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"How To Remove Apps From Windows 10"

Windows 10 comes preloaded with a lot of default apps.  Depending on which version you have, you will see various apps in your start menu that you don’t want.  You can remove any app you do not want.

The very first thing you should try is simply right-clicking on an app on the start menu and see if there is the uninstall option.  If there is no such option, read on.

You will need to find PowerShell.  Go to start and type PowerShell.  You need administrator rights, so right click on it and choose "Run as administrator".

Now, all you need to do is copy & paste the appropriate code for each app you want to remove from Windows 10.
To uninstall 3D Builder:
get-AppxPackage *3dbuilder* | Remove-AppxPackage
To uninstall Alarms & Clock:
get-appxpackage *alarms* | remove-appxpackage
To uninstall App Connector:
get-AppxPackage *Appconnector* | Remove-AppxPackage
To uninstall Calculator:
get-appxpackage *calculator* | remove-appxpackage
To uninstall Calendar and Mail apps together:
get-appxpackage *communicationsapps* | remove-appxpackage
To uninstall Camera:
get-appxpackage *camera* | remove-appxpackage
To uninstall Candy Crush Soda Saga:
get-AppxPackage *candycrushsodasaga* | Remove-AppxPackage
To uninstall Facebook:
get-AppxPackage *Facebook* | Remove-AppxPackage
To uninstall Feed Back Hub:
get-AppxPackage *WindowsFeedbackHub* | Remove-AppxPackage
To uninstall Get Office:
get-appxpackage *officehub* | remove-appxpackage
To uninstall Get Skype:
get-appxpackage *skypeapp* | remove-appxpackage
To uninstall Get Started:
get-appxpackage *getstarted* | remove-appxpackage
To uninstall Messaging and Skype Video apps together:
get-appxpackage *messaging* | remove-appxpackage
To uninstall Groove Music:
get-appxpackage *zunemusic* | remove-appxpackage
To uninstall Movies & TV:
get-appxpackage *zunevideo* | remove-appxpackage
To uninstall Groove Music and Movies & TV apps together:
get-appxpackage *zune* | remove-appxpackage
To uninstall Maps:
get-appxpackage *maps* | remove-appxpackage
To uninstall Money:
get-appxpackage *bingfinance* | remove-appxpackage
To uninstall News:
get-appxpackage *bingnews* | remove-appxpackage
To uninstall Sports:
get-appxpackage *bingsports* | remove-appxpackage
To uninstall Weather:
get-appxpackage *bingweather* | remove-appxpackage
To uninstall Money, News, Sports and Weather apps together:
get-appxpackage *bing* | remove-appxpackage
To uninstall Microsoft Solitaire Collection:
get-appxpackage *solitaire* | remove-appxpackage
To uninstall OneNote:
get-appxpackage *onenote* | remove-appxpackage
To uninstall Paid Wi-Fi & Cellular:
get-AppxPackage *OneConnect* | Remove-AppxPackage
To uninstall Photos:
get-appxpackage *photos* | remove-appxpackage
To uninstall Phone:
get-appxpackage *commsphone* | remove-appxpackage
To uninstall Phone Companion:
get-appxpackage *windowsphone* | remove-appxpackage
To uninstall Phone and Phone Companion apps together:
get-appxpackage *phone* | remove-appxpackage
To uninstall People:
get-appxpackage *people* | remove-appxpackage
To uninstall Sticky Notes:
get-AppxPackage *Stickynotes* | Remove-AppxPackage
To uninstall Sway:
get-appxpackage *sway* | remove-appxpackage
To uninstall Twitter:
get-AppxPackage *twitter* | Remove-AppxPackage
To uninstall Voice Recorder:
get-appxpackage *soundrecorder* | remove-appxpackage
To uninstall Windows Wi-Fi:
get-AppxPackage *ConnectivityStore* | Remove-AppxPackage
To uninstall Xbox:
get-appxpackage *xbox* | remove-appxpackage

* NOTE: If you get an error message with this, or any other removal, don't worry it still removes the app.  Also, it seems to work best if you update all of your apps first, then remove them.

You can reinstall all apps with this command:
Get-AppxPackage -AllUsers| Foreach {Add-AppxPackage -DisableDevelopmentMode -Register “$($_.InstallLocation)\AppXManifest.xml”}

You can list the installed apps by copy & paste the following:
DISM /Online /Get-ProvisionedAppxPackages | select-string Packagename

If you want to remove them all at the same time you can copy & paste the codes below:
Get-AppxPackage *3d* | Remove-AppxPackage
Get-AppxPackage *alarms* | Remove-AppxPackage
Get-AppxPackage *Appconnector* | Remove-AppxPackage
Get-AppxPackage *bing* | Remove-AppxPackage
Get-AppxPackage *camera* | Remove-AppxPackage
Get-AppxPackage *candycrushsodasaga* | Remove-AppxPackage
Get-AppxPackage *communi* | Remove-AppxPackage
Get-AppxPackage *commsPhone* | Remove-AppxPackage
Get-AppxPackage *connectivitystore* | Remove-AppxPackage
Get-AppxPackage *Facebook* | Remove-AppxPackage
Get-AppxPackage *getstarted* | Remove-AppxPackage
Get-AppxPackage *maps* | Remove-AppxPackage
Get-AppxPackage *messaging* | Remove-AppxPackage
Get-AppxPackage *officehub* | Remove-AppxPackage
Get-AppxPackage *OneConnect* | Remove-AppxPackage
Get-appxpackage *onenote* | remove-appxpackage
Get-AppxPackage *people* | Remove-AppxPackage
Get-AppxPackage *phone* | Remove-AppxPackage
Get-AppxPackage *photo* | Remove-AppxPackage
Get-AppxPackage *skypeapp* | Remove-AppxPackage
Get-AppxPackage *solit* | Remove-AppxPackage
Get-AppxPackage *soundrec* | Remove-AppxPackage
Get-AppxPackage *Stickynotes* | Remove-AppxPackage
Get-AppxPackage *sway* | Remove-AppxPackage
Get-AppxPackage *twitter* | Remove-AppxPackage
Get-AppxPackage *WindowsFeedbackHub* | Remove-AppxPackage
Get-AppxPackage *windowscommunicationsapps* | Remove-AppxPackage
Get-AppxPackage *xboxapp* | Remove-AppxPackage
Get-AppxPackage *zune* | Remove-AppxPackage

Now, you're going to ask yourself;  "Why didn't he mention this from the start"?  Mention what?  SourceForge has a program (Windows X App Remover) to remove the apps for you.  I know, now I tell you.  Anyway, you can get it here.  Have fun!

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