Windows 10: Background apps

  1.    30 Apr 2016 #1

    Background apps


    Some background apps appear even when turned off the only thing that stop them from appearing is disable superfetch or to open the apps and close them or end them from task manager. Is there are way I can stop these apps from appearing in task manager?
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    Windows 10.3 Home 1703 x64 (Home per choice)
       30 Apr 2016 #2

    Do you have them set as default apps? Then again, they take zero resources in standby mode.
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  3.    30 Apr 2016 #3

    TairikuOkami said: View Post
    Do you have them set as default apps? Then again, they take zero resources in standby mode.
    Hi, Thanks for the reply, yes they are set as defaults so it's normal?
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    Windows 10.3 Home 1703 x64 (Home per choice)
       30 Apr 2016 #4

    Well I have superfetch disabled, so I can not tell, I have also different apps set as defaults, so they do not start for me.
    Settings and Store are separate, I guess you use them often, in that case, it might be beneficial, if they are already started.
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  5.    01 May 2016 #5
    Last edited by Brink; 01 May 2016 at 09:08. Reason: added tutorial link for more info
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  6.    01 May 2016 #6

    They are all off but they are still appearing maybe because I used them so superfetch make them in the background to open them faster, Maybe?
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  7.    01 May 2016 #7

    Finally had a look at my task manager.. where you have Groove Music -> Photos listed, I don't, except for Store.

    Not done anything special to stop them appearing. Cortana does of course (and I don't use it)
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