Remove an app package from a user account.
Syntax Remove-AppxPackage [-Package] String [-PreserveApplicationData] [-Confirm] [-WhatIf] [CommonParameters] Key -Package String An AppxPackage object or the full name of the package to be removed. -PreserveApplicationData Preserve the application data during package removal. The application data is available for later use. -Confirm Prompt for confirmation before running the cmdlet. -WhatIf Shows what would happen if the cmdlet runs. The cmdlet is not run. CommonParameters: -Verbose, -Debug, -ErrorAction, -ErrorVariable, -WarningAction, -WarningVariable, -OutBuffer, -PipelineVariable, -OutVariable.
Get-AppxPackage gets a list of the app packages that are installed in a user profile.
An app package has an .appx file name extension. To get the list of packages for a user profile other than the profile for the current user, you must run this command by using administrator permissions.
This cmdlet was introduced in Windows PowerShell 5.0.
Remove the app package named package1_22.214.171.124_neutral__8wekyb3d8bbwe from the current user account:
PS C:\> Remove-AppxPackage -Package "package1_126.96.36.199_neutral__8wekyb3d8bbwe"
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Related PowerShell Cmdlets:
Get-AppXPackage - List the app packages installed in a user profile.