How to Debloat in Windows 10

If your PC has been facing performance issues like slow background process and performance, it might be time to debloat the system. It acts like a refresh button for all the applications and processes on your desktop, giving it a much-needed cleanse over time. So, what are you waiting for, let’s learn how to debloat in Windows 10 and make your PC brand new again!

How to Debloat in Windows 10

How to Debloat in Windows 10

With time, your computer collects apps, files, and system features that are not used any longer. Unfortunately, this can slow down your desktop, causing you to waste a lot of time performing simple tasks. Debloating identifies and removes unnecessary features and helps your desktop stay on top of its potential. 

Method 1: By Removing Microsoft Apps

You can remove bloatware on any Microsoft apps that come pre-installed on your PC. Simply go over your applications and choose the ones you do not use and are taking extra space.

  1. Open Settings on your desktop.
  2. Click on Apps from the left menu, then on Installed apps in the right pane.
  3. Click on the three dots next to the app you wish to uninstall and select Uninstall from the drop-down menu.
  4. Click on Yes to confirm your action.

Select Uninstall from the drop-down menu

Method 2: By Removing from PowerShell

You can also use PowerShell to remove apps as well as extra processes or settings from your desktop. There are various scripts available online that you can use for debloating. Here, we have used a script from GitHub.

Option 1: Via Entering Script

You can directly enter the already-made debloating script in PowerShell. The steps to do the same are mentioned below:

  1. Go to the official web page of GitHub to get the Windows 10 Debloater script code.
  2. Scroll down and copy the link iwr -useb|iex given under Quick download link.
  3. Now, open Windows PowerShell on your PC in administrator mode, paste the previously copied link in the PowerShell terminal, and hit Enter.
  4. Select features you wish to debloat under DEBLOAT OPTIONS.
  5. Click on DISABLE under CORTANA and EDGE PDF.
  6. Select additional features you wish to debloat under OTHER CHANGE FIXES.
  7. Finally, Restart your PC.

By Removing from PowerShell

Option 2: Via Downloading File

Another way of using the GitHub script is by downloading the file on your PC.

  1. Go to the official web page of GitHub to get the Windows 10 Debloater script code
  2. Click on the Code button and select Download ZIP from the drop-down menu.
  3. Go to Downloads on your PC and drag the ZIP file to your desktop.
  4. Open the file and right-click on the Windows10DebloaterGUI.ps1file.
  5. Select Run with PowerShell and then select your options as mentioned in Option 1 above as per your requirements.

Also Read: How to Debloat Windows 11

With these methods, you can easily debloat any app and system features in Windows 10. If you have any queries or suggestions, do reach out to us in the comment section. Keep visiting TechCult for more helpful guides. 

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