Computertim Technologies - free computer training, tips, and support

Home Articles Help Shop Business Education

> Articles

Microsoft Windows
Microsoft Word
Microsoft Outlook
Microsoft Excel
Microsoft PowerPoint
Microsoft FrontPage
Palm OS
General Articles

Microsoft Windows

Print article

 E-mail this page

Uninstall Successfully

Reader rating: 3 out of 10


When you no longer use software on your computer, it is common maintenance to remove it.

This How-To Article gives tips on how to successfully uninstall software from your computer, using several methods.

Uninstall Successfully

1. Use the software's uninstall utility to remove the program. This is usually the most successful. To access this program, you can usually find it in the same folder you use to start the program. (Example: Start --> Programs --> My Software --> Uninstall Utility)

2. Use Add/Remove from the Control Panel. This is the second best way to remove programs from your computer. Sometimes uninstalling through the Control Panel will uninstall the same way as in #1.

3. Get a program such as Norton CleanSweep. You can find a program like this at

Rate this article:

Poor   1 - 2 - 3 - 4 - 5 - 6 - 7 - 8 - 9 - 10   Excellent

Books on Microsoft Windows

Featured articles

Choosing a Cell Phone and Rate Plan - General Articles

Stopping Unwanted E-mail - General Articles

Learn about Cookies - Microsoft Windows

HotSync Timeout Errors - Palm OS

Also from Computertim Technologies

Thoughts on Internet Advertising - an interactive opinion essay by Tim Rooney.

Post your opinions on technology and get free computer help in the forums.

Tired of AOL? Try Juno for half the price of AOL.

Shop for the best deals online at our shopping site.

Home  |  Articles  |  Help  |  Shop  |  Business  |  Education  |  Contact Us

Privacy Policy

Copyright 2003 Computertim Technologies.  All rights reserved.