How to uninstall apps in Windows 11 and 10 (even system)

Program and commands to remove and uninstall applications from Windows 10 and 11, including system ones

Remove Windows applications Windows 11 and Windows 10 are systems that present many system apps right from the first start: some of them are useful, others are essentially useless or, even worse, they are just advertising links to other paid apps or apps provided by the manufacturer of the laptop (the famous bloatware).

In the following guide we will show you in detail how to easily uninstall apps from windows 11 and from windows 10thus leaving us only the useful apps or traditional programs used to work or study on the computer.

READ ALSO -> Most useful Windows 10 and Windows 11 apps to have on every PC

1) Uninstall apps from Windows 11

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To correctly uninstall apps from Windows 11 we can follow two different methods: manual uninstall, uninstall from settings.

To manually uninstall apps, open the Start menu, press the button All appsscroll until we find the useless app, right click on it and finally press on Uninstall to remove it; if the app is of the UWP type (Universal Windows Platform) we will be shown the button to remove it immediately, if instead it is a traditional application (.exe) the window will be opened Uninstall Control Panel Programswhere it will be sufficient to select the name of the program and click on the top Uninstall to proceed with the removal).

To uninstall and app from Settings press WIN+I on the keyboard, let’s go to the path App -> App installateidentify the app to remove, press on the three dots next to it and select Uninstall to remove it from the system.

2) Uninstall apps from Windows 10

App Windows 10 Uninstalling the apps on Windows 10 is very simple and closely follows the steps already seen for Windows 11.

The fastest way to remove an app is to open the Start menu, right-click on the application (present in the side list on the left) and press the button Uninstall; again we will get an uninstall button for UWP (Universal Windows Platform) apps while we will be redirected to the Control Panel for traditional applications (.exe).

Another effective method to uninstall useless apps on Windows 10 can be called up at any time by pressing WIN+I on the keyboard, by clicking on the menu Apptaking us to the menu Apps and features and, in the list that will appear, pressing on the application to be eliminated, so as to be able to press on the key Uninstall.

3) Quickly uninstall all useless apps

AppBuster If our PC is infested with useless apps and crap, it might be a good idea to use a program like O&O AppBusteravailable for free for Windows 11 and for Windows 10.

O&O AppBuster allows users to manage all applications on your PC with a simple and user-friendly interface; to remove an application, simply select it from the list and click the Uninstall button at the top right.

You can remove any application listed as installed, including those that came pre-installed from your Windows 10 and Windows 11 installation, and hidden apps such as Microsoft Edge extensions and others not listed in the Start menu.

For those who want things even easier, however, you can remove all Windows 10 and Windows 11 apps with thelatest version of the Ccleaner programwhich now has this feature in the uninstall programs menu.

Another simple program to uninstall all Windows apps including system apps or useless apps is InstalledAppViewby Nirsoft, easy to use and also useful for seeing the list of apps installed on Windows.

4) Get Windows clean, without useless apps

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We have restored the operating system with the system image provided by the notebook manufacturer and we end up with all the default apps and advertising apps again?

Before despairing we invite you to restore windows again using cloud download this time: with this item we will download a clean image of Windows 11 or Windows 10 and, during the recovery, the advertising apps and useless apps added by the manufacturer will also be deleted, thus obtaining a much faster and more usable Windows experience.

On how to restore Windows using the cloud image we suggest you read our guides on how to format and install windows from scratch come on how to restore windows 11 with clean install.


All applicationsincluding system ones that come pre-installed in Windows 10 and in Windows 11, can be uninstall from the settings, from the Start menu or using specific apps for cleaning useless apps.

If the apps appear again after a Windows restore the system image used for the restore is not good since it carries around a lot of bloatware: that’s worth restore again with a clean imagewithout any unwanted apps (we will only find the default apps decided by Microsoft).

On bloatware, we invite you to read our article on how to remove bloatware programs on windows 11; if instead we wanted to use super light Windows 11 (without programs), we can read our guide on put windows 11 lightweight on pc with 2gb ram.

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