How to remove Internet Explorer 11 from Windows 10 PC

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If you have ever used earlier versions of Windows like XP, 7 or Vista you must have used Internet Explorer browser for a while which was preinstalled on those operating systems. However, most of the users were using Internet Explorer only to download another browser like Google Chrome or Mozilla Firefox.

In 2015, Microsoft decided to discontinue Internet Explorer and IE 11 was the last version of the Internet Explorer. They launched a brand new web browser called Microsoft Edge with Windows 10 in hope to regain superiority in the browser market. But, that didn’t happen and we users stuck with 2 pre-installed browsers in Windows 10 because they never removed internet explorer in windows 10.

Now, we live in an era where no one uses Edge or Internet Explorer and this software remains idle for most of the time. So, many users would wonder that why we should have 2 browsers from windows which are totally useless and use memory spaces on hard drives.

How to remove Internet Explorer in Windows 10 PC?

Fortunately, there are two simple ways to remove old and useless Internet Explorer 11 from your Windows 10 PC. Follow one of these methods and uninstall IE11 from your PC.

Method: 1

  1. Open Settings > Apps (Or right click on search and select Apps and Features)
  2. In Apps & features menu go to manage optional Features.remove internet Explorer
  3. Locate Internet Explorer and uninstall it.
  4. Restart your PC to finish uninstalling.

Method: 2

  1. Open Control Panel
  2. Open Programs > Programs & Features
  3. Select Turn Windows feature on or off from left sidebar menu.
  4. Uncheck Internet Explorer 11 from the list.Remove Internet Explorer 11
  5. Restart your computer to finish changes.

How to Reinstall Internet Explorer 11 in Windows 10 PC?

After uninstalling IE11 if you might need it ever you can install it again by following these steps:

  1. Open Settings > Apps (Or right click on search and select Apps and Features)
  2. In Apps & features menu go to manage optional Features.
  3. Click on Add a feature and select Internet Explorer 11.
  4. Install and Restart your PC.

These were the two tutorials on How to remove Internet Explorer 11 from Windows 10 PC. Tell us in comments that which browser do you prefer for web browsing and why?

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