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How to uninstall NordVPN from your computer

This page is about NordVPN for Windows. Here you can find details on how to remove it from your computer. It was coded for Windows by NordVPN. Go over here where you can find out more on NordVPN. Please open if you want to read more on NordVPN on NordVPN's website. NordVPN is usually installed in the C:\Program Files (x86)\NordVPN directory, but this location can vary a lot depending on the user's choice when installing the program. The full command line for removing NordVPN is C:\ProgramData\Caphyon\Advanced Installer\{B350FE6D-F0B5-40E0-B6D2-A6CBA45D442F}\NordVPNSetup.exe /i {B350FE6D-F0B5-40E0-B6D2-A6CBA45D442F} AI_UNINSTALLER_CTP=1. Keep in mind that if you will type this command in Start / Run Note you may be prompted for admin rights. The program's main executable file is called NordVPN.exe and it has a size of 2.12 MB (2221520 bytes).

The executables below are part of NordVPN. They take about 6.27 MB (6571144 bytes) on disk.

  • Diagnostics.exe (178.95 KB)
  • nordvpn-service.exe (213.45 KB)
  • NordVPN.exe (2.12 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)
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This web page is about NordVPN version 6.23.7 only. You can find here a few links to other NordVPN releases:

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When you're planning to uninstall NordVPN you should check if the following data is left behind on your PC.

Folders left behind when you uninstall NordVPN:
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\NordVPN
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\NordVPN
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\NordVPN

Files remaining:
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\NordVPN\Autofac.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\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\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\MethodBoundaryAspect.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\NordVPN\Microsoft.Expression.Effects.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\NordVPN\Microsoft.Expression.Interactions.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.Controls.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\NordVPN\NordVpn.Core.App.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.Abstractions.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\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-2019-07-13.nwl
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\NordVPN\logs\app-2019-07-14.nwl
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\NordVPN\logs\app-2019-07-15.nwl
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\NordVPN\logs\app-2019-07-16.nwl
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\NordVPN\logs\app-2019-07-17.nwl
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\NordVPN\logs\app-2019-07-18.nwl
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\NordVPN\logs\app-2019-07-19.nwl
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\NordVPN\logs\app-2019-07-20.nwl
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\NordVPN\logs\app-2019-07-21.nwl
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\NordVPN\logs\app-2019-07-23.nwl
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\NordVPN\logs\app-2019-07-24.nwl
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\NordVPN\logs\app-2019-07-25.nwl

Use regedit.exe to manually remove from the Windows Registry the keys below:
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\NordVPN
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\Installer\Products\6D5CED799EB2BB54FB5C72B458B184B6
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\Installer\Products\D6EF053B5B0F0E046B2D6ABC4AD544F2
  • 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 6.23.7
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\NordVPN
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\EventLog\Application\nordvpn-service
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\nordvpn-service

Additional values that you should remove:
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\Installer\Products\6D5CED799EB2BB54FB5C72B458B184B6\ProductName
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\Installer\Products\D6EF053B5B0F0E046B2D6ABC4AD544F2\ProductName
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\bam\State\UserSettings\S-1-5-21-481324061-2127355353-2127176652-1001\\Device\HarddiskVolume3\Program Files (x86)\NordVPN\NordVPN.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 uninstall NordVPN from your PC with Advanced Uninstaller PRO

NordVPN is a program released by the software company NordVPN. Frequently, users choose to uninstall this application. Sometimes this is easier said than done because removing this by hand requires some advanced knowledge related to Windows internal functioning. The best QUICK approach 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 system, add it. This is good because Advanced Uninstaller PRO is the best uninstaller and all around utility to take care of your PC.

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2. Start Advanced Uninstaller PRO. Take some time to admire Advanced Uninstaller PRO's interface and wealth of functions available. Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very good system optimizer.

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 applications installed on your PC will be made available to you

6. Scroll the list of applications until you locate NordVPN or simply activate the Search field and type in "NordVPN". The NordVPN program will be found very quickly. Notice that after you select NordVPN in the list of apps, the following information 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".
  • Reviews by other users - Click on the Read reviews button.
  • Technical information about the app you wish to remove, 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\{B350FE6D-F0B5-40E0-B6D2-A6CBA45D442F}\NordVPNSetup.exe /i {B350FE6D-F0B5-40E0-B6D2-A6CBA45D442F} AI_UNINSTALLER_CTP=1
7. Click the Uninstall button. A confirmation page will come up. accept the removal by pressing the Uninstall button. Advanced Uninstaller PRO will then uninstall NordVPN.
Uninstall NordVPN


8. After uninstalling 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 Windows registry entries, files or folders are left behind on your disk.

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



Disclaimer

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 application. This text simply contains detailed info on how to remove NordVPN supposing you decide this is what you want to do. 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' PCs.

2019-07-25 / Written by Daniel Statescu for Advanced Uninstaller PRO

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Last update on: 2019-07-25 18:02:45.923