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A guide to uninstall NordVPN from your system

NordVPN is a computer program. This page contains details on how to remove it from your computer. It is developed by NordVPN. You can read more on NordVPN or check for application updates here. More information about NordVPN can be seen at . NordVPN is typically set up in the C:\Program Files (x86)\NordVPN beta directory, subject to the user's option. NordVPN's full uninstall command line is C:\ProgramData\Caphyon\Advanced Installer\{16C230E4-4C75-4BC1-976D-E60550DB4299}\NordVPN Setup.exe /i {16C230E4-4C75-4BC1-976D-E60550DB4299} AI_UNINSTALLER_CTP=1. The program's main executable file has a size of 14.79 MB (15508144 bytes) on disk and is called NordVPN.exe.

The following executable files are incorporated in NordVPN. They take 18.56 MB (19462024 bytes) on disk.

  • nordvpn-service.exe (401.17 KB)
  • NordVPN.exe (14.79 MB)
  • openssl.exe (839.05 KB)
  • openvpn-nordvpn.exe (713.17 KB)
  • openvpnserv.exe (31.17 KB)
  • openssl.exe (830.45 KB)
  • openvpn-nordvpn.exe (837.17 KB)
  • openvpnserv.exe (36.17 KB)
  • tapinstall.exe (84.17 KB)
  • tapinstall.exe (88.67 KB)
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This data is about NordVPN version 1.0.8 alone. For other NordVPN versions please click below:

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Following the uninstall process, the application leaves some files behind on the computer. Part_A few of these are listed below.

