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How to remove apps without an uninstall option - Win 10

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#1 Animalthewolf


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Posted 09 August 2015 - 07:50 PM

This tutorial will show you how to remove those pesky apps in the start menu that lack an uninstall option. Enjoy! 


Note to Administration: I now realize that I goofed by not reading the guidelines. Please, feel free to remove this thread if needed and I will submit it properly. 


Step 1: Run Powershell as an Administrator.




Step 2: Run the command "get-appxpackage" to list all the apps currently installed.




Step 3: Locate the name of the app you want to remove, then copy the PackageFullName associated with it.




Step 4: Type in "Remove-AppxPackage -Confirm -Package <PackageFullName>", replacing <PackageFullName" appropriately.




Step 5: Confirm your action.




Step 6: ???


Step 7: Profit. (The app should now be removed from your system. Feel free to remove more, or close powershell.)

Edited by Animalthewolf, 09 August 2015 - 08:26 PM.

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#2 gigawert


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Posted 09 August 2015 - 08:05 PM

Thank you! This should clear up a lot of issues... :)

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