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A guide to uninstall ProtonVPN from your system

This page contains detailed information on how to uninstall ProtonVPN for Windows. The Windows version was developed by ProtonVPN AG. More information about ProtonVPN AG can be found here. More information about the application ProtonVPN can be found at . ProtonVPN is frequently set up in the C:\Program Files (x86)\Proton Technologies\ProtonVPN folder, however this location can differ a lot depending on the user's option while installing the application. The complete uninstall command line for ProtonVPN is msiexec.exe /i {2D6DD6AF-1CBD-44B4-BA4E-ADC9831DE70D} AI_UNINSTALLER_CTP=1. ProtonVPN's primary file takes around 2.86 MB (3001096 bytes) and its name is ProtonVPN.exe.

ProtonVPN is composed of the following executables which take 6.66 MB (6987896 bytes) on disk:

  • ProtonVPN.exe (2.86 MB)
  • ProtonVPNService.exe (36.26 KB)
  • openssl.exe (909.40 KB)
  • openvpn.exe (866.76 KB)
  • openvpnserv.exe (61.26 KB)
  • openssl.exe (923.67 KB)
  • openvpn.exe (1,023.76 KB)
  • openvpnserv.exe (72.26 KB) to view all...

The current web page applies to ProtonVPN version 1.6.2 only. You can find below info on other versions of ProtonVPN: to view all...
After the uninstall process, the application leaves some files behind on the computer. Some of these are listed below.

Directories that were left behind:
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\ProtonVPN AG

Files remaining:
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\ProtonVPN AG\ProtonVPN 1.6.4\install\C7D5A0D\ProtonVPN_win_v1.6.4.msi
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\ProtonVPN AG\ProtonVPN 1.6.4\install\check-KB3033929.bat
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\ProtonVPN AG\ProtonVPN 1.6.4\install\decoder.dll
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\ProtonVPN AG\ProtonVPN 1.6.4\install\holder0.aiph
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\ProtonVPN AG\ProtonVPN\prerequisites\ProtonVPNTap.exe

Registry that is not cleaned:

A way to remove ProtonVPN from your computer using Advanced Uninstaller PRO

ProtonVPN is an application by the software company ProtonVPN AG. Sometimes, users choose to uninstall this application. Sometimes this is efortful because performing this manually requires some experience regarding Windows internal functioning. The best EASY approach to uninstall ProtonVPN 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 system, add it. This is a good step because Advanced Uninstaller PRO is the best uninstaller and general utility to maximize the performance of your computer.


2. Run Advanced Uninstaller PRO. It's recommended to take some time to admire the program's interface and wealth of features available. Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very good PC management program.

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

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

5. All the applications installed on the computer will be shown to you

6. Navigate the list of applications until you locate ProtonVPN or simply click the Search field and type in "ProtonVPN". If it is installed on your PC the ProtonVPN application will be found very quickly. When you select ProtonVPN in the list of apps, the following information about the application is shown to you:

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

  • The publisher is:
  • The uninstall string is: msiexec.exe /i {2D6DD6AF-1CBD-44B4-BA4E-ADC9831DE70D} AI_UNINSTALLER_CTP=1
7. Click the Uninstall button. A confirmation dialog will show up. accept the removal by pressing the Uninstall button. Advanced Uninstaller PRO will then uninstall ProtonVPN.
Uninstall ProtonVPN

8. After removing ProtonVPN, Advanced Uninstaller PRO will ask you to run an additional cleanup. Click Next to start the cleanup. All the items of ProtonVPN which have been left behind will be detected and you will be asked if you want to delete them. By removing ProtonVPN using Advanced Uninstaller PRO, you can be sure that no registry entries, files or folders are left behind on your disk.

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



The text above is not a recommendation to uninstall ProtonVPN by ProtonVPN AG from your computer, we are not saying that ProtonVPN by ProtonVPN AG is not a good application for your PC. This page simply contains detailed info on how to uninstall ProtonVPN supposing 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' computers.

2018-08-24 / Written by Dan Armano for Advanced Uninstaller PRO

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Last update on: 2018-08-24 08:28:15.323