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How to Remove Candy Crush Saga in Windows 10 Version 1903


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How to Remove Candy Crush Saga in Windows 10 Version 1903 

It’s 2019 and bloatware is still a problem pretty much for everyone, including Windows 10 users running the latest OS updates.

It’s 2019 and bloatware is still a problem pretty much for everyone, including Windows 10 users running the latest OS updates.

And what’s worse isn’t necessarily that these unwanted apps are there in Microsoft’s operating system, but that they also keep coming back with every new OS release.

If you’re the kind of person who typically sees the glass half full, then it’s worth mentioning that you can actually get rid of the bloatware in Windows 10, as Microsoft allows you to remove almost any apps that come with the OS, except for a few core ones.

As many Windows 10 users learned the hard way, Candy Crush Saga is one of the games that show up, again and again, every time a new feature update is installed, and the upcoming April 2019 Update, also known as version 1903 and 19H1, won’t make any difference.

Fortunately, there are several ways to get rid of Candy Crush Saga, including more advanced methods that could make the removal in future OS updates a significantly simplified process.
 
Candy Crush Saga in Windows 10 version 1903
 
 

First and foremost, removing Candy Crush Saga in Windows 10 can be done by heading over to the Start men, finding the game and then:

Right-click Candy Crush Saga > Uninstall

Additionally, you can do the whole thing from the Settings app by following this path:

Settings > Apps > Apps & features > Candy Crush Saga > Uninstall

A third way to do this, and which could come in handy for more advanced users who want to easily remove the game when it shows up again, is to use the command line utility.

To do this, click the Start menu > type cmd.exe > right-click Command Prompt > Run as administrator.

The first thing you have to do is to identify the package name for Candy Crush Saga. To do this, type the following command in the Command Prompt you just launched:

powershell Get-AppxPackage -Name king.com.CandyCrushSaga
 
Candy Crush Saga in Windows 10 version 1903
 
 


Look for the PackageFullName, which should look something like this (though keep in mind that some strings may be different depending on version):

king.com.CandyCrushSaga_1.1450.3.0_x86__kgqvnymyfvs32

Once you determine the Candy Crush Saga package name, you can remove it by typing the following command:

powershell Remove-AppxPackage packagename

If you think this method is the most complicated, it is actually the most convenient to use whenever Candy Crush Saga, or pretty much any other bloatware, is restored after an OS feature update. And it’s all because you can create a script that takes care of the whole thing for you using just the last command.

To make your own script, it’s enough to create a new text document on the desktop, change its file extension to .bat and paste the aforementioned command in it. Whenever you want to remove Candy Crush Saga, just launch it with administrator privileges and the whole thing is performed automatically.

The best of all is that the script can be further enhanced with removal instructions for other unwanted apps that are restored, like Netflix or Microsoft Solitaire Collection. Additionally, the script can be configured to run at system shutdown or after an update, so that your input to remove bloatware will be significantly reduced.

Microsoft has previously promised that future Windows 10 OS releases would respect users’ choices and no longer install the apps that were previously removed. It remains to be seen how the experience with the upcoming Windows 10 April 2019 Update (version 1903) is going to be, but if bloatware keeps coming back, now you know how to get rid of it.

 

 

 

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4 hours ago, The AchieVer said:

Microsoft has previously promised that future Windows 10 OS releases would respect users’ choices and no longer install the apps that were previously removed.

 

It's only taken Microsoft three and a half years to remove this annoyance. One down, plenty more to go.

 

Respect users' choices? Another first for Microsoft.

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