I got 200+ shortcuts pinned on the Windows 8 start screen by some rogue program.
It would be a pain to right-click every item and then click Unpin to remove them:
Is there a way to remove all the items from the start screen easily?
Open Command Prompt (Admin) by pressing Win + X, A
Command Prompt (Admin)
Copy these lines:
Right-click in Command Prompt and select Paste:
You're done. Now the Windows 8 start screen will reset to its original state:
3 years ago