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Windows 10 Comes With Candy Crush: Here’s How to Remove It

Dave LeClair 03-11-2015

With Windows 10, Microsoft announced that it would be including Candy Crush Saga You Won't Believe How Much Money These iOS Games Make Just how much money are the people and companies behind these popular iOS games actually making? You might want to take a seat, because the numbers will shock you. Read More with all copies of the operating system. This is great for people who like the game, but for those of us who aren’t fans, it’s a bit much. Fortunately, getting rid of it isn’t too much of a hassle.


Begin by launching the PowerShell. Do this by opening the Windows 10 search box and typing powershell, then clicking on the PowerShell app (which is basically Command Prompt on steroids 6 Basic PowerShell Commands to Get More out of Windows PowerShell is what you get when you give steroids to the Windows Command Prompt. It grants you control of nearly every aspect of the Windows system. We help you leap up its learning curve. Read More ). Once PowerShell is open, type the following into it:

Get-AppxPackage -Name


Look for the information under the PackageFullName field, highlight it, and copy it. For me, it was With it copied to your clipboard, type the following command, but replace it with whatever your PackageFullName is:

Remove-AppxPackage <PackageFullName>


So for me, it was:


Hit the Enter key and the uninstall process will complete within a few seconds. That’s it, you’re now free of Candy Crush once and for all.

Still worried that it’s there? Type the Get-AppxPackage command from up above to see if it’s still on your system. (Hint: It won’t be.)

Did you uninstall Candy Crush, or did you keep it because you love it too much? Share your thoughts on the game below!

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  1. Anonymous
    November 3, 2015 at 8:10 am

    If I go into the Windows Store, it shows that I own this wretched game. However, when I launch Powershell and run "Get-AppxPackage -Name", all that happens is I'm returned to a command prompt at C:\Users\.

  2. Anonymous
    November 3, 2015 at 8:06 am

    I don't have any candy crush game in Windows 10. I see it in the store but I don't have it installed.