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How to Uninstall Programs and Delete Related Files in Windows 7?

Christina updated on 2021/6/18 to Uninstaller

When the useless or unwanted programs in your Windows 7 PC take up too much disk space or they are affecting the performance of your Windows 7 PC, just uninstall them. In this article, we will show you two methods to easily and completely uninstall unwanted programs in Windows 7.

Method 1. Uninstall Windows 7 programs via Control Panel.

Step 1. Click Start Menu, then click on Control Panel in the right pane.

Step 2. Choose tool Programs > Uninstall a program.

Step 3. Click to select the program you want to uninstall and click Uninstall. Then Windows system will help you quickly remove this program from your computer.

Uninstall Windows 7 programs via Control Panel

This method to uninstall Windows 7 programs is pretty simple. However, it only supports uninstall programs one by one and some related files will be left behind. If you want to quickly uninstall all unwanted programs and clean up leftovers, just try the method 2 below.

Method 2. Uninstall Windows 7 programs with free uninstaller.

Actually, there are many free uninstallers can help you uninstall useless programs on Windows 7. In this article, we recommend Donemax AppRemover, a safe, reliable and easy-to-use uninstaller for Windows 10/8/7/Vista/Server. Download it here:

This free uninstaller can help you uninstall any type of programs from your Windows 7 PC and quickly delete all leftovers including app junk, registry files, caches, logs, etc. Let’s see how to use it.

Step 1. Open Donemax AppRemover on your computer. Then it shows all programs installed on your computer.

Uninstall Windows 7 programs with free uninstaller

Step 2. You can uninstall the programs one by one or in batches. Just select the unwanted programs and click on Uninstall button.

Uninstall Windows 7 programs with free uninstaller

Step 3. This software will quickly uninstall the unwanted programs and then the Deep Clean function will help you remove all leftovers from your computer.

Uninstall Windows 7 programs with free uninstaller

Please note that all components of the uninstalled programs will be removed from your computer.

We know that data recovery software is able to recover all types of data from your Windows 7 PC. Of course, the uninstalled programs and traces also can be recovered by data recovery software. Before you sell your Windows 7 PC, you many need to permanently uninstall some programs which includes sensitive information, such as Financial program, Chat program, CAD/PHOTOSHOP, etc.

How to permanently uninstall a program from Windows 7 PC? Actually, it only needs a few more steps.

Step 1. Download the data erasure software - Donemax Data Eraser, and install it on your Windows 7 PC.

Step 2. Run Donemax Data Eraser on your Windows 7 PC, then choose tool Uninstaller. Step 3. Choose the programs you want to permanently erase and then click on Uninstall button.

permanently uninstall a program from Windows 7 PC

The uninstaller will help you quickly remove the selected programs and related files from your Windows 7 PC. However, the deleted data of your uninstalled programs still can be recovered by data recovery software. So, you have to permanently erase the deleted data.

Step 4. Choose tool Erase Free Space. This tool will help you wipe free disk space of the hard drive partition and permanently erase all deleted/lost data. It will not erase the existing data on the hard drive partition.

permanently uninstall a program from Windows 7 PC

Step 5. Select the partition (such as C drive) where you installed the programs. Then click on Erase Now button.

permanently uninstall a program from Windows 7 PC

Once the process gets finished, all deleted/lost data including the uninstalled programs on the hard drive partition is erased permanently, can’t be recovered by any data recovery software or manual data recovery service.

permanently uninstall a program from Windows 7 PC

There are many methods to help you uninstall Windows 7 programs. Free uninstaller is one of the best options. With Donemax AppRemover, you can easily uninstall useless or unwanted programs from your Windows 7 PC, and it will automatically delete all leftovers.


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