How to uninstall Yahoo! Messenger.
Why uninstall Yahoo! Messenger?
In this explanation, you can learn how to uninstall Yahoo! Messenger. It may happen that you do not want to use Yahoo! Messenger anymore, because you will use some other service for instant messaging. If Yahoo! Messenger files were corrupted, it will not work fine. Therefore, you should perform an uninstallation.
Let’s uninstall Yahoo! Messenger.
Yahoo! Messenger deletion from Control Panel.
The fastest way to remove Yahoo! Messenger is via the Control Panel. Click on Start (arrow 1) and select Control Panel on the right (arrow 2).
Uninstall a program.
Open the tab Uninstall a program. If you have different view (Large icons or Small icons), click on the line Programs and Features.
Uninstall Yahoo! Messenger.
This is the tab, which shows all installed programs on your computer. You need to find Yahoo! Messenger (it will be one of the last in the list). Left-double click on the program to launch uninstallation (arrow 1). Either way, you can select Yahoo! Messenger and click Uninstall/Change on the top (arrow 2).
Perform Yahoo! Messenger Uninstall.
Wait a second while the wizard will show the window Perform Uninstall. In the area 1, you will see a confirmation. Click Finish (arrow 2) to launch deletion. If you decide not to remove Yahoo! Messenger, click Cancel.
Yahoo! Messenger Uninstallation.
Now wait while the system will wipe out all files of Yahoo! Messenger from the HDD. You can stop that by clicking on the button Cancel. After the uninstallation, the wizard will close automatically.
This is how to uninstall Yahoo! Messenger.