Uninstalling programs is one of the ways to speed up the operating system and free up space in the disk. It is wise to uninstall all the useless programs so the speed won’t be slowed down because of it. If a user has been using Vista, 7 or 8 for a long time and then upgraded to 10, he/she might need bit of assistance on uninstall a program.

Following are three classic ways to uninstall a program in .

Method 1 of 3

Uninstall classic applications via Settings.

Step 1: Open start and then click on the settings button on the left hand side of the screen.


Step 2: Click on System.


Step 3: Click on Apps and features to view all the installed apps as well as traditional desktop apps.


Step 4: Now click on the app you want to uninstall and then select Uninstall option.


Step 5: If any confirmation dialogue appears click Uninstall and continue forward.


Method 2 of 3

Uninstall programs via Control Panel

NOTE: You can’t uninstall apps downloaded from the store from this method.

Step 1: Open Control Panel.


Step 2: Now click Uninstall a program under the Programs heading.


If Control Panel is shown in small icons click on Programs and features.


Step 3: Right-click on the program you want to uninstall and then click uninstall.


Method 3 of 3

Uninstall programs using CCleaner

Sometimes programs refuse to be uninstall by using the above methods, in that case third-party tools like are used.

Step 1: Download and Install the CCleaner from the link below:

Step 2: Launch CCleaner and then click on Tools and then uninstall to view all the programs installed in the system.


Step 3: Select the programs, click uninstall. Click Yes if you see a confirmation dialogue.

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