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A way to uninstall NordVPN from your PC

You can find below details on how to uninstall NordVPN for Windows. The Windows version was created by NordVPN. Further information on NordVPN can be found here. Detailed information about NordVPN can be found at . The program is usually located in the C:\Program Files (x86)\NordVPN directory (same installation drive as Windows). The entire uninstall command line for NordVPN is C:\ProgramData\Caphyon\Advanced Installer\{2A2818C4-6A77-4AF8-9651-0B225B3B1B6B}\NordVPN Setup.exe /i {2A2818C4-6A77-4AF8-9651-0B225B3B1B6B} AI_UNINSTALLER_CTP=1. The program's main executable file is called NordVPN.exe and occupies 14.83 MB (15554736 bytes).

NordVPN installs the following the executables on your PC, taking about 19.04 MB (19963456 bytes) on disk.

  • nordvpn-service.exe (401.17 KB)
  • NordVPN.exe (14.83 MB)
  • openssl.exe (887.00 KB)
  • openvpn-nordvpn.exe (843.63 KB)
  • openvpnserv.exe (59.63 KB)
  • openssl.exe (872.44 KB)
  • openvpn-nordvpn.exe (997.13 KB)
  • openvpnserv.exe (68.63 KB)
  • tapinstall.exe (85.64 KB)
  • tapinstall.exe (90.14 KB)
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The current page applies to NordVPN version 6.0.2 alone. Click on the links below for other NordVPN versions:

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If you are manually uninstalling NordVPN we recommend you to verify if the following data is left behind on your PC.

Folders that were left behind:
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\NordVPN
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\NordVPN

Check for and remove the following files from your disk when you uninstall NordVPN:
  • 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\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\Newtonsoft.Json.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\NordVPN\NLog.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\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\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\Google\Chrome\User Data\Default\Extensions\fjoaledfpmneenckfbpdfhkmimnjocfa\2.12.4_0\assets\images\global\logos\horizontal\nordvpn.svg
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Google\Chrome\User Data\Default\Extensions\fjoaledfpmneenckfbpdfhkmimnjocfa\2.12.4_0\icons\nordvpn-128-active.png
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Google\Chrome\User Data\Default\Extensions\fjoaledfpmneenckfbpdfhkmimnjocfa\2.12.4_0\icons\nordvpn-16-active.png
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Google\Chrome\User Data\Default\Extensions\fjoaledfpmneenckfbpdfhkmimnjocfa\2.12.4_0\icons\nordvpn-32-active.png
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Google\Chrome\User Data\Default\Extensions\fjoaledfpmneenckfbpdfhkmimnjocfa\2.12.4_0\icons\nordvpn-48-active.png
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Google\Chrome\User Data\Default\Extensions\fjoaledfpmneenckfbpdfhkmimnjocfa\2.12.4_0\icons\nordvpn-48-active.svg
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Google\Chrome\User Data\Default\Extensions\fjoaledfpmneenckfbpdfhkmimnjocfa\2.12.4_0\icons\nordvpn-48-inactive.png
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Google\Chrome\User Data\Default\Extensions\fjoaledfpmneenckfbpdfhkmimnjocfa\2.12.4_0\icons\nordvpn-48-inactive.svg
  • 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-service.exe.log
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\NordVPN\logs\app-2019-05-30.nwl
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\NordVPN\logs\app-2019-05-31.nwl
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\NordVPN\logs\app-2019-06-01.nwl
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\NordVPN\logs\app-2019-06-02.nwl
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\NordVPN\logs\app-2019-06-04.nwl
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\NordVPN\logs\app-2019-07-01.nwl
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\NordVPN\NordVPN.exe_Url_htakemwyuyjotcmrvjkhtpa53zxkjlky\6.22.6.0\user.config
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\NordVPN\servers.json
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Packages\Microsoft.Windows.Cortana_cw5n1h2txyewy\LocalState\AppIconCache\125\{7C5A40EF-A0FB-4BFC-874A-C0F2E0B9FA8E}_NordVPN_NordVPN_exe

Registry keys:
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\NordVPN
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\Installer\Products\03B5234F0A8A90D40BEDC7BB84A5258D
  • 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 6.0.2
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\NordVPN
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\EventLog\Application\nordvpn-service
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\nordvpn-service

Open regedit.exe to remove the registry values below from the Windows Registry:
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\Installer\Products\03B5234F0A8A90D40BEDC7BB84A5258D\ProductName
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\bam\State\UserSettings\S-1-5-21-1459616111-337792246-3139959404-1001\\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


How to erase NordVPN from your PC with the help of Advanced Uninstaller PRO

NordVPN is a program released by the software company NordVPN. Sometimes, people choose to uninstall this program. This is efortful because uninstalling this by hand requires some know-how regarding Windows internal functioning. The best SIMPLE way to uninstall 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 already installed on your Windows system, add it. This is a good step because Advanced Uninstaller PRO is an efficient uninstaller and general utility to clean your Windows PC.

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2. Run Advanced Uninstaller PRO. Take some time to admire the program's interface and wealth of tools available. Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a powerful package of utilities.

3. Press the General Tools category
Go to General Tools


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


5. All the applications installed on your computer will appear

6. Navigate the list of applications until you locate NordVPN or simply click the Search feature and type in "NordVPN". The NordVPN app will be found automatically. After you click NordVPN in the list of applications, the following information about the application is available to you:


  • Star rating (in the left lower corner). This tells you the opinion other users have about NordVPN, ranging from "Highly recommended" to "Very dangerous".
  • Opinions by other users - Press the Read reviews button.
  • Details about the app you want to uninstall, by clicking on the Properties button.
For example you can see that for NordVPN:





  • The publisher is: http://www.nordvpn.com
  • The uninstall string is: C:\ProgramData\Caphyon\Advanced Installer\{2A2818C4-6A77-4AF8-9651-0B225B3B1B6B}\NordVPN Setup.exe /i {2A2818C4-6A77-4AF8-9651-0B225B3B1B6B} AI_UNINSTALLER_CTP=1
7. Click the Uninstall button. A window asking you to confirm will come up. Confirm the uninstall by pressing Uninstall. Advanced Uninstaller PRO will then uninstall NordVPN.
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8. After uninstalling NordVPN, Advanced Uninstaller PRO will offer to run an additional cleanup. Click Next to start the cleanup. All the items that belong NordVPN that have been left behind will be found and you will be asked if you want to delete them. By removing NordVPN using Advanced Uninstaller PRO, you can be sure that no Windows registry items, files or folders are left behind on your computer.

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



Disclaimer

This page 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 info on how to remove NordVPN in case 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 stumbled upon and classified as "leftovers" on other users' PCs.

2017-04-05 / Written by Daniel Statescu for Advanced Uninstaller PRO

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Last update on: 2017-04-05 16:46:04.680