How To Uninstall Windows Apps [Windows PowerShell]

This guide describes how to remove embedded Windows 10 applications and applications from the Windows Store (Microsoft Store) using Windows PowerShell.

Three types of Windows 10, 8 Applications:

  • default;
  • system;
  • installed.

Default and system applications usually do not have the Uninstall option in the standard uninstall method and are uninstalled using PowerShell.

Removing installed applications is performed in the standard way, through the list of Windows applications.

PowerShell is a task automation and configuration management framework from Microsoft, consisting of a command-line shell and associated scripting language.

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💡 The commands do not allow the removal of some important embedded applications, including Cortana and Microsoft Edge, and require administrator rights to work.

To start Windows PowerShell, right-click the Start button and select Windows PowerShell (Admin).

Copy and paste the commands from this article into PowerShell by pressing the Enter after each command.

Windows Applications

🔔 Removing the preinstalled and system applications of Windows in Windows 10 is a potentially dangerous operation, proceed at your own risk!

To view the default Windows applications, run:

Get-AppxProvisionedPackage -Online | Format-Table DisplayName, PackageName
How To Uninstall Windows Apps with Windows PowerShell

To view Windows system applications, run the command:

Get-AppxPackage -PackageTypeFilter Main | ? { $_.SignatureKind -eq "System" } | Sort Name | Format-Table Name, InstallLocation
List of Windows system applications

Uninstall default apps Windows 10

Remove 3D Builder

Get-AppxPackage *Print3D* | Remove-AppxPackage

Remove Microsoft Store

Get-AppxPackage *WindowsStore* | Remove-AppxPackage

Remove Paint 3D

Get-AppxPackage *MSPaint* | Remove-AppxPackage

Remove Skype (app)

Get-AppxPackage *SkypeApp* | Remove-AppxPackage

Remove Xbox (all apps)

Uninstall multiple Xbox related apps: Xbox, Xbox Game Bar, Xbox Gaming Overlay, etc.

Get-AppxPackage *Xbox* | Remove-AppxPackage

Remove Alarms & Clock

Get-AppxPackage *WindowsAlarms* | Remove-AppxPackage

Remove Your Phone

Get-AppxPackage *YourPhone* | Remove-AppxPackage

Remove Sticky Notes

Get-AppxPackage *StickyNotes* | Remove-AppxPackage

Remove Voice Recorder

Get-AppxPackage *WindowsSoundRecorder* | Remove-AppxPackage

Remove Calculator

Get-AppxPackage *windowscalculator* | Remove-AppxPackage

Remove Camera

Get-AppxPackage *WindowsCamera* | Remove-AppxPackage

Remove Maps

Get-AppxPackage *WindowsMaps* | Remove-AppxPackage

Remove Movies & TV

Get-AppxPackage *ZuneVideo* | Remove-AppxPackage

Remove People

Get-AppxPackage *People* | Remove-AppxPackage

Remove Groove Music

Get-AppxPackage *ZuneMusic* | Remove-AppxPackage

Remove Snip & Scetch

Get-AppxPackage *ScreenSketch* | Remove-AppxPackage

Remove Weather

Get-AppxPackage *BingWeather* | Remove-AppxPackage

Remove Mixed Reality Portal

Get-AppxPackage *MixedReality* | Remove-AppxPackage

Remove apps Mail and Calendar

The command removes two applications: Mail, Calendar.

Get-AppxPackage *windowscommunicationsapps* | Remove-AppxPackage

Remove Paid Wi-Fi & Cellular

Get-AppxPackage *OneConnect* | Remove-AppxPackage

Remove Tips

Get-AppxPackage *Getstarted* | Remove-AppxPackage

Remove Messaging

Get-AppxPackage *Messaging* | Remove-AppxPackage

Remove 3D Viewer

Get-AppxPackage *3DViewer* | Remove-AppxPackage

Remove Get Help

Get-AppxPackage *GetHelp* | Remove-AppxPackage

Remove Photos

Get-AppxPackage *Windows.Photos* | Remove-AppxPackage

Remove Feedback Hub

Get-AppxPackage *FeedbackHub* | Remove-AppxPackage

Uninstall other Windows 10 applications

If you need to remove other applications, a list of all installed applications use the command:

Get-AppxPackage
Uninstall other Windows 10 applications

Copy part of the application name from the Name field and run the command:

Get-AppxPackage *часть имени приложения* | Remove-AppxPackage

🔔 All applications will be deleted whose name matches the name specified in the command.


How to unistall Windows 10 apps: default, system installed

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