How to add/remove programs

As a troubleshooting step it is often necessary to attempt a repair, or e even uninstall of an application from a workstation or server.   This Knowledgebase solution discusses how to access the Program and Features console that is part of Microsoft Windows.
Windows 10:
  1. Click Start > Settings > System > Apps & Features
  2. Select the application you wish to uninstall.
  3. Click on the appropriate program and select 'Uninstall' or 'Repair' then follow the wizard.
Windows 8, 8.1:
  1. Hover the cursor in the bottom-left corner of the screen until a small image of the Start Screen appears, right click on the icon
  2. Select Programs and Features.Click on the appropriate program and select 'Uninstall' or 'Repair' then follow the wizard.
Windows 7, Windows Server 2008, 2008 R2, 2012, 2012 R2: 
  1. Click Start > Control Panel > Programs and Features:
  2. Click on the appropriate program and select 'Uninstall' or 'Repair' then follow the wizard.

Environment

 Windows 7 (32-bit);Windows 7 (64-bit);Windows 8 (32-bit);Windows 8 (64-bit);Windows 8.1 (64-bit);Windows 10 (64-bit);Windows Server 2008 (32-bit);Windows Server 2008 (64-bit);Windows Server 2008 R2;Windows Server 2012;Windows Server 2012 R2

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