Windows 10: Possible to remove Microsoft Store created WindowsApp folder?

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  1. pliskken Win User

    Possible to remove Microsoft Store created WindowsApp folder?


    I have a couple of additional drives on my system for media and games etc A while ago I installed some games onto these drives from the Microsoft Store but they are since uninstalled. A folder called WindowsApps was create on the root of these drives and cannot be deleted or even set to hidden.


    Possible to remove Microsoft Store created WindowsApp folder? [​IMG]


    Is there a way to get ridd of them? Thanks

    :)
     
    pliskken, May 5, 2019
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  2. lap398293 Win User

    Remove Extra WindowsApps Folder

    I have two hard drives (C: and DPossible to remove Microsoft Store created WindowsApp folder? :). Windows 10 is installed on C:, but I keep everything else in D:.

    I saw in the Storage settings area that I could change where apps would save to, and I changed it from C: to D: to see what would happen. It created a WindowsApps folder in D:, which I didn't like, so I immediately switched it back to storing apps in C:.
    However, the WindowsApps folder still exists in D:, and I cannot remove it. The original WindowsApps folder still exists (hidden) in C:\Program Files.

    I've tried changing the permissions, but regardless of whom I grant access to it still refuses the deletion. I even was going to give up and just switch it to hidden, but I don't have permission for that either.

    How do I delete this superfluous WindowsApps folder?
     
    lap398293, May 5, 2019
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  3. Ramon Imp Win User
    WindowsApps folder is empty

    Hi,

    WindowsApps folder is where files of all default and Store apps are stored. For us to effectively assist you with your concern, we would like to know the following:

    • Are you having issues with the Windows apps on your PC?
    • When was the last time you saw the contents of the the WindowsApps folder?
    • Were there any changes made prior to your concern?

    Regards.
     
    Ramon Imp, May 5, 2019
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  4. Possible to remove Microsoft Store created WindowsApp folder?

    Remove Extra WindowsApps Folder

    I really don't wanna take out my SSD just to delete that bug folder... Do you have another ways to delete that WindowsApps folder? That is a big bug!!!! I really hate Windows 10, so many bugs!
     
    SeCrEt BoY™, May 5, 2019
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