How to install or uninstall the Opera browser

Updated: 01/24/2018 by Computer Hope
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Opera is a popular alternative to the default browsers that come preloaded with your computer, including Internet Explorer and Microsoft Edge. The following sections contain steps on how to install and uninstall the Opera Internet browser.

Install Opera

  1. Open your Internet browser and go to the Opera download page.
  2. Click the Download Now button in the center of the page.
  3. Once the download has completed, click Run or on the download itself (usually in the lower-left corner of your browser window).
  4. Follow the prompts to install Opera.

Uninstall Opera

  1. Open the Control Panel.
  2. Under the Programs section, click Uninstall a program.
  3. Find and select the Opera program in the list.
  4. You should see an Uninstall option appear Uninstall program button above the list of programs.
  5. Follow the prompts to uninstall the Opera browser.