How to Properly Uninstall Programs in Windows 

Once you have owned your PC for awhile, you may find yourself wanting to uninstall programs from Windows. This may be because you want to clear up space on your hard disk to make room for more files, or to improve performance. It may be because the program is old and no longer works properly, or you have a new version to replace it entirely. It also may be because you no longer want a specific application to be functioning and requesting updates or similar notifications. Whatever the reason, it is a good idea to uninstall unused and unwanted programs from time to time. However, it is important that when you do uninstall programs, you do so correctly and completely. How NOT to uninstall programs Do not just open your C: drive, find the program's folder under Program Files, and delete whatever you see. This is not a complete deletion of the program, nor is it an effective one. There may be files that you cannot see that need to be properly uninstalled. By simply deleting the files, you are essentially truncating that program's communication with your computer with no warning and proper goodbye. How to CORRECTLY uninstall programs Uninstalling programs in Windows is easy, and there is no reason not to do it. Simply access the control panel, and click on either 'Add or Remove Programs' or 'Uninstall a Program.' You will see a list of every program currently on your computer. Find the program you want to get rid of and click 'Uninstall.' That's all you need to do! Windows will make a 'clean break' with the program and make sure everything is gotten rid of cleanly and properly. You may even scan that list and find that there are other programs you forgot you had that you want to uninstall. Just make sure you do not uninstall anything that you do not recognize. If you're not sure what it is, find out before uninstalling; it may be important.

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