How to Delete an Internet Browser

by Shannon Cotton
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You now have more choices than ever when it comes to selecting a web browser. When you find the perfect browser to meet your needs, you may decide to delete your old browser. You may also be looking to delete your browser if you want to reinstall it to correct problems your computer is having. Whatever your reason for deleting your web browser, you can do it quickly in any operating system.

Windows Vista or 7

Step 1

Click the "Start" button and select "Control Panel."

Step 2

Click "Programs," and then click "Uninstall a Program."

Locate the browser you want to delete in the list and click "Uninstall."

Windows 2000 or XP

Step 1

Click the "Start" button and select "Settings" and "Control Panel."

Step 2

Select "Add or Remove Programs."

Locate the browser you want to uninstall and click "Remove."


Step 1

Click the "Applications" icon on your dock.

Step 2

Locate the browser you want to delete.

Drag the browser icon to the trash can located on the dock.


  • If you are switching to a new browser, download it before deleting your old browser so you will not have to go without easy Internet access.


Photo Credits

  • Hemera Technologies/ Images

About the Author

Shannon Cotton is a freelance writer covering a variety of topics, including parenting, health and lifestyle. After nine years of writing for a weekly newspaper, she took her love of writing to the Web. Cotton attended Tarleton State University and received her bachelor’s degree in 2003.

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