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A way to uninstall Surfshark from your PC

This web page is about Surfshark for Windows. Below you can find details on how to uninstall it from your PC. It is developed by Surfshark. Further information on Surfshark can be seen here. Usually the Surfshark application is placed in the C:\Program Files\Surfshark directory, depending on the user's option during install. C:\ProgramData\Caphyon\Advanced Installer\{C7932A93-2F6A-48BF-84D6-5DD07A42F736}\SurfsharkSetup.exe /i {C7932A93-2F6A-48BF-84D6-5DD07A42F736} AI_UNINSTALLER_CTP=1 is the full command line if you want to remove Surfshark. The application's main executable file occupies 2.60 MB (2724752 bytes) on disk and is named Surfshark.exe.

The executable files below are part of Surfshark. They take an average of 10.98 MB (11517400 bytes) on disk.

  • Surfshark.exe (2.60 MB)
  • Surfshark.Service.exe (2.54 MB)
  • SurfsharkDiagnostics.exe (1.22 MB)
  • openssl.exe (1.14 MB)
  • openvpn.exe (870.39 KB)
  • SurfsharkSplitTunnelingService.exe (147.89 KB)
  • openssl.exe (1.15 MB)
  • openvpn.exe (1.01 MB)
  • SurfsharkSplitTunnelingService.exe (170.89 KB)
  • tapinstall.exe (90.14 KB)
  • tapinstall.exe (85.64 KB) to view all...

The information on this page is only about version 2.3.0000 of Surfshark. For more Surfshark versions please click below: to view all...
Some files and registry entries are regularly left behind when you uninstall Surfshark.

Folders that were left behind:
  • C:\Users\%user%\AppData\Roaming\Surfshark
  • C:\Users\%user%\Desktop\New folder

The files below remain on your disk by Surfshark when you uninstall it:
  • C:\Users\%user%\AppData\Local\Microsoft\CLR_v4.0_32\UsageLogs\Surfshark.exe.log
  • C:\Users\%user%\AppData\Local\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\DOMStore\XWKW9R34\account.surfshark[1].xml
  • C:\Users\%user%\AppData\Roaming\Raptr\ltc\[game] Surfshark.exe.log
  • C:\Users\%user%\AppData\Roaming\Surfshark\locations.dat
  • C:\Users\%user%\AppData\Roaming\Surfshark\log
  • C:\Users\%user%\AppData\Roaming\Surfshark\ProfileOptimization\Surfshark.profile
  • C:\Users\%user%\AppData\Roaming\Surfshark\settings.dat
  • C:\Users\%user%\Desktop\New folder\Resources\surfshark_ikev2.crt
  • C:\Users\%user%\Desktop\New folder\Resources\x32\libcrypto-1_1.dll
  • C:\Users\%user%\Desktop\New folder\Resources\x32\liblzo2-2.dll
  • C:\Users\%user%\Desktop\New folder\Resources\x32\libpkcs11-helper-1.dll
  • C:\Users\%user%\Desktop\New folder\Resources\x32\libssl-1_1.dll
  • C:\Users\%user%\Desktop\New folder\Resources\x32\openssl.exe
  • C:\Users\%user%\Desktop\New folder\Resources\x32\openvpn.exe
  • C:\Users\%user%\Desktop\New folder\Resources\x32\SplitTunnel.dll
  • C:\Users\%user%\Desktop\New folder\Resources\x32\Surfshark.Firewall.dll
  • C:\Users\%user%\Desktop\New folder\Resources\x32\SurfsharkSplitTunnelCalloutDriver.inf
  • C:\Users\%user%\Desktop\New folder\Resources\x32\SurfsharkSplitTunnelCalloutDriver.sys
  • C:\Users\%user%\Desktop\New folder\Resources\x32\
  • C:\Users\%user%\Desktop\New folder\Resources\x32\SurfsharkSplitTunnelingService.exe
  • C:\Users\%user%\Desktop\New folder\Resources\x64\libcrypto-1_1-x64.dll
  • C:\Users\%user%\Desktop\New folder\Resources\x64\liblzo2-2.dll
  • C:\Users\%user%\Desktop\New folder\Resources\x64\libpkcs11-helper-1.dll
  • C:\Users\%user%\Desktop\New folder\Resources\x64\libssl-1_1-x64.dll
  • C:\Users\%user%\Desktop\New folder\Resources\x64\openssl.exe
  • C:\Users\%user%\Desktop\New folder\Resources\x64\openvpn.exe
  • C:\Users\%user%\Desktop\New folder\Resources\x64\SplitTunnel.dll
  • C:\Users\%user%\Desktop\New folder\Resources\x64\Surfshark.Firewall.dll
  • C:\Users\%user%\Desktop\New folder\Resources\x64\SurfsharkSplitTunnelCalloutDriver.inf
  • C:\Users\%user%\Desktop\New folder\Resources\x64\SurfsharkSplitTunnelCalloutDriver.sys
  • C:\Users\%user%\Desktop\New folder\Resources\x64\
  • C:\Users\%user%\Desktop\New folder\Resources\x64\SurfsharkSplitTunnelingService.exe
  • C:\Users\%user%\Desktop\New folder\Surfshark.exe
  • C:\Users\%user%\Desktop\New folder\Surfshark.Service.exe
  • C:\Users\%user%\Desktop\New folder\Surfshark.ServiceContracts.dll
  • C:\Users\%user%\Desktop\New folder\SurfsharkDiagnostics.exe

