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This is the built-in help made by Microsoft for the command 'Get-StartApps', in PowerShell version 5 - as retrieved from Windows version 'Microsoft Windows Server 2012 R2 Standard' PowerShell help files on 2016-06-23.

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Gets the names and AppIDs of apps in the Start screen.


Get-StartApps [[-Name] <Object>] [<CommonParameters>]

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The Get-StartApps cmdlet gets the names and AppIDs of apps in the Start screen 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 the apps from the Start screen.



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Example 1: Get all apps on the Start screen

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 apps in the Start screen for the current user.