Remove-AppxPackage

Remove-AppxPackage

Removes an app package 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 from a user account. An app package has an .appx file name extension.

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 running the cmdlet.


Required?

false

Position?

named

Default Value

false

Accept Pipeline Input?

false

Accept Wildcard Characters?

false

-WhatIf

Shows what would happen if the cmdlet runs. The cmdlet is not run.


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 (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.

  • 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: Remove an app package

This command removes an app package named package1_1.0.0.0_neutral__8wekyb3d8bbwe from the account of the current user.


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

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