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How to reinstall MacOS Helper

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If there is a need to reinstall Mac OS helper, please follow these instructions:

  • 1. Quit the NordVPN application completely.

    Right click on the app icon in the Dock and then click Quit.

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  • 2. Open Launchpad and select Other.

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  • 3. Now open Terminal.

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  • 4. Terminal window will appear.

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  • 5. Copy and paste the first command into the Terminal window.

    sudo launchctl unload /Library/PrivilegedHelperTools/com.nordvpn.NordVPN.Helper

    After pasting, click enter. Terminal now will ask for Administrator password. Type it in and click enter.
    NOTE: You will not see any letters while typing, this is normal.

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  • 6. Copy and paste the following commands one by one and click enter after each of them.

    sudo launchctl remove com.nordvpn.NordVPN.Helper
    sudo rm /Library/PrivilegedHelperTools/com.nordvpn.NordVPN.Helper
    sudo rm /Library/LaunchDaemons/com.nordvpn.NordVPN.Helper.plist

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  • 7. Open NordVPN application. It will now ask to enter Your Mac's Administrator password.

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