If you’re an avid gamer, you may have heard of Epic Games Launcher. Despite the platform’s popularity, there may come a time when you need to delete it from your computer. Whether it’s to free up disk space or to fix a technical issue, removing Epic Games Launcher is an easy task. Here is a step-by-step guide on how to delete Epic Games Launcher from your computer.
Step 1: Close Epic Games Launcher
Make sure to close Epic Games Launcher before you attempt to uninstall it. To do this, simply right-click on the Epic Games Launcher icon in your taskbar and select “close.” If it’s not in your taskbar, open Task Manager by pressing Ctrl+Shift+Esc, find the Epic Games Launcher process, and end it.
Step 2: Uninstall Epic Games Launcher from the Control Panel
Next, navigate to your computer’s Control Panel by clicking on the Windows “Start” button in the bottom-left corner and typing “Control Panel.” From there, select “Programs” and then “Programs and Features.” Scroll down until you find “Epic Games Launcher” and click on it. Then, click “Uninstall.”
Step 3: Delete leftover files
After you’ve uninstalled Epic Games Launcher from the Control Panel, you may still have remaining files on your computer. To delete these, go to your computer’s file explorer and navigate to the following folder:
C:Program Files (x86)Epic Games
Delete the “Launcher” folder and any other folders related to Epic Games.
Step 4: Delete registry keys
Finally, you’ll need to delete any registry keys related to Epic Games Launcher:
1. Press the Windows key + R to open the Run command box.
2. Type “regedit” and click “OK.”
3. Navigate to the following path:
4. Find the Epic Games folder and right-click on it.
5. Select “Delete.”
Congratulations! You’ve successfully deleted Epic Games Launcher from your computer. Keep in mind that any games or progress saved through Epic Games Launcher will be lost after uninstallation. If you decide to reinstall the platform in the future, you’ll need to redownload any games you previously had installed.