Lightroom Classic: Is there a way I can remove all my VSCO presets in one fell swoop?

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According to LR's own performance tips ( reducing the number of Develop Presets in LR can improve performance, but it doesn't explain how to do this. Fine. 

I've accumulated a LOT of VSCO presets over the years which take up a vast majority of Develop Presets, but I want them out of LR as I use different ones now. I've deleted the folders from Explorer, yet they remain in LR. Deleting the folders appears to have done nothing. 

Is there a way I can get all my VSCO presets out of LR in one fell swoop? Removing them one by one surely isn't the only it?

Give me my summer back! More headaches and excruciatingly annoying slowdowns, yet again.
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Please go to Help>System Info and get us your current Lightroom version number. 
Are you Mac of Windows?
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Right click (or Ctrl-click on a VSCO preset), invoke "Show in Finder" or "Show in Explorer" menu command. See the folder that your VSCO preset are located on your file system. You can move out the entire VSCO preset folder(s) (to your Desktop for example) and then restart Lr. Then Lightroom would not be able to find your VSCO presets in the expected location. Then you are set. You can gradually put back the VSCO presets that you actually use and want to keep.