Uninstalling software from a Windows computer is a simple process that can be completed within a few minutes.
Before beginning the installation process, make sure that you have all of the necessary information for the software that you are about to uninstall. This includes the installation program, any associated files and the product’s user guide or manual. If any of these items are missing, it will make the process more difficult and may even prevent the uninstallation from occurring.
The first step in uninstalling a Windows software is to locate the program in the start menu. To do this, click on the Start button (bottom left corner of the screen) and select All Programs. In this list, find the program that you wish to uninstall and right click on its name. This will bring up a drop-down menu. Select Uninstall or Remove.
If a prompt appears, select Yes or OK to proceed with the uninstallation.
If a Setup Wizard appears, follow the instructions in the wizard to complete the uninstall process. Uninstalling the program may require deleting associated files or other components. Just follow the instructions in the wizard to complete the uninstall process.
After the uninstall process is complete, you can verify that the software has been removed by checking your list of installed programs. To do this, open the Control Panel and select Add/Remove Programs (or Programs and Features). Verify that the software has been removed from this list.
If the software does not appear in the list of installed programs, you may need to manually delete any remaining files associated with the program. To do this, open the folder where the software was originally installed. If any files remain, delete them.
When all of the necessary files have been removed, the uninstall process is complete. Your Windows computer should now be free of the software that you just uninstalled.