I can't uninstall Paint.net

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The intended way to uninstall it is to use the Control Panel > Programs > Programs and Features > Uninstall or change a program. That is for Windows 7, XP is very similar and I suspect 8/8.1 and 10 are not much different.


You only need to use that tool MS tool toe_head2001 suggested if you're having difficulty uninstalling or installing a program. From the sound of it you just do not know how to uninstall PDN.


Personally I would always use a tool designed for the purpose when a program does not include its own uninstaller and use that as the default method for most programs. Revo Uninstaller Free or the slightly less noob user friendly BCUninstaller are two good examples. If done at the same time, by using the advanced uninstall options, they will remove the leftovers ie. registry entries etc which even the program's own uninstaller will probably not uninstall.


It is those leftovers that usually cause the problem that require the use of that MS tool. 

Edited by IHaveNoName

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