A lot of the Windows Store Apps simply duplicate
software which is already available from third party
While the Windows Store Apps are useful, you
often find that a third party software application
does things far better than the app downloaded from
the Windows Store, for example, your current email
provider compared to say the Windows Mail app.
In many cases a lot of the Windows Apps are
installed by default, therefore, we have, in fact,
two or more applications on our PC's that do,
effectively, the same thing. For this reason many
users prefer to simply stick to the original
software and uninstall the Windows Store versions.
To uninstall a Windows Store App proceed as
- Open the Charms Bar and
click on Settings.
Fig: 8.33.1 On the Charms
bar, click the Settings option
- On the Setting Menu, click
the Change PC Settings option.
Fig: 8.33.2 Click on the
Change PC settings button to open the PC Settings
- When the PC Settings Window
opens, click on the Search and apps
Fig: 8.33.3 Click the Search
and apps icon
- In the Search and apps
Window, click on the App Sizes
Fig: 8.33.4 Click on the App
- In the App Sizes Window,
click on the App you want to uninstall and then
click the Uninstall button.
Fig: 8.33.5 To remove the
app, press the uninstall button
- A message box will now appear telling you
that This application and any
related info will be uninstalled from this PC.
To continue just press the Uninstall
Fig: 8.33.6 Again click the
- Your App will now start to Uninstall.
- After the App has uninstalled close the App
Sizes Window along with any other open Windows.