How to delete useless apps from Windows 10

Bloatware are apps that are pre-installed on Windows 10 and have no real use. Here's what to do to get rid of them

Like all operating systems, Windows 10 is also full of unnecessary programs that are installed on your computer along with the OS. Users who use computers customized by the manufacturer are familiar with this problem: dozens of software that serve no purpose except to take up space. These applications even have a specific name: bloatware. And they are increasingly present on both PCs and Android smartphones.

Unfortunately, you can delete bloatware from your Windows 10 PC using various weapons provided directly by the operating system, or use third-party programs. The best choice is the second one, because it allows you to go deeper and remove any trace of bloatware, even the most complicated ones to get rid of. Deleting this kind of useless apps is very important, especially if your hard disk is low on memory or if your computer is underperforming. This will reduce the number of processes that start as soon as you turn on your computer. Here's how to delete bloatware.

How to delete bloatware from Windows 10

You have to start from an assumption: not all bloatware present deafult on Windows 10 computer is the same. A lot depends on how the manufacturer decided to customize the computer and the number of installed bloatware programs. In addition to these applications, there are others present by default on all Windows 10 PCs and made directly by Microsoft. To be clear, these are the programs present in the Start menu and that occupy the space dedicated to Live Tiles.

Deleting Windows 10 bloatware is not very complicated. We don't find them within the list of installed apps, but that shouldn't be a problem. There is an alternative way to delete them: based on opening the Start menu, right-click on the Live Tiles and press on the "Uninstall" entry. Within a few seconds it will be deleted from the PC.

How to get rid of Windows 10 bloatware with an ad hoc app

If you don't want to waste too much time searching for every single bloatware app, a very easy-to-use open source program comes to your rescue: Bloatbox. The software is free and very intuitive to use: once installed, just run it and you'll see your installed bloatware apps collected in a single screen. To delete them, select them one by one and then press the button to remove them. Simple, easy and fast.