leftovers" on other users' PCs.

2019-05-22 / Written by Daniel Statescu for Advanced Uninstaller PRO

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Last update on: 2019-05-21 22:38:14.380