remove bloatware from Windows 11 – Info Crab

The bloatware is unnecessary software preinstalled in Windows that can use an excessive amount of system resources and slow down your computer. Windows 11 is not spared and many bloatware are forcibly installed by Microsoft or by your computer manufacturer. Want to get rid of it? ThisIsWin11 is here to help!

ThisIsWin11 is the new open source program developed by builtbybel (Bloatbox and Privatezilla) which will quickly become essential for you after installing Windows 11: it allows you to quickly configure the new Microsoft OS, but also to remove preinstalled Windows apps.

These apps are sometimes seen as cumbersome and annoying. Bloatware takes up space on your disk, but also visually on your screen. Moreover, they suck up system resources and sometimes they create security holes in your computer.

How to remove them? Often their uninstallation is not possible. Except that impossible is not French they say. Learn how to install and use ThisIsWin11 to remove bloatware from Windows 11!

! Important: Before using ThisIsWin11, it is strongly recommended to create a restore point in order to restore Windows 11 when needed.

Remove bloatware on Windows 11 with ThisIsWin11

The main option of ThisIsWin11 that interests us the most here is the one to manage the applications installed on your computer under Windows 11. Follow this quick and efficient little tutorial to find out how to remove bloatware on Windows 11 :

  1. Download ThisIsWin11.
  2. Unzip the ZIP archive containing ThisIsWin11.
  3. Open the folder ThisIsWin11.
    ThisIsWin11 open folder
  4. Right click on ThisIsWin11.exe then select Execute as administrator. And finally, allow User Account Control (UAC).
    ThisIsWin11 launch the application as administrator
  5. Click on Apps in the menu on the left.
    ThisIsWin11 click on Apps on the left
  6. A whole list of applications installed on your computer will then appear. To delete an application, select it then click on Add selected.
    ThisIsWin11 select unnecessary apps to remove
  7. Here is a list of preinstalled apps that you can safely uninstall (if you don’t need it):

    ! Warning : unless you know exactly what you are doing, do not delete an application that you have not clearly identified on pain of losing some features of Windows 11! The safest way is to target the apps listed above.

  8. A list is created on the right of the window. Click on Empty Recycle Bin to remove the selected bloatware.
    ThisIsWin11 click on empty recycle bin
  9. Confirm their deletion by clicking on Yes.
    ThisIsWin11 confirm deletion
  10. ThisIsWin11 then tells you that the applications have been deleted.
    ThisIsWin11 check for confirmation of deletions

✓ Congratulation : you now know how to remove bloatware from Windows 11 thanks to ThisIsWin11! 👍

Reinstall Windows 11 built-in apps with ThisIsWin11

ThisIsWin11 offers another very practical option, especially if you’ve done a little mistake, like deleting applications that are ultimately useful.

Follow this tutorial to learn how to reinstall Windows 11 preinstalled applications with ThisIsWin11:

  1. After opening the ThisIsWin11 application in administrator mode, click {} PLC in the list on the left.ThisIsWin11 click on PLC
  2. A list of automatic tasks then appears:
    • Install applications
    • Reinstall all built-in apps
    • Remove default apps
    • Remove OneDrive
    • Update Store apps
    • Ultimate Performance Mode
    • Disable services
    • Remove telemetry from third-party apps
    • Clean Windows
  3. Select Reinstall all built-in apps and click on Apply selected.
    ThisIsWin11 select reinstall apps
  4. Then validate the reinstallation by pressing Yes.
    ThisIsWin11 validate reinstallation
  5. Don’t worry about the red lines. When the installations are complete, the Command Prompt reappears. You can then close the window.
    ThisIsWin11 apps reinstall themselves

✓ Congratulation : you now know better how to use ThisIsWin11 and reinstall the preinstalled applications of Windows 11! 👍

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