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How to uninstall Epic Games Launcher

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How to uninstall Epic Games Launcher: Have you tried using Epic Games Launcher, the well-known management program of the store and the games of the software house developer of Fortnite, but it has not convinced you and therefore you would like to uninstall it? Have you tried using the classic program removal procedure to uninstall Epic Games Launcher but it did not give the desired result? Don’t worry, you’ve come to the right place at the right time!

In fact, in today’s tutorial I’ll explain how to uninstall Epic Games Launcher on both Windows and macOS, so that you can remove the program from your computer, regardless of the operating system used. In addition, I will give you some useful tips to solve the possible problems that may occur when uninstalling the software in question.

Courage: what are you waiting for there, motionless in front of the screen? Do you want to uninstall Epic Games Launcher from your computer or not? Perfect, then you just have to take a few minutes of free time, read and put into practice the quick instructions below. I assure you that you will not regret having followed my advice and that, in no time at all, you will have reached your goal. There is nothing left for me to do, but wish you happy reading and wish you a big good luck for everything!

How to uninstall Epic Games Launcher from Windows

The world of gaming is prevalent mainly on Windows computers, so let’s start this tutorial on how to uninstall Epic Games Launcher from the famous Microsoft platform.

The first step you need to take to uninstall Epic Games Launcher from a Windows PC is to access the classic menu for uninstalling programs. If you use Windows 10then click on the button Start (the flag icon located in the lower left corner of the screen) and access the system settings by clicking on thegear icon located on the left side of the menu that opens.

On the next screen, go to Appselect Epic Games Launcher and press the button Uninstall twice in a row. Next, tap on Yup and wait for the system to delete the Epic Games Launcher from your computer. You may be prompted to close the program and press the button Retryin case the Epic Games Launcher is open.

If you are using an older version of Windows, you can uninstall Epic Games Launcher by clicking on the button Start (the flag icon located in the lower left corner of the screen), looking for the Control panel in the menu that opens and selecting the first search result.

In the window that opens, go to Programs> Programs and Features> Uninstall or change a programselect Epic Games Launcher and press on the item Uninstall, which is located at the top. Then follow the instructions I gave you just now for Windows 10: the steps to take are the same.

How to uninstall Epic Games Launcher from Windows

Perfect, you have now successfully uninstalled Epic Games Launcher from your computer. Don’t worry if the uninstaller did not provide any message: the important thing is that the Epic Games Launcher no longer appears among the installed programs.

For more information, I invite you to take a look at my guide on how to uninstall a program.

How to uninstall Epic Games Launcher from Mac

How to uninstall Epic Games Launcher from mac

Epic Games Launcher is also available for macOS: let’s see, therefore, how to remove it from this operating system.

To proceed, simply exit Epic Games Launcher completely, via the combination cmd + q or the appropriate menu item, press on the item Go present in the menu bar, at the top, and select the icon Applications from the menu that opens.

At this point, you need to drag the icon of Epic Games Launcher In the Trash can of the Mac, in the Dock bar at the bottom. You may be prompted to enter the admin password and press on the item OK. Finally, you need to eliminate Epic Games Launcher from the Recycle Bin, by right clicking on its icon and selecting the entry Delete now from the menu that opens.

For more information, I invite you to take a look at my guide on how to uninstall a program from Mac.

In case of doubts or problems

How to uninstall Epic Games Launcher

In some cases, problems may occur during the normal Epic Games Launcher uninstallation process. For this reason, I recommend that you try to implement some precautions.

First, Epic Games Launcher must not have active processes in order to be uninstalled. To verify this from Windowspress the key combination Ctrl + Alt + Del and select the item Activity management from the screen that opens.

At this point, a window will appear on the screen that will show all the processes active on the computer: look for those related to Epic Games Launcherpress the right mouse button on them and select the item End activity from the menu that is proposed to you.

If, on the other hand, you use macOSyou can use the utility Activity monitoring to achieve the same goal. To proceed, first open the Launchpad (the rocket icon on the Dock bar), access the folder Other and click on the icon Activity Monitoring (the one depicting the green trace on the monitor).

In the main window of the tool, you can see the complete list of processes that are currently running on your computer: locate those related to Epic Games Launcher (if you can’t find them “by eye”, use the search field at the top right), select them by clicking on them, and then press the button in the shape of an octagon with an “x” drawn on it. Finally, press the blue button Go out or on the button Forced exit And that’s it. For more information, I invite you to consult my guide on how to terminate a process.

Close Epic Games Launcher process

By doing this, you will have successfully closed the Epic Games Launcher and the uninstall should be successful. However, residual files may remain inside your computer. On Windowsyou can usually find the latter in the path C: Users[nomeutente] AppData Local EpicGamesLauncherwhile on macOS residual files can usually be found in folders ~ / Library / Application Support, ~ / Library / Caches, ~ / Library / Preferences, ~ / Library / Logs And ~ / Library / Cookies.

Once these files are found and deleted, Epic Games Launcher should be completely uninstalled from your computer. For more information, I suggest you consult my tutorial on how to uninstall a program completely, in which I also recommended some utilities that allow you to uninstall software in an advanced way.

In case you are unable to remove Epic Games Launcher, even by following the above instructions, I recommend that you contact the Epic Games help center. To use this service, you need to connect to the official site of Epic Games supportwrite a short description of the problem you encountered in the appropriate text field (eg. “uninstalling Epic Games Launcher”), read and apply the instructions that appear on the screen.

In case you need the help of an operator, click on the button CONTACT US and fill out the form that is proposed to you with Language (language), First name (optional), Email address, Product Title (product) e Operating System (operating system). After that, select the item “Technical / performance problems”type a short description of the problem you encountered in the box below and enter the security text.

Epic Games Support Center

Finally, tap on the item SEND to get your request to the Epic Games experts, who will contact you as soon as possible by email.

For all the relevant information, I recommend that you consult my guide on how to contact Epic Games.