Folders remaining:
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\NordVPN
  • 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:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\IM\Identities\{4DB7F5EB-9BAD-4CA4-8046-A9B6D0AA847D}\message store\attachments\{5b2831e0-6595-4506-9fa2-93eaa2f7efe7}\NordVPN-Banner-Large-edited.gif
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\IM\Identities\{4DB7F5EB-9BAD-4CA4-8046-A9B6D0AA847D}\message store\attachments\NordVPN-Banner-Large-edited.gif
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\IM\Identities\{4DB7F5EB-9BAD-4CA4-8046-A9B6D0AA847D}_old\message store\attachments\{5b2831e0-6595-4506-9fa2-93eaa2f7efe7}\NordVPN-Banner-Large-edited.gif
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\IM\Identities\{4DB7F5EB-9BAD-4CA4-8046-A9B6D0AA847D}_old\message store\attachments\NordVPN-Banner-Large-edited.gif
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Microsoft\CLR_v4.0\UsageLogs\NordVPN.exe.log
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\NordVPN\logs\app-2017-03-31.txt
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\NordVPN\logs\app-2017-04-01.txt
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\NordVPN\logs\app-2017-04-02.txt
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\NordVPN\logs\app-2017-04-03.txt
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\NordVPN\logs\app-2017-04-04.txt
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\NordVPN\logs\app-2017-04-05.txt
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\NordVPN\logs\app-2017-04-06.txt
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\NordVPN\logs\app-2017-04-07.txt
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\NordVPN\logs\app-2017-04-08.txt
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\NordVPN\logs\app-2017-04-09.txt
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\NordVPN\logs\app-2017-04-10.txt
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\NordVPN\logs\app-2017-04-11.txt
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\NordVPN\logs\app-2017-04-12.txt
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\NordVPN\logs\app-2017-04-13.txt
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\NordVPN\logs\app-2017-04-14.txt
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\NordVPN\logs\app-2017-04-23.txt
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\NordVPN\logs\app-2017-04-24.txt
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\NordVPN\logs\app-2017-04-25.txt
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\NordVPN\logs\app-2017-04-26.txt
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\NordVPN\logs\app-2017-04-27.txt
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\NordVPN\logs\app-2017-04-28.txt
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\NordVPN\logs\app-2017-04-29.txt
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\NordVPN\logs\app-2017-04-30.txt
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\NordVPN\logs\app-2017-05-01.txt
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\NordVPN\logs\app-2017-05-02.txt
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\NordVPN\logs\app-2017-05-03.txt
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\NordVPN\logs\app-2017-05-04.txt
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\NordVPN\logs\app-2017-05-05.txt
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\NordVPN\logs\app-2017-05-06.txt
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\NordVPN\logs\app-2017-05-07.txt
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\NordVPN\logs\app-2017-05-13.txt
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\NordVPN\logs\app-2017-05-14.txt
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\NordVPN\logs\app-2017-05-15.txt
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\NordVPN\logs\app-2017-05-17.txt
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\NordVPN\logs\app-2017-05-18.txt
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\NordVPN\logs\app-2017-05-19.txt
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\NordVPN\logs\app-2017-05-20.txt
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\NordVPN\logs\app-2017-05-21.txt
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\NordVPN\logs\app-2017-05-22.txt
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\NordVPN\logs\app-2017-05-23.txt
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\NordVPN\logs\app-2017-05-24.txt
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\NordVPN\logs\app-2017-05-25.txt
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\NordVPN\logs\app-2017-05-26.txt
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\NordVPN\logs\app-2017-05-27.txt
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\NordVPN\logs\app-2017-05-28.txt
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\NordVPN\logs\app-2017-05-29.txt
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\NordVPN\logs\app-2017-05-30.txt
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\NordVPN\logs\app-2017-05-31.txt
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\NordVPN\logs\app-2017-06-01.txt
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\NordVPN\logs\app-2017-06-03.txt
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\NordVPN\logs\app-2017-06-04.txt
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\NordVPN\logs\app-2017-06-05.txt
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\NordVPN\logs\app-2017-06-06.txt
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\NordVPN\logs\app-2017-06-07.txt
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\NordVPN\logs\app-2017-06-08.txt
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\NordVPN\logs\app-2017-06-09.txt
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\NordVPN\logs\app-2017-06-10.txt
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\NordVPN\logs\app-2017-06-11.txt
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\NordVPN\logs\app-2017-06-12.txt
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\NordVPN\logs\app-2017-06-13.txt
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\NordVPN\logs\app-2017-06-14.txt
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\NordVPN\logs\app-2017-06-15.txt
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\NordVPN\logs\app-2017-06-16.txt
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\NordVPN\logs\app-2017-06-17.txt
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\NordVPN\logs\app-2017-06-18.txt
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\NordVPN\logs\app-2017-06-19.txt
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\NordVPN\logs\app-2017-06-20.txt
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\NordVPN\logs\app-2017-06-21.txt
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\NordVPN\logs\app-2017-06-22.txt
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\NordVPN\logs\app-2017-06-23.txt
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\NordVPN\logs\app-2017-06-24.txt
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\NordVPN\logs\app-2017-06-25.txt
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\NordVPN\logs\app-2017-06-26.txt
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\NordVPN\logs\app-2017-06-27.txt
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\NordVPN\logs\app-2017-06-28.txt
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\NordVPN\logs\app-2017-06-29.txt
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\NordVPN\logs\app-2017-06-30.txt
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\NordVPN\logs\app-2017-07-01.txt
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\NordVPN\logs\app-2017-07-02.txt
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\NordVPN\logs\app-2017-07-03.txt
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\NordVPN\logs\app-2017-07-04.txt
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\NordVPN\logs\app-2017-07-05.txt
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\NordVPN\logs\app-2017-07-23.txt
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\NordVPN\logs\app-2017-07-24.txt
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\NordVPN\logs\app-2017-07-25.txt
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\NordVPN\logs\app-2017-07-26.txt
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\NordVPN\NordVPN.exe_Url_htakemwyuyjotcmrvjkhtpa53zxkjlky\6.0.1.0\user.config
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\NordVPN\NordVPN.exe_Url_htakemwyuyjotcmrvjkhtpa53zxkjlky\6.0.2.0\user.config
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\NordVPN\NordVPN.exe_Url_htakemwyuyjotcmrvjkhtpa53zxkjlky\6.0.2.0\zrpf1vvc.newcfg
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\NordVPN\NordVPN.exe_Url_htakemwyuyjotcmrvjkhtpa53zxkjlky\6.1.6.0\user.config
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\NordVPN\NordVPN.exe_Url_htakemwyuyjotcmrvjkhtpa53zxkjlky\6.3.3.0\user.config
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\NordVPN\NordVPN.exe_Url_htakemwyuyjotcmrvjkhtpa53zxkjlky\6.4.5.0\user.config
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\NordVPN\NordVPN.exe_Url_htakemwyuyjotcmrvjkhtpa53zxkjlky\6.4.8.0\user.config
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\NordVPN\NordVPN.exe_Url_htakemwyuyjotcmrvjkhtpa53zxkjlky\6.5.0.0\user.config
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\NordVPN\servers\ovpn\cr3.nordvpn.com.tcp443.ovpn

