We’ll learn how to Uninstall Programs Using CMD on Windows 11 in this post. Users can uninstall programs in Windows using the Control Panel or the Windows Settings app. Users can, however, remove programs from Windows using the command line, as demonstrated in the steps below.
If you’re using Windows 11 and need to free up some space, or simply want to uninstall programs you don’t use anymore, you can do so right from the comment prompt console. To begin, open the command prompt as an administrator.
The new Windows 11 includes a new user desktop with many new features, such as a centered Start menu and taskbar, rounded corners windows, themes, and colors that make any Windows look and feel modern. Follow the steps below to begin uninstalling programs from Windows using the command prompt.
How to Uninstall Programs Using CMD on Windows 11
As previously stated, the command prompt can be used to uninstall programs from Windows. This is how to Uninstall Programs Using CMD on Windows 11.
First, go to Start and look for Command Prompt. Then, from the relevant search result, select the command prompt app, right-click, and choose “Run as administrator.”
With administrator permissions, the Command Prompt will now open. To uninstall programs using the Command Prompt, you’ll need to use the Windows Management Instrumentation Command-line (WMIC) utility.
To start the WMIC tool, type the command below and press ENTER at the command prompt.
You should see wmic:root\cli> prompt after typing the command above. Now the tool is ready to run commands. To list all programs, first run the commands listed below.
product get name
The command will return a list of installed programs. From the list, locate the name of the program you want to uninstall.
Once you’ve determined the name of the program you want to remove, use the commands listed below to remove it.
product where name="program name" call uninstall
Simply substitute the name of the program you want to install for program name. For example, type this command to remove the first program (GoTo Opener) from the list, as shown in the image below.
product where name="GoTo Opener" call uninstall
When prompted to confirm whether you want to uninstall the program, type Y to remove it.
After that, you’ll get a successful message which means the program was removed.