How To Remove Unwanted Programs from Windows 10.


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Cleaning up the PC at a regular interval of time is a good activity that everyone should do to get better performance from your PC and it keeps your PC healthy. Here cleaning means, delete or uninstall unwanted files and programs which or no longer in use. Because sometimes we install some software or programs to perform a particular task and after performing that task, we are not going to use that software anymore, but you feel lazy to uninstall the software and with time many such programs get collected and slow-down the performance of your PC.



How To Delete a File Permanently from the PC.

When we delete any file from the PC we just simply select that file and press the Delete button from the keyboard but it is not the way of deleting a file permanently from the PC. The process of deleting the file just by pressing a delete button moves the file into Recycle Bin and consume memory. To delete any file permanently from the PC select the file, press Shift + Delete and hit Enter.



Quick Summary.

In this post we are going to learn two methods of removing unwanted programs from Windows 10.

  • In method I, we are going to use Windows uninstaller to remove our unwanted programs. Windows uninstaller does a reasonable job when you want to remove some specific programs because it can remove only one program at a time and it also tends to leave behind a lot of junk files.


  • In method II, we are going to use IObit Uninstaller 8 to perform our task. IObit is a free and portable uninstaller that can uninstall multiple programs at a time and remove all leftover traces such as temporary and installer files.


Method I
Step 1: Click on Start Menu in the lower left corner of the screen.

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Step 2: Click on settings.

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Step 3: Under Windows Settings, click on Apps. If you are using an old version of Windows 10 then you will find this option under System > Apps & Features.

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Step 4: Under Apps & Features, select any program (or App) which you want to uninstall.


Step 5: Click on the Uninstall button. If you find a grayed uninstall button which means that the program cannot be uninstalled.

Step 6: Click on Uninstall button that pop-ups and confirm the process of Uninstallation. 

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Method II

Requirement- Windows XP/ Vista /7 /8.1/10
File Size- 18.5MB
Cost- Free

In this method, we are going to use IObit Uninstaller 8 for removing our unwanted program. So before moving toward the next method, let's take a brief intro about IObit and why it is best to use for this task.

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  • Some important features of IObit Uninstaller 8.
  • Can batch-uninstall multiple programs at a time.
  • Remove all leftover traces, like temporary and installer files, registry entries.
  • Ability to detect and delete malicious and ad-based plugins.
  • Can uninstall more programs and browser plugins.
  • Can securely uninstall most pre-install Windows apps.

How To Remove Unwanted Programs using IObit Uninstaller 8.

Step 1: Install IObit Uninstaller 8 and open it on your PC. You can find the program which you want to remove by using the left sidebar or searching the software by name.

Step 2: You can uninstall multiple items by ticking the box by each program. The total number of programs selected and their total size is shown at the top.

Step 3: Click on Uninstall to remove the selected programs.

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Step 4: You can see which programs are being uninstalled. IObit can create a restore point, so you can easily restore the program if any problem occurs, tick the box to select this option.

Step 5: Click the Uninstall button to remove the selected software using the standard uninstall process. Click any further boxes that appear between the process.

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Step 6: Once the software has been removed, select the items related to that software that you want to remove and click on the Delete button.


So this is the complete two different methods by which you can remove any unwanted programs from your Windows operating system.

If you have any suggestions or you face any problem regarding the steps then please comment below in the comment section.    

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