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A guide to uninstall NordVPN from your PC

NordVPN is a Windows application. Read below about how to uninstall it from your PC. The Windows release was created by NordVPN. You can read more on NordVPN or check for application updates here. Click on to get more information about NordVPN on NordVPN's website. Usually the NordVPN program is found in the C:\Program Files (x86)\NordVPN folder, depending on the user's option during install. NordVPN's complete uninstall command line is C:\ProgramData\Caphyon\Advanced Installer\{C5C75E7A-433B-4471-AB2F-5422FCA77870}\NordVPNSetup.exe /i {C5C75E7A-433B-4471-AB2F-5422FCA77870} AI_UNINSTALLER_CTP=1. The application's main executable file occupies 1.86 MB (1950752 bytes) on disk and is called NordVPN.exe.

NordVPN is composed of the following executables which take 6.02 MB (6312280 bytes) on disk:

  • Diagnostics.exe (180.53 KB)
  • nordvpn-service.exe (217.03 KB)
  • NordVPN.exe (1.86 MB)
  • openssl.exe (910.17 KB)
  • openvpn-nordvpn.exe (867.53 KB)
  • openvpnserv.exe (62.03 KB)
  • openssl.exe (924.45 KB)
  • openvpn-nordvpn.exe (1.00 MB)
  • openvpnserv.exe (73.03 KB)
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The current page applies to NordVPN version 6.26.3 alone. For more NordVPN versions please click below:

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Following the uninstall process, the application leaves leftovers on the computer. Part_A few of these are shown below.

Folders remaining:
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\NordVPN
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\NordVPN

The files below are left behind on your disk by NordVPN when you uninstall it:
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\NordVPN\affiliates.config
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\NordVPN\Autofac.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\NordVPN\AutoMapper.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\ControlzEx.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\NordVPN\DeviceId.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\JsonNet.ContractResolvers.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\Liberation.Vpn.OpenVpn.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\NordVPN\MahApps.Metro.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\NordVPN\MethodBoundaryAspect.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\NordVPN\MQTTnet.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\NordVPN\Newtonsoft.Json.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\NordVPN\NLog.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\NordVPN\Nord.WiFiSec.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\NordVPN\NordVpn.Api.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\NordVPN\NordVpn.Application.Core.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\NordVPN\NordVpn.Configuration.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\NordVPN\NordVpn.Controls.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.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\DigiCertGlobalCAG2.cer
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\NordVPN\Resources\Certificates\DigiCertGlobalRootG2.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\NCGlobalSign_nordvpncom.cer
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\NordVPN\Resources\Certificates\NCGlobalSignRootCA.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\Resources\toast.ico
  • 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\Microsoft\CLR_v4.0\UsageLogs\NordVPN.exe.log
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\NordVPN\logs\app-2019-11-15.nwl
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\NordVPN\logs\app-2019-11-16.nwl
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\NordVPN\logs\app-2019-11-17.nwl
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\NordVPN\logs\app-2019-11-18.nwl
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\NordVPN\logs\app-2019-11-19.nwl

Registry that is not uninstalled:
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Installer\Assemblies\C:|Program Files (x86)|NordVPN|nordvpn-service.exe
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\NordVPN
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\Installer\Products\6D5CED799EB2BB54FB5C72B458B184B6
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\Installer\Products\A7E57C5CB3341744BAF24522CF7A8707
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Tracing\nordvpn-service_RASAPI32
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Tracing\nordvpn-service_RASMANCS
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\NordVPN
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\EventLog\Application\nordvpn-service
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\nordvpn-service

Use regedit.exe to remove the following additional registry values from the Windows Registry:
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Installer\Assemblies\C:|Program Files (x86)|NordVPN|nordvpn-service.exe\nordvpn-service,Version="6.26.3.0",Culture="neutral",ProcessorArchitecture="X86"
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\Installer\Products\6D5CED799EB2BB54FB5C72B458B184B6\ProductName
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\Installer\Products\A7E57C5CB3341744BAF24522CF7A8707\ProductName
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\bam\State\UserSettings\S-1-5-21-912358533-1172680280-3690898787-1001\\Device\HarddiskVolume4\Program Files (x86)\NordVPN\NordVPN.exe
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\bam\State\UserSettings\S-1-5-21-912358533-1172680280-3690898787-1001\\Device\HarddiskVolume4\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\NordVPN\Updates\channel-4\6.25.19.0\xvc1r2kl.exe
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\bam\State\UserSettings\S-1-5-21-912358533-1172680280-3690898787-1001\\Device\HarddiskVolume4\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\NordVPN\Updates\channel-4\6.25.9.0\3hkc0rru.exe
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\nordvpn-service\DisplayName
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\nordvpn-service\ImagePath
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\tapnordvpn\DisplayName


A way to erase NordVPN with Advanced Uninstaller PRO

NordVPN is an application released by NordVPN. Some computer users choose to remove this program. Sometimes this can be easier said than done because doing this manually takes some experience regarding Windows program uninstallation. The best SIMPLE procedure to remove NordVPN 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 PC, add it. This is good because Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very potent uninstaller and general utility to take care of your PC.

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  • navigate to Download Link
  • download the program by pressing the green DOWNLOAD button
  • set up Advanced Uninstaller PRO
2. Run Advanced Uninstaller PRO. Take some time to admire the program's design and wealth of functions available. Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very good system utility.

3. Press the General Tools button
Go to General Tools


4. Activate the Uninstall Programs button
Go to Uninstall Programs


5. All the applications existing on the computer will appear

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


  • Star rating (in the lower left corner). This explains the opinion other people have about NordVPN, from "Highly recommended" to "Very dangerous".
  • Opinions by other people - Press the Read reviews button.
  • Technical information about the program you are about to uninstall, by pressing the Properties button.
For instance you can see that for NordVPN:





  • The publisher is: http://www.nordvpn.com
  • The uninstall string is: C:\ProgramData\Caphyon\Advanced Installer\{C5C75E7A-433B-4471-AB2F-5422FCA77870}\NordVPNSetup.exe /i {C5C75E7A-433B-4471-AB2F-5422FCA77870} AI_UNINSTALLER_CTP=1
7. Press the Uninstall button. A window asking you to confirm will come up. accept the removal by clicking Uninstall. Advanced Uninstaller PRO will uninstall NordVPN.
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8. After uninstalling NordVPN, Advanced Uninstaller PRO will offer to run a cleanup. Click Next to go ahead with the cleanup. All the items that belong NordVPN that have been left behind will be detected and you will be asked if you want to delete them. By removing NordVPN with Advanced Uninstaller PRO, you are assured that no registry items, files or directories are left behind on your PC.

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



Disclaimer

This page is not a piece of advice to uninstall NordVPN by NordVPN from your PC, nor are we saying that NordVPN by NordVPN is not a good application for your computer. This text simply contains detailed info on how to uninstall NordVPN in case you want to. The information above contains registry and disk entries that Advanced Uninstaller PRO discovered and classified as "leftovers" on other users' computers.

2019-11-29 / Written by Daniel Statescu for Advanced Uninstaller PRO

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Last update on: 2019-11-28 23:07:41.373