Windows 10: Can't uninstall optional features

Discus and support Can't uninstall optional features in Windows 10 Installation and Upgrade to solve the problem; I wanted to uninstall Notepad to install the UWP Notepad from the Microsoft Store, but Windows won't let me uninstall classic Notepad. [ATTACH]... Discussion in 'Windows 10 Installation and Upgrade' started by Yavor_09, Aug 1, 2020.

  1. Yavor_09 Win User

    Can't uninstall optional features


    I wanted to uninstall Notepad to install the UWP Notepad from the Microsoft Store, but Windows won't let me uninstall classic Notepad.

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    Please help!!!

    :)
     
    Yavor_09, Aug 1, 2020
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    Any suggestions? *Confused Can't uninstall optional features :confused:
     
    oli_ramsay, Aug 1, 2020
    #2
  3. How to remove all entries in windows 10 Optional Feature History

    Hello,

    To help you with your concern, we suggest that you try to follow the steps provided below:

    • Open Settings > System, and select Apps & features from the left side.
    • Click on the Manage optional features link.
    • To remove an app or a feature, select the feature and click on the Uninstall button.

    Let us know how it goes.

    Regards.
     
    Marivel Man, Aug 1, 2020
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  4. Can't uninstall optional features

    can't uninstall program

    Hi,

    Welcome to Microsoft Community. I appreciate your effort in resolving this issue.

    - Did you try un-installing the program from programs and features?

    I suggest you to follow the steps below and check if it helps.

    Repairing or removing programs

    To uninstall programs, go to Settings.
    • On the Start menu, then select Settings.
    • Select System > Apps & features.
    • Select the program, then select Uninstall. Some apps that are built in to Windows can’t be uninstalled.
    • Follow the directions on the screen.
    If you are still unable to uninstall the program, follow the steps below.

    • In Search, enter Control Panel and select Control Panel.
    • Select Programs > Programs and Features, then select the program.
    • Select the program, then select Uninstall. Some apps that are built in to Windows can’t be uninstalled.
    • Follow the directions on the screen.

    Let us know the status.

    Regards,

    Guru Kiran
     
    Guru Kiran G, Aug 1, 2020
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