3 step process to uninstall Cygwin from your windows machine

Removing Cygwin from your windows machine can become quite a task at times. Here is the 3 step process which I followed to uninstall Cygwin

On the Command prompt type following commands in order –

1) C:\>takeown /r /d y /f cygwin

Read this command properly; It is takeown & not takedown.

2) icacls cygwin /t /grant Everyone:F

3) rmdir /s /q cygwin

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