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A guide to uninstall Private Internet Access from your computer

This web page contains complete information on how to remove Private Internet Access for Windows. It was developed for Windows by London Trust Media, Inc.. Further information on London Trust Media, Inc. can be found here. More data about the application Private Internet Access can be seen at . Private Internet Access is commonly set up in the C:\Program Files\Private Internet Access directory, however this location may vary a lot depending on the user's decision while installing the application. Private Internet Access's entire uninstall command line is C:\Program Files\Private Internet Access\uninstall.exe. The application's main executable file is titled pia-client.exe and its approximative size is 3.67 MB (3846624 bytes).

The executable files below are part of Private Internet Access. They occupy an average of 22.54 MB (23639648 bytes) on disk.



  • pia-client.exe (3.67 MB)
  • pia-openvpn.exe (858.87 KB)
  • pia-service.exe (915.50 KB)
  • pia-support-tool.exe (400.87 KB)
  • uninstall.exe (704.52 KB)
  • zip.exe (298.37 KB)
  • pia-windows-x64-1.1.1-02545.exe (15.77 MB)
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This page is about Private Internet Access version 1.1.102545 alone. Click on the links below for other Private Internet Access versions:

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Some files and registry entries are frequently left behind when you remove Private Internet Access.

Directories left on disk:
  • C:\Program Files\Private Internet Access
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Private Internet Access

Usually, the following files remain on disk:
  • C:\Program Files\Private Internet Access\api-ms-win-core-console-l1-1-0.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Private Internet Access\api-ms-win-core-datetime-l1-1-0.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Private Internet Access\api-ms-win-core-debug-l1-1-0.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Private Internet Access\api-ms-win-core-errorhandling-l1-1-0.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Private Internet Access\api-ms-win-core-file-l1-1-0.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Private Internet Access\api-ms-win-core-file-l1-2-0.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Private Internet Access\api-ms-win-core-file-l2-1-0.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Private Internet Access\api-ms-win-core-handle-l1-1-0.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Private Internet Access\api-ms-win-core-heap-l1-1-0.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Private Internet Access\api-ms-win-core-interlocked-l1-1-0.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Private Internet Access\api-ms-win-core-libraryloader-l1-1-0.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Private Internet Access\api-ms-win-core-localization-l1-2-0.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Private Internet Access\api-ms-win-core-memory-l1-1-0.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Private Internet Access\api-ms-win-core-namedpipe-l1-1-0.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Private Internet Access\api-ms-win-core-processenvironment-l1-1-0.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Private Internet Access\api-ms-win-core-processthreads-l1-1-0.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Private Internet Access\api-ms-win-core-processthreads-l1-1-1.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Private Internet Access\api-ms-win-core-profile-l1-1-0.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Private Internet Access\api-ms-win-core-rtlsupport-l1-1-0.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Private Internet Access\api-ms-win-core-string-l1-1-0.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Private Internet Access\api-ms-win-core-synch-l1-1-0.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Private Internet Access\api-ms-win-core-synch-l1-2-0.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Private Internet Access\api-ms-win-core-sysinfo-l1-1-0.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Private Internet Access\api-ms-win-core-timezone-l1-1-0.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Private Internet Access\api-ms-win-core-util-l1-1-0.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Private Internet Access\api-ms-win-crt-conio-l1-1-0.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Private Internet Access\api-ms-win-crt-convert-l1-1-0.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Private Internet Access\api-ms-win-crt-environment-l1-1-0.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Private Internet Access\api-ms-win-crt-filesystem-l1-1-0.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Private Internet Access\api-ms-win-crt-heap-l1-1-0.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Private Internet Access\api-ms-win-crt-locale-l1-1-0.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Private Internet Access\api-ms-win-crt-math-l1-1-0.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Private Internet Access\api-ms-win-crt-multibyte-l1-1-0.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Private Internet Access\api-ms-win-crt-private-l1-1-0.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Private Internet Access\api-ms-win-crt-process-l1-1-0.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Private Internet Access\api-ms-win-crt-runtime-l1-1-0.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Private Internet Access\api-ms-win-crt-stdio-l1-1-0.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Private Internet Access\api-ms-win-crt-string-l1-1-0.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Private Internet Access\api-ms-win-crt-time-l1-1-0.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Private Internet Access\api-ms-win-crt-utility-l1-1-0.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Private Internet Access\bearer\qgenericbearer.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Private Internet Access\data\account.json
  • C:\Program Files\Private Internet Access\data\data.json
  • C:\Program Files\Private Internet Access\data\pia.ovpn
  • C:\Program Files\Private Internet Access\data\settings.json
  • C:\Program Files\Private Internet Access\iconengines\qsvgicon.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Private Internet Access\imageformats\qgif.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Private Internet Access\imageformats\qicns.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Private Internet Access\imageformats\qico.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Private Internet Access\imageformats\qjpeg.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Private Internet Access\imageformats\qsvg.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Private Internet Access\imageformats\qtga.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Private Internet Access\imageformats\qtiff.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Private Internet Access\imageformats\qwbmp.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Private Internet Access\imageformats\qwebp.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Private Internet Access\libeay32.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Private Internet Access\liblzo2-2.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Private Internet Access\libpkcs11-helper-1.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Private Internet Access\msvcp140.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Private Internet Access\pia-client.exe
  • C:\Program Files\Private Internet Access\pia-openvpn.exe
  • C:\Program Files\Private Internet Access\pia-service.exe
  • C:\Program Files\Private Internet Access\pia-support-tool.exe
  • C:\Program Files\Private Internet Access\platforms\qwindows.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Private Internet Access\qmltooling\qmldbg_debugger.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Private Internet Access\qmltooling\qmldbg_inspector.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Private Internet Access\qmltooling\qmldbg_local.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Private Internet Access\qmltooling\qmldbg_messages.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Private Internet Access\qmltooling\qmldbg_native.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Private Internet Access\qmltooling\qmldbg_nativedebugger.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Private Internet Access\qmltooling\qmldbg_profiler.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Private Internet Access\qmltooling\qmldbg_quickprofiler.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Private Internet Access\qmltooling\qmldbg_server.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Private Internet Access\qmltooling\qmldbg_tcp.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Private Internet Access\Qt\labs\folderlistmodel\qmlfolderlistmodelplugin.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Private Internet Access\Qt\labs\settings\qmlsettingsplugin.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Private Internet Access\Qt5Core.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Private Internet Access\Qt5Gui.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Private Internet Access\Qt5Network.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Private Internet Access\Qt5Qml.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Private Internet Access\Qt5Quick.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Private Internet Access\Qt5QuickControls2.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Private Internet Access\Qt5QuickTemplates2.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Private Internet Access\Qt5Svg.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Private Internet Access\Qt5Widgets.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Private Internet Access\Qt5WinExtras.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Private Internet Access\QtGraphicalEffects\private\qtgraphicaleffectsprivate.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Private Internet Access\QtGraphicalEffects\qtgraphicaleffectsplugin.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Private Internet Access\QtQml\Models.2\modelsplugin.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Private Internet Access\QtQml\StateMachine\qtqmlstatemachine.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Private Internet Access\QtQuick.2\qtquick2plugin.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Private Internet Access\QtQuick\Controls.2\Fusion\qtquickcontrols2fusionstyleplugin.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Private Internet Access\QtQuick\Controls.2\Imagine\qtquickcontrols2imaginestyleplugin.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Private Internet Access\QtQuick\Controls.2\Material\qtquickcontrols2materialstyleplugin.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Private Internet Access\QtQuick\Controls.2\qtquickcontrols2plugin.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Private Internet Access\QtQuick\Controls.2\Switch.qmlc
  • C:\Program Files\Private Internet Access\QtQuick\Controls.2\SwitchDelegate.qml
  • C:\Program Files\Private Internet Access\QtQuick\Controls.2\TabBar.qml
  • C:\Program Files\Private Internet Access\QtQuick\Controls.2\TabButton.qml
  • C:\Program Files\Private Internet Access\QtQuick\Controls.2\TextArea.qml

