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# Description:
# This script removes unwanted Apps that come with Windows. If you do not want
# to remove certain Apps comment out the corresponding lines below.
Import-Module -DisableNameChecking $PSScriptRoot\..\lib\take-own.psm1
Import-Module -DisableNameChecking $PSScriptRoot\..\lib\force-mkdir.psm1
Write-Output "Elevating privileges for this process"
do {} until (Elevate-Privileges SeTakeOwnershipPrivilege)
Write-Output "Uninstalling default apps"
$apps = @(
# default Windows 10 apps
"Microsoft.3DBuilder"
"Microsoft.Appconnector"
"Microsoft.BingFinance"
"Microsoft.BingNews"
"Microsoft.BingSports"
"Microsoft.BingTranslator"
"Microsoft.BingWeather"
#"Microsoft.FreshPaint"
"Microsoft.Microsoft3DViewer"
"Microsoft.MicrosoftOfficeHub"
"Microsoft.MicrosoftSolitaireCollection"
"Microsoft.MicrosoftPowerBIForWindows"
"Microsoft.MinecraftUWP"
#"Microsoft.MicrosoftStickyNotes"
"Microsoft.NetworkSpeedTest"
"Microsoft.Office.OneNote"
#"Microsoft.OneConnect"
"Microsoft.People"
"Microsoft.Print3D"
"Microsoft.SkypeApp"
"Microsoft.Wallet"
#"Microsoft.Windows.Photos"
"Microsoft.WindowsAlarms"
#"Microsoft.WindowsCalculator"
"Microsoft.WindowsCamera"
"microsoft.windowscommunicationsapps"
"Microsoft.WindowsMaps"
"Microsoft.WindowsPhone"
"Microsoft.WindowsSoundRecorder"
#"Microsoft.WindowsStore"
"Microsoft.XboxApp"
"Microsoft.XboxGameOverlay"
"Microsoft.XboxGamingOverlay"
"Microsoft.XboxSpeechToTextOverlay"
"Microsoft.Xbox.TCUI"
"Microsoft.ZuneMusic"
"Microsoft.ZuneVideo"
# Threshold 2 apps
"Microsoft.CommsPhone"
"Microsoft.ConnectivityStore"
"Microsoft.GetHelp"
"Microsoft.Getstarted"
"Microsoft.Messaging"
"Microsoft.Office.Sway"
"Microsoft.OneConnect"
"Microsoft.WindowsFeedbackHub"
# Creators Update apps
"Microsoft.Microsoft3DViewer"
#"Microsoft.MSPaint"
#Redstone apps
"Microsoft.BingFoodAndDrink"
"Microsoft.BingTravel"
"Microsoft.BingHealthAndFitness"
"Microsoft.WindowsReadingList"
# Redstone 5 apps
"Microsoft.MixedReality.Portal"
"Microsoft.ScreenSketch"
"Microsoft.XboxGamingOverlay"
"Microsoft.YourPhone"
# non-Microsoft
"9E2F88E3.Twitter"
"PandoraMediaInc.29680B314EFC2"
"Flipboard.Flipboard"
"ShazamEntertainmentLtd.Shazam"
"king.com.CandyCrushSaga"
"king.com.CandyCrushSodaSaga"
"king.com.BubbleWitch3Saga"
"king.com.*"
"ClearChannelRadioDigital.iHeartRadio"
"4DF9E0F8.Netflix"
"6Wunderkinder.Wunderlist"
"Drawboard.DrawboardPDF"
"2FE3CB00.PicsArt-PhotoStudio"
"D52A8D61.FarmVille2CountryEscape"
"TuneIn.TuneInRadio"
"GAMELOFTSA.Asphalt8Airborne"
#"TheNewYorkTimes.NYTCrossword"
"DB6EA5DB.CyberLinkMediaSuiteEssentials"
"Facebook.Facebook"
"flaregamesGmbH.RoyalRevolt2"
"Playtika.CaesarsSlotsFreeCasino"
"A278AB0D.MarchofEmpires"
"KeeperSecurityInc.Keeper"
"ThumbmunkeysLtd.PhototasticCollage"
"XINGAG.XING"
"89006A2E.AutodeskSketchBook"
"D5EA27B7.Duolingo-LearnLanguagesforFree"
"46928bounde.EclipseManager"
"ActiproSoftwareLLC.562882FEEB491" # next one is for the Code Writer from Actipro Software LLC
"DolbyLaboratories.DolbyAccess"
"SpotifyAB.SpotifyMusic"
"A278AB0D.DisneyMagicKingdoms"
"WinZipComputing.WinZipUniversal"
"CAF9E577.Plex"
"7EE7776C.LinkedInforWindows"
"613EBCEA.PolarrPhotoEditorAcademicEdition"
"Fitbit.FitbitCoach"
"DolbyLaboratories.DolbyAccess"
"Microsoft.BingNews"
"NORDCURRENT.COOKINGFEVER"
# apps which cannot be removed using Remove-AppxPackage
#"Microsoft.BioEnrollment"
#"Microsoft.MicrosoftEdge"
#"Microsoft.Windows.Cortana"
#"Microsoft.WindowsFeedback"
#"Microsoft.XboxGameCallableUI"
#"Microsoft.XboxIdentityProvider"
#"Windows.ContactSupport"
# apps which other apps depend on
"Microsoft.Advertising.Xaml"
)
foreach ($app in $apps) {
Write-Output "Trying to remove $app"
Get-AppxPackage -Name $app -AllUsers | Remove-AppxPackage -AllUsers
Get-AppXProvisionedPackage -Online |
Where-Object DisplayName -EQ $app |
Remove-AppxProvisionedPackage -Online
}
# Prevents Apps from re-installing
force-mkdir "HKCU:\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\ContentDeliveryManager"
Set-ItemProperty "HKCU:\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\ContentDeliveryManager" "FeatureManagementEnabled" 0
Set-ItemProperty "HKCU:\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\ContentDeliveryManager" "OemPreInstalledAppsEnabled" 0
Set-ItemProperty "HKCU:\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\ContentDeliveryManager" "PreInstalledAppsEnabled" 0
Set-ItemProperty "HKCU:\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\ContentDeliveryManager" "SilentInstalledAppsEnabled" 0
Set-ItemProperty "HKCU:\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\ContentDeliveryManager" "ContentDeliveryAllowed" 0
Set-ItemProperty "HKCU:\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\ContentDeliveryManager" "PreInstalledAppsEverEnabled" 0
Set-ItemProperty "HKCU:\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\ContentDeliveryManager" "SubscribedContentEnabled" 0
Set-ItemProperty "HKCU:\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\ContentDeliveryManager" "SubscribedContent-338388Enabled" 0
Set-ItemProperty "HKCU:\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\ContentDeliveryManager" "SubscribedContent-338389Enabled" 0
Set-ItemProperty "HKCU:\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\ContentDeliveryManager" "SubscribedContent-314559Enabled" 0
Set-ItemProperty "HKCU:\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\ContentDeliveryManager" "SubscribedContent-338387Enabled" 0
Set-ItemProperty "HKCU:\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\ContentDeliveryManager" "SubscribedContent-338393Enabled" 0
Set-ItemProperty "HKCU:\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\ContentDeliveryManager" "SystemPaneSuggestionsEnabled" 0
force-mkdir "HKLM:\SOFTWARE\Policies\Microsoft\WindowsStore"
Set-ItemProperty "HKLM:\SOFTWARE\Policies\Microsoft\WindowsStore" "AutoDownload" 2
# Prevents "Suggested Applications" returning
force-mkdir "HKLM:\SOFTWARE\Policies\Microsoft\Windows\CloudContent"
Set-ItemProperty "HKLM:\SOFTWARE\Policies\Microsoft\Windows\CloudContent" "DisableWindowsConsumerFeatures" 1
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