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How to uninstall NordVPN from your system

This page contains detailed information on how to remove NordVPN for Windows. It was created for Windows by NordVPN. Go over here where you can read more on NordVPN. More info about the application NordVPN can be seen at . NordVPN is normally set up in the C:\Program Files (x86)\NordVPN folder, subject to the user's choice. C:\ProgramData\Caphyon\Advanced Installer\{7296DD91-4FC7-47BB-B211-912D9E980FC7}\NordVPNSetup.exe /i {7296DD91-4FC7-47BB-B211-912D9E980FC7} AI_UNINSTALLER_CTP=1 is the full command line if you want to remove NordVPN. NordVPN's primary file takes around 5.58 MB (5852920 bytes) and is called NordVPN.exe.

NordVPN contains of the executables below. They occupy 9.81 MB (10284544 bytes) on disk.

  • Diagnostics.exe (57.74 KB)
  • nordvpn-service.exe (420.74 KB)
  • NordVPN.exe (5.58 MB)
  • openssl.exe (906.00 KB)
  • openvpn-nordvpn.exe (865.74 KB)
  • openvpnserv.exe (60.74 KB)
  • openssl.exe (921.30 KB)
  • openvpn-nordvpn.exe (1,023.74 KB)
  • openvpnserv.exe (71.74 KB) to view all...

The current web page applies to NordVPN version 6.13.13 alone. You can find below info on other releases of NordVPN: to view all...
NordVPN has the habit of leaving behind some leftovers.

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

The files below were left behind on your disk when you remove NordVPN:
  • 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-2019-10-22.nwl
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\NordVPN\logs\app-2019-10-23.nwl
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\NordVPN\logs\app-2019-10-24.nwl
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\NordVPN\logs\app-2019-10-25.nwl
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\NordVPN\logs\app-2019-10-26.nwl
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\NordVPN\logs\app-2019-10-27.nwl
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\NordVPN\logs\app-2019-10-28.nwl
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\NordVPN\logs\app-2019-10-29.nwl
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\NordVPN\logs\app-2019-10-30.nwl
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\NordVPN\logs\app-2019-10-31.nwl
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\NordVPN\logs\app-2019-11-01.nwl
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\NordVPN\logs\app-2019-11-02.nwl
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\NordVPN\logs\app-2019-11-03.nwl
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\NordVPN\logs\app-2019-11-04.nwl
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\NordVPN\NordVpn.exe_Url_htakemwyuyjotcmrvjkhtpa53zxkjlky\\user.config
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\NordVPN\NordVPN.exe_Url_lj3njnkot4qcnaepon41jqnvoi1dl5ra\\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\servers\templates\template.xslt
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\NordVPN\servers\templates\xor_template.xslt
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\NordVPN\Updates\default\\cv5feaxy.exe
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\NordVPN\Updates\default\\uhyw2vrr.exe
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\NordVPN\Updates\default\\vqfnukwk.exe
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Windows\Recent\NordVPN (2).lnk
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Windows\Recent\NordVPN beta.lnk
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Windows\Recent\NordVPN network TAP.lnk
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Windows\Recent\NordVPN.lnk

Frequently the following registry keys will not be cleaned:
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Symantec\Norton Utilities 16\ST\Backup\NordVPN
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\Installer\Products\19DD69277CF4BB742B1119D2E989F07C
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\NordVPN 6.13.13
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\EventLog\Application\nordvpn-service

Use regedit.exe to delete the following additional registry values from the Windows Registry:
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\Installer\Products\19DD69277CF4BB742B1119D2E989F07C\ProductName
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\bam\State\UserSettings\S-1-5-21-2860476922-781111712-1802237852-1001\\Device\HarddiskVolume3\Program Files (x86)\NordVPN\NordVPN.exe
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\bam\State\UserSettings\S-1-5-21-2860476922-781111712-1802237852-1001\\Device\HarddiskVolume3\Program Files (x86)\NordVPN_Backup\NordVPN.exe
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\bam\State\UserSettings\S-1-5-21-2860476922-781111712-1802237852-1001\\Device\HarddiskVolume3\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\NordVPN\Updates\default\\uhyw2vrr.exe
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\bam\State\UserSettings\S-1-5-21-2860476922-781111712-1802237852-1001\\Device\HarddiskVolume3\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\NordVPN\Updates\default\\vqfnukwk.exe
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\bam\State\UserSettings\S-1-5-21-2860476922-781111712-1802237852-1001\\Device\HarddiskVolume3\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\NordVPN\NordVPN\prerequisites\NordVPNTapSetup.exe
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\bam\UserSettings\S-1-5-21-2860476922-781111712-1802237852-1001\\Device\HarddiskVolume3\Program Files (x86)\NordVPN\NordVPN.exe
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\bam\UserSettings\S-1-5-21-2860476922-781111712-1802237852-1001\\Device\HarddiskVolume3\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\NordVPN\Updates\default\\uhyw2vrr.exe
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\bam\UserSettings\S-1-5-21-2860476922-781111712-1802237852-1001\\Device\HarddiskVolume3\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\NordVPN\NordVPN\prerequisites\.NET Framework 4.8\ndp48-web.exe
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\tapnordvpn\DisplayName

A way to uninstall NordVPN from your PC with Advanced Uninstaller PRO

NordVPN is an application offered by NordVPN. Some people try to uninstall this program. Sometimes this can be troublesome because deleting this manually takes some know-how regarding Windows internal functioning. One of the best QUICK way to uninstall NordVPN is to use Advanced Uninstaller PRO. Here is how to do this:

1. If you don't have Advanced Uninstaller PRO already installed on your Windows system, install it. This is a good step because Advanced Uninstaller PRO is the best uninstaller and general utility to clean your Windows PC.


  • visit Download Link
  • download the program by clicking on the DOWNLOAD NOW button
  • set up Advanced Uninstaller PRO
2. Start Advanced Uninstaller PRO. It's recommended to take your time to admire Advanced Uninstaller PRO's interface and number of features available. Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very useful Windows tool.

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

4. Press the Uninstall Programs button
Go to Uninstall Programs

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

6. Scroll the list of applications until you find NordVPN or simply activate the Search field and type in "NordVPN". If it exists on your system the NordVPN application will be found automatically. Notice that after you click NordVPN in the list , the following information about the application is made available to you:

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

  • The web site of the program is:
  • The uninstall string is: C:\ProgramData\Caphyon\Advanced Installer\{7296DD91-4FC7-47BB-B211-912D9E980FC7}\NordVPNSetup.exe /i {7296DD91-4FC7-47BB-B211-912D9E980FC7} AI_UNINSTALLER_CTP=1
7. Click the Uninstall button. A confirmation window will appear. Confirm the removal by pressing the Uninstall button. Advanced Uninstaller PRO will then uninstall NordVPN.
Uninstall NordVPN

8. After uninstalling NordVPN, Advanced Uninstaller PRO will offer to run an additional cleanup. Press Next to start the cleanup. All the items of NordVPN that have been left behind will be found and you will be able to delete them. By uninstalling NordVPN using Advanced Uninstaller PRO, you are assured that no registry items, files or directories are left behind on your PC.

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


The text above is not a piece of advice to uninstall NordVPN by NordVPN from your PC, nor are we saying that NordVPN by NordVPN is not a good software application. This page simply contains detailed info on how to uninstall NordVPN in case you want to. Here you can find registry and disk entries that our application Advanced Uninstaller PRO stumbled upon and classified as "leftovers" on other users' computers.

2018-05-04 / Written by Andreea Kartman for Advanced Uninstaller PRO

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Last update on: 2018-05-04 10:46:06.860