How to completely remove Internet Explorer on Windows 10

If you are a Windows 10 user you might be aware that all the Windows 10 builds come with the latest Microsoft Edge browser which replaces Internet Explorer and offers much better performance. With the introduction of Microsoft Edge, no one needs the slow Internet Explorer and hence removing it from your Windows 10 system can be a great option.

While there is no direct option to uninstall Internet Explorer from your computer, you can remove it by tweaking some settings from the Control Panel. There aren’t many people who know how it’s done hence in this guide, we are going to show you how it’s done. Without waiting further, let’s get started.

How to completely remove Internet Explorer on Windows 10

Step 1: Head to Settings -> Apps. To bring up the Settings App press Windows Key + I on your computer. Alternatively, you can also bring up the Start Menu and click on the Gear Icon from the left side of your screen.

Step 2:  From the Apps and Features section click on “Programs and Features” to continue with the process.

Step 3: A new “Programs and Features” window will pop up on your screen. From there click Turn Windows features on or off on the left side.

Step 4: Remove the Tick from Internet Explorer. When the warning message pops up click on Yes and then click on the “Ok” button to save your changes.

That’s it. Doing this will disable the browser from your Windows 10 system. Although this removes the internet explorer, some traces of the files remain in the system so that you can bring it back by using the same method. Have a look at the images below to see how it’s done.

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