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How to Uninstall Apps and Programs in Windows 11

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Software uninstallation is a frequent requirement for Windows users. You’ll have less free drive storage space the more apps you install. The best technique to recover HDD storage space on your PC is to remove programmes.

Fixing issues if they seem to be brought on by a recently installed app or programme on the computer is another typical reason for deleting an app or programme. The ways to uninstall programmes and apps in Windows 11 are listed below.

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Uninstall Software in Settings

It’s likely that you’ll need to uninstall certain software through Settings because Microsoft Store programmes can’t be uninstalled using Programmes and Features. You can choose and remove UWP apps from the Apps & Features option in Settings. In Settings, you can uninstall software in this way.

  • For Settings to open, press Win + I.
  • Navigate to the Apps tab.
  • To view a list of installed programmes, choose Apps and Features.
  • Click a three-dot button on the right side of an app to select Uninstall.

How to Use the Start Menu to Remove Programmes and Apps in Windows 11

  • Select the All Apps option after clicking the Start button.
  • Click the App you want to uninstall with the right mouse button on the All Apps panel.
  • Select the Uninstall option from the Confirmation pop-up menu.
  • You will be sent to the “Programmes and Features” screen if you are uninstalling a Win32 (Desktop) programme. To uninstall a programme, simply right-click on it and select Uninstall/Change.
  • If a pop-up asking for confirmation appears, select Yes or Continue to proceed with the programme uninstallation.

Using the Command Prompt to Remove Software

One of the two command-line interpreters in Windows 11 is the Command Prompt. There, you can uninstall software using the Windows Management Instrumentation Command-line Utility (WMIC). The WMIC utility in Command Prompt can be used to remove software if you prefer command-line procedures.

  • Select the search option from the taskbar button in Windows 11.
  • For that software, type Command Prompt.
  • For the Command Prompt search result, choose the Run as administrator option.
  • Type wmic into the Prompt then hit Return.
  • Input the following command, then hit Enter
  • From the list, take note of the name of the programme you want to uninstall. That name must be contained within the uninstall command.
  • Then input this command

product where name=”program name” call uninstall

  • To execute the command, hit Enter.

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