Get rid of unwanted programs in Windows 8

Windows 8 is the latest version of operating system manufactured by world popular Microsoft Corporation. Mainly focused towards enhancing its user experience on portable electronic gadgets such as Tablets, Smartphones etc the Windows 8 operating system comes with improved security and safety features such as File history, Refresh, Reset and so on. Users can install many apps and software’s on to this Win 8 operating system which help them perform many basic and important tasks, however sometimes while installing an important application other unwanted programs get installed along with it. These unwanted programs automatically start up after Win 8 boot and therefore reduces system performance.

Nevertheless, whether you have picked up a new program or want to remove an old one, the Windows 8 Control Panel handles the job fairly well. This document provides you the instruction on how to remove unwanted programs from Windows 8 computers.

  • First right click on your Windows screen at the bottom left corner and select "Control Panel" from the pop-up menu and then choose "Uninstall a Program" from the programs category
  • The Uninstall Program window appears which lists your currently installed programs, based on their installation date, publisher, size and version number
  • Navigate through the installed programs and highlight those unwanted programs you never or rarely use and then click "Uninstall"
  • When Windows asks you for a confirmation message, click "Yes"
  • After which the unwanted program gets uninstalled from the system. But its depending on the program you are uninstalling, sometimes the Win 8 OS needs to reboot to complete the un-installation process


  • Always make use of Control Panel uninstall option to remove unwanted programs, because simply deleting their files or folders won’t do the trick. In fact, doing so often results in some or the other problem

However, removing unwanted programs from in built "Control Panel" is also not a safe way. Because it doesn’t remove the program completely and all the temp files associated with the application still remain in the computer. Hence, it is recommended to utilize a powerful utility to scan and remove unwanted programs from Windows 8 system. One such amazing and popular application is "Remo MORE".

Best way to remove unwanted programs from Windows 8:

Remo MORE software provides one of the best ways to remove unwanted programs from your Window 8 operating system, with the help of this application you can easily open and remove unwanted programs from your Windows 8 system with ease which in turn helps you free up space. Other than Windows 8, the tool also supports removing unwanted programs on other Windows OS versions like 7 / Vista / XP etc. Furthermore the tool is available for free trial through which you can check its capability before actually purchasing it.

Things to Remember:

  • Always uncheck unwanted plug ins while installing applications to your Win 8 system
  • Make use of antivirus application to remove deadly virus from your Windows 8 system

Removing unwanted programs from Windows 8:

  1. First download and install MORE software on your computer and launch it. After launching select "Enhance" option from Main window as shown in Figure 1.
  2. From the second window select "Start-up Speed Enhancer" option as shown in Figure 2.
  3. After this click on "Start" button to find a list of start up items as shown in Figure 3.
  4. On the next window you will get a list of start-up programs. Select the program which you want to disable and click on "Disable" button as shown in Figure 4.
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