Users can now remove pre-installed Windows 10 stock apps

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Lately, Microsoft has been rewarding its users with constant changes, upgrades and  latest features – introduced with each Windows 10 build. But with these smaller tweaks, Microsoft seems to be aiming for a bigger impact that involves improving the overall OS performance. And we think it is the exact purpose of their latest fast ring build release.

The fast ring release was recently announced to have gained support for Offline files in OneDrive, but now  – as a tweet from OneNote Central states, it also allows users to remove some of the apps that come pre-installed with the Windows 10 OS. To remove stock apps, fast ring insiders would have to navigate to Settings > Apps & features > Uninstall, on their Windows 10 devices.

Though there are still a few loopholes, apparently not all apps can be removed using this feature and it is something Microsoft is currently working on. For instance, users who are not big on gaming, can uninstall the Xbox app which is a huge favour from Microsoft’s behalf. Other apps that can be uninstalled by this bonus feature are, Phone, Maps, Mail, and Calander. However, there still remain some core apps that are still in the grey area and would probably remain there for some time such as, Photos, People, Store, Sticky Notes, and Alarm Clock.

Do you think it is a wise decision on Microsoft’s part to allow removing certain pre-installed stock apps from heir devices? let us know in the comments.

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