Removing a Program You Never Use
Your hard disk isn’t an ever-expanding universe on which you can install an unlimited number of programs. As you install programs, create documents, send and receive e-mail messages, and view web pages, your disk can quickly become overpopulated. One of the best ways to reclaim a hefty chunk of disk space is to remove (uninstall) programs you don’t use.
To remove a program safely and completely, always use the Windows Add/Remove Programs utility:
1. Click Start, Control Panel.
2. Under Programs, click Uninstall a program.
3. Click the program you want to uninstall and then, in the toolbar (near the top of the window), click Uninstall. (See Figure 9.3.)
4. Click Yes to confirm.
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