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Get-StartApps

Gets the names and AppIDs of installed apps.
Get-StartApps [[-Name] <Object>] [<CommonParameters>]

The Get-StartApps cmdlet gets the names and AppIDs of installed apps of the current user. An AppID is an AppUserModelID. You can specify a particular app by using its name, or you can specify a name that includes the wildcard character (*). If you do not specify a name, the cmdlet displays all installed apps.

Parameters

-Name [<Object>]

Specifies the name of an app. You can use the wildcard character. If you do not specify this parameter, the cmdlet gets all the apps.

<CommonParameters>

This cmdlet supports the common parameters: Verbose, Debug,ErrorAction, ErrorVariable, WarningAction, WarningVariable,OutBuffer, PipelineVariable, and OutVariable.

Outputs
PSObject
A PSObject that contains the name and AppID for each app found in the Start screen for the user, as in this output example: Output Example: Name AppID ---- ----- A. Datum Pro Center Datum.ProCenter Proseware Studio Proseware.Studio.5 A. Datum 2010 prog..tion_0000000000000000_ebec13db489e8ef9 Fabrikam Initializer Fabrikam.Initializer.1 A. Datum Connector Contoso.Datum.Connector Proseware Design Pro Proseware.Design.3
Examples
  1. Get all apps:
    PS C:\>  Get-StartApps
    
       Name AppID
       ---- -----
       A. Datum Pro Center Datum.ProCenter
       Proseware Studio Proseware.Studio.5
       A. Datum 2010 prog..tion_0000000000000000_ebec13db489e8ef9
       Fabrikam Initializer Fabrikam.Initializer.1
       A. Datum Connector Contoso.Datum.Connector
       Proseware Design Pro Proseware.Design.3

    This command gets all the names and IDs of installed apps for the current user.

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