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How To Uninstall Opera GX Completely

Opera GX is a gaming-focused browser that’s optimized for gaming, using fewer resources, extensive customization, Twitch integration, built-in VPN, and more. While installing the browser is pretty easy, uninstalling it can sometimes be tricky. This is especially true if you modified its files, have done extensive customization, or if the browser’s files have become corrupted. Whatever the reason, this tutorial will show you two ways to uninstall the Opera GX browser on Windows. Let’s get started.

Opera GX browser

Note: Back up all your bookmarks before uninstalling the Opera GX browser.

Uninstall Opera GX Using the Settings App

Start by opening the Settings app by pressing the Windows key + I shortcut. In the Settings window, click on Apps on the sidebar and then click on Installed Apps.

Open Installed Apps on Windows 11 Settings

In the Installed Apps page, find the Opera GX entry, click on the More Options icon (three vertical dots), select Uninstall, and then click the Uninstall button.

click uninstall

Select the Delete my Opera user data checkbox and click the Uninstall button in the Opera GX uninstaller window

select delete user data checkbox and click uninstall

Click Yes in the warning window.

click yes

That’s it. Wait for a couple of seconds until the Opera GX browser is uninstalled. Once done, optionally, reboot your computer and you are good to go.

Use BCUninstaller for Complete Removal of Opera GX

If you have trouble uninstalling Opera GX normally, you can use a powerful uninstaller software called BCUninstaller. This method is also helpful if you want to remove Opera GX without leftover files like the registry keys, shortcuts, etc., related to Opera in your computer. Here’s how:

First, go to the BCUniinstaller GitHub page and download the latest version under the Assets section. While downloading, make sure you download the setup.exe file and not portable.zip.

download bcuninstall setup file

Once downloaded, find and double-click on the downloaded installer file and follow the on-screen instructions to install BCUninstaller.

install bcuninstaller application

After installing it, open the Start menu, search for BCUninstaller, and click on the top result to open the BCUninstaller application.

open bcuninstaller

Once it opens, find and select the Opera GX entry and then click Uninstall on the top bar.

select Opera GX in bcuninstaller and click uninstall

Click Continue.

click contine

Leave all the default options as they are and click Continue.

click continue

Click the Begin Uninstallation button.

click begin uninstallation

The above action launches the default Opera GX uninstaller. Select the Delete my Opera user data checkbox and click Uninstall.

select delete user data checkbox and click uninstall

Click Yes when prompted.

click yes

Once the default uninstaller has done its job (or failed), you will see the BCUninstaller task window. Here, click the Close button.

click close

Click the Yes button when prompted to scan for leftover files.

click yes

BCunintaller will now scan your system for all the leftover files of Opera GX. Once the scan is done, select all the files in the list and click the Delete selected button.

click delete selected button

Before deleting the leftover files, the uninstaller asks you to create a backup. Click the Create button.

click create

Select a folder where you want to save the backup and click Select Folder.

click select folder

As soon as you do that, BCUninstaller will remove all the leftover files of Opera GX. With that, you’ve successfully uninstalled Opera GX completely. You can now close the BCUninstaller window and optionally restart your computer.

And there you have it. It’s that simple to remove Opera GX from your computer.

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