You will find in the Windows Registry that the following data will not be cleaned; remove them one by one using regedit.exe:
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\DOMStorage\
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\DOMStorage\
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\Installer\Products\39A2397CA6F2FB84486DD50DA7247F63
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\Installer\Products\5AE4750F7607A80409981671CAABF9FE
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Tracing\Surfshark_RASAPI32
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Tracing\Surfshark_RASMANCS
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\Surfshark 2.3.0000
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Surfshark
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\EventLog\Application\Surfshark
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\Surfshark.Service.exe

Registry values that are not removed from your computer:
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Local Settings\Software\Microsoft\Windows\Shell\MuiCache\C:\Users\UserName\Desktop\New folder (2)\Setup.exe.ApplicationCompany
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Local Settings\Software\Microsoft\Windows\Shell\MuiCache\C:\Users\UserName\Desktop\New folder (2)\Setup.exe.FriendlyAppName
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Local Settings\Software\Microsoft\Windows\Shell\MuiCache\C:\Users\UserName\Desktop\New folder\stronghold3_plus2_trainer[WWW.DownloadBAR.RZB.IR].EXE.FriendlyAppName
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Local Settings\Software\Microsoft\Windows\Shell\MuiCache\C:\Users\UserName\Desktop\New folder\Surfshark.exe.ApplicationCompany
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Local Settings\Software\Microsoft\Windows\Shell\MuiCache\C:\Users\UserName\Desktop\New folder\Surfshark.exe.FriendlyAppName
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Local Settings\Software\Microsoft\Windows\Shell\MuiCache\C:\Users\UserName\Desktop\New folder\Surfshark.Service.exe.ApplicationCompany
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Local Settings\Software\Microsoft\Windows\Shell\MuiCache\C:\Users\UserName\Desktop\New folder\Surfshark.Service.exe.FriendlyAppName
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\Installer\Products\39A2397CA6F2FB84486DD50DA7247F63\ProductName
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\Installer\Products\5AE4750F7607A80409981671CAABF9FE\ProductName
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\Surfshark.Service.exe\DisplayName
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\Surfshark.Service.exe\ImagePath
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\SurfsharkSplitTunnelDriver\DisplayName
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\SurfsharkSplitTunnelDriver\ImagePath
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\tapsurfshark\DisplayName

A way to delete Surfshark from your PC with the help of Advanced Uninstaller PRO

Surfshark is an application marketed by Surfshark. Sometimes, people try to erase this application. This can be easier said than done because deleting this by hand requires some know-how regarding removing Windows applications by hand. One of the best QUICK approach to erase Surfshark is to use Advanced Uninstaller PRO. Take the following steps on how to do this:

1. If you don't have Advanced Uninstaller PRO already installed on your PC, install it. This is good because Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very efficient uninstaller and general tool to maximize the performance of your PC.


  • navigate to Download Link
  • download the setup by clicking on the DOWNLOAD button
  • install Advanced Uninstaller PRO
2. Run Advanced Uninstaller PRO. It's recommended to take some time to admire Advanced Uninstaller PRO's design and wealth of features available. Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very useful package of utilities.

3. Press the General Tools button
Go to General Tools

4. Activate the Uninstall Programs tool
Go to Uninstall Programs

5. A list of the programs existing on your computer will be made available to you

6. Navigate the list of programs until you locate Surfshark or simply click the Search feature and type in "Surfshark". If it is installed on your PC the Surfshark application will be found automatically. Notice that after you select Surfshark in the list of programs, some information about the program is shown to you:

  • Safety rating (in the left lower corner). The star rating tells you the opinion other people have about Surfshark, from "Highly recommended" to "Very dangerous".
  • Reviews by other people - Press the Read reviews button.
  • Details about the program you are about to uninstall, by clicking on the Properties button.
7. Press the Uninstall button. A confirmation page will appear. accept the uninstall by pressing Uninstall. Advanced Uninstaller PRO will then uninstall Surfshark.
Uninstall Surfshark

8. After uninstalling Surfshark, Advanced Uninstaller PRO will ask you to run a cleanup. Press Next to go ahead with the cleanup. All the items of Surfshark which have been left behind will be found and you will be able to delete them. By removing Surfshark with Advanced Uninstaller PRO, you can be sure that no Windows registry items, files or directories are left behind on your disk.

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


The text above is not a recommendation to uninstall Surfshark by Surfshark from your PC, we are not saying that Surfshark by Surfshark is not a good application for your computer. This page only contains detailed instructions on how to uninstall Surfshark in case you decide this is what you want to do. The information above contains registry and disk entries that our application Advanced Uninstaller PRO stumbled upon and classified as "leftovers" on other users' computers.

2019-05-25 / Written by Andreea Kartman for Advanced Uninstaller PRO

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Last update on: 2019-05-25 04:57:23.403