Uninstalling a program is easy to do with Windows . Say you want to uninstall Mozilla Firefox and here are the steps to do it.*

 

Windows 10
  • First go to the Control Panel.  If you haven’t saved it to your Start,  you can search for it by typing ‘Control Panel’ in the search/Cortana box in the bottom left corner and it will show ‘Control Panel – Desktop App’
    Searching for Control Panel
    Searching for Control Panel

     

  • Then click on ‘Programs and Features’.   It will be alphabetically order, left to right and down, like a book, and if you don’t see it, changed the View by to ‘Large icons’ at the top right corner.
    Control Panel
    Control Panel

     

  • Programs and Features will also be in alphabetically order and click on Mozilla Firefox and then click on Uninstall at the middle top.
    Uninstalling Mozilla Firefox - Part 1
    Uninstalling Mozilla Firefox – Part 1

     

  • Click the ‘next’ button until it shows ‘Uninstall’.  Click on Uninstall and then Finish.
    Uninstalling Mozilla Firefox - Part 2
    Uninstalling Mozilla Firefox – Part 2

     

  • After that Mozilla Firefox is gone from the Programs and Features and is gone from the Desktop.   Woohoo!  Close the Programs and Features box.  You’re done.
    Mozilla Firefox is Gone!
    Mozilla Firefox is Gone!

     

Windows 8.1
  • First go to the Control Panel.   If you haven’t saved it to your Start, then click on Start and search for it by clicking on magnifying glass at the very top right corner and type ‘Control Panel’.
    Searching for Control Panel
    Searching for Control Panel

     

  • Then click on ‘Programs and Features’.   It will be alphabetically order, left to right and down, like a book, and if you don’t see it, changed the View by to ‘Large icons’ at the top right corner.
    Control Panel
    Control Panel

     

  • Programs and Features will also be in alphabetically order and click on Mozilla Firefox and then click on Uninstall at the middle top.
    Uninstalling Mozilla Firefox - Part 1
    Uninstalling Mozilla Firefox – Part 1

     

  • Click the ‘next’ button until it shows ‘Uninstall’.  Click on Uninstall and then Finish.
    Uninstalling Mozilla Firefox - Part 2
    Uninstalling Mozilla Firefox – Part 2

     

  • After that Mozilla Firefox is gone from the Programs and Features and is gone from the Desktop.   Woohoo!  Close the Programs and Features box.  You’re done.

    Mozilla Firefox is Gone!
    Mozilla Firefox is Gone!

 

Windows 7
  • First go to the Control Panel by clicking on the Start icon at very bottom left corner and clicking on Control Panel.  It will be on the right side of the the popup.
    Searching for Control Panel
    Searching for Control Panel

     

  • Then click on ‘Programs and Features’.   It will be alphabetically order, left to right and down, like a book, and if you don’t see it, changed the View by to ‘Large icons’ at the top right corner.
    Control Panel
    Control Panel

     

  • Programs and Features will also be in alphabetically order and click on Mozilla Firefox and then click on Uninstall at the middle top.
    Uninstalling Mozilla Firefox - Part 1
    Uninstalling Mozilla Firefox – Part 1

     

  • Click the ‘next’ button until it shows ‘Uninstall’.  Click on Uninstall and then Finish.
    Uninstalling Mozilla Firefox - Part 2
    Uninstalling Mozilla Firefox – Part 2

     

  • After that Mozilla Firefox is gone from the Programs and Features and is gone from the Desktop.   Woohoo!  Close the Programs and Features box.  You’re done.
    Mozilla Firefox is Gone!
    Mozilla Firefox is Gone!

     

Microsoft Vista
  • First go to the Control Panel by clicking on the Start icon at very bottom left corner and clicking on Control Panel.  It will be on the right side of the the popup.
    Searching for Control Panel
    Searching for Control Panel

     

  • Then click on ‘Programs and Features’.   It will be alphabetically order, left to right and down, like a book, and if you don’t see it, changed the View to ‘Classical View’ at the top left corner.
    Control Panel
    Control Panel

     

  • Programs and Features will also be in alphabetically order and click on Mozilla Firefox and then click on Uninstall at the middle top.
    Uninstalling Mozilla Firefox - Part 1
    Uninstalling Mozilla Firefox – Part 1

     

  • A UAC (User Account Control) popup comes ups next and click Continue.  If you don’t have the permission to delete a program, put the username and password that does have permisson to delete a program.
    Uninstalling Mozilla Firefox - Part 2
    Uninstalling Mozilla Firefox – Part 2

     

  • Click on Uninstall and then Finish.
    Uninstalling Mozilla Firefox - Part 3
    Uninstalling Mozilla Firefox – Part 3

     

  • After that Mozilla Firefox is gone from the Programs and Features and is gone from the Desktop.   Woohoo!  Close the Programs and Features box.  You’re done.
    Mozilla Firefox is Gone!
    Mozilla Firefox is Gone!

     

* Installing Mozilla Firefox also install Mozilla Maintenance Service.  You can delete it the same way you deleted Firefox.

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