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How to Remove Windows 10 Built-in Apps Easily and Freely

Windows system is created with some built-Apps in a long time. Some of them are popular and liked by most users while others may not. These built-in Apps is not allowed to be commonly uninstalled by Microsoft like those manually installed ones. So it can be complicated if you try to remove some unwanted built-in Apps especially bloatware on windows 10.

For some of the built-in programs like Email, Weather and Skype, you can just right-click to uninstall it. Others like Photo, Camera and Clock etc, cannot be removed through right click. These built-in Apps are not supposed to be uninstalled from Windows, but if you must, Windows Command Powershell can help.

Step 1. Type "Windows Powershell" into the Search Field;

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Step 2. Select "Run as Administer";

Step 3. Enter a command of the program you want to remove in the following list:

3D Builder: Get-AppxPackage *3dbuilder* | Remove-AppxPackage

Alarms and Clock: Get-AppxPackage *windowsalarms* | Remove-AppxPackage

Calculator: Get-AppxPackage *windowscalculator* | Remove-AppxPackage

Calendar and Mail: Get-AppxPackage *windowscommunicationsapps* | Remove-AppxPackage

Camera: Get-AppxPackage *windowscamera* | Remove-AppxPackage

Get Office: Get-AppxPackage *officehub* | Remove-AppxPackage

Get Skype: Get-AppxPackage *skypeapp* | Remove-AppxPackage

Get Started: Get-AppxPackage *getstarted* | Remove-AppxPackage

Groove Music: Get-AppxPackage *zunemusic* | Remove-AppxPackage

Maps: Get-AppxPackage *windowsmaps* | Remove-AppxPackage

Microsoft Solitaire Collection: Get-AppxPackage *solitairecollection* | Remove-AppxPackage

Money: Get-AppxPackage *bingfinance* | Remove-AppxPackage

Movies & TV: Get-AppxPackage *zunevideo* | Remove-AppxPackage

News: Get-AppxPackage *bingnews* | Remove-AppxPackage

OneNote: Get-AppxPackage *onenote* | Remove-AppxPackage

People: Get-AppxPackage *people* | Remove-AppxPackage

Phone Companion: Get-AppxPackage *windowsphone* | Remove-AppxPackage

Photos: Get-AppxPackage *photos* | Remove-AppxPackage

Store: Get-AppxPackage *windowsstore* | Remove-AppxPackage

Sports: Get-AppxPackage *bingsports* | Remove-AppxPackage

Voice Recorder: Get-AppxPackage *soundrecorder* | Remove-AppxPackage

Weather: Get-AppxPackage *bingweather* | Remove-AppxPackage

Xbox: Get-AppxPackage *xboxapp* | Remove-AppxPackage

Step 4. Click "Enter" and then waiting for the process to achieve removal;

Step 5. Process finished and you have remove the program successfully on Windows.

In fact, it's somewhat complicated for users to uninstall those built-in Apps through Windows Command because it can be a mess if we don't operate properly. Therefore, it's better for us to use a third-party program to achieve the removal of Windows built-in Apps.

Here, IObit Uninstaller is recommended to solve the problem.

IObit Uninstaller is a powerful computer utility which aims at removing unwanted programs including bloatware, bundleware, stubborn programs, and plug-ins promptly and thoroughly. Moreover, it will clean up those leftovers and registration files with one click.

There are four main parts of IObit Uninstaller: Programs, Toolbars & Plug-ins, Windows Apps and Action Center. In the third part, you can just uninstall those built-in Apps easily. Just like the following example:

If you want to uninstall Windows "3D Builder"

Step 1. Run IObit Uninstaller, locate at Windows Apps, then 3D Builder

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Step 2. Click the trash can or uninstall button to uninstall the program, please tick "Automatically remove residual files" before the process

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Then it will begin to uninstall the program, and you don't need to delete those residual files manually. After uninstalling any Windows built-in apps and bloatware, you can also re-install it in Windows store if you want it back. 


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