How To Uninstall Programs On Windows 10

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There are many reasons that can make you think to uninstall certain applications or programs on your Windows 10 computer. Here are some reasons that can make you uninstall an application on Windows 10:

Need more space in your Windows 10 computer.

The application is old and you don’t expect any updates from the developer.

Your anti-virus recognizes the application as a virus or the application poses certain security risks.

You are no longer using the application.

The programs are installed by the manufacturer who sold the computer and it’s useless for you.

What you should know

This post provides three different ways to uninstall programs on Windows 10. You should take into account that not all apps, uninstall the same way and there are apps from Microsoft Store and desktop applications. You need to check if the app you are trying to uninstall is a desktop application or a Microsoft Store app. In addition, you should know that some apps are more difficult to uninstall and require a special tool to be able to uninstall them.

How to uninstall Microsoft Store apps

Go to the search bar and type the name of the apps you want to uninstall.

Right click on the app and choose uninstall.

If you see the message “This app and its related info will be uninstalled”, then click Uninstall.

How to uninstall desktop application in control panel

In the search bar, type Control Panel and click Control Panel on the search result.

Select programs and features.

Right click on the application you want to remove and select uninstall. Or select the application you want to uninstall and select uninstall at the top.

Follow the instructions available on the application’s uninstaller.

How to uninstall programs on windows 10 using Settings

Right click on the Windows key and select settings.

Click Apps

Select the app you want to uninstall and click uninstall.

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