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How To Completely Uninstall And Remove Unwanted Programs On Your Computer

How To Completely Uninstall And Remove Unwanted Programs On Your Computer


Today I am going to teach you How to completely uninstall and remove unwanted programs on your computer. This tutorial will come with two sections, the first for uninstalling and removing programs on Windows XP and the second will be for uninstalling and removing programs on Windows Vista. I have included screen shots on how to do this for Windows XP and Windows Vista.

Windows XP and Windows Vista both come with built in tools that will help you uninstall your unwanted programs. I’m going to start with these steps for the beginning part of my tutorial. If you have already attempted this step and the program you want to remove is not on the list in Windows then please scroll past the first couple of steps, don’t worry I have a solution for you to!

You will want to check your program list every month to make sure they are all programs you have installed. This checkup will ensure you are using less room on your hard drive and your computer will run faster and smoother. This type of routine maintenance will ensure that your computer is running at its optimal performance!

A lot of the time uninstalling programs from Windows is pretty easy. Simply follow the steps outlined below and you will see how easy it really is!

How To Uninstall And Remove Unwanted Programs In Windows XP


1. Go to your start button and click control panel.

2. Click on add/remove programs.

3. You now have a list on programs that are selectable. Simply highlight the program you wish to uninstall and click the change/remove option. In this tutorial I have chosen to uninstall SmartFTP Client.

4. At this point you should get an option to remove the program.

A couple things to remember. It may take a few moments for the program to uninstall to please be patient. You can go through this list and uninstall any of the programs that you do not want anymore, however if you don’t know what it is you should leave it alone.

I followed your steps but the program I want to remove is not listed? WHAT DO I DO!!!

Please if you are having this problem scroll to the bottom of this post and bring out your comments

How To Uninstall And Remove Unwanted Programs In Windows XP


Here is the step by step tutorial for how to uninstall programs on Windows XP with screen shots!

1. Go to your start button and click control panel.

2. Click on add/remove programs.

3. You now have a list on programs that are selectable. Simply highlight the program you wish to uninstall and click the change/remove option. In this tutorial I have chosen to uninstall SmartFTP Client.

4. At this point you should get an option to remove the program.

A couple things to remember. It may take a few moments for the program to uninstall to please be patient. You can go through this list and uninstall any of the programs that you do not want anymore, however if you don’t know what it is you should leave it alone.

How To Uninstall And Remove Unwanted Programs In Windows Vista

To uninstall programs in Windows Vista.

1. Go to your Start button and click Control Panel.

2. Then click Uninstall Programs.

3. You will now see a list of programs, simply select the program to uninstall and click Uninstall.

Now lets address you folks that are having problems uninstalling programs or the programs are not showing up on the list to uninstall. I personally do not like using Windows built in uninstaller simply because it does not do the full job and a lot of programs on my computer slowing it down can not be found. The answer to this is….

Perfect Uninstaller

Perfect uninstaller is how I manage all my programs. If I want something uninstalled, its going to be uninstalled by perfect uninstaller. This program will work with Windows XP and Windows Vista so it does not matter which operating system you are running. Check out this list of pesky programs that may not show up for you but perfect uninstaller will get rid of!!!

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Perfect Uninstaller will help you to…..

  • Uninstall Windows Media Player
  • Uninstall Almightysearch
  • Uninstall Norton Anti Virus
  • Uninstall Mcafee Anti Virus
  • Uninstall Dogpile
  • Uninstall Windows Messenger
  • Uninstall Limewire
  • Uninstall Flash
  • Uninstall Google Toolbar
  • Uninstall Realplayer
  • Uninstall ITunes
  • Uninstall Microsoft Outlook
  • Uninstall Roxio
  • Uninstall Yahoo Toolbar
  • Uninstall Direct X
  • Uninstall Earthlink Toolbar
  • Uninstall Mirar Toolbar
  • Uninstall speedupmypc 3
  • Uninstall Quicktime
  • Uninstall WGA

And many many more!

What Perfect Uninstaller can do for you ?

  • Uninstall / remove any unwanted application in your PC
  • Forcibly remove unwanted programs that cannot be uninstalled completely from "Windows Add or Remove Programs” control panel applet.
  • Clear registry entries and drivers that the applications left over
  • Show detailed information of a certain application installed in your computer
  • Completely remove Adobe Reader, McAfee, Aol Toolbar, AVG Anti-Virus, Norton 2006/2007 and much more difficult to completely uninstall applications! Start your free trial now!

I have been using this software for a few years now and it always does the trick for me!  If you are having difficulty uninstalling or removing programs from Windows XP or Windows Vista this is the perfect software for you!

Category: Computer Zone | Views: 539 | Added by: LittleProf | Tags: Gurus Technology, Gurus Windows, Gurus Tutorials | Rating: 5.0/1
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1 seniorkoa   (2011-03-25 4:19 PM)
Well, This is a nice share Keep It Up Prof!!!!!!!!!!! biggrin tongue

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