How to completely uninstall a hidden program from Windows 10?

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Who hasn't bought a new computer, and wants to download everything new they find on the web. This is not a bad thing, but every program makes its mark on the PC, sometimes slowing it down or creating crashes. That's why today's appointment is learn how to uninstall a hidden Windows 10 program completely as simple as fixing the "application did not start" error in Windows 10.

Especially the hidden ones, because those are those programs that DON'T are shown on the desktop or with the naked eye (whatever their function). They are for obvious reasons the most annoying because they accumulate on your computer without you noticing.



Uninstall programs in Windows 10

Before you can completely uninstall a hidden program from Windows 10, you need to learn how to delete or uninstall programs in general, to know the functions of this operating system.

One of the differences with Linux is that this How to Uninstall Programs in Ubuntu from the Terminal, making the process a little easier.

The first thing is to go to Windows startup and select the little gear located in the lower left part of the screen. Once done, a section will open with many options, click on " Applications ".

In this other section that will open, you will be able to manage all your applications, select the option "Applications and features", here you will find a detailed list with your installed programs. When you find the one you want to remove, click on it.

Once this is done, a section with the details of the application will appear, in this there will be an option called " Uninstall ”Press and that's it.



From the start menu

It should be noted that the stuck Windows 10 Start Menu needs to be fixed, if the scenario occurs, as otherwise it will hamper the process.

There is another method that can be faster than the previous one, although less detailed, you just have to right-click on the Windows start menu on the application you want to uninstall, with this a window will appear with the call option " Uninstall “, Which by pressing it will take you to the control panel and allow you to remove it.

Completely uninstall a hidden program from Windows 10

Now, if we go back to the main topic, it's time to learn how to remove hidden applications so that they stop taking up space. The first thing of you will need is a third party app called OYO Appbuster.

Since with the above processes, Windows omits some built-in applications (and which were not downloaded with your consent). There are one or the other of these applications which are quite good but most only take up the necessary space on the hard drive.

The first thing to do is download OYO Appbuster, then run it so it is installed on your system, then open it, it will scan your entire hard drive, looking for any programs or applications you have installed.

Once there, a window will open in which each of the system applications will appear. In this section we will specify not only the name and the space that the application occupies on the disk, but also the path to follow to find and obviously delete it.


It's so easy with this useful tool (which doesn't even weigh a lot and is free) you can completely uninstall a hidden Windows 10 program, leaving room for whatever you want and without generating system failures (needless to say, the App is legal).


close

With everything you have read above, it should be clear that uninstall completely a hidden Windows 10 program it's child's play. It's good to never get to the point where applications pile up anyway. Because even though deleting the hidden ones solves a lot of problems, it's always better to be tidy.


So use this tutorial, learn from it, and then never make the same mistake of downloading useless stuff just because you want to have it again, because keeping your PC healthy is just as important as keeping yourself healthy.


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