Blog · GitLab (User) Created at 2018-2-13 13:57:31 Updated at 2018-4-27 13:03:13 Tomáš Hübelbauer
Note down installation of Fiddler and Postman


My Windows installation and configuration screenplay (not script, I'm not there yet and I'm not sure it can be even fully scripted).

Installing Windows

Installing software

Google Chrome

Mozilla Firefox


Microsoft Visual Studio

Microsoft Visual Studio Code

    "explorer.confirmDelete": false,
    "": "C:\\WINDOWS\\System32\\WindowsPowerShell\\v1.0\\powershell.exe",
    "git.confirmSync": false,
    "git.autofetch": true,
    "files.autoSave": "onFocusChange",
    "editor.fontFamily": "Fira Code",
    "editor.fontLigatures": true,
    "editor.renderWhitespace": "boundary",
    "editor.formatOnSave": true,
    "editor.formatOnType": true,
    "editor.minimap.showSlider": "always",
    "editor.mouseWheelZoom": true,
    "editor.showFoldingControls": "always",
    "editor.stablePeek": true,
    "window.newWindowDimensions": "maximized",
    "window.restoreFullscreen": true,
    "window.restoreWindows": "none",
    "window.title": "${dirty}${activeEditorShort}${separator}${rootName}",
    "files.eol": "\n",
    "files.insertFinalNewline": true,
    "explorer.autoReveal": false,
    "explorer.confirmDragAndDrop": false,
    "explorer.openEditors.visible": 0,
    "html.experimental.syntaxFolding": true,
    "html.format.extraLiners": "",
    "html.format.indentInnerHtml": true,
    "html.format.wrapLineLength": 0,
    "html.suggest.angular1": false,
    "html.suggest.ionic": false,
    "json.experimental.syntaxFolding": true,
    "extensions.autoUpdate": false,
    "terminal.integrated.cursorBlinking": true,
    "terminal.integrated.cursorStyle": "line",
    "rust-client.updateOnStartup": true,
    "emmet.excludeLanguages": [
    "markdownlint.config": {
        "MD007": false,
        "MD034": false




This is an X Server for running GUI applications in WSL.

Paint .NET



The web version of Slack does not support screen sharing.

The web version of does not support screen sharing.



Chrome Apps are no longer a thing so need to get the desktop version.

Decluttering Windows (removing default apps)

Configuring Windows (disabling annoyances, setting preferences)


Control Panel

Explorer > File > Change folder and search options

Desktop > Display settings

Task Manager

Notification area

Start menu

# Alarms
Get-AppxPackage Microsoft.WindowsAlarms | Remove-AppxPackage
# Bubble Witch
Get-AppxPackage *BubbleWitch* | Remove-AppxPackage
# Calculator
Get-AppxPackage Microsoft.WindowsCalculator | Remove-AppxPackage
# Candy Crush
Get-AppxPackage* | Remove-AppxPackage
# Dell Product Registration
Get-AppxPackage DellInc.DellProductRegistration | Remove-AppxPackage
# Feedback Hub
Get-AppxPackage Microsoft.WindowsFeedbackHub | Remove-AppxPackage
# Finance
Get-AppxPackage Microsoft.BingFinance | Remove-AppxPackage
# Get help
Get-AppxPackage Microsoft.Gethelp | Remove-AppxPackage
# Groove Music
Get-AppxPackage Microsoft.ZuneMusic | Remove-AppxPackage
# Mail & Calendar
Get-AppxPackage microsoft.windowscommunicationsapps | Remove-AppxPackage
# March of Empires
Get-AppxPackage *MarchofEmpires* | Remove-AppxPackage
# Messaging
Get-AppxPackage Microsoft.Messaging | Remove-AppxPackage
# Minecraft
Get-AppxPackage *Minecraft* | Remove-AppxPackage
# Mixed Reality Portal
Get-AppxPackage *HolographicFirstRun* | Remove-AppxPackage
# Mixed Reality Viewer
Get-AppxPackage Microsoft.Microsoft3DViewer | Remove-AppxPackage
# Movies & TV
Get-AppxPackage Microsoft.ZuneVideo | Remove-AppxPackage
# News
Get-AppxPackage Microsoft.BingNews | Remove-AppxPackage
# OneNote
Get-AppxPackage Microsoft.Office.OneNote | Remove-AppxPackage
# Paint 3D
Get-AppxPackage *Microsoft.MSPaint* | Remove-AppxPackage
# People
Get-AppxPackage Microsoft.People | Remove-AppxPackage
# Phone Companion
Get-AppxPackage Microsoft.WindowsPhone | Remove-AppxPackage
# Photos
Get-AppxPackage Microsoft.Windows.Photos | Remove-AppxPackage
# Sketchbook
Get-AppxPackage *AutodeskSketchBook | Remove-AppxPackage
# Skype
Get-AppxPackage Microsoft.SkypeApp | Remove-AppxPackage
# Solitaire
Get-AppxPackage Microsoft.MicrosoftSolitaireCollection | Remove-AppxPackage
# Sports
Get-AppxPackage Microsoft.BingSports | Remove-AppxPackage
# Sticky Notes
Get-AppxPackage Microsoft.MicrosoftStickyNotes | Remove-AppxPackage
# Voice Recorder
Get-AppxPackage Microsoft.WindowsSoundRecorder | Remove-AppxPackage
# Weather
Get-AppxPackage Microsoft.BingWeather | Remove-AppxPackage
# XBox
Get-AppxPackage Microsoft.XboxApp | Remove-AppxPackage
Get-AppxPackage Microsoft.XboxIdentityProvider | Remove-AppxPackage


To Do

Changes (40)
2018-4-27 13:03:13 Tomáš Hübelbauer
Note down installation of Fiddler and Postman
2018-4-27 09:03:17 Tomáš Hübelbauer
Mention installing desktop apps for screensharing support
2018-4-20 18:41:33 Tomáš Hübelbauer
Link to my extensions in Windows VS Code setup
2018-4-4 21:17:30 Tomáš Hübelbauer
Link to my own VS Code extension for box drawing
2018-3-29 13:43:23 Tomáš Hübelbauer
Update VS Code settings with MarkDown lint rule supression
2018-3-29 13:12:10 Tomáš Hübelbauer
Plan using Chocolatey for installing software
2018-3-29 13:11:32 Tomáš Hübelbauer
Move automated uninstallation to a single script block
2018-3-29 13:00:45 Tomáš Hübelbauer
Replace some of the manual uninstallations with PowerShell removals
2018-3-29 12:32:10 Tomáš Hübelbauer
Add more VS Code extensions
2018-3-29 12:27:40 Tomáš Hübelbauer
Attach my VS Code settings file and incomplete extension list
2018-3-29 09:42:47 Tomáš Hübelbauer
Disable showing suggestions in Start menu
2018-3-29 09:40:38 Tomáš Hübelbauer
Note down Fira Code as a prerequisite for VS Code
2018-3-29 09:38:17 Tomáš Hübelbauer
Document pinned tabs in Chrome
2018-3-29 09:16:57 Tomáš Hübelbauer
Remove checkboxen for pinning where resolved
2018-3-29 09:15:19 Tomáš Hübelbauer
Groom the Windows installation guide
2018-3-29 08:55:04 Tomáš Hübelbauer
2018-3-22 08:51:59 Tomáