A guide to uninstall NordVPN from your PC

You can find on this page detailed information on how to remove NordVPN for Windows. It was coded for Windows by NordVPN. You can read more on NordVPN or check for application updates here. NordVPN is usually installed in the C:\Program Files (x86)\NordVPN beta folder, depending on the user's choice. NordVPN's complete uninstall command line is MsiExec.exe /I{2C9553FB-8E09-4477-B1A7-F415DD5E0ED5}. The application's main executable file occupies 14.71 MB (15425872 bytes) on disk and is named NordVPN.exe.

NordVPN is composed of the following executables which occupy 18.08 MB (18956408 bytes) on disk:

  • NordVPN.exe (14.71 MB)
  • openssl.exe (838.21 KB)
  • openvpn-nordvpn.exe (709.33 KB)
  • openvpnserv.exe (30.33 KB)
  • openssl.exe (829.61 KB)
  • openvpn-nordvpn.exe (833.83 KB)
  • openvpnserv.exe (35.33 KB)
  • tapinstall.exe (83.33 KB)
  • tapinstall.exe (87.83 KB) to view all...

This info is about NordVPN version 0.8.4 alone. For more NordVPN versions please click below: to view all...
Quite a few files, folders and Windows registry data will not be deleted when you remove NordVPN from your computer.

Folders found on disk after you uninstall NordVPN from your computer:
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\NordVPN beta
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\NordVpn

The files below are left behind on your disk by NordVPN's application uninstaller when you removed it:
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\NordVPN beta\Autofac.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\NordVPN beta\Autofac.Extras.CommonServiceLocator.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\NordVPN beta\GalaSoft.MvvmLight.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\NordVPN beta\GalaSoft.MvvmLight.Extras.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\NordVPN beta\GalaSoft.MvvmLight.Platform.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\NordVPN beta\Liberation.Api.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\NordVPN beta\Liberation.Helpers.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\NordVPN beta\Liberation.Interfaces.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\NordVPN beta\Liberation.Vpn.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\NordVPN beta\Microsoft.Expression.Effects.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\NordVPN beta\Microsoft.Expression.Interactions.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\NordVPN beta\Microsoft.HockeyApp.Core45.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\NordVPN beta\Microsoft.HockeyApp.Kit.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\NordVPN beta\Microsoft.Practices.ServiceLocation.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\NordVPN beta\Microsoft.Win32.TaskScheduler.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\NordVPN beta\Newtonsoft.Json.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\NordVPN beta\NLog.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\NordVPN beta\NlogViewer.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\NordVPN beta\NordVPN.exe
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\NordVPN beta\OsInfo.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\NordVPN beta\PCLCrypto.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\NordVPN beta\PInvoke.BCrypt.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\NordVPN beta\PInvoke.Kernel32.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\NordVPN beta\PInvoke.NCrypt.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\NordVPN beta\PInvoke.Windows.Core.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\NordVPN beta\Resources\Binaries\32bit\libeay32.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\NordVPN beta\Resources\Binaries\32bit\liblzo2-2.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\NordVPN beta\Resources\Binaries\32bit\libpkcs11-helper-1.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\NordVPN beta\Resources\Binaries\32bit\openssl.exe
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\NordVPN beta\Resources\Binaries\32bit\openvpn-nordvpn.exe
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\NordVPN beta\Resources\Binaries\32bit\openvpnserv.exe
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\NordVPN beta\Resources\Binaries\32bit\ssleay32.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\NordVPN beta\Resources\Binaries\32bit\WinSparkle.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\NordVPN beta\Resources\Binaries\64bit\libeay32.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\NordVPN beta\Resources\Binaries\64bit\liblzo2-2.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\NordVPN beta\Resources\Binaries\64bit\libpkcs11-helper-1.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\NordVPN beta\Resources\Binaries\64bit\openssl.exe
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\NordVPN beta\Resources\Binaries\64bit\openvpn-nordvpn.exe
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\NordVPN beta\Resources\Binaries\64bit\openvpnserv.exe
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\NordVPN beta\Resources\Binaries\64bit\ssleay32.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\NordVPN beta\Resources\Binaries\64bit\WinSparkle.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\NordVPN beta\Resources\Driver\Vista\32bit\OemVista.inf
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\NordVPN beta\Resources\Driver\Vista\32bit\tapinstall.exe
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\NordVPN beta\Resources\Driver\Vista\32bit\
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\NordVPN beta\Resources\Driver\Vista\32bit\tapnord.sys
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\NordVPN beta\Resources\Driver\Vista\64bit\OemVista.inf
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\NordVPN beta\Resources\Driver\Vista\64bit\tapinstall.exe
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\NordVPN beta\Resources\Driver\Vista\64bit\
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\NordVPN beta\Resources\Driver\Vista\64bit\tapnord.sys
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\NordVPN beta\Resources\VpnProfiles\Lithuania 3.ovpn
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\NordVPN beta\Resources\VpnProfiles\Lithuania 6.ovpn
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\NordVPN beta\System.Windows.Interactivity.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\NordVPN beta\Validation.dll
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Google\Chrome\User Data\Default\Local Storage\https_nordvpn.com_0.localstorage
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Microsoft\CLR_v4.0\UsageLogs\NordVPN.exe.log
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Microsoft\CLR_v4.0_32\UsageLogs\NordVPN.exe.log
  • C:\WINDOWS\Installer\{8D5B0CFA-A0D6-47EE-9222-4177B8AB8AA4}\appwindow.exe

Generally the following registry keys will not be cleaned:
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\Installer\Products\BF3559C290E877441B7A4F51DDE5E05D
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Tracing\NordVPN_RASAPI32
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Tracing\NordVPN_RASMANCS
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\{8D5B0CFA-A0D6-47EE-9222-4177B8AB8AA4}

Open regedit.exe in order to remove the following values:
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\Installer\Products\BF3559C290E877441B7A4F51DDE5E05D\ProductName
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\tapnord\DisplayName

A way to uninstall NordVPN with Advanced Uninstaller PRO

NordVPN is a program released by NordVPN. Some computer users decide to erase it. Sometimes this can be efortful because doing this by hand requires some experience regarding removing Windows programs manually. The best SIMPLE procedure to erase NordVPN 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, add it. This is good because Advanced Uninstaller PRO is one of the best uninstaller and all around tool to optimize your computer.


2. Start Advanced Uninstaller PRO. Take your time to admire the program's design and wealth of functions available. Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very useful package of utilities.

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

4. Activate the Uninstall Programs tool
Go to Uninstall Programs

5. A list of the programs existing on your computer will appear

6. Scroll the list of programs until you locate NordVPN or simply activate the Search feature and type in "NordVPN". The NordVPN program will be found very quickly. When you select NordVPN in the list of applications, the following information about the program is available to you:

  • Safety rating (in the left lower corner). The star rating tells you the opinion other people have about NordVPN, from "Highly recommended" to "Very dangerous".
  • Opinions by other people - Click on the Read reviews button.
  • Technical information about the application you want to remove, by clicking on the Properties button.
7. Press the Uninstall button. A confirmation dialog will come up. Confirm the removal by pressing the Uninstall button. Advanced Uninstaller PRO will then uninstall NordVPN.
Uninstall NordVPN

8. After uninstalling NordVPN, Advanced Uninstaller PRO will ask you to run an additional cleanup. Click Next to go ahead with the cleanup. All the items that belong NordVPN which have been left behind will be found and you will be able to delete them. By uninstalling NordVPN using Advanced Uninstaller PRO, you can be sure that no registry entries, files or folders are left behind on your disk.

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


The text above is not a piece of advice to remove NordVPN by NordVPN from your computer, nor are we saying that NordVPN by NordVPN is not a good software application. This text only contains detailed instructions on how to remove NordVPN supposing 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' PCs.

2016-09-09 / Written by Andreea Kartman for Advanced Uninstaller PRO

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Last update on: 2016-09-09 18:16:40.347