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Deleting programs after Windows 8 refresh

  1. #1

    Deleting programs after Windows 8 refresh


    Refreshed my computer. I didn't re install some of the old programs. How should I delete them?

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  2. #2


    Open Computer. Navigate to Program Files or Program Files (X86). Delete the folder for the programs you did not reinstall.
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    Go to control Panel select (Programs and Features) Right hand click on program to uninstall…
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    After refreshing, the programs don't give you a option of uninstalling them.
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    Win 7 & Win 8


    What programs are you trying to uninstall?
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    Office 2010
    Windows Mail
    Simply Accounting
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    Posts : 141
    Win 7 & Win 8


    All programs have a uninstall option. Removed by going through control panel
    Programs and Features or by going to folder in (program folder or program folder x86)
    and looking for uninstaller...
    (windows mail) if on the start screen right hand click on it to get uninstall option
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    The programs are no longer installed when Windows refreshes the computer so there is no uninstall option but they are still on the hard drive.
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  9. #9


    Posts : 141
    Win 7 & Win 8


    Then it is ok to just delete them…
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  10. #10


    Which is what I said in post #2 in this thread.
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