Opera is still the fourth most downloaded web browser in the market, according to Download.com’s “Browser for Windows” section. However, uninstalling it can be tricky. If you’re trying to uninstall Opera but can’t find a proper way to do it, then read this tutorial we offer to completely remove Opera browser with ease in the latest version.
The test target in today is Opera Stable browser, in detail, the Opera browser is a perfectly legitimate internet browser developed by a company named Opera Software ASA and Opera Stable is the latest stable release of this browser. There is nothing malicious with the Opera browser. However the installation of Opera stable you have on your computer may or may not be legitimate.
Name: Opera Stable
Publisher: Opera Software
Install Location: C:\Programs Files (x86)\Opera\
Type: Potentially Unwanted malware
Danger Level: Medium
Note: As the matter of fact, all versions of Opera that you can use our removal guides to remove, read it more to completely uninstall Opera Stable step by step.
In this part, choose the most widely used method to remove Opera Stable with Windows Control Panel in 4 steps.
Reboot your device into Safe Mode according deferent steps in Windows 7 / 8 / 8.1 /10.
Note that any application program that registers itself with Windows as a default program to open various file-types or links will leave pointers toward itself in the registry. Those would normally be removed by the application’s uninstall mechanism which is invoked via Add/Remove Programs, but which would be left behind by a simple manual deletion process.
So the next step is about to clean up all registry keys of Opera Stable remained in drive.
Then you need to find the folder “Opera” in C:\Program Files\ and to delete it.
For complete removal, you can find the two hidden folders. But before you find them, you will need to enable the option “Show hidden files, folders, and drives” in File Explorer. Click on Start < File Explorer and click on the “View” tab at the top. Then click on “Options” on the right side of the screen and open it. Then, inside the open window, click on “View” tab enable the option “Show hidden files, folders, and drives”, click on “Apply” and “OK”.
Then navigate to the hidden folder – C:\Users\username\AppData\Roaming\Opera Software and remove it.
The second hidden folder contains user cache. It also must be removed. You will find it here – C:\Users\username\AppData\Local\Opera Software.
As soon as you remove the last folder, all the components of Opera browser will be removed from your computer.
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