3 Easy Ways to Uninstall a Program or App from Windows 10

Uninstalling unwanted programs is one of the most common and important tasks that all computer users perform. However, if you’re new to Windows 10, you may not know or get confused on how to remove an app or program.
This guide will show you 3 easy ways to uninstall a program or application from Windows 10.

Option 1: Uninstall a program or application using “Programs and Features”

  1. To uninstall a program on Windows 10 or Windows 8, right-click on the Windows Start button and choose “Control Panel” from the pop-up menu.
    Control Panel in Windows 10
  2. When the “Control Panel” window opens click on the “Uninstall a program” option under “Programs” category.
    Uninstall A Program on Windows 10
  3. When the “Programs and Features” screen is displayed, click the program you want to remove, and then click on the “Uninstall”.
    Remove Program from Windows 10
  4. Follow the prompts to uninstall the program. Each program has its own uninstallation procedure. Make sure to read all of the prompts carefully, as some of the more malicious programs try to sneak things in hoping that you won’t read closely.
    UAC Windows 10

Option 2: Uninstall a program or application from the Start menu

  1. Click on Windows Start button, select “All apps”, then scroll trough the list until you find the program that you want to remove.
  2. All Apps in Windows 10

  3. Once you’ve found the program you wish to uninstall, right-click on it, and when the pop-up menu appears, click on the “Uninstall” button.
    Uninstall App from Windows 10

Option 3: Uninstall a program or application using System settings menu

  1. Click on Windows Start button, then click on the “Settings” button.
    Windows 10 Settings button
  2. In the Settings menu, click on the “System” button.
    Windows 10 System Settings
  3. In the System menu, click on “Apps & features“, then scroll through the list is displayed click the program you want to remove, and then click on the “Uninstall”.
    Uninstall Application from Windows 10

That’s it, with this guide you should be able to easily remove any program from Windows 10.

Good to know:

  • If you are having issues while trying to uninstall a program, you can use Revo Uninstaller to completely remove this unwanted program from your machine.
  • If you suspect or know that your computer is infected with malware (adware, browser hijackers or any other type of malware), we recommend that you perform a system scan with Malwarebytes Anti-Malware and HitmanPro to double check that your computer is clean.

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