Get-StartApps

Gets the names and AppIDs of installed apps.

Syntax

Get-StartApps
   [[-Name] <Object>]
   [<CommonParameters>]

Description

The Get-StartApps cmdlet gets the names and AppIDs of installed apps of the current user. An AppID is an AppUserModelID. You can specify a particular app by using its name, or you can specify a name that includes the wildcard character (*). If you do not specify a name, the cmdlet displays all installed apps.

Examples

Example 1: Get all apps

PS C:\> Get-StartApps
Name AppID
---- -----

A. Datum Pro Center Datum.ProCenter
Proseware Studio Proseware.Studio.5
A. Datum 2010 prog..tion_0000000000000000_ebec13db489e8ef9
Fabrikam Initializer Fabrikam.Initializer.1
A. Datum Connector Contoso.Datum.Connector
Proseware Design Pro Proseware.Design.3

This command gets all the names and IDs of installed apps for the current user.

Optional Parameters

-Name

Specifies the name of an app. You can use the wildcard character. If you do not specify this parameter, the cmdlet gets all the apps.

Type:Object
Position:0
Default value:None
Accept pipeline input:False
Accept wildcard characters:False

Outputs

PSObject

A PSObject that contains the name and AppID for each app found in the Start screen for the user, as in this output example:

Output Example:

Name AppID


A. Datum Pro Center Datum.ProCenter Proseware Studio Proseware.Studio.5 A. Datum 2010 prog..tion_0000000000000000_ebec13db489e8ef9 Fabrikam Initializer Fabrikam.Initializer.1 A. Datum Connector Contoso.Datum.Connector Proseware Design Pro Proseware.Design.3