How to Uninstall Software

Windows 10 provides a variety of methods to uninstall programs that you have previously installed. Here are some of the preferred uninstall methods:

Uninstall from the Start menu

  1. Select Start  and look for the app or program in the list shown.
  2. Press and hold (or right-click) on the app, then select Uninstall.

Uninstall from the Settings page

  1. Select Start , then select Settings  > Apps Apps & features. Or just click the shortcut link at the bottom of this article.
  2. Select the app you want to remove, and then select Uninstall.

Uninstall from the Control Panel (for programs)

  1. In the search box on the taskbar, type Control Panel and select it from the results.
  2. Select Programs Programs and Features.
  3. Press and hold (or right-click) on the program you want to remove and select Uninstall or Uninstall/Change. Then follow the directions on the screen.

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