How to uninstall software on windows 10

Windows 10 comes with a whole bunch of pre-installed software. The problem is, most of it you don’t want or need on your PC. This can waste space, slow down your computer and even run updates at the most inopportune times. There are many programs that offer to remove what you don’t want on your computer, but these can sometimes be missing some features. In this article I’ll show you exactly how to uninstall software on Windows 10 with PowerShell, allowing you to cherry pick the programs you want to get rid of and save space and performance.

It is important that you always uninstall software installed on your computer. This reduces the clutter of your PC, it makes room for newer applications and offers a smoother running Windows procedure. There are two methods that can be used to uninstall software: using Microsoft Windows Control Panel software, or using the Add Remove Programs tool.

In this article, we will show you how to uninstall software on Windows 10.

  1. Open the Start menu and click Settings.
  2. Click Apps & features in the left pane of the window that opens up.
  3. Select the app you want to remove from your computer from the list of installed programs, and then click Uninstall in the upper right corner of the window.
  4. In some cases, a confirmation dialog box will appear asking if you really want to remove this program from your computer; click Yes or No depending on your choice and follow any other instructions that may appear on-screen (e.g., restarting your PC).

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
  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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