On Windows 10, at times, you might not be able to install and uninstall programs. A program might refuse to install or uninstall and display an error.
When a program is not getting installed, one should check the setup file for issues. If possible, download a new copy of the setup file and then run the same to check if it addresses the issue. Likewise, if you are unable to uninstall a program from your Windows 10 computer, you should first try uninstalling the program via the Safe mode. You can also try out third-party program uninstallers like Geek Uninstaller.
When everything fails, and you believe that Windows 10, you can use the official Program Install and Uninstall Troubleshooter. The Program Install and Uninstall Troubleshooter helpful for Windows 10 users to repair issues that might prevent from installing or removing programs.
The troubleshooter can repair corrupted registry keys Windows 10 64-bit, corrupted registry keys that control the update data, fix issues that prevent programs from installing or uninstalling.
The troubleshooter is easy to use. Download, run and follow the on-screen directions to fix issues mentioned above.
Note that Program Install and Uninstall Troubleshooter is not part of Windows 10. You need to download it from Microsoft.
Fix program install and uninstall issues in Windows 10
Step 1: Get the Program Install and Uninstall Troubleshooter from this page of Microsoft and run the same.
Step 2: Once the troubleshooter is launched, click the Next button and then follow the on-screen directions.
Tip: Many software developers offer their own tool to remove their software from Windows 10. Please visit the software’s website and check if there is an official uninstaller present when you are having issues while uninstalling a program.