This post shows students and new users the steps to uninstall or remove Windows 11 programs using the command prompt console. Windows allows users to uninstall programs through the Control Panel or the Windows Settings application. However, users can also use the comment line to remove Windows programs, and the steps below show you how.

If you are using Windows 11 and running out of space, or just want to uninstall unwanted programs, you can do so directly from the request for feedback console. First, you will need to open the command prompt as an administrator.

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To start uninstalling Windows programs using the command prompt, follow the steps below.

How to uninstall a Windows 11 program at the command prompt

As mentioned above, the request for comments can be used to uninstall Windows programs. Here’s how to do it.

First, click on Start and find the Symbol of the system. Select the command prompt application in the relevant search result, then right-click and select “Execute as an administrator“.

The command prompt will now start with administrator permissions. To uninstall a program using the command prompt, you must use the Windows Management Instrumentation (WMIC) command-line utility.

At the command prompt, type the following command and press ENTER.


After typing the above command, you should see wmic: root cli> righ now. The tool is now ready to run commands.

First, run the following commands to list all the programs.

product get name

The command will return a list of programs that are installed. Find the name of the program you want to uninstall from the list.

Once you have the name of the program you want to uninstall, run the following commands to uninstall it.

product where name="program name" call uninstall

Just replace program name with the name of the program you want to install. For example, if you want to delete the first program (Go to opener) in the list as shown in the image below, then type this command.

product where name="GoTo Opener" call uninstall

Then you will be asked to confirm if you want to uninstall the program, type Y for it to remove it.

After that, you will receive a successful message that means the program was removed.

Method execution successful.
Out Parameters:
instance of __PARAMETERS
        ReturnValue = 0;

That program is not uninstalled from Windows.


In this tutorial we have seen how to uninstall Windows 11 programs from the command prompt. If you find any errors above or have something to add, please use the comment form below.

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