How to uninstall NordVPN from your computer

This web page is about NordVPN for Windows. Below you can find details on how to uninstall it from your PC. The Windows version was created by NordVPN. Take a look here for more information on NordVPN. Click on to get more information about NordVPN on NordVPN's website. NordVPN is normally set up in the C:\Program Files (x86)\NordVPN beta directory, however this location can vary a lot depending on the user's choice while installing the program. The full command line for uninstalling NordVPN is C:\ProgramData\Caphyon\Advanced Installer\{8006FF56-F113-4727-9B00-D2401D5451BA}\NordVPN Setup.exe /i {8006FF56-F113-4727-9B00-D2401D5451BA} AI_UNINSTALLER_CTP=1. Keep in mind that if you will type this command in Start / Run Note you may get a notification for administrator rights. The application's main executable file is called NordVPN.exe and its approximative size is 14.81 MB (15533744 bytes).

The following executable files are incorporated in NordVPN. They occupy 19.02 MB (19942464 bytes) on disk.

  • nordvpn-service.exe (401.17 KB)
  • NordVPN.exe (14.81 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) to view all...

The information on this page is only about version 1.0.21 of NordVPN. You can find below info on other application versions of NordVPN: to view all...
Some files and registry entries are frequently left behind when you remove NordVPN.

You should delete the folders below after you uninstall NordVPN:
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\NordVPN
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\NordVPN

Usually, the following files remain on disk:
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\NordVPN\Diagnostics\2019-09-02
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\NordVPN\Diagnostics\2019-09-03
  • 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-2019-09-03.nwl
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\NordVPN\NordVPN.exe_Url_htakemwyuyjotcmrvjkhtpa53zxkjlky\\user.config
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Packages\Microsoft.Windows.Cortana_cw5n1h2txyewy\LocalState\AppIconCache\100\{7C5A40EF-A0FB-4BFC-874A-C0F2E0B9FA8E}_NORDVPN_NORDVPN_EXE
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Packages\Microsoft.Windows.Cortana_cw5n1h2txyewy\LocalState\AppIconCache\100\Nord_NordVPN

Generally the following registry keys will not be uninstalled:
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\NordVPN.Notification
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Tracing\nordvpn-service_RASAPI32
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Tracing\nordvpn-service_RASMANCS
  • 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 computer:
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\bam\State\UserSettings\S-1-5-21-4061840833-2194187723-3690449788-1000\\Device\HarddiskVolume2\Program Files (x86)\NordVPN\Diagnostics.exe
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\bam\State\UserSettings\S-1-5-21-4061840833-2194187723-3690449788-1000\\Device\HarddiskVolume2\Program Files (x86)\NordVPN\NordVPN.exe
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\bam\UserSettings\S-1-5-21-4061840833-2194187723-3690449788-1000\\Device\HarddiskVolume2\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\NordVPN\NordVPN\prerequisites\NordVPNTapSetup.exe
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\nordvpn-service\DisplayName
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\nordvpn-service\ImagePath

How to erase NordVPN with Advanced Uninstaller PRO

NordVPN is a program marketed by NordVPN. Some users choose to uninstall it. Sometimes this is hard because uninstalling this manually requires some knowledge regarding Windows internal functioning. The best EASY 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 PC, install it. This is good because Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very efficient uninstaller and all around utility to clean your PC.


2. Run Advanced Uninstaller PRO. Take some time to get familiar with Advanced Uninstaller PRO's design and wealth of features available. Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very good package of tools.

3. Press the General Tools button
Go to General Tools

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

5. A list of the applications existing on the PC will appear

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

  • Safety rating (in the lower left corner). This explains the opinion other users have about NordVPN, ranging from "Highly recommended" to "Very dangerous".
  • Reviews by other users - Press the Read reviews button.
  • Details about the program you are about to uninstall, by clicking on the Properties button.
For instance you can see that for NordVPN:

  • The publisher is:
  • The uninstall string is: C:\ProgramData\Caphyon\Advanced Installer\{8006FF56-F113-4727-9B00-D2401D5451BA}\NordVPN Setup.exe /i {8006FF56-F113-4727-9B00-D2401D5451BA} AI_UNINSTALLER_CTP=1
7. Press the Uninstall button. A window asking you to confirm will come up. accept the removal by clicking Uninstall. Advanced Uninstaller PRO will then uninstall NordVPN.
Uninstall NordVPN

8. After removing NordVPN, Advanced Uninstaller PRO will offer to run a cleanup. Press Next to go ahead with the cleanup. All the items of 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 can be sure that no Windows registry items, files or directories are left behind on your PC.

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


The text above is not a recommendation to remove NordVPN by NordVPN from your PC, we are not saying that NordVPN by NordVPN is not a good software application. This text only contains detailed instructions on how to remove NordVPN supposing you want to. The information above contains registry and disk entries that Advanced Uninstaller PRO discovered and classified as "leftovers" on other users' computers.

2017-02-03 / Written by Dan Armano for Advanced Uninstaller PRO

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Last update on: 2017-02-03 20:39:45.207