Use regedit.exe to manually remove from the Windows Registry the data below:
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\{33023371-7761-4F81-BBB1-0E0D0D175ACF}

Open regedit.exe to delete the values below from the Windows Registry:
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\PrivateInternetAccessService\ImagePath




A way to erase Private Internet Access from your PC with the help of Advanced Uninstaller PRO

Private Internet Access is a program by the software company London Trust Media, Inc.. Some people choose to uninstall it. Sometimes this can be efortful because removing this by hand takes some know-how regarding Windows program uninstallation. The best EASY approach to uninstall Private Internet Access 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 on your system, add it. This is good because Advanced Uninstaller PRO is one of the best uninstaller and general tool to take care of your computer.

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2. Run Advanced Uninstaller PRO. Take your time to get familiar with the program's design and number of functions available. Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very good Windows optimizer.

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


4. Press the Uninstall Programs tool
Go to Uninstall Programs


5. All the programs existing on your computer will be shown to you

6. Scroll the list of programs until you locate Private Internet Access or simply activate the Search feature and type in "Private Internet Access". The Private Internet Access app will be found automatically. Notice that after you click Private Internet Access in the list of applications, some information about the program is available to you:


  • Safety rating (in the lower left corner). This explains the opinion other people have about Private Internet Access, from "Highly recommended" to "Very dangerous".
  • Opinions by other people - Click on the Read reviews button.
  • Technical information about the application you wish to uninstall, by pressing the Properties button.
For instance you can see that for Private Internet Access:


  • The software company is: https://www.privateinternetaccess.com/
  • The uninstall string is: C:\Program Files\Private Internet Access\uninstall.exe
7. Click the Uninstall button. A window asking you to confirm will show up. Confirm the uninstall by clicking the Uninstall button. Advanced Uninstaller PRO will uninstall Private Internet Access.
Uninstall Private Internet Access


8. After removing Private Internet Access, Advanced Uninstaller PRO will ask you to run a cleanup. Click Next to start the cleanup. All the items that belong Private Internet Access which have been left behind will be detected and you will be asked if you want to delete them. By uninstalling Private Internet Access using Advanced Uninstaller PRO, you are assured that no Windows registry items, files or folders are left behind on your PC.

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

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Disclaimer

The text above is not a recommendation to uninstall Private Internet Access by London Trust Media, Inc. from your PC, we are not saying that Private Internet Access by London Trust Media, Inc. is not a good application for your PC. This page only contains detailed info on how to uninstall Private Internet Access in case you want to. The information above contains registry and disk entries that other software left behind and Advanced Uninstaller PRO discovered and classified as "leftovers" on other users' PCs.

2019-02-28 / Written by Andreea Kartman for Advanced Uninstaller PRO

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Last update on: 2019-02-28 21:31:19.000