Definition of uninstall
: to remove (software) from a computer system especially by using a specially designed program
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Start by upgrading or uninstalling any software, programs and apps.
This means that exploits and malware won't be able to glom onto your computer, and complex applications will install and uninstall cleanly without leaving detritus on your system long after you're done with the program.
Interestingly, the new filing also hints that the government may soon formally seek court permission to take the next step, and actually instruct infected computers to permanently uninstall the malware.
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