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How to uninstall NordVPN from your system

You can find below detailed information on how to remove NordVPN for Windows. The Windows release was created by NordVPN. Open here for more information on NordVPN. More information about NordVPN can be found at . NordVPN is normally installed in the C:\Program Files (x86)\NordVPN directory, but this location may differ a lot depending on the user's choice while installing the application. You can remove NordVPN by clicking on the Start menu of Windows and pasting the command line C:\ProgramData\Caphyon\Advanced Installer\{9BA1AA34-8FC5-4A32-8260-C3B2B781FE7D}\NordVPNSetup.exe /i {9BA1AA34-8FC5-4A32-8260-C3B2B781FE7D} AI_UNINSTALLER_CTP=1. Note that you might get a notification for admin rights. NordVPN's main file takes around 5.58 MB (5847800 bytes) and is called NordVPN.exe.

NordVPN is comprised of the following executables which occupy 9.70 MB (10171920 bytes) on disk:

  • Diagnostics.exe (58.24 KB)
  • nordvpn-service.exe (419.24 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)
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The information on this page is only about version 6.12.7 of NordVPN. Click on the links below for other NordVPN versions:

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Some files and registry entries are frequently left behind when you remove NordVPN.

Directories left on disk:
  • C:\Program Files\NordVPN
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\NordVPN
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\NordVPN

