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A guide to uninstall NordVPN from your PC

This web page is about NordVPN for Windows. Below you can find details on how to uninstall it from your computer. It was created for Windows by NordVPN. Go over here for more details on NordVPN. Detailed information about NordVPN can be seen at . The application is often located in the C:\Program Files (x86)\NordVPN directory (same installation drive as Windows). The entire uninstall command line for NordVPN is C:\ProgramData\Caphyon\Advanced Installer\{8774AF38-DC53-4872-908D-FE4B92E8EE67}\NordVPNSetup.exe /i {8774AF38-DC53-4872-908D-FE4B92E8EE67} AI_UNINSTALLER_CTP=1. The application's main executable file is called NordVPN.exe and occupies 5.58 MB (5852920 bytes).

NordVPN is comprised of the following executables which take 9.69 MB (10162192 bytes) on disk:

  • Diagnostics.exe (52.24 KB)
  • nordvpn-service.exe (410.74 KB)
  • NordVPN.exe (5.58 MB)
  • openssl.exe (887.74 KB)
  • openvpn-nordvpn.exe (849.74 KB)
  • openvpnserv.exe (59.74 KB)
  • openssl.exe (874.08 KB)
  • openvpn-nordvpn.exe (1,004.74 KB)
  • openvpnserv.exe (69.24 KB) to view all...

The current web page applies to NordVPN version 6.11.14 alone. Click on the links below for other NordVPN versions: to view all...
Following the uninstall process, the application leaves some files behind on the PC. Part_A few of these are listed below.

The files below remain on your disk by NordVPN's application uninstaller when you removed it:
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\CrashDumps\NordVPN.exe.13332.dmp
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\CrashDumps\NordVPN.exe.13596.dmp
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\CrashDumps\NordVPN.exe.14144.dmp
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\CrashDumps\NordVPN.exe.16108.dmp
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Microsoft\CLR_v4.0\UsageLogs\NordVPN.exe.log
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Packages\Microsoft.Windows.Cortana_cw5n1h2txyewy\LocalState\AppIconCache\100\Nord_NordVPN
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\IObit\IObit Uninstaller\Log\NordVPN.history
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Quick Launch\User Pinned\TaskBar\Tombstones\NordVPN (2).lnk

Use regedit.exe to manually remove from the Windows Registry the keys below:
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\NordVPN.Notification
  • 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 6.11.14
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\EventLog\Application\nordvpn-service

Supplementary registry values that are not cleaned:
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\bam\State\UserSettings\S-1-5-21-983380370-2854575515-2301942591-1000\\Device\HarddiskVolume2\Program Files (x86)\NordVPN\NordVPN.exe
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\bam\State\UserSettings\S-1-5-21-983380370-2854575515-2301942591-1000\\Device\HarddiskVolume2\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\NordVPN\NordVPN\prerequisites\NordVPNTapSetup.exe
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\tapnordvpn\DisplayName

How to uninstall NordVPN from your PC with the help of Advanced Uninstaller PRO

NordVPN is an application released by the software company NordVPN. Some users want to remove this application. This can be hard because doing this manually requires some advanced knowledge related to Windows internal functioning. One of the best QUICK practice to remove 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 system, add it. This is good because Advanced Uninstaller PRO is an efficient uninstaller and general utility to take care of your Windows PC.


  • visit Download Link
  • download the program by clicking on the DOWNLOAD NOW button
  • install Advanced Uninstaller PRO
2. Start Advanced Uninstaller PRO. Take some time to get familiar with the program's interface and wealth of features available. Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very good program.

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

4. Press the Uninstall Programs button
Go to Uninstall Programs

5. A list of the programs existing on the computer will be shown to you

6. Navigate the list of programs until you find NordVPN or simply activate the Search field and type in "NordVPN". If it exists on your system the NordVPN program will be found very quickly. Notice that after you select NordVPN in the list , the following data regarding the application is made available to you:

  • Star rating (in the left lower corner). This explains the opinion other people have regarding NordVPN, from "Highly recommended" to "Very dangerous".
  • Opinions by other people - Click on the Read reviews button.
  • Technical information regarding the application you wish to uninstall, 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\{8774AF38-DC53-4872-908D-FE4B92E8EE67}\NordVPNSetup.exe /i {8774AF38-DC53-4872-908D-FE4B92E8EE67} AI_UNINSTALLER_CTP=1
7. Press the Uninstall button. A confirmation page will show up. accept the uninstall by clicking the Uninstall button. Advanced Uninstaller PRO will remove NordVPN.
Uninstall NordVPN

8. After uninstalling NordVPN, Advanced Uninstaller PRO will ask you to run an additional cleanup. Click Next to perform the cleanup. All the items of NordVPN that have been left behind will be found and you will be asked if you want to delete them. By uninstalling NordVPN with Advanced Uninstaller PRO, you are assured that no Windows registry entries, files or folders are left behind on your disk.

Your Windows computer will remain clean, speedy and ready to take on new tasks.


This page is not a piece of advice to remove NordVPN by NordVPN from your PC, we are not saying that NordVPN by NordVPN is not a good software application. This page only contains detailed instructions on how to remove NordVPN in case you decide this is what you want to do. Here you can find registry and disk entries that our application Advanced Uninstaller PRO stumbled upon and classified as "leftovers" on other users' computers.

2018-02-20 / Written by Andreea Kartman for Advanced Uninstaller PRO

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Last update on: 2018-02-20 16:01:56.377