Windows Operating System: How to install, uninstall and repair programs

How to install a program

Once you have installed your operating system and running without any problem. The next step is to install other application software. This application software includes Microsoft Office Suit, Adobe programs etc. Below is the procedure of software installation

Program installation on Windows Operating System can be done from the following devices

-          CD ROM DISK

-          Hard Disk (both external and internal Drive)

-          Network Server

Program installation is the easiest task in Windows Operating System platform if you have mastered the procedure, it does not take too much time if you know what you are doing and depending on the speed of the computer. To install your program from the CD Rom follow the procedure below

  1. Insert your CD with the program to be installed in the CD Rom
  2. Open the CD Rom icon from my computer
  3. On the CD Rom dialogue Box click on the programs in your CD
  4. Click on the installation set up to start the installation of the program
  5. Follow on screen step while installing the program

Windows Operating System Control Panel

Windows Control Pannel
Windows Control Pannel

When running installation from the Hard disk, click on the location where your program is, after locating the program folder click on the program executable file normally ends with .exe, follow the on screen installation procedure to help you complete your installation

When installing a program from the Network Server, you need to locate the program from the server on your remote computer, after locating the program click on the program installation setup file which end with the .exe, run the program and follow the on screen installation procedure as above. Installation from the server needs your server to be on and running for you to complete the program installation

After program installation you may want to uninstall it or remove it if it is not running or loading well. To remove your program, first you need to close the program if it was running, then click on the control panel from the windows start up menu. Click on the add/remove programs, this will open all the programs installed in your computer, select the particular program you want to remove. Once you click on the program you will be asked whether you want to repair or remove the program, click on remove program tab and following the onscreen procedure to remove your program. The other way to uninstall your program is to do it from the program start menu, use the uninstall tab that the programs has. With following tips you can now install and uninstall your program

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