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How to force delete apps on Windows 10 that won’t uninstall

You have likely come across apps on your Windows 10 that keeps giving annoying popups and they seem impossible to uninstall. Here is a guide to force delete apps on Windows 10 that won’t uninstall…

These apps are usually pretty useless to you and you may not even remember installing them. That is because some where hidden in a link you clicked or a website you visited — most likely, a music or movie bootleg destination. Not to worry, guides like this won’t exist if others have not been in the same situation that you find yourself.

Files that usually evade the regular uninstall protocols are usually drivers that can make changes to your PC.

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How to force delete apps on Windows 10 that won’t uninstall

First, try these method:

  • Open the Start Menu and search for “add or remove programs”
  • Next, click on the search result titled Add or remove programs.
  • Locate the specific software that you want to uninstall and select it.
  • Click the Uninstall button
  • After that just follow the onscreen instructions to compele the process.

If these steps fail, you can do this:

  • Use Revo Uninstaller Pro 4 by downloading it first
  • Next, start the uninstaller program and click the Forced Uninstall button on the left side of the screen
  • Under all programs, you can find the program or app you want to uninstall, or its folder — to do this, type the exact name of the program or type the folder name by using the browse for button
  • Also, note that if Revo Uninstaller Pro 4 sees a built-in uninstaller, it will list it for you to use and you can uncheck the option to run it before you continue
  • Additionally, you can use this tool to run a scan of your PC for other apps that are not working fine
  • After you click Next, you have to wait for the scan to finish (it may take some time)
  • Then, you can select and click the Delete button.

You can also use the Safe Mode, here is how:

  • Press Windows Key+R to open Run dialog
  • Type msconfig in the box that pops up and press OK to launch the System Configuration utility.
  • Navigate to Boot by checking the Safe Boot box
  • Enable the Safe Boot option under the Boot options
  • Click Apply and then OK
  • Click on Restart when the dialog box pops to restart your PC
  • After your computer boots in Safe Mode, you can then proceed to uninstall the app (Safe Mode is feature that starts your computer with most of its nonessential features disabled).

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