In addition to being slow to display a list of installed applications and remove the ones selected, the removal process sometimes fails and almost always leaves behind traces of uninstalled programs which clutter up the Windows registry and slow your system down.
As luck would have it, there are several excellent third-party alternatives to Windows’ Uninstaller utility.
The one I like best is called GeekUninstaller because I have found it to be fast, extremely easy to use and incredibly thorough at removing all traces of uninstalled programs.
This awesome tool is completely portable which means it doesn’t have to be installed on your system in order for it to work. And best of all, it is completely free!
Sound good? Here are all the instructions you need for using GeekUninstaller:
1 – Visit the GeekUnistaller download page and click the button labeled Zip (2.52 MB).
Important: Don’t click the green “Start Now” button to download the app because that’s actually a Google ad.
2 – Right-click on the downloaded zipped folder and click Extract all.
3 – Right-click on the geek.exe file, then click Run as administrator.
4 – Right-click on the name of the program you wish to uninstall, then click Uninstall.
Here’s a screenshot showing GeekUnistaller in action:
This should be all the info you really need in order to use this powerful tool for removing unwanted apps from your PC, but if you’re interested you’ll find more detailed information at www.geekuninstaller.com.