How to Install or Uninstall Notepad

In this post, you will learn how to install and uninstall Notepad, as well as how to remove a Notepad document. Let’s get started.

How to Install Notepad in Windows 10

Right-click on the “Start” button.

Click on the “Apps and Features” option.

Click on the Optional features link in the Apps & Features section.

Click “Add a feature” at the top.

Select “Notepad (system)” and then click the “Install” button.

That’s all.

Alternatively, you can install the Notepad app from the Microsoft Store app.

How to Uninstall Notepad Completely from Windows 10

Right-click on the “Start” button.

Click on the “Apps and Features” option.

Click on the Optional features link in the Apps & Features section.

Click on “Notepad (system).”

Press the Uninstall button.

Alternative Methods

Method #1

You can uninstall Notepad like you normally uninstall an app from Windows 10.

Method #2

Follow these steps to open the Command Prompt as an administrator: Press Windows + R to open Run. Type cmd and then press Ctrl + Shift + Enter. Click Yes on the pop-up.

Enter the following command and press Enter.

Here is the command: powershell -command “get-appxpackage *microsoft.windowsnotepad* | remove-appxpackage”

Method #3

Open elevated PowerShell by following these steps: Press Windows + R. Type powershell and then press Ctrl + Shift + Enter. Click Yes on the pop-up.

Enter the following command and press Enter.

Here’s the command: get-appxpackage *microsoft.windowsnotepad* | remove-appxpackage

How to Delete a Notepad Document from Windows 10

Open the Start menu.

Enter the name of the Notepad file.

Right-click on the filename in the search results.

Choose the “Open file location” option and you will find the file. Right-click on it and then select “Delete.”

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