2 Ways to Repair Apps and Programs on Windows 10

If you have multiple apps to repair, try using the Settings app

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If apps on your Windows 10 are not running correctly, you need to repair the apps and programs on your device. You can use the Windows Settings app, Control Panel, or a third-party app for this. Let’s examine the process in detail.

How can I repair apps and programs in Windows 11?

1. Using the Settings app

  1. Press Windows + I to open the Settings app.
  2. On the Windows Settings home page, go to Apps.Apps - Repair Apps and Programs on Windows 10
  3. From the left pane, click Apps & features.
  4. On the right side, you will see a list of installed apps. Go through the list and locate the app or program you want to repair.
  5. Once located, select the app, and click Advanced options.Advanced options
  6. On the next page, scroll it to find the Reset section. Click the Repair buttonRepair app -  How to Repair Apps and Programs in Windows 10
  7. This will repair the program, and your app-related data, including login credentials, will not be affected.
  8. If this doesn’t help, you can use the Reset button, which will delete all the app’s data.

However, if you don’t find the Advanced options option for the app you want to repair, you need to uninstall the program. To do so, locate the app, click the three-dot icon, and choose Uninstall. Once done, restart your PC if prompted.

2. Using the Control Panel app

  1. Press Windows to open the search menu.Control Panel  app - repair app and program Windows 10
  2. Type control panel and select the first entry to launch the Control Panel app.
  3. On the home page, click Uninstall program under the Programs option.Uninstall a program
  4. Next, on the Programs and Features page, select the app you want to repair and click Change from the banner above the list.Change - Repair Apps and Programs in Windows 10
  5. Follow the on-screen instructions to repair the app or program.
  6. If you don’t get the Change button, click the Uninstall button to remove the app and follow the steps to complete the uninstallation process.
  7. Restart your computer if prompted.

You can also try third-party uninstaller tools to uninstall the programs or apps on your Windows 11 computer.

These tools allow you to delete an app from your computer and remove associated junk files and registry entries, thereby optimizing PC performance and retrieving storage space.

Which method do you prefer for repairing or uninstalling apps or programs from a Windows 11 PC? Share your thoughts with our readers in the comments section below.

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