Windows 10 doesn’t let you uninstall the default apps in it, but you can get rid of an app by running a PowerShell command. But you need to get into PowerShell for that, which not the case with free and portable ‘Windows 10 App Remover’. This tool lists all preinstalled apps on its user interface, you’ve to click on an app and confirm for the removal.
Windows 10 App Remover
This tool supports removal of following apps from Windows 10.
- 3D builder, Alamrs & clock, Calculator, Calendar & Mail
- Camera, Get Office, Get Skype, Get Started
- Groove Music, Maps, Solitaire, Money,
- Movies & TV, News, OneNote, People.
- Phone, Photos, Windows Store, Sports
- Voice Recorder, Weather and Xbox.
Click on an App on the program UI you want to remove, click ‘Yes’ to the confirmation dialog shown on the screen, done, that app will be removed. Perform a search for that app using Cortana to confirm.
The program developer promises to add an option to reinstall apps in next version.
Caution: Don’t remove the Windows Store app.
Known issue: Running the program as administrator doesn’t work, you may not need to do that on your computer. Just double click on the file to open, it will work.
We’ve scanned this tool on VirusTotal, it came out as clean.
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