How to uninstall a Program / App in windows 8

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Windows 8 functioning is lots different than any previous version of windows. Uninstalling an app or program in windows 8 is now lots easier.

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How to uninstall a Program / App in windows 8

  • Go to windows 8 start screen / Metro style desktop.
  • Take your mouse to bottom left hand corner to pop out Start Panel. Now click Search.
    Windows 8 search
  • This will open Search Apps windows and will list most commonly used apps. You can search for app which you want to uninstall if its not listed there.
    Search apps in windows 8
  • Right click the app icon which you want to uninstall. After right click, a check mark will appear on the icon.
    Right click app windows 8
  • And at the bottom of the screen you will get option to Uninstall this app. Click on the Uninstall icon to uninstall this app.
    Uninstall app in windows 8
The core apps of windows 8 like Windows Explorer, Calculator, windows media player, Internet Explorer (IE 10) etc cannot be uninstalled.

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