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How to Uninstall Software from your PC...

Posted on January 6, 2015 at 5:40 AM

How To Uninstall Software:

 

How to uninstall software in Windows Vista / Windows 7:

  • From the Start Menu, select Control Panel.
  • Under Programs click the Uninstall a Program link.
  • Select the program you wish to remove and right click then select "Uninstall/Change".
  • Follow the prompts to finish the uninstallation of the software.

How to uninstall software in Windows 8:

  • From the Metro, Right click anywhere around the applications and a bar will pop up from the bottom.
  • Click on the “All Apps” Icon in the right bottom corner of the bar
  • In the applications menu, Right Click on the program you want to uninstall
  • Click on the bar that pops up from the bottom with an Uninstall Icon
  • Click on “Uninstall” again to confirm the uninstallation.

How to uninstall software in Windows XP:

  • From the Start Menu, select Control Panel.
  • Click the Add or Remove Programs icon.
  • Select the program you wish to remove and click on the "Remove/Uninstall" button.
  • Follow the prompts to finish the uninstallation of the software.

Please Note:

Upon uninstall of the software certain data such as folders, files, registry keys, and cookies, may remain on your machine. Rather than using the built-in uninstaller distributed with Windows, advanced 3rd party uninstallers are an additional option to completely remove all remnant data from your computer.

 

Recommended 3rd party uninstallers:

 

ZSoft Uninstaller
http://www.freewarefiles.com/ZSoft-Uninstaller_program_12702.html

Wise Program Uninstaller
http://www.freewarefiles.com/Wise-Program-Uninstaller_program_88833.html

Revo Uninstaller
http://www.freewarefiles.com/Revo-Uninstaller_program_32751.html

 

How to remove add-ons / extensions from your web browser.

Internet Explorer

  • Click on the Tools menu and select Manage add-ons.
  • Select the add-on you wish to disable and then click Disable at the bottom of the page.

Firefox

  • Click on the Tools menu and select Add-ons.
  • Go to the add-on you wish to disable and click the Disable or Uninstall button.

Chrome

  • Click the "customize and control" button in Google Chrome and select Settings.
  • Select Extensions in the left column menu.
  • A list of all extensions will be shown. Click the trash can icon to remove the extension.

Another excellent tool we recommend is Unchecky. Unchecky prevents users from accidentally installing unwanted programs bundled with software.

 

The program is available here:

Unchecky
http://www.freewarefiles.com/Unchecky_program_102572.html

 

Have Fun!!

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