Add or Remove Programs overview

Add or Remove Programs helps you manage programs and components on your computer. You can use it to add programs (such as Microsoft Excel or Word) from a CD-ROM, floppy disk, or a network, or to add Windows updates and new features from the Internet. Add or Remove Programs also helps you add or remove Windows components you chose not to include in the original installation (such as Networking Services).

Open Add or Remove Programs in Control Panel.


To open Add or Remove Programs, click Start, click Control Panel, and then click Add or Remove Programs

Related Topics

Add or remove a Windows component

Add features from Microsoft Windows Update

Add a program from a network

Change or remove a program

Add a program from a CD or floppy disk

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