Reset-AppxPackage

Starting at Windows 10 Insider Preview Build 20215 you get access to the Reset-AppxPackage PowerShell Cmdlet for use in resetting your installed Windows Apps.

Restores the Windows app to its initial configuration.

Syntax

Reset-AppxPackage
     [-Package] <string>
                      [-WhatIf]
                       [-Confirm]                  
     [<CommonParameters>]

Description

The Reset-AppxPackage cmdlet will reset the app to its original settings, and the app will react as a freshly installed app.

After resetting the app, any initial prompts by the app will be prompted for user input.

Examples

Example 1: Reset app package

PS C:\> Reset-AppxPackage -Package publisher.package1_1.0.0.0_neutral__8wekyb3d8bbwe

This cmdlet will reset the publisher.package1_1.0.0.0_neutral__8wekyb3d8bbwe application back to its original settings.

Parameters

-Package

Specifies the package full name (PFuN) of the app which will be reset.

Type:String[]
Aliases:None
Position:0
Default value:None
Accept pipeline input:True
Accept wildcard characters:False

Inputs

String[]

FileInfo

Outputs

None