There is much software which uninstalls or remove any software from Windows completely. But the Disadvantages of this software is that we must have to purchase them from further use. In this tutorial, we will tell you that how to How to Completely Uninstall a program from Windows.
Sometimes, we uninstall any program from our computer then some of its files remain as a data. But when we install it again then it started from there where we left it. By uninstalling/removing completely it from computer increases computer speed and also free up its space. In this tutorial, we will help you to remove completely any software files by modifying its registry files. Also removing its temp files. You can also search for this article by typing the following queries on Google and Bing etc.
- Ways to Uninstall any Program from Windows
- How to completely remove any software from Windows/My PC
- How to remove temporary files of the software
Let’s start that how to completely remove any software from Windows or PC.
How to completely Uninstall a program from Windows
Step 1 (Uninstall from Control Panel)
First of all, you need to uninstall your desired program from the computer using control panel. to do this you just press Win + R keys to combine and type control panel.
When Control panel appears then click on Uninstall a program from there select a program which you want to Uninstall.
When you complete this step then next you need to remove its temporary files and data. How this operation is performed let move to next step and check.
Step 2 (Delete Temporary Files and Data)
- Delete Temporary Files
To delete temporary files and data again press Win + R keys combine and type temp and %temp% in prompt then press enter.
When you will open temp folder then a lot of files will appear. Now you have to delete all of these by pressing Ctrl + A and delete buttons respectively.
- Delete ProgramData
When you will delete all temporary files. To do this just move to C:\ProgramData then this time is to remove it’s all data files from the drive.
When you complete these steps then next is to delete appdata. Again press Win + R keys and type appdata to open its folder.
Then again a folder will open and search for your program folder and delete its folder to remove files.
- Delete Program Files including (x86)
When we Uninstall any program then some of its files remain as a backup in Program Files, Then these files must have to delete. To delete these files press Win + R keys combine and type %programfiles% and programfiles(x86) step by step to find you folder backup.
When you find you folder then delete it permanently.
Congratulation you have completed basic steps successfully. Now, let’s move to next step and configure registry files to delete it permanently.
Step 3 (Configuring Registry Files)
To configure Registry files you also need to 2 steps in this portion. The first one will delete files and the second one will remove cache.
- Remove Files from HKEY
To remove these files just press Win + R keys combine and type regedit in prompt and press enter.
From the next screen move to HKEY_CURRENT_USER > SOFTWARE and find your software then remove its files.
When this process is done then move to HKEY_LOCAL-MACHINE > SOFTWARE find your software name and remove its files.
At the last, you need to check the HKEY_USERS>.DEFAULT > Software find your files and delete
- Modify Registry Files
This is the last process in which you will delete all of the data for your desired program. Again repeat the process and open Registry files using Run command. When you open run command then clicks on File > Export.
A command will be appeared then save it with name REGBACKUP and save it in drive C:
When this step is done then click on Edit > Find (Ctrl + F).
A prompt will appear then type your program name and press enter, As we entered Internet Download Manager (IDM) for our query.
When you will enter then the Registry will show you some files which consist of your program. Simply click these files and delete them one by one if more.
Note! When you will delete a file then press f3 regularly until it ends then deletion process (learn more).
That’s all! Congratulation you have successfully remove a complete program from your computer without any software. Now you just need to reboot your PC to apply changes.
If you will face any error then read this article.
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