How to Unistall or Remove Applications in Windows

Step-by-step guide on how to remove/uninstall unwanted software on your Windows computer.

Step-by-Step Guide

How to Remove/Unistall Software Windows 10

  1.  Click on the Start (Windows icon) and look for the app or program in the list shown.
    Click on the windows icon to access the applications list.
  2. Right-click on the app and select Uninstall.
    Right click on the application title and select uninstall.
    Please Note: Programs can also be uninstalled from the Control Panel

    1. Click on Start (Windows Icon) to access the search box.
    2. Type Control Panel in the search box and select if from the results.
    3. Select Programs > Programs and Features.
    4. Right-click on the program you want to remove and select Unistall or Unistall/Change.
    5. Follow the prompts to complete the unistall process.

How to Remove/Unistall Software Windows 8

  1. Press the Windows key on your keyboard to open up the menu page.
  2. Click the Magnifying glass that is located in the upper-right hand corner of the screen. 
  3. Type Programs and Features and click that link.
  4. This will bring up a list of programs that you can uninstall.
  5. To uninstall a program, simply click right click on the program and select uninstall.
Please Note: It is recommenced that you restart your computer once the program is completely uninstalled. This will make sure that the program is completely removed. 


For additional information refer to Unistall or Remove Apps and Programs in Windows 10 from Microsoft Help.


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