Uninstall Windows 8 Default Programs

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  1. Sleepingforest

    Sleepingforest Platinum Member

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    After an hour of Googling, I decided to post here in the hopes that someone could point me a link or guide me through this. I got Windows 8, did a clean install over Windows 7, and am actually pretty happy. Then I looked at some of the things that come with Win8, like Weather, Metro games/music viewing apps, and so on, which I don't really need on a desktop. Is there any way to remove these, beyond going back to Windows 7?
     
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    ViRGE Elite Member, Moderator Emeritus

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    You can't remove Metro, but you can uninstall any of the Metro apps. Right click and it will be one of the options.
     
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    Sleepingforest Platinum Member

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    Those do look interesting (I pretty much ignore Metro), but does it actually remove the programs/files? I'm trying to reclaim some SSD space.