How to Uninstall Internet Explorer 10 in Windows 8

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We previously explained why so many geeks hate Internet Explorer, and even though Internet Explorer 9 and 10 are greatly improved, and on par with the competition, we’re still going to explain how to uninstall it from Windows 8 if you should want to do so.

Uninstalling Internet Explorer 10

Press the Win + R keyboard combination and type appwiz.cpl into the run box, then hit enter.

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When the Programs and Features window opens, you are going to want to click on the “Turn Windows features on or off” hyperlink on the left hand side.

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Next, find Internet Explore and uncheck it.

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You will then be given a warning, you can just click yes to continue.

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Now click on the OK button, and then reboot your machine.

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Once you machine has restarted, you will see that Internet Explorer is no longer in the taskbar

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You should also notice that the Metro version of Internet Explorer has also been removed.

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That’s all there is to it.

Taylor Gibb is a Microsoft MVP and all round geek, he loves everything from Windows 8 to Windows Server 2012 and even C# and PowerShell. You can also follow him on Google+