Articles tagged: uninstall

Cancel Install

Tip of the Day: Try Not to Cancel Installs

1's and 0's

Why Do You Regularly Reinstall Your System?

With older versions of Windows it wasn’t uncommon to want to reinstall from scratch every so often. Things are better in more recent versions. I’ll explain why someone like me might need to, and why the average computer user probably doesn’t any more.

Infected!

Can Malware Authors Hijack My Anti-malware Software?

Once a hacker has control of your machine they can do anything they want. So yes, they will try to disable your anti-malware… and more!

Why Did I Get this Additional Driver Utility?

More frequently, unwanted software is included in the download package of things you actually want. Preventing these programs from being installed is easy; getting rid of them may not be.

Cleaning Up

Why Might an Uninstalled Program Still Be Listed?

Obviously, something has been left behind by the uninstall process. But do we even need to worry about it?

Uninstall a program

Uninstalling Software You Don’t Need

One way to reclaim space (and occasionally even performance) is to uninstall software you don’t need. I’ll review two important places to help you do just that.