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How to Uninstall Java?

There are a lot of applications that are developed with the help of the java environment, and to do so, we have to install java on our systems. But in some scenarios, we have to uninstall the java such as freeing/cleaning up the space or we need to uninstall the older version in order to install the latest version of java. Java can be uninstalled from a machine in various ways such as from system settings, uninstalling JRE, etc.

In the windows operating system, uninstalling Java is not a difficult task if you properly follow the instructions provided in this article. This write-up provides three different ways to uninstall java from windows 10:

  1. Uninstalling Java from Windows 10 using system settings
  2. Uninstalling Java from Windows 10 using Configure Java
  3. Uninstalling Java from Windows 10 using JRE

So, let’s get started!

How to Uninstall Java Using System Settings

In order to uninstall java from windows 10 using system settings, you need to follow the below-given steps:

First Step
Search for “Add or remove programs” in the search bar:

Clicking on “Add or remove programs” will lead you to the following window:

Search for the “Java” in the search bar of “Apps and features”:

Clicking on the app will show two options:

Clicking on the “uninstall” button will open another pop-up window, select the uninstall button on that window as well:

Clicking on the “Uninstall button” will uninstall the java from your windows operating system:

This is how you can uninstall java from your PC using system settings.

How to Uninstall Java Using Configure Java Option

Follow the below-listed steps to uninstall java from your PC:

First Step
Search for the “Java” or “configure java” in the search bar:

Second Step
Following options will be shown when right-clicked on the “Configure Java”:

Third Step
Clicking on uninstall option will take you to the program and features windows:

Double click on the program that you want to uninstall, following window will open:

Select “Yes” and Java will be uninstalled from your PC.

How to Uninstall Java from Windows 10 Using JRE

Another very simple way to uninstall java from windows 10 is by uninstalling the JRE and to do so, we need to follow the following steps:

First Step
Search for the JRE in the search bar:

Second Step
Clicking on JRE will show the following window:

Select the remove option to uninstall Java from your windows operating system and within a few minutes, Java will be uninstalled from your system.

Conclusion

In windows operating system, different ways can be adopted to uninstall Java from a system. One way to uninstall java is: Search for Add or remove programs in the windows search bar, then search for the “Java” in the search bar of “Apps and features” as a result Java app will appear, click on the uninstall button to uninstall the java. Another way to uninstall the java is to search for the JRE in the search bar and clicking on the JRE will show two options, select the “Remove” option to uninstall the java.

This write-up presents various ways to uninstall java from the windows operating system.

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Anees Asghar

I am a self-motivated IT professional having more than one year of industry experience in technical writing. I am passionate about writing on the topics related to web development.