Remove-AppxPackage

Removes an app package from a user account.

Syntax

Remove-AppxPackage
      [-Package] <String>
      [-AllUsers]
      [-WhatIf]
      [-Confirm]
      [<CommonParameters>]
Remove-AppxPackage
      [-Package] <String>
      [-PreserveApplicationData]
      [-WhatIf]
      [-Confirm]
      [<CommonParameters>]
Remove-AppxPackage
      [-Package] <String>
      -User <String>
      [-WhatIf]
      [-Confirm]
      [<CommonParameters>]

Description

The Remove-AppxPackage cmdlet removes an app package from a user account. An app package has an .appx file name extension.

Examples

Example 1: Remove an app package

PS C:\> Remove-AppxPackage -Package "package1_1.0.0.0_neutral__8wekyb3d8bbwe"

This command removes an app package named package1_1.0.0.0_neutral__8wekyb3d8bbwe from the account of the current user.

Required Parameters

-Package

Specifies an AppxPackage object or the full name of a package.

Type:String
Position:1
Default value:None
Accept pipeline input:True (ByValue)
Accept wildcard characters:False
-User

{{Fill User Description}}

Type:String
Position:Named
Default value:None
Accept pipeline input:False
Accept wildcard characters:False

Optional Parameters

-AllUsers

{{Fill AllUsers Description}}

Type:SwitchParameter
Position:Named
Default value:None
Accept pipeline input:False
Accept wildcard characters:False
-Confirm

Prompts you for confirmation before running the cmdlet.

Type:SwitchParameter
Aliases:cf
Position:Named
Default value:False
Accept pipeline input:False
Accept wildcard characters:False
-PreserveApplicationData

Specifies that the cmdlet preserves the application data during the package removal. The application data is available for later use.

Type:SwitchParameter
Position:Named
Default value:None
Accept pipeline input:False
Accept wildcard characters:False
-WhatIf

Shows what would happen if the cmdlet runs. The cmdlet is not run.

Type:SwitchParameter
Aliases:wi
Position:Named
Default value:False
Accept pipeline input:False
Accept wildcard characters:False

Inputs

System.String[]

Inputs

Microsoft.Windows.Appx.PackageManager.Commands.AppxPackage

An AppxPackage object that contain information, including the full name of the app package.

Outputs

None