Portable Windows 11 Debloater 1.9
Customize your Windows 11 environment by disabling certain features and enabling others, then generating a PowerShell script to run and apply the changes.
Microsoft delivers Windows 11 with a predefined set off functions, features and applications in a configuration that cannot be easily overridden. But every problem has its fix and developers started to create applications such as Windows 11 Debloater to help anyone who installs Windows 11 customize their working environment as they consider fit.
Windows 11 Debloater helps you uninstall and remove Widows functionality that you do not use or need, while also allowing you to uninstall applications, change telemetry and privacy settings, change the context menu, and so on. In other words, you can use it to fully personalize and enhance your user experience.
Essential privacy-oriented tweaks
There is no need to install Windows 11 Debloater Portable, as it can be easily launched just by double-clicking on the main executable. You are greeted by a multi-tab interface that facilitates one-click access to all the options without having to browse through extensive menus.
The so-called EZ Debloater is a tool that can change the default Windows settings. What will probably pop up is the “Essential Tweaks” button, which you should not be afraid to push. Why? Because it does not actually apply the tweaks, but it allows you to view the content of a PowerShell script that can apply the changes when executed.
The essential tweaks include disabling telemetry settings, Wi-Fi Sense, Activity History, Location Tracking, automatic Maps updates and location, Feedback, Tailored Experiences, Advertising ID, Tracking Services, Error reporting, Remote Assistance, and other such options that might share personal data, activity and user habits with Microsoft and other third-party entities.
The EZ Debloater can also disable Cortana or background apps and stop Microsoft Edge from being the default PDF app.
Personalize your working environment
All the other tabs in Windows 11 Debloater Portable allow you to carry out various customization tasks. You can install multiple third-party applications, disable or enable Windows default apps, and change other privacy-related settings.
As for personalization, this application allows you to get back the Windows 10 file explorer, reveal file extensions, disable Snap Assist and other such features, configure taskbar behavior, deactivate aero shaking, and so on.
While easy to use, it targets experienced users
Windows 11 Debloater Portable is a handy tool to have around to customize your Windows 11 PC, but please make sure you create a restore point and a data backup before doing so, just to be on the safe side of things. While it is intuitive and easy to use, it does alter the default Windows features and, therefore, it is advisable you know what you are doing when applying the changes.
There is a ‘EZDebloater’ tab page as main front of the program now. It allows you to run common PowerShell scripts to debloat Windows 11. There are several restore scripts you can choose from after if you choose. Some buttons in the ‘EZDebloater’ tab page has ToolTips (message popups) for more information.
Each button has a script you can see to modify if you want before running.
The other tabs allows you to create a PowerShell script file that you can run to finely tweak/’Debloat’ Windows 11. A restore point is created in the beginning so you can safely use this tool.
The options are arranged in different tabs and there is a presets: ‘Debloat Preset’ the Options menu. There is a ‘Windows Default Preset’ to revert back to Windows Default settings. You can choose the preset first and add your own choices. You can also create your own radiobutton presets and share. There is also a ‘Opposite’ menu choice to select the alternate radiobutton choices. This is good to revert the changes in a script to run.
In ‘Normal’ Mode, the ‘Read/Edit’ radiobutton is missing to clean up the interface. Switch to ‘Edit’ Mode to gain back the ‘Read/Edit’ button beside each radiobutton to see the PowerShell script.
- Open PS1 files for fine-tuning debloater selections
- Advanced Debloater tab for basic fine-tuning, Removed O&O Shutup, fixed bugs in v1.7, Rearranged files and folders
- Added list counter to summary and output for EZ Debloater, Added more 3rd Party radiobuttons, Added Install radiobuttons for
Windows UWP Apps, Update functions, Cleaned up code.
- Added UI translation for 17 languages, EZ Debloater is now has two modes: ‘Normal’ and ‘Edit’. ‘Normal’ shows the summarized
selected script and ‘Edit’ is the PowerShell script.
If you are still using Windows 10, use Windows 10 Debloater