What do I do if I can’t uninstall Discord?
- Disable Discord auto-run.
- Uninstall Discord
- Use an uninstaller software
- Delete the Discord cache.
- Delete Discord from the registry
1. Disable Discord auto-run
- Right-click on the taskbar and choose Task Manager.
- From Task Manager go to the Startup tab.
- Right-click on Discord and select Disable.
Note: After installation, Discord automatically goes into Windows 10 startup. I recommend you to disable the auto startup as a first step.
2. Uninstall Discord
- Click the Start button and go to Windows Settings.
- Select Apps and check if you can find Discord in this list.
- If yes, click on it and select Uninstall.
3. Use an uninstaller software
You can use an uninstaller software if you still haven’t managed to remove Discord. There are plenty of software for this jobs.
If you don’t know any or aren’t sure about which is good to use, you can check this article about the best uninstaller software.
They are easy to install and use, and will delete absolutely all the Discord files they detect on your computer.
To remove Discord or any other app, we suggest using the IOBit Unisntaller software.
Remove any application quickly from your PC with IOBit Uninstaller software.
4. Delete the Discord cache
- Go to the Windows Search and type %appdata%.
- Open the AppData Roaming folder and then the Discord folder.
- Right-click on the folder and delete it.
- Go back to the Windows Search and type %LocalAppData%.
- Locate the Discord folder and delete it.
- Restart the computer and check again to see if the folders are created again.
5. Delete Discord from the registry
- Go to the Windows Search and type regedit.
- Launch the Registry Editor and follow this path:
- Right-click on the Discord folder and select Delete.
- Restart the computer.
Following the steps presented in this guide, you will succeed to uninstall the Discord application for good.
It is very rare to still have issues after doing everything in this article. If this is the case, it could be a problem with your Windows profile or Windows itself.
This post was written by Teodor Nechita and was first posted to WindowsReport