Uninstall Application/Programs from the control panel
This guide explains you how to uninstall any application from Windows OS. It is also helpful when you encounter any unknown or harmful program installed without your notice. Carefully follow the steps below to uninstall unknown applications.
There are several ways to open the “Control Panel“, but we have mentioned here the simple one that will work on all windows operating system.
Press “Windows + R“. Type “appwiz.cpl” and press “Enter“.
Now from the appearing list carefully look for any suspicious/doubtful programs which you have not chosen to install. Also check the date on which the unknown/suspicious app was installed, uninstall all such apps.
To uninstall a program:
- Click on the “name of the program” and then click uninstall. It will ask for your permission to do any changes to the program. (make sure you are logged on with your Administrative account).
- Click on “yes” to uninstall the program. Repeat this step until you are sure you have uninstalled all suspicious programs.
Tips: You may get a message that “You don’t have administrative access to remove this application”. In that case open control panel with an administrative mode. Follow the info-graphic guideline mention below.