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Uninstalled Apps still show in Metro start menu

  1. #1

    Uninstalled Apps still show in Metro start menu

    Hey all,

    So as the title says, Im unable to remove the icons from the Start menu "app" section, not a huge deal, but makes it look ugly having a whole bunch of unusable tiles there

    so I followed Brink's walk-through

    "Apps" Screen - Add or Remove Items in Windows 8

    and still having them there and not able to be deleted..

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    so any ideas of what I can do?

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  2. #2

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    Windows 3.1 > Windows 10

    when you right click the icon - choose Open FIle Location - then delete the shortcut or folder from start menu
    may have to do it for %user% and %allusers%
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Uninstalled Apps still show in Metro start menu
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