1.    05 Sep 2015 #1
    Join Date : Sep 2015
    Posts : 2
    windows 10

    Can't Remove Apps from Start Menu


    Hi I have just updated to Win10 and wanted to get my laptop to a more Win7 look. I followed a tutorial on how to remove the 'app tiles from the start menu.....(right click -> unpin) but the apps don't remove. I have tried restarting the laptop and then the apps were removed but other apps have appeared. Any idea anyone how to resolve this.

    thanks in advance.
    Best wishes Al
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  2.    05 Sep 2015 #2
    Join Date : Oct 2013
    Posts : 25,806
    64-bit Windows 10 Pro build 17046

    Hello Al, and welcome to Ten Forums.

    Since you are wanting it to look more like Windows 7, you might see how using the free program Classic Shell may work for you. It'll have your Start menu look just like it did in Windows 7.
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  3.    05 Sep 2015 #3
    Join Date : Jul 2015
    Posts : 1,563
    Windows 10 Pro x64 RS 10586.586

    Hi!

    To remove the Metro Apps you can use DestroyWindowsSpying Build ..342. But it is not reversible.
    And with Classic Shell postet by Brink you Change only the Look. Nothing is deleted.
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  4.    05 Sep 2015 #4
    Join Date : Oct 2013
    Posts : 25,806
    64-bit Windows 10 Pro build 17046

    Yep, the only way to remove Windows apps from All apps is to uninstall them. Of course, this is not good if you want to use them.

    https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/4...dows-10-a.html
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  5.    05 Sep 2015 #5
    Join Date : Sep 2015
    Posts : 2
    windows 10
    Thread Starter

    Hi again thanks for the info. I installed Classic shell. How do I populate the menu on the left as shown in the win7 style. Please see screen shots below....
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    I have to click the all programs to get the menu to populate. I have also attched screenshots of the current settings.

    thanks
    Al
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