Category: How-to Guides

This webpage contains details that will deliver you from your Hotspot Shield VPN v.84 removal troubles. Please note that this new Hotspot Shield VPN is available in the following editions: "with Ads" (Hotspot Shield VPN Community Toolbar); and "24/7 Support & No Ads".

Chapter One: Remove the Hotspot Shield VPN v.84 with its Commuinity Toolbar

    1. Exit it. You log on to your computer as system admin, right-click its running tray in Taskbar, run Exit on the menu.

    1. Click start button, enter All Programs and then the following Hotspot Shield folder; finally, you run "Uninstall Hotspot Shield" application in it. Shown below.

    1. Ensuring you've saved all your opened browser programs, you can select the option "Close all browser windows automatically to complete uninstall." from Hotspot Shield Uninstall, then you click Next > button on it.

    1. Then Hotspot Shield Uninstall will inform that it will automatically remove the produced data from "C:\Program Files\Hotspot Shield" (by default). Please click Uninstall button on it.

    1. "Please wait while Hotspot Shield is being uninstalled".

    1. Click Close when Hotspot Shield Uninstall tells you that "Uninstall was completely successfully".

    1. Save and reboot your computer.
    2. Open your installed web browser software like Mozilla's Aurora and Windows-supplied Internet Explorer (v6) to ensure you have a clean Hotspot Shield removal without remaining its potentially unwanted Commuinity Toolbar (powered by Review its express install below.

Chapter Two: Uninstall and remove the Hotspot Shield VPN v.84 with its toolbar on IE & Firefox

    1. Right click on the created Hotspot Shield Launch file on desktop. Click Properties on the menu.

    1. Click Find Target... tab on Hotspot Shield Launch Properties below.

    1. Click Up button on the following bin file folder.

    1. Run the following Uninstall application as computer administrator.
    2. Follow Hotspot Shield Uninstall to uninstall its main application.

    1. Then you run your IE program, you should detect that Hotspot Shield Elite Toolbar ( is still remaining in it.

  • Open up Add or Remove Programs in Control Panel. Locate the potentially unneeded toolbar item, launch Change/Remove option for it. Click Yes on Toolbar Uninstall.



  • Close the following "Your software was uninstalled successfully." webpage.



  • Save and restart your PC.


Related information review

1. ApnStub.exe error.

  • Item: Hotspot Shield 2.84 Setup
  • Info: Error opening file for writing:
    • C:\DOCUME~1\TEST\LOCALS~1\Temp\ApnStub.exe
  • (Options: ) Click Abort to stop the installation, Retry to try again, or Ignore to ship this file.

2. tapinstall.exe error.

3. Related tutorial: