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You can now uninstall the inbox Paint and Snipping Tool apps from the Windows operating system. This article shows not only how to uninstall the app, but also how to reinstall it. 


To uninstall and reinstall Paint and Snipping Tool, you must use Windows 10 22H2 19045.3758 or later.

Uninstall Paint/Snipping Tool

To uninstall Paint/Snipping Tool:

  1. From the Start menu, search for the Settings app and open it.

  2. Select Apps, then select Installed apps.

  3. Find or search for Paint or Snipping Tool, select the three dots to the right-hand side, and then select Uninstall.

  4. Select Uninstall to confirm that you want to uninstall the app.

Reinstall Paint/Snipping Tool

After you uninstall the Paint/Snipping Tool app, you can reinstall it by following these instructions:

  1. Download the Paint/Snipping Tool installer file.

  2. Open the file to run the installer and follow all the instructions in the workflow until the setup is complete.

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