How to Uninstall programs on Windows?

There are multiple ways to uninstall programs on Windows 1o.

The fastest way to uninstall a program on Windows 10

The fasted way to remove any desktop app in Windows 10 is to go to the Start menu.

  • Open the start menu by clicking on the Windows icon on the bottom left corner. You can also do it by clicking on Windows key on the keyboard.
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  • Find the program you want to uninstall from the menu.
  • Right-click on the program.
  • Click on the option Uninstall.
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  • You’ll reach into Control Panel, double click on the program you want to get rid of.
  • Select Yes on the pop-up message “Do you want to allow this app to make changes to your device?”
  • Windows Installer will appear and your program is uninstalled.

An alternative way to uninstall a program from Windows 10

You can also remove a program from Windows 10 with the following method. Some app/programs require the administrator’s permission for uninstalling the app. If that’s the case, then grant the permit and follow the onscreen instructions.

  • Click on the Windows icon on the bottom left corner or press the Windows key on the keyboard.
  • Open the setting of Windows by clicking the Settings gear icon.
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  • In the Windows setting page, click on Apps.
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  • Scroll down and find the program you need to uninstall and click on it.
  • Hit the Uninstall button. A pop up will appear telling you “This app and its related info will be uninstalled”, click Uninstall.
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How to Uninstall a program on Windows 7?

  • Click on the Start menu. It is on the bottom left corner of your screen with a Windows icon. Alternatively, click the Windows key in the keyboard.
  • Next, click on the Control Panel from the options list on the right pane of the start menu.
  • Select the Uninstall a program option which is below the Programs heading.
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  • You will see a list of programs installed on your system. Double click on the name of the program you want to uninstall.
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  • Grant it the administrator’s privilege. And follow on-screen instructions.

Now the uninstallation process is complete.

Uninstall an app in safe mode

If you are struggling to uninstall an application on your computer, then the third-party interference could be the reason behind the problem. so booting your computer in Safe mode may help you.

  • Press the Windows key + R on your keyboard for opening the Run dialog.
  • Type msconfig on the given field and click OK or press “Enter” on your Keyboard.
  • Once the system configuration opens, click on the Boot tab which is on the top right corner of the app window alongside the General tab.
  • Now, click on the Safe boot checkbox which is below the Boot options panel.
  • Click on Apply and then on OK.
  • After that, a prompt will appear on your screen, and you have to click on the Restart button.
  • Your computer will start in the Safe mode. Now follow the steps mentioned in the beginning of this article.

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