Windows 10: Tile What does 'Uninstall' really mean? Windows 10 Solved

  1.    16 Sep 2015 #1

    Tile What does 'Uninstall' really mean? Windows 10

    Windows 10 Pro
    What does a Tile's 'Uninstall' option really mean?

    Uninstall the Photoshop Program from the Hard Drive, or Uninstall only the Tile and links to it?

    Creating a Tile Version1
    Snowy Dune Launcher + PinMore

    Creating a Tile Version2
    All Programs> Photoshop> Pin to Start
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  2. Brink's Avatar
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    64-bit Windows 10 Pro build 18262
       16 Sep 2015 #2

    Hello sadicus, and welcome to Ten Forums. :)

    "Uninstall" means to actually uninstall the Windows app from your account or uninstall the desktop app from the PC.
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  3.    16 Sep 2015 #3

    If its a program, selecting uninstall from the tile right click menu will open add remove programs, where you can uninstall that program. If its a Modern UI App, it will uninstall that App. Unpin removes the tile from the Start Screen.
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  4.    16 Sep 2015 #4

    Thanks for the info. I'm jumping into win10 from Win7 no in between. Learning the difference in naming conventions like: App vs Program. Would Adobe Photoshop CS6 be considered an App now?
    I like the more visual look, Tiles and Live Tiles are fun. I notice are a few functions that are currently 'grey' (not accessible)
    change glaring white text background to grey, only 5 images for background and no shuffle, etc.
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  5. Brink's Avatar
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    64-bit Windows 10 Pro build 18262
       16 Sep 2015 #5

    Yeah, programs are considered desktop apps.

    Apps from the Store, or modern apps, are called Windows apps now.
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  6.    17 Sep 2015 #6

    I always seem to struggle with the distinction between Apps and Programs. What to call them? They all look the same on the Start Screen. I like how brink stated it in his last post. Desktop Apps and Store Apps.
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