Remove Or Uninstall Snipping Tool From Windows 11 10 PC, Laptop

Microsoft has added a screenshot tool to Windows computers. You can find many solutions to replace the screenshot program in the system. The Microsoft solution lacks many features for modern users. The Print Screen key is a shortcut in third-party tools to trigger the layout. No one wants to have the built-in program launch uninvited. You can uninstall the Snipping Tool in Windows 11.

How To Uninstall/Remove Snipping Tool From Windows 11?

Older Windows users can use the Start menu in the system. You can uninstall using the traditional solution because it’s convenient and familiar for readers. Let me walk you through the process.

1. Click the start button and search for “Snipping Tool” in the bar.

2. Click the “Uninstall” button on the left pane after the Snipping Tool appears in the results.

3. Click the “Uninstall” button from the pop-up window.

4. Leave the computer alone for a minute, depending on the CPU speeds. You can read the (“Snipping Tool” is being uninstalled) message on the screen.

5. Search again, and the Snipping Tool won’t appear again.

You don’t have to go to such lengths to uninstall the system programs. Follow the next tutorial if the program is on the list.

How To Uninstall/Remove Snipping Tool From Windows 11 Using Settings?

Microsoft has moved the Control Panel to Settings for modern users. Learn new ways because of the outdated traditional method. The company won’t bring the Control Panel. But they will continue the Settings for a long time.

1. Press the Start key and open the “Settings” using the search bar.

2. Select “Apps” from the left side pane.

3. Select “Apps & features” from the left pane.

4. Use the search bar and locate the Snipping Tool. Of course, you can scroll down and find the program manually.

5. Click the three-dot setting from the right side after finding the Snipping Tool.

6. Click the “Uninstall” button from the drop-down menu.

7. Click the “Uninstall” button from the confirmation bar.

The operating system will delete the program from the system. You can restart Windows to remove the remnants permanently.

How To Remove/Uninstall Snipping Tool Using Microsoft Store?

Microsoft Store manages the system packages in Windows. Locate the Snipping Tool in the built-in store and remove them permanently. Let me show you how to locate and remove the program from the computer.

1. Launch MS Store from the search bar.

2. Click the “Library” icon at the bottom left pane.

3. Give a few moments for the store to load the programs. Scroll down and locate the Snipping Tool.

4. Click the three-dot menu beside the program.

5. Click the “Uninstall” button from the drop-down menu.

6. Confirm the action by clicking the “Uninstall” button.

The store will uninstall the Snipping Tool in a few moments.

How To Reinstall Snipping Tool in Windows 11?

You can find many tutorials that tell you how to remove/uninstall Snipping Tool from Windows without telling you how to revert the changes. I will show you how to reinstall the package on the computer.

1. Launch Microsoft Store from the search bar.

2. Use the search bar and open the “Snipping Tool” from the results.

3. Click on the “Get” button.

4. Give a few minutes for the Microsoft servers to download and reinstall the program.

5. Click the “Open” button to launch the program.

You don’t need a Microsoft account to download or use the MS Store. I’m a local user, and I have reinstalled the program in the system.

Why Is Snipping Tool Reappearing in Windows 11?

A few users have complained about the Snipping Tool reappearing in the Windows 11 machine. Microsoft doesn’t reinstall the uninstalled programs on the computer. I have listed some points below, and check them one by one.

a. Use an anti-virus system and run a deep scan. Viruses or malware can create problems in the Windows computer.

b. Uninstall the pirated programs because they have gained administrator privileges. Remove them at once and regain access to the machine.

c. Delete the pirated Windows and install the genuine copy from the Microsoft site. Back your file in removable storage and install Windows 11 using the ISO file. Creating a bootable live USB has become easier.

We recommend readers stop using pirated programs and operating systems.

Bottom Line

I use the screenshot tool regularly, and Snipping Tool lacks many advanced options. You can find many alternatives in the third-party app market. I’m using the LightShot on Windows and is a recommended alternative. Let us know why you are removing/uninstalling Snipping Tool from Windows 11.

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