A guide to uninstall NordVPN from your system

NordVPN is a Windows program. Read more about how to uninstall it from your PC. The Windows version was developed by NordVPN. More information about NordVPN can be seen here. More details about NordVPN can be found at . The application is usually found in the C:\Program Files\NordVPN folder. Take into account that this location can differ being determined by the user's choice. The full command line for uninstalling NordVPN is C:\ProgramData\Caphyon\Advanced Installer\{9C77CA61-460C-4A03-91B7-AA0F4040A8E6}\NordVPNSetup.exe /i {9C77CA61-460C-4A03-91B7-AA0F4040A8E6} AI_UNINSTALLER_CTP=1. Keep in mind that if you will type this command in Start / Run Note you might be prompted for administrator rights. The application's main executable file is labeled NordVPN.exe and occupies 2.90 MB (3036112 bytes).

The following executables are installed beside NordVPN. They occupy about 7.14 MB (7488648 bytes) on disk.

  • Diagnostics.exe (65.95 KB)
  • nordvpn-service.exe (426.95 KB)
  • NordVPN.exe (2.90 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) to view all...

The current web page applies to NordVPN version 6.18.5 alone. You can find here a few links to other NordVPN releases: to view all...
NordVPN has the habit of leaving behind some leftovers.

Folders that were found:
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\NordVPN network TAP
  • C:\Users\boras\AppData\Local\NordVPN

The files below are left behind on your disk by NordVPN when you uninstall it:
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\NordVPN network TAP\bin\amd64\tapinstall.exe
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\NordVPN network TAP\bin\i386\tapinstall.exe
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\NordVPN network TAP\default\amd64\OemVista.inf
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\NordVPN network TAP\default\amd64\
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\NordVPN network TAP\default\amd64\tapnordvpn.sys
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\NordVPN network TAP\default\i386\OemVista.inf
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\NordVPN network TAP\default\i386\
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\NordVPN network TAP\default\i386\tapnordvpn.sys
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\NordVPN network TAP\default\include\tap-windows.h
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\NordVPN network TAP\win10\amd64\OemVista.inf
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\NordVPN network TAP\win10\amd64\
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\NordVPN network TAP\win10\amd64\tapnordvpn.sys
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\NordVPN network TAP\win10\i386\OemVista.inf
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\NordVPN network TAP\win10\i386\
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\NordVPN network TAP\win10\i386\tapnordvpn.sys
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\NordVPN network TAP\win10\include\tap-windows.h
  • C:\Users\boras\AppData\Local\Microsoft\CLR_v4.0\UsageLogs\NordVPN.exe.log
  • C:\Users\boras\AppData\Local\NordVPN\logs\app-2019-08-18.nwl
  • C:\Users\boras\AppData\Local\NordVPN\NordVPN.exe_Url_boarz1vep4gk4eysgazbidleosqm5rmd\\user.config
  • C:\Users\boras\AppData\Local\NordVPN\NordVPN.exe_Url_boarz1vep4gk4eysgazbidleosqm5rmd\\user.config
  • C:\Users\boras\AppData\Local\NordVPN\ProfileOptimization\Startup.profile
  • C:\Users\boras\AppData\Local\NordVPN\servers.json
  • C:\Users\boras\AppData\Local\NordVPN\Updates\default\\cnihwel2.exe
  • C:\Users\boras\AppData\Local\Temp\
  • C:\Users\boras\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Quick Launch\User Pinned\TaskBar\NordVPN.lnk

Registry keys:
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\Installer\Products\6D5CED799EB2BB54FB5C72B458B184B6
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\Installer\Products\EC60A531109039444A7157A695C267E0
  • 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\NordVPN 6.18.5
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\EventLog\Application\nordvpn-service
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\nordvpn-service

Open regedit.exe to remove the values below from the Windows Registry:
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\Installer\Products\6D5CED799EB2BB54FB5C72B458B184B6\ProductName
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\Installer\Products\EC60A531109039444A7157A695C267E0\ProductName
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\nordvpn-service\DisplayName
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\nordvpn-service\ImagePath

A way to delete NordVPN from your computer using Advanced Uninstaller PRO

NordVPN is a program by NordVPN. Some computer users choose to uninstall this application. This is difficult because performing this manually takes some skill related to removing Windows applications by hand. One of the best QUICK practice to uninstall NordVPN is to use Advanced Uninstaller PRO. Here is how to do this:

1. If you don't have Advanced Uninstaller PRO on your Windows PC, add it. This is a good step because Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very potent uninstaller and all around tool to clean your Windows computer.


2. Start Advanced Uninstaller PRO. Take your time to get familiar with the program's design and number of tools available. Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very good PC management program.

3. Press the General Tools category
Go to General Tools

4. Press the Uninstall Programs button
Go to Uninstall Programs

5. A list of the applications existing on the computer will be made available 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 application will be found automatically. When you click NordVPN in the list of applications, some data about the program is made available to you:

  • Safety rating (in the left lower corner). The star rating explains the opinion other users have about NordVPN, from "Highly recommended" to "Very dangerous".
  • Opinions by other users - Press the Read reviews button.
  • Details about the application you wish to remove, by clicking on the Properties button.
For example you can see that for NordVPN:

  • The software company is:
  • The uninstall string is: C:\ProgramData\Caphyon\Advanced Installer\{9C77CA61-460C-4A03-91B7-AA0F4040A8E6}\NordVPNSetup.exe /i {9C77CA61-460C-4A03-91B7-AA0F4040A8E6} AI_UNINSTALLER_CTP=1
7. Click the Uninstall button. A confirmation window will show up. Confirm the uninstall by pressing the Uninstall button. Advanced Uninstaller PRO will uninstall NordVPN.
Uninstall NordVPN

8. After uninstalling NordVPN, Advanced Uninstaller PRO will ask you to run an additional cleanup. Press Next to start 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 using Advanced Uninstaller PRO, you can be sure that no registry items, files or directories are left behind on your disk.

Your computer will remain clean, speedy and able to serve you properly.


The text above is not a recommendation to remove NordVPN by NordVPN from your computer, we are not saying that NordVPN by NordVPN is not a good software application. This page simply contains detailed instructions on how to remove NordVPN supposing you decide this is what you want to do. The information above contains registry and disk entries that other software left behind and Advanced Uninstaller PRO stumbled upon and classified as "leftovers" on other users' computers.

2018-10-24 / Written by Daniel Statescu for Advanced Uninstaller PRO

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Last update on: 2018-10-24 19:01:49.207