Usually the following registry data will not be removed:
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\NordVPN
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\NordVPN 6.5.0
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\NordVPN
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\nordvpn-service

Open regedit.exe in order to remove the following registry values:
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Local Settings\Software\Microsoft\Windows\Shell\MuiCache\C:\Users\UserName\Downloads\NordVPN Setup.exe.ApplicationCompany
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Local Settings\Software\Microsoft\Windows\Shell\MuiCache\C:\Users\UserName\Downloads\NordVPN Setup.exe.FriendlyAppName
  • 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 remove NordVPN with Advanced Uninstaller PRO

NordVPN is a program offered by NordVPN. Some users try to uninstall this program. This can be difficult because deleting this manually takes some skill regarding removing Windows applications by hand. The best EASY manner to uninstall 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, add it. This is a good step because Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very useful uninstaller and all around tool to optimize your Windows computer.

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  • navigate to Download Link
  • download the setup by clicking on the green DOWNLOAD button
  • install Advanced Uninstaller PRO
2. Start Advanced Uninstaller PRO. It's recommended to take some time to admire the program's design and wealth of tools available. Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a powerful package of utilities.

3. Press the General Tools button
Go to General Tools


4. Click on the Uninstall Programs feature
Go to Uninstall Programs


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

6. Scroll the list of programs until you locate NordVPN or simply activate the Search feature and type in "NordVPN". If it is installed on your PC the NordVPN application will be found automatically. When you click NordVPN in the list of apps, the following data about the program is made available to you:


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





  • The software company is: http://www.nordvpn.com
  • The uninstall string is: C:\ProgramData\Caphyon\Advanced Installer\{16C230E4-4C75-4BC1-976D-E60550DB4299}\NordVPN Setup.exe /i {16C230E4-4C75-4BC1-976D-E60550DB4299} AI_UNINSTALLER_CTP=1
7. Click the Uninstall button. A confirmation dialog will come up. Confirm the uninstall by pressing Uninstall. Advanced Uninstaller PRO will uninstall NordVPN.
Uninstall NordVPN


8. After removing NordVPN, Advanced Uninstaller PRO will offer to run a cleanup. Press Next to perform 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 using Advanced Uninstaller PRO, you are assured that no registry entries, files or folders are left behind on your PC.

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



Disclaimer

This page is not a piece of advice to uninstall NordVPN by NordVPN from your PC, we are not saying that NordVPN by NordVPN is not a good application for your PC. This text only contains detailed info on how to uninstall NordVPN in case you decide this is what you want to do. The information above contains registry and disk entries that our application Advanced Uninstaller PRO stumbled upon and classified as "leftovers" on other users' computers.

2016-11-29 / Written by Daniel Statescu for Advanced Uninstaller PRO

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Last update on: 2016-11-29 05:29:45.220