Millions of people all over the world are actively using the Windows 10 operating system at the moment. The most recent version of the software provides users with numerous impressive features that were lacking in all the previous variants. Even so, there have now been users, so reported bloatware in Windows 10.
For those who are not familiar with the term, all the systems come pre-installed with a few unneeded software and applications. Those games and programs that are not, in fact, necessary, are called bloatware.
It is an annoying issue for PC users due to the fact that bloatware typically conducts performance problems on the OS. Some people prefer to free up their systems by deleting all the unnecessary apps from the Control Panel. Even so, there is a chance that you might actually remove an important app from the system.
Because of all the users’ feedback, Microsoft decided to solve the issue. The company launched the Windows 10 bloatware removal tool to address the bloatware. However, there is a serious problem with this technique, as it doesn’t entirely restrict those apps.
How You Can Delete Bloatware on Windows 10
Before we proceed to the actual steps on how to do this, we should note that changing Registry values may affect your system. Therefore, it is best of this process is performed only by experienced users.
Luckily, there is a lasting method to solve this annoying issue for those who are fed up with deleting bloatware from their systems. Some people were able to remove the automatic installation of those apps by changing a registry element. To do so, follow these steps:
- Press on the ‘Windows’ and ‘R’ keys to launch the run dialog box. Type ‘regedit.exe’ and press Enter
- Now, you are asked to confirm the UAC prompt that appears on the display
- Now, head over to this path -HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\ContentDeliveryManager’ to disable the suggested apps feature, double click the ‘Dword SilentInstalledAppsEnabled’ and alter its default value to 0
- If there is no Dword value, you have to create it by hand.
- Right-click on the ‘ContentDeliveryManager’ and select ‘New’ and create a new Dword value named ‘SilentInstalledAppsEnabled.’ Now set its value to 0.
- Exit the Registry Editor and reboot your system in order for the changes to apply.
After you’ve completed the steps mentioned above, your system cannot install suggested apps anymore, so you will eliminate bloatware on Windows 10.