Uninstalled Edge, Start menu icon still there

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I uninstalled Microsoft Edge using HiBit Uninstaller but in the Windows Store apps folder, the Edge icon is still there (looks white now). How do I delete it?
 

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Head to C:\ProgramData\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs
 

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Your attachment does not work.
 

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You are not using Windows 11 Start Menu, i don't have that Apps folder.
 

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I think the location is in the system folder. And that's why the software you're using can't remove it properly.

C:\Program Files\WindowsApps
 

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Mine is the same, I use open shell start menu and the edge folder is pretty much impossible to get rid of. (it still launches Edge)
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The shortcut is in shell:appsfolder

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you need to use an appx package remover utility to get rid of it.
(Not recommended though cuz it breaks WU!)
 

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Best left as is I think
 

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Best left as is I think
Yup! Leave the Edge shortcut, it'll hide the appx version.
I just gave mine a new identity and target, (and disable Edge Services)

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Are you sure you can delete Edge it came preinstalled it was my understanding that you couldn't delete a preinstalled program but I could be wrong
 

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@jerrypc1 I tried to delete the app and it just left the blank icon, which if I click still opens Edge so I assume either you cannot delete it (other than the icon) on the app icon now opens the program version.
 

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