sys_minion: MS Store Apps


Several months ago, I discovered that uninstalling an MS App from the Start Menu doesn’t remove it from the system.
They are simply hidden from your current account.

This can be a problem when you are trying to free your disk when you discover that you are updating an App that you never used or you don’t use anymore (like preinstalled games).

This shortcut allows you to remove completely these Apps.

All items are divided into 3 main classes:

  • normal UWP apps installed
    From here, the system and MS Store items are filtered out for safety reasons.
  • installed and unused Frameworks pack.
    Remove these items only if you know what you are doing.
    Anyway MS Store seems to reinstall any package needed.
  • UWP apps installed into development mode.

In addition, for Win11 only, I added the ability to set the current user Application Background Permissions, because the given UI seems to be simply insane.  This new feature will allow you to set them for multiple items with just by few clicks.

NOTE: the used commands are supported only by WIN10 newer than 18xx(?)

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