Remove-AppxPackage

Updated: September 15, 2012

Applies To: Windows 8, Windows Server 2012

Remove-AppxPackage

Removes an app package (.appx) from a user account.

Syntax

Parameter Set: RemoveByPackageSet
Remove-AppxPackage [-Package] <String> [-Confirm] [-WhatIf] [ <CommonParameters>]

Detailed Description

The Remove-AppxPackage cmdlet removes an app package (.appx) from a user account.

Parameters

-Package<String>

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

Aliases

none

Required?

true

Position?

1

Default Value

none

Accept Pipeline Input?

true (ByValue)

Accept Wildcard Characters?

false

-Confirm

Prompts you for confirmation before executing the command.

Required?

false

Position?

named

Default Value

false

Accept Pipeline Input?

false

Accept Wildcard Characters?

false

-WhatIf

Describes what would happen if you executed the command without actually executing the command.

Required?

false

Position?

named

Default Value

false

Accept Pipeline Input?

false

Accept Wildcard Characters?

false

<CommonParameters>

This cmdlet supports the common parameters: -Verbose, -Debug, -ErrorAction, -ErrorVariable, -OutBuffer, and -OutVariable. For more information, see about_CommonParameters.

Inputs

The input type is the type of the objects that you can pipe to the cmdlet.

  • System.String[]

  • Microsoft.Windows.Appx.PackageManager.Commands.AppxPackage

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

Outputs

The output type is the type of the objects that the cmdlet emits.

  • None

Examples

EXAMPLE 1

This command removes an app package named package1_1.0.0.0_neutral__8wekyb3d8bbwe from the account of the currently logged-on user.

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

Get-AppxPackage

Get-AppxPackageManifest

Add-AppxPackage

Get-AppxLog

Get-AppxLastError

Package Manager API

How to Add and Remove Apps