The files below were left behind on your disk by NordVPN's application uninstaller when you removed it:
  • C:\Program Files\NordVPN\Autofac.dll
  • C:\Program Files\NordVPN\Caliburn.Micro.dll
  • C:\Program Files\NordVPN\Caliburn.Micro.Platform.Core.dll
  • C:\Program Files\NordVPN\Caliburn.Micro.Platform.dll
  • C:\Program Files\NordVPN\Diagnostics.exe
  • C:\Program Files\NordVPN\Exceptionless.dll
  • C:\Program Files\NordVPN\Exceptionless.Web.dll
  • C:\Program Files\NordVPN\Exceptionless.Wpf.dll
  • C:\Program Files\NordVPN\FlareNet.Core.dll
  • C:\Program Files\NordVPN\Hardcodet.Wpf.TaskbarNotification.dll
  • C:\Program Files\NordVPN\Liberation.Native.Firewall.Net.dll
  • C:\Program Files\NordVPN\Liberation.OS.dll
  • C:\Program Files\NordVPN\Liberation.ServiceModel.dll
  • C:\Program Files\NordVPN\Liberation.ServiceProcess.dll
  • C:\Program Files\NordVPN\Liberation.Vpn.dll
  • C:\Program Files\NordVPN\Microsoft.Expression.Effects.dll
  • C:\Program Files\NordVPN\Microsoft.Expression.Interactions.dll
  • C:\Program Files\NordVPN\Newtonsoft.Json.dll
  • C:\Program Files\NordVPN\NLog.dll
  • C:\Program Files\NordVPN\NordVpn.Api.dll
  • C:\Program Files\NordVPN\NordVpn.Controls.dll
  • C:\Program Files\NordVPN\NordVpn.Core.dll
  • C:\Program Files\NordVPN\NordVpn.DiagnosticsTool.Logic.dll
  • C:\Program Files\NordVPN\NordVpn.DiagnosticsTool.UI.dll
  • C:\Program Files\NordVPN\NordVPN.exe
  • C:\Program Files\NordVPN\NordVpn.Infrastructure.dll
  • C:\Program Files\NordVPN\NordVpn.Logging.Abstractions.dll
  • C:\Program Files\NordVPN\NordVpn.Logging.NLog.dll
  • C:\Program Files\NordVPN\NordVpn.Resources.dll
  • C:\Program Files\NordVPN\NordVpn.ServiceClient.dll
  • C:\Program Files\NordVPN\NordVpn.ServiceProxy.dll
  • C:\Program Files\NordVPN\nordvpn-service.exe
  • C:\Program Files\NordVPN\Resources\Binaries\32bit\c_rehash
  • C:\Program Files\NordVPN\Resources\Binaries\32bit\libeay32.dll
  • C:\Program Files\NordVPN\Resources\Binaries\32bit\Liberation.Native.Firewall.dll
  • C:\Program Files\NordVPN\Resources\Binaries\32bit\Liberation.Native.OpenvpnFwHelperPlugin.dll
  • C:\Program Files\NordVPN\Resources\Binaries\32bit\liblzo2-2.dll
  • C:\Program Files\NordVPN\Resources\Binaries\32bit\libpkcs11-helper-1.dll
  • C:\Program Files\NordVPN\Resources\Binaries\32bit\openssl.exe
  • C:\Program Files\NordVPN\Resources\Binaries\32bit\openvpn-nordvpn.exe
  • C:\Program Files\NordVPN\Resources\Binaries\32bit\openvpnserv.exe
  • C:\Program Files\NordVPN\Resources\Binaries\32bit\ssleay32.dll
  • C:\Program Files\NordVPN\Resources\Binaries\64bit\c_rehash
  • C:\Program Files\NordVPN\Resources\Binaries\64bit\libeay32.dll
  • C:\Program Files\NordVPN\Resources\Binaries\64bit\Liberation.Native.Firewall.dll
  • C:\Program Files\NordVPN\Resources\Binaries\64bit\Liberation.Native.OpenvpnFwHelperPlugin.dll
  • C:\Program Files\NordVPN\Resources\Binaries\64bit\liblzo2-2.dll
  • C:\Program Files\NordVPN\Resources\Binaries\64bit\libpkcs11-helper-1.dll
  • C:\Program Files\NordVPN\Resources\Binaries\64bit\openssl.exe
  • C:\Program Files\NordVPN\Resources\Binaries\64bit\openvpn-nordvpn.exe
  • C:\Program Files\NordVPN\Resources\Binaries\64bit\openvpnserv.exe
  • C:\Program Files\NordVPN\Resources\Binaries\64bit\ssleay32.dll
  • C:\Program Files\NordVPN\Resources\Certificates\Addtrust_external_root.cer
  • C:\Program Files\NordVPN\Resources\Certificates\AddTrust_External_Root.crt.cer
  • C:\Program Files\NordVPN\Resources\Certificates\CloudVPN_internal_root.cer
  • C:\Program Files\NordVPN\Resources\Certificates\comodo root.cer
  • C:\Program Files\NordVPN\Resources\Certificates\comodo_ecc.cer
  • C:\Program Files\NordVPN\Resources\Certificates\DigiCert_Global_Root_CA.crt.cer
  • C:\Program Files\NordVPN\Resources\Certificates\DigiCert_High_Assurance_EV_Root_CA.crt.cer
  • C:\Program Files\NordVPN\Resources\Certificates\GeoTrust_Global_CA.crt.cer
  • C:\Program Files\NordVPN\Resources\Certificates\GeoTrust_Primary_Certification_Authority_-_G3.crt.cer
  • C:\Program Files\NordVPN\Resources\Certificates\GoDaddy_root.cer
  • C:\Program Files\NordVPN\Resources\Certificates\LetsEncrypt_dst_root.cer
  • C:\Program Files\NordVPN\Resources\Certificates\Starfield_Class_2_CA.crt.cer
  • C:\Program Files\NordVPN\Resources\Certificates\VeriSign_Class_3_Public_Primary_Certification_Authority_-_G5.crt.cer
  • C:\Program Files\NordVPN\SharpCompress.dll
  • C:\Program Files\NordVPN\System.ValueTuple.dll
  • C:\Program Files\NordVPN\System.Windows.Interactivity.dll
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\NordVPN\logs\app-2018-03-25.nwl
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\NordVPN\logs\app-2018-03-26.nwl
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\NordVPN\logs\app-2018-03-27.nwl
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\NordVPN\logs\app-2018-03-28.nwl
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\NordVPN\logs\app-2018-03-29.nwl
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\NordVPN\NordVPN.exe_Url_tcnod04u4wu3dck1ik5lvylpegdupdxd\6.12.7.0\user.config
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\NordVPN\servers\ovpn\ovpn_tcp\at35.nordvpn.com.tcp.ovpn
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\NordVPN\servers\ovpn\ovpn_tcp\at36.nordvpn.com.tcp.ovpn
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\NordVPN\servers\ovpn\ovpn_tcp\at37.nordvpn.com.tcp.ovpn
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\NordVPN\servers\ovpn\ovpn_tcp\at38.nordvpn.com.tcp.ovpn
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\NordVPN\servers\ovpn\ovpn_tcp\ca37.nordvpn.com.tcp.ovpn
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\NordVPN\servers\ovpn\ovpn_tcp\ca38.nordvpn.com.tcp.ovpn
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\NordVPN\servers\ovpn\ovpn_tcp\ca39.nordvpn.com.tcp.ovpn
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\NordVPN\servers\ovpn\ovpn_tcp\ca40.nordvpn.com.tcp.ovpn
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\NordVPN\servers\ovpn\ovpn_tcp\cl5.nordvpn.com.tcp.ovpn
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\NordVPN\servers\ovpn\ovpn_tcp\de331.nordvpn.com.tcp.ovpn
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\NordVPN\servers\ovpn\ovpn_tcp\de332.nordvpn.com.tcp.ovpn
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\NordVPN\servers\ovpn\ovpn_tcp\de333.nordvpn.com.tcp.ovpn
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\NordVPN\servers\ovpn\ovpn_tcp\de334.nordvpn.com.tcp.ovpn
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\NordVPN\servers\ovpn\ovpn_tcp\fr169.nordvpn.com.tcp.ovpn
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\NordVPN\servers\ovpn\ovpn_tcp\fr170.nordvpn.com.tcp.ovpn
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\NordVPN\servers\ovpn\ovpn_tcp\fr171.nordvpn.com.tcp.ovpn
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\NordVPN\servers\ovpn\ovpn_tcp\fr172.nordvpn.com.tcp.ovpn
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\NordVPN\servers\ovpn\ovpn_tcp\in17.nordvpn.com.tcp.ovpn
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\NordVPN\servers\ovpn\ovpn_tcp\is12.nordvpn.com.tcp.ovpn
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\NordVPN\servers\ovpn\ovpn_tcp\is13.nordvpn.com.tcp.ovpn
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\NordVPN\servers\ovpn\ovpn_tcp\is14.nordvpn.com.tcp.ovpn
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\NordVPN\servers\ovpn\ovpn_tcp\is15.nordvpn.com.tcp.ovpn
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\NordVPN\servers\ovpn\ovpn_tcp\is16.nordvpn.com.tcp.ovpn
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\NordVPN\servers\ovpn\ovpn_tcp\is17.nordvpn.com.tcp.ovpn
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\NordVPN\servers\ovpn\ovpn_tcp\is18.nordvpn.com.tcp.ovpn
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\NordVPN\servers\ovpn\ovpn_tcp\is19.nordvpn.com.tcp.ovpn

You will find in the Windows Registry that the following keys will not be removed; remove them one by one using regedit.exe:
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Tracing\NordVPN_RASAPI32
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Tracing\NordVPN_RASMANCS
  • 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 6.12.7
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\NordVPN
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\TAP-NordVPN
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\EventLog\Application\nordvpn-service
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\nordvpn-service

Use regedit.exe to delete the following additional registry values from the Windows Registry:
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Installer\Folders\C:\Program Files\NordVPN\
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\bam\UserSettings\S-1-5-21-3314767309-403455952-1099391699-1000\\Device\HarddiskVolume3\Program Files\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 delete NordVPN from your computer with the help of Advanced Uninstaller PRO

NordVPN is an application released by the software company NordVPN. Frequently, computer users decide to remove this program. Sometimes this is efortful because performing this manually requires some advanced knowledge related to removing Windows applications by hand. One of the best SIMPLE approach 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 Windows system, install it. This is a good step because Advanced Uninstaller PRO is one of the best uninstaller and general utility to maximize the performance of your Windows system.

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2. Start Advanced Uninstaller PRO. Take some time to admire the program's design and number of tools available. Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very useful package of tools.

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


4. Activate the Uninstall Programs feature
Go to Uninstall Programs


5. All the programs installed on your computer will appear

6. Scroll the list of programs 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. When you click NordVPN in the list of programs, the following data regarding the program is available to you:


  • Star rating (in the left lower corner). The star rating tells you the opinion other users have regarding NordVPN, from "Highly recommended" to "Very dangerous".
  • Opinions by other users - Click on the Read reviews button.
  • Technical information regarding the application you want to remove, by clicking on the Properties button.
For instance you can see that for NordVPN:





  • The web site of the program is: http://www.nordvpn.com
  • The uninstall string is: C:\ProgramData\Caphyon\Advanced Installer\{9BA1AA34-8FC5-4A32-8260-C3B2B781FE7D}\NordVPNSetup.exe /i {9BA1AA34-8FC5-4A32-8260-C3B2B781FE7D} AI_UNINSTALLER_CTP=1
7. Press the Uninstall button. A confirmation page will show up. Confirm the uninstall by pressing Uninstall. Advanced Uninstaller PRO will then remove NordVPN.
Uninstall NordVPN


8. After uninstalling NordVPN, Advanced Uninstaller PRO will ask you to run an additional cleanup. Click Next to proceed with 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 items, files or folders are left behind on your PC.

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



Disclaimer

The text above 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 application for your computer. This page only contains detailed instructions on how to remove NordVPN supposing you decide this is what you want to do. The information above contains registry and disk entries that Advanced Uninstaller PRO stumbled upon and classified as "leftovers" on other users' PCs.

2018-03-20 / Written by Dan Armano for Advanced Uninstaller PRO

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Last update on: 2018-03-20 12:55:17.597