Windows 10: How do I uninstall bundled apps? Solved

  1.    03 Oct 2015 #1

    How do I uninstall bundled apps?


    OK, so now this is no longer a technical preview and so I want to have full control over my machine.

    Now, there are lots of "apps" that come with Windows 10 that I do not need and will never use. Therefore, I'd like to uninstall them. I'm talking about things like Xbox, Weather, Phone Companion, News, Movies & TV, Money, and all their friends. The start menu only offers an option to unpin them, while the Apps & features tab in the Settings has the "uninstall" option grayed out.

    Now, I refuse to believe that things like Xbox or Movies & TV are crucially important for the OS to run. Why then it is so hard to remove them?

    Please do not tell me that they occupy very little space and there is no point in removing them. I am aware of this point of view and I disagree. I do not want any apps on my machine that I do not want. It's my machine and I want them gone.
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       03 Oct 2015 #2
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  3.    03 Oct 2015 #3

    I created a list of commands for Powershell that I then used:
    Code:
    Remove-AppxPackage Microsoft.MicrosoftSolitaireCollection_3.1.6103.0_x64__8wekyb3d8bbwe
    Remove-AppxPackage Microsoft.XboxGameCallableUI_1000.10240.16384.0_neutral_neutral_cw5n1h2txyewy
    Remove-AppxPackage Microsoft.XboxIdentityProvider_1000.10240.16384.0_neutral_neutral_cw5n1h2txyewy
    Remove-AppxPackage Microsoft.BingWeather_4.4.200.0_x86__8wekyb3d8bbwe
    Remove-AppxPackage Microsoft.BingSports_4.5.168.0_x86__8wekyb3d8bbwe
    Remove-AppxPackage Microsoft.BingFinance_4.5.168.0_x86__8wekyb3d8bbwe
    Remove-AppxPackage Microsoft.BingNews_4.5.168.0_x86__8wekyb3d8bbwe
    Remove-AppxPackage Microsoft.ZuneMusic_3.6.13251.0_x64__8wekyb3d8bbwe
    Remove-AppxPackage Microsoft.ZuneVideo_3.6.13251.0_x64__8wekyb3d8bbwe
    Remove-AppxPackage Microsoft.XboxApp_9.9.28033.0_x64__8wekyb3d8bbwe
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  4.    04 Oct 2015 #4

    Thanks guys! The problem is now solved!
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