If deleting an app creates such an unintended consequence, we've also got instructions for how to restore all apps. Second, you certainly should not try to configure a default user profile with the administrator account. On touch sensitive screens you need to long press on the app icon and the same menu will appear, where you need to tap uninstall. Windows 10 comes pre-installed with a number of apps, including but not limited to Maps, People, Xbox, Photos, and Groove music. Or you can also press Ctrl + Shift + Enter to open it as administrator.
For example, you could use a Modern app to view images, but you could still continue to use the classic desktop version of Photo Viewer. Unfortunately, Windows 10 doesn't want you to uninstall Universal apps such as Money, Maps and People. Once you have the app name, paste the below command and press the Enter button to uninstall the app. Anyone else getting Windows 10 stuck on first logon? They are restricted by firms insurance policies, and solely the permitted apps are allowed to be put in, and accessible. I mean, what the heck!!?? You can also rename apps or folders in File Explorer and have the changes reflected in your All Apps list. We have Windows 10 Pro machines. Using the script Reference the previous instructions from the original post mentioned above.
To get this sorted, we should use PowerShell with an administrator account. My only question is for Microsoft. You can re-install any of the bundled apps later from the Store, as all of them are listed in there. Modern apps work totally different than desktop apps. Best thing is to forget about default user profiles when you deal with Modern apps. Since the browser wars, we all know that a Microsoft browser is not an application or an app, for that matter but a part of the operating system.
All bundled apps except Windows Store will be removed. However, there is no real use for uninstalling these, except to reduce the number of apps from your start menu. These command puke on all machine W10x64 Enterprise machines, even when running as Administrator. In Windows 10, more classic apps are removed. Admins are unable to log in, one or two anyway. I tried Cory's script that he left in the comments and it worked to get over half of the apps removed but these remain: PackageName ----------- Microsoft. Type 'Powershell' into the field.
But it works now — Admin. However, other apps are a bit more tricky to uninstall. Or you can also press Ctrl + Shift + Enter to open it as administrator. Simply right click on the app and then uninstall them. Thanks and Regards, Hans Ko.
We installed all the software, configured the machines to the last detail and were able to deploy hundreds of Windows machine in a fraction of the usual time. This can be done using the command line tool, PowerShell. Now in win10 the shortcut still works well, sort of , but what I would like to do is to find out where this shortcut is now configured and remove it. From results, pick the Windows PowerShell. Nevertheless, we have to distinguish between conventional desktop applications and the touch-optimized apps that were introduced with Windows 8 because the latter have to be managed in a completely different way. Delivered Mondays and Wednesdays Also read.
You login with your admin account and unprovision the apps you don't want to deploy. These apps are the provisioned apps. You'll want to use format-list in the cmdlet to prevent truncation of package names. But that doesn't mean you can't use a little ingenuity to delete them. Hi Carole, I have been working on this issue and you can shut off the Store via Group Policy Editor.
Just right click on the program and select the option. Creating a standard environment for users is a common task. I am struggling with the original M. Note that not all apps can be removed this way for instance, the OneNote app or the Music app. Uninstall Individual Apps in Windows 10 Using Powershell Using Powershell, you can easily uninstall individual apps in Windows 10. I intentionally left out the calculator and photo viewer.
If your users don't have admin rights, things are difficult. For example: Removing AppxPackage: Microsoft. This is more reliable, easier to configure and it allows you to change your configuration any time. However, now you are just making it a pain, I have to save the webpage and copy from the source code the text I want. Also, the Store app made its way back to my system via some update.