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How to remove old and unwanted programs from your computer

by User Not Found | Jun 09, 2014

You find this article useful if:

  • You have unwanted programs installed on your computer
  • You want to uninstall old programs
  • You want to reinstall a program but need to remove it first
  • You have pop ups and ad’s caused by rogue software.


  1. Firstly you will need to go to the control panel – Go to “start” and then click on “ control Panel”

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2. From the Control panel Choose “Programs and features”.
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3. You should now see a large list of programs installed – Review this list and choose the application you want to uninstall and then click “uninstall”

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4. You should receive on screen instructions directing you to uninstall this application

5. Once you have uninstalled that application you can repeat as needed to uninstall other applications.

Note: Please be careful when choosing applications to uninstall, if you are not sure what they are then a Google search should provide some information as to what the program is and does.