Uninstall Opera Browser Forcefully in Windows 10 And Windows 11

If the normal uninstall option for removing Opera browser in Windows 10 or Windows 11 Control Panel Add/Remove Programs/Apps does not work, then you may follow either of these options to remove it;

Option 1 (Reinstall and then Uninstall Opera):

Re-install latest version of Opera browser from;


When done installing, then use the Control Panel (Settings) option in the Windows 10 or Windows 11 and click Remove or Uninstall option.

Restart your Windows 10 or Windows 11 operating system and see in the Apps or Control Panel Add/Remove programs if the Opera browser app has been completely removed.

If not, then use the next 2nd option to manually and forcefully remove Opera browser from Windows 11;

Option 2 (Remove Opera folders manually):

Preferably restart your Windows 11 in Safe mode by holding left SHIFT button and click;

Start –> Power –> Restart

Delete these folders.

“C:\Program Files\Opera”

“C:\Program Files (x86)\Opera”


To delete Opera’s settings and files, remove;

“C:\Users\yourusername\AppData\Roaming\Opera Software\Opera Stable”


“C:\Users\yourusername\AppData\Local\Opera Software\Opera Stable”

Delete the parent “Opera Software” folders to get rid of all Opera profiles (if there are more besides “Opera Stable”).

CCleaner has options to remove invalid entries from the registry. You can download Free CCleaner app from;




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