How to uninstall a Modern app in Windows 8

Windows 8 includes significant changes to the user experience. There are new ways of doing things, especially if you are working on a Tablet. In this article, we take a look at uninstalling applications. This is a routine chore we do from time to time, the experience has evolved over the years. Early versions of Windows used the Add/Remove applet in Control Panel. Windows Vista/Windows 7 and Windows 8 for desktop app utilizes the Programs and Features apple for uninstalling classic desktop apps.

Windows 8 in particular has moved around certain functionality, if you want to uninstall a desktop application, here is how you do it.


Right click the left hand corner of your Windows 8 screen, then click Programs and Features.


Select the application you want to uninstall and click Uninstall on the command bar.

Uninstalling a Modern App

The Start Screen handles applications a bit differently.


To uninstall an app, simply right click it and click Uninstall.


Confirm the action and that’s it! Couldn’t be any easier. If you are on a Tablet, hold down on the app until the App bar appears.

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One response to “How to uninstall a Modern app in Windows 8

  1. Abhilash

    Hi ,

    I got some problem with windows 8. hope You know the answer!!

    While creating the System Recovery drive, 1st DVD is burning correctly and asking for the Second DVD , After Inserting the 2 nd blank DVD its sutomatically ejecting it , please fix the issue.
    if you know please mail me to


    My email iD is

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