Windows 10, the successor to Windows 8 and Windows 8.1, comes with several bundled Universal apps. Apps like Photos, Groove Music etc are pre-installed in every user account on your Windows 10 PC. Recently, we covered how you can get rid of all bundled apps at once. Today, we will show how to remove individual apps.
To remove a single app at a time from Windows 10, you need to open an elevated PowerShell instance first.
To run it, open the Start menu (press Win key on the keyboard) and type Powershell. When it comes up in the search results, right click on it and choose "Run as administrator". Or you can also press Ctrl + Shift + Enter to open it as administrator. Opening PowerShell as administrator is important, otherwise, the commands you run will fail.
First, let's see which apps you have installed in Windows 10. Type the following command:
You will get the following output:
Now run the following command:
This will remove the bundled Solitare Collection app.
Repeat this step for all apps you want to remove and you are done. See also How to restore Windows Store in Windows 10 after removing it with PowerShell.
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