Windows 10 Anniversery update shennanigans

I would really like overwatch for linux, because it the the only program now keeping me from moving my last machine from windows.

It is Fucking reinstalling apps as I am uninstalling them. I don't like looking over my shoulder because I can't trust the OS running on my machine.

Strangenly I have been able to easily uninstall the windows store app, xbox app, and cortana has been disabled via group policy. Have no idea what the future will hold. had a few privacy settings switch from my usuall a few times too.

The usual Get-AppXPackage name | Remove-AppxPackage seems to be working as intended, aside from the reinstallations.

make sure to remove app connector, the interface that connects multiple apps. Get-AppxPackage Appconnector | Remove-AppxPackage

The last apps left i have yet to remove that I can't find the package names for are:
Only thing left is Miracast or known as Connect, cant figure that one out.

Disabled a bunch of services as a precaution, do not know what they all do yet.
AllJoyn Router Service
Application Identity
Application Management
App Readiness
Offline Files
DataCollectionPublishingService
Microsoft (R) Diagnotics HUb Standard Collector Service
Connected User Experiences and Telemetry
Device Management Enrollemnt Service
Xbox LIve Auth Manager
Xbox Live Game Save
Xbox Live Networking Service

These keep reactivating, can't kill:
CDPUserSvc_ID
Sync Host_ID
Connect Data_ID
User Data Storage_ID
User Data Access _ID
Windows Push NOtifications User Service

Much needed registry changes:

Restore original audio bars.
HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\MTCUVC
add DWORD:
EnableMtcUvc 0

Remove that creepy as fuck game bar that will scare you once you open a fullscreen game.
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\GameDVR
DWORD
AppCaptureEnabled 0

HKEY_CURRENT_USER\System\GameConfigStore
Dword
GameDVR_Enabled 0

Apps I have removed by package name:
3dBuilder
Advertising
AppConnector
BingFinance
BingFoodAndDrink
BingHealthAndFitness
BingMaps
BingNews
BingSports
BingTravel
BingWeather
CommsPhone
ConnectivityStore
DesktopAppInstaller
Getstarted
Messaging
MicrosoftOfficeHub
MicrosoftSolitaireCollection
OneNote
Sway
OneConnect
People
Reader
SkypeApp
StorePurchaseApp
Photos
WindowsAlarms
WindowsCamera
windowscommunicationsapps
WindowsFeedbackHub
WindowsMaps
WindowsPhone
WindowsReadingList
WindowsStore
XboxApp
XboxIdentityProvider
ZuneMusic
ZuneVideo

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You've got your Windows down to the equivalent of a basic Arch install. :) I'm sure I'll be dealing with this shortly once I do the Anniversary update.

I am now only left with services that I do not have permission to edit, they are not on, but I do not have the option or permission even as root too disable them.

Also that Miracast thing. Can't figure that thing out. Disabling my wireless card is the solution for me. I don't actually use it.

Posting this batch script to remove one drive here for consolidation, i found it on reddit at one point in time.

@echo off
cls

set x86="%SYSTEMROOT%\System32\OneDriveSetup.exe"
set x64="%SYSTEMROOT%\SysWOW64\OneDriveSetup.exe"

echo Closing OneDrive process.
echo.
taskkill /f /im OneDrive.exe > NUL 2>&1
ping 127.0.0.1 -n 5 > NUL 2>&1

echo Uninstalling OneDrive.
echo.
if exist %x64% (
%x64% /uninstall
) else (
%x86% /uninstall
)
ping 127.0.0.1 -n 5 > NUL 2>&1

echo Removing OneDrive leftovers.
echo.
rd "%USERPROFILE%\OneDrive" /Q /S > NUL 2>&1
rd "C:\OneDriveTemp" /Q /S > NUL 2>&1
rd "%LOCALAPPDATA%\Microsoft\OneDrive" /Q /S > NUL 2>&1
rd "%PROGRAMDATA%\Microsoft OneDrive" /Q /S > NUL 2>&1

echo Removeing OneDrive from the Explorer Side Panel.
echo.
REG DELETE "HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\CLSID{018D5C66-4533-4307-9B53-224DE2ED1FE6}" /f > NUL 2>&1
REG DELETE "HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Wow6432Node\CLSID{018D5C66-4533-4307-9B53-224DE2ED1FE6}" /f > NUL 2>&1

pause

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