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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 uninstall it from your computer. The Windows version was created by NordVPN. Further information on NordVPN can be found here. Click on to get more data about NordVPN on NordVPN's website. The program is often placed in the C:\Program Files (x86)\NordVPN directory (same installation drive as Windows). C:\ProgramData\Caphyon\Advanced Installer\{36D81B7E-3941-4D8D-B2E7-7D29141F4B77}\NordVPNSetup.exe /i {36D81B7E-3941-4D8D-B2E7-7D29141F4B77} AI_UNINSTALLER_CTP=1 is the full command line if you want to uninstall NordVPN. NordVPN.exe is the programs's main file and it takes about 5.69 MB (5966800 bytes) on disk.

The executable files below are part of NordVPN. They take an average of 9.93 MB (10417288 bytes) on disk.

  • Diagnostics.exe (65.45 KB)
  • nordvpn-service.exe (425.45 KB)
  • NordVPN.exe (5.69 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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The information on this page is only about version 6.16.9 of NordVPN. You can find below info on other application versions of NordVPN:

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

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

The files below are left behind on your disk by NordVPN when you uninstall 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.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\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\64bit\c_rehash
  • 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\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\System.ValueTuple.dll
  • C:\Program Files\NordVPN\System.Windows.Interactivity.dll
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\NordVPN\logs\app-2018-09-09.nwl
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\NordVPN\logs\app-2018-09-10.nwl
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\NordVPN\logs\app-2018-09-16.nwl
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\NordVPN\logs\app-2018-09-18.nwl
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\NordVPN\logs\app-2018-09-19.nwl
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\NordVPN\logs\app-2018-09-23.nwl
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\NordVPN\logs\app-2018-09-24.nwl
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\NordVPN\logs\app-2018-10-05.nwl
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\NordVPN\logs\app-2018-10-06.nwl
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\NordVPN\logs\app-2018-10-07.nwl
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\NordVPN\NordVPN.exe_Url_tcnod04u4wu3dck1ik5lvylpegdupdxd\6.16.9.0\user.config
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\NordVPN\ProfileOptimization\Startup.profile
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\NordVPN\servers.json
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\NordVPN\Updates\default\6.16.9.0\okapxqgn.exe

Registry that is not cleaned:
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\Installer\Products\6D5CED799EB2BB54FB5C72B458B184B6
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\RADAR\HeapLeakDetection\DiagnosedApplications\NordVPN.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 6.16.9
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\NordVPN
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\eventlog\Application\nordvpn-service
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\nordvpn-service

Registry values that are not removed from your PC:
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\Installer\Products\6D5CED799EB2BB54FB5C72B458B184B6\ProductName
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Installer\Folders\C:\Program Files\NordVPN network TAP\
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Installer\Folders\C:\Program Files\NordVPN\
  • 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 uninstall NordVPN using Advanced Uninstaller PRO

NordVPN is an application released by NordVPN. Sometimes, computer users try to remove this program. Sometimes this is hard because doing this manually takes some know-how related to PCs. The best QUICK way to remove NordVPN is to use Advanced Uninstaller PRO. Here is how to do this:





1. If you don't have Advanced Uninstaller PRO on your PC, install it. This is a good step because Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very useful uninstaller and general utility to optimize your system.

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  • visit Download Link
  • download the program by pressing the green DOWNLOAD NOW button
  • set up Advanced Uninstaller PRO
2. Run Advanced Uninstaller PRO. Take your time to get familiar with the program's design and number of features available. Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a powerful Windows tool.

3. Press the General Tools category
Go to General Tools


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


5. All the programs installed on the PC will be shown to you

6. Navigate the list of programs until you find NordVPN or simply click the Search feature and type in "NordVPN". The NordVPN application will be found automatically. Notice that when you click NordVPN in the list , the following information about the application is available to you:


  • Safety rating (in the left lower corner). This tells you the opinion other people have about NordVPN, from "Highly recommended" to "Very dangerous".
  • Opinions by other people - Press the Read reviews button.
  • Details about the app you want to uninstall, by pressing 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\{36D81B7E-3941-4D8D-B2E7-7D29141F4B77}\NordVPNSetup.exe /i {36D81B7E-3941-4D8D-B2E7-7D29141F4B77} AI_UNINSTALLER_CTP=1
7. Press the Uninstall button. A confirmation window will show up. accept the uninstall by pressing the Uninstall button. Advanced Uninstaller PRO will uninstall NordVPN.
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8. After uninstalling NordVPN, Advanced Uninstaller PRO will ask you to run an additional cleanup. Click Next to start the cleanup. All the items of NordVPN which have been left behind will be found and you will be asked if you want to delete them. By removing NordVPN with Advanced Uninstaller PRO, you are assured that no registry items, files or folders are left behind on your PC.

Your computer 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 page only contains detailed instructions on how to remove 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.

2018-07-26 / Written by Andreea Kartman for Advanced Uninstaller PRO

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Last update on: 2018-07-26 18:04:57.487