My Windows 10 Pro Post-Installation Notes

Intro

Here are the notes that I use to configure Windows 10 Pro after a fresh installation. Let's see how to disable Cortana, reduce telemetrie, remove Built-In Apps, remove Tiles etc...

Configuration

Local Group Policy

There are a lot of things to do with Group Policy Objects

Run gpedit.msc

Disable Cortana

How to disable Cortana with GPO

Disable Microsoft Accounts

Disable Microsoft Accounts if you only want Local Accounts

Disable Microsoft Account with GPO

Applications Privacy

Prevent Windows 10 Apps to access personnal informations

Set Apps Privacy with GPO

Disable Telemetry

Disable Telemetry to reduce the amount of data sent to Microsoft

Disable Telemetry with GPO

Disable Cloud Content

Disable Location

Disable OneDrive

Disable Windows Error Reporting

Disable Web Search and Cortana

Disable Windows Store

Internet Communication Settings

Turn Off the Advertising ID

Users Internet Communication Settings

Remove Tiles / Classic Start Menu

Disable Tiles from Start Menu
<LayoutModificationTemplate xmlns:defaultlayout="http://schemas.microsoft.com/Start/2014/FullDefaultLayout" xmlns:start="http://schemas.microsoft.com/Start/2014/StartLayout" Version="1" xmlns="http://schemas.microsoft.com/Start/2014/LayoutModification">
  <LayoutOptions StartTileGroupCellWidth="6" />
  <DefaultLayoutOverride>
    <StartLayoutCollection>
      <defaultlayout:StartLayout GroupCellWidth="6" />
    </StartLayoutCollection>
  </DefaultLayoutOverride>
</LayoutModificationTemplate>

Remove Windows Built-In Apps

Get-AppxPackage -AllUsers *3dbuilder* | Remove-AppxPackage -AllUsers
Get-AppxPackage -AllUsers *windowsalarms* | Remove-AppxPackage -AllUsers
Get-AppxPackage -AllUsers *windowscommunicationsapps* | Remove-AppxPackage -AllUsers
Get-AppxPackage -AllUsers *windowscamera* | Remove-AppxPackage -AllUsers
#Get-AppxPackage -AllUsers *windowsCalculator* | Remove-AppxPackage -AllUsers
Get-AppxPackage -AllUsers *officehub* | Remove-AppxPackage -AllUsers
Get-AppxPackage -AllUsers *skypeapp* | Remove-AppxPackage -AllUsers
Get-AppxPackage -AllUsers *getstarted* | Remove-AppxPackage -AllUsers
Get-AppxPackage -AllUsers *zunemusic* | Remove-AppxPackage -AllUsers
Get-AppxPackage -AllUsers *windowsmaps* | Remove-AppxPackage -AllUsers
Get-AppxPackage -AllUsers *solitairecollection* | Remove-AppxPackage -AllUsers
Get-AppxPackage -AllUsers *bingfinance* | Remove-AppxPackage -AllUsers
Get-AppxPackage -AllUsers *zunevideo* | Remove-AppxPackage -AllUsers
Get-AppxPackage -AllUsers *bingnews* | Remove-AppxPackage -AllUsers
Get-AppxPackage -AllUsers *people* | Remove-AppxPackage -AllUsers
Get-AppxPackage -AllUsers *Microsoft.People* | Remove-AppxPackage -AllUsers
Get-AppxPackage -AllUsers *windowsphone* | Remove-AppxPackage -AllUsers
#Get-AppxPackage -AllUsers *photos* | Add-AppxPackage -AllUsers
#Get-AppxPackage -AllUsers *windowsstore* | Remove-AppxPackage -AllUsers
Get-AppxPackage -AllUsers *bingsports* | Remove-AppxPackage -AllUsers
Get-AppxPackage -AllUsers *soundrecorder* | Remove-AppxPackage -AllUsers
Get-AppxPackage -AllUsers *bingweather* | Remove-AppxPackage -AllUsers
Get-AppxPackage -AllUsers *xboxapp* | Remove-AppxPackage -AllUsers
Get-AppxPackage -AllUsers *MixedReality* | Remove-AppxPackage -AllUsers
Get-AppxPackage -AllUsers *hub* | Remove-AppxPackage -AllUsers
Get-AppxPackage -AllUsers *YourPhone* | Remove-AppxPackage -AllUsers
Get-AppxPackage -AllUsers *Microsoft.OneConnect* | Remove-AppxPackage -AllUsers
Get-AppxPackage -AllUsers *Microsoft.XboxGamingOverlay* | Remove-AppxPackage -AllUsers
Get-AppxPackage -AllUsers *twitter* | Remove-AppxPackage -AllUsers
Get-AppxPackage -AllUsers *candycrush* | Remove-AppxPackage -AllUsers
Get-AppxPackage -AllUsers *gethelp* | Remove-AppxPackage -AllUsers
Get-AppxPackage -AllUsers *messaging* | Remove-AppxPackage -AllUsers
Get-AppxPackage -AllUsers *3Dviewer* | Remove-AppxPackage -AllUsers
Get-AppxPackage -AllUsers *LinkedInforWindows* | Remove-AppxPackage -AllUsers
Get-AppxPackage -AllUsers *Microsoft.RemoteDesktop* | Remove-AppxPackage -AllUsers
#XBOX
Get-AppxPackage -AllUsers *Microsoft.Xbox.TCUI* | Remove-AppxPackage -AllUsers
Get-AppxPackage -AllUsers *Microsoft.XboxGameOverlay* | Remove-AppxPackage -AllUsers
Get-AppxPackage -AllUsers *Microsoft.XboxIdentityProvider* | Remove-AppxPackage -AllUsers
Get-AppxPackage -AllUsers *Microsoft.XboxSpeechToTextOverlay* | Remove-AppxPackage -AllUsers
Get-AppxPackage -AllUsers *xbox* | Remove-AppxPackage -AllUsers
powershell.exe -ExecutionPolicy Bypass -File c:\remove_app.ps1
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