Get-StartApps

Get-StartApps

Gets the names and AppIDs of apps in the Start screen.

Syntax

Parameter Set: Default
Get-StartApps [[-Name] <Object> ] [ <CommonParameters>]

Detailed Description

The Get-StartApps cmdlet gets the names and AppIDs of apps in the Start screen 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 the apps from the Start screen.

Parameters

-Name<Object>

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.

Aliases

none

Required?

false

Position?

1

Default Value

All Apps

Accept Pipeline Input?

false

Accept Wildcard Characters?

true

<CommonParameters>

This cmdlet supports the common parameters: -Verbose, -Debug, -ErrorAction, -ErrorVariable, -OutBuffer, and -OutVariable. For more information, see    about_CommonParameters (http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/p/?LinkID=113216).

Inputs

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

Outputs

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

  • 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

Examples

Example 1: Get all apps on the Start screen

This command gets all the names and IDs of apps in the Start screen for the current user.

PS C:\> Get-StartApps

Export-StartLayout

Import-StartLayout