Windows 10 21h2 Tweak Updates


I've updated my windows tweak scripts to reflect changes in Windows 10 21H2.
There are new features & changes with 21H2 which effect the way the scripts work.

Windows 10 21H2 Changes

  • Added cleanup-windows script
  • Moved scripts to old/ folder
  • Created firewall folder to seperate scripts
  • Added feature: disable news & interests in taskbar
  • Added disable meet now feature to misc-tweaks script

Windows Cleanup

The main addition to scripts is cleanup-windows.ps1.
This script removes unwanted apps, features & sponsored apps.

Microsoft Apps Removed

  • BingWeather
  • OneNote
  • Office Hub
  • Solitaire Collection
  • People
  • Skype
  • Windows Maps
  • Zune Music
  • Zune Video
  • Bubble Witch
  • Candy Crush
  • Dolby
  • Duolingo
  • Facebook
  • Flipboard
  • Pandora
  • Royal Revolt
  • Spotify
  • Sway
  • Twitter
  • Wunderlist


  • Disable Telemetry
  • Disable Problem Steps Recorder
  • Disable Application Impact Telemetry
  • Disable Customer Experience Improvement Program
  • Disable Unwanted Scheduled Tasks
  • Disable Unwanted Services
  • Disable Windows Store Restrictions
  • Remove Unwanted Apps
  • Remove Sponsored Apps (eg: spotify, facebook, disney+)
  • Download & Install Firefox Using Powershell

Windows 10 21H2 Information

  • System Apps now have uninstall options
  • Includes stable Microsoft Edge
  • Windows Hello Face
  • Windows Meet Now


Cortana can now be removed in add/remove programs.
This means there is no need for the Cortana removal scripts (they can still be found in the old folder).

You may also want to remove additional features like Windows Hello Face & Windows Meet Now.


The tweak scripts can be downloaded from my windows repo on github.