How to remove built-in apps from HP computers? – Guides for Windows 10

If you are using an HP computer, you should be using a Windows operating system, and it’s likely to be Windows 10. As new users try out the system for the first time, questions might arise. For example, how to remove the built-in apps? There are actually more than one way to do it.

Method 1: Remove built-in apps from the Start screen

This is the simplest way:

1.Press the Windows logo on your keyboard (If it is a touch screen, tap the icon on the screen).
2.Right-click (or tap and hold) the app that you want to uninstall.
3.Click Uninstall.

Method 2: Remove built-in apps from the Apps & features

This might not be too obvious:

1.Click the Windows logo, and click the gear icon, e.g., the “All settings”.
2.Select “System”.
3.Select “Apps & features”.
4.Find the app you want to remove in the list, click it, and click the Uninstall button appeared.

Method 3: Remove built-in apps using PowerShell

For those that don’t even offer an “Uninstall” option, you may use PowerShell:

1.Press and hold Windows + X on your keybard, and select “Windows PowerShell(Admin)” option from the Power User menu.

(Note: If you haven’t installed the Windows Creators Update from Spring, 2017 yet, click Start, type “PowerShell” into the search field, right-click it and select “Run as administrator”.)

2.Copy and paste one or more of the following commands into the PowerShell prompt, and press Enter after each command to remove the app(s) you don’t want:

To remove 3D builder:
Get-AppxPackage *3dbuilder* | Remove-AppxPackage

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

To remove Photo Companion:
Get-AppxPackage *photos* | Remove-AppxPackage

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

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

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

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

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

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