How to uninstall NordVPN from your system

NordVPN is a Windows application. Read below about how to uninstall it from your PC. The Windows release was created by NordVPN. Go over here for more info on NordVPN. You can get more details on NordVPN at . Usually the NordVPN application is placed in the C:\Program Files (x86)\NordVPN directory, depending on the user's option during install. The full command line for removing NordVPN is C:\ProgramData\Caphyon\Advanced Installer\{5B46769B-8218-43A8-9113-BC4FB72E48D9}\NordVPN Setup.exe /i {5B46769B-8218-43A8-9113-BC4FB72E48D9} AI_UNINSTALLER_CTP=1. Keep in mind that if you will type this command in Start / Run Note you might receive a notification for admin rights. The application's main executable file is titled NordVPN.exe and occupies 14.87 MB (15587504 bytes).

NordVPN contains of the executables below. They take 18.87 MB (19790429 bytes) on disk.

  • nordvpn-service.exe (406.67 KB)
  • NordVPN.exe (14.87 MB)
  • openssl.exe (881.41 KB)
  • openvpn-nordvpn.exe (839.50 KB)
  • openvpnserv.exe (53.50 KB)
  • openssl.exe (866.34 KB)
  • openvpn-nordvpn.exe (994.00 KB)
  • openvpnserv.exe (63.00 KB) to view all...

The current page applies to NordVPN version 6.4.8 alone. You can find below info on other versions of NordVPN: to view all...
NordVPN has the habit of leaving behind some leftovers.

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

Files remaining:
  • 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\UserName\AppData\Local\CrashDumps\NordVPN.exe.4336.dmp
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\CrashDumps\NordVPN.exe.5272.dmp
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\NordVPN\logs\app-2019-10-03.nwl
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\NordVPN\logs\app-2019-10-03.txt
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\NordVPN\NordVPN.exe_Url_zlii0tclcobnpxylpjxb5fhv0jrayo32\\user.config
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\NordVPN\NordVPN.exe_Url_zlii0tclcobnpxylpjxb5fhv0jrayo32\\user.config
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\NordVPN\servers.json

You will find in the Windows Registry that the following keys will not be uninstalled; remove them one by one using regedit.exe:
  • 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 6.23.11
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\eventlog\Application\nordvpn-service
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\nordvpn-service

Additional registry values that are not cleaned:
  • 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 uninstall NordVPN from your PC with the help of Advanced Uninstaller PRO

NordVPN is an application marketed by NordVPN. Frequently, computer users want to erase this program. This can be easier said than done because doing this manually requires some advanced knowledge regarding removing Windows programs manually. The best SIMPLE approach to erase 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 system, add it. This is good because Advanced Uninstaller PRO is the best uninstaller and general tool to clean your PC.


  • visit Download Link
  • download the setup by pressing the DOWNLOAD button
  • install Advanced Uninstaller PRO
2. Run Advanced Uninstaller PRO. It's recommended to take your time to get familiar with the program's design and number of tools available. Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a powerful PC management program.

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

4. Activate the Uninstall Programs tool
Go to Uninstall Programs

5. A list of the applications installed on the PC will appear

6. Navigate the list of applications until you locate NordVPN or simply click the Search field and type in "NordVPN". If it is installed on your PC the NordVPN application will be found automatically. When you select NordVPN in the list of programs, some information regarding the application is shown to you:

  • Safety rating (in the lower left corner). The star rating tells you the opinion other people have regarding NordVPN, ranging from "Highly recommended" to "Very dangerous".
  • Reviews by other people - Click on the Read reviews button.
  • Details regarding the program you are about to uninstall, by pressing the Properties button.
For example you can see that for NordVPN:

  • The software company is:
  • The uninstall string is: C:\ProgramData\Caphyon\Advanced Installer\{5B46769B-8218-43A8-9113-BC4FB72E48D9}\NordVPN Setup.exe /i {5B46769B-8218-43A8-9113-BC4FB72E48D9} AI_UNINSTALLER_CTP=1
7. Press the Uninstall button. A window asking you to confirm will appear. accept the uninstall by pressing the Uninstall button. Advanced Uninstaller PRO will uninstall NordVPN.
Uninstall NordVPN

8. After removing NordVPN, Advanced Uninstaller PRO will offer 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 asked if you want to delete them. By uninstalling NordVPN with Advanced Uninstaller PRO, you are assured that no registry entries, files or folders are left behind on your disk.

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


The text above is not a piece of advice to uninstall NordVPN by NordVPN from your computer, we are not saying that NordVPN by NordVPN is not a good application for your computer. This text simply contains detailed instructions on how to uninstall NordVPN supposing you want to. Here you can find registry and disk entries that other software left behind and Advanced Uninstaller PRO discovered and classified as "leftovers" on other users' computers.

2017-07-04 / Written by Andreea Kartman for Advanced Uninstaller PRO

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Last update on: 2017-07-04 20:09:36.160