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Uninstalling Tailscale

Here's how to uninstall Tailscale from your device, or completely reset Tailscale for debugging purposes.

Tailscale for Windows can be uninstalled like any Windows app, by using the Windows Control Panel. Go to Settings > Apps, find Tailscale, and press the Uninstall button.

If you'd like to completely delete Tailscale, destroying any state or local information, you can also remove the files at the following paths:


The path under System32 was only used in older versions of the Tailscale client and may not be present on your system.

After uninstalling Tailscale, if you install Tailscale on a device again at a later time, it will have a new IP address.