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Prevent Windows 10 From Reinstalling Built-in Apps

Prevent Windows 10 From Reinstalling Built-in Apps

Many users have spotted that Windows 10 automatically reinstalls built-in (provisioned) first-party apps like Photos, Groove Music, even if they were removed with PowerShell or uninstalled by right clicking. Without the user explicitly asking to reinstall these apps, the operating system installs them again when a major update arrives. This behavior is extremely frustrating. Depending on your country and region, the set of first-party apps may vary.