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Windows X App Remover

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This package was approved by moderator flcdrg on 4/29/2017.

Remove Modern UI (Metro) Apps from Windows!
With the Windows X App Remover, you can easily read out which Apps are installed and remove the ones you do not want anymore.

To install Windows X App Remover, run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:

C:\> choco install windowsxappremover

To upgrade Windows X App Remover, run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:

C:\> choco upgrade windowsxappremover

Files

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  • tools\chocolateyinstall.ps1 Show
    $ErrorActionPreference = 'Stop';
    
    $packageName = 'windowsxappremover'
    $url = 'https://downloads.sourceforge.net/project/windows8appremover/winxar_102.zip?r=https%3A%2F%2Fsourceforge.net%2Fprojects%2Fwindows8appremover%2Ffiles%2F&ts=1493024347&use_mirror=superb-sea2' 
    $checksum = 'B9FA3EA3FB7DC320DC83D4EF7F27F453844CC53B65536F7F18196871956B8907'
    $checksumType = 'sha256'
    $toolsDir = "$(Split-Path -parent $MyInvocation.MyCommand.Definition)"
     
    Install-ChocolateyZipPackage -PackageName "$packageName" `
                                 -Url "$url" `
                                 -UnzipLocation "$toolsDir" `
                                 -Checksum "$checksum" `
                                 -ChecksumType "$checksumType"
    							 
    # Create a folder shotcut at the desktop.
    Install-ChocolateyShortcut   -ShortcutFilePath "$Home\Desktop\WindowsXAppRemover.lnk" `
    						     -TargetPath "$toolsDir\WindowsXAppRemover.exe"
    
  • tools\chocolateyuninstall.ps1 Show
    $ErrorActionPreference = 'Stop';
    
    Uninstall-ChocolateyZipPackage `
      -PackageName "windowsxappremover" `
      -ZipFileName "winxar_102.zip" 
    
    Remove-item -path "$Home\Desktop\WindowsXAppRemover.lnk" -Force -ErrorAction 'SilentlyContinue'
    

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Dependencies

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Package Maintainer(s)

Software Author(s)

  • Fabian Schmidt

Copyright

Fabian Schmidt, 2015

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Release Notes

https://sourceforge.net/p/windows8appremover/wiki/Changelog/

Version History

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