This must be done on a Windows Administrator user account; the elevated system changes involved in running a VPN requires full administrative privileges to run properly.
Right click on the PIA VPN App icon and “Disconnect” (if applicable)
Next, right click the PIA App icon again and Click “Exit”
Go to your Control Panel and select “Programs"
Within the Program Directory go to Programs and Features
Under the Program and Features select Uninstall Programs. Within this window you will find all the Currently installed programs, locate “Private Internet Access”
(Note: You may have to conduct a search if you are unable to locate the program)
Once you found our application, right click on Private Internet Access and select “Uninstall”
Finally, Windows will prompt you if you want to completely remove Private Internet Access, click “Yes”
The application should now be completely uninstalled. If you experience any issues, please reach out to the PIA Support Team via support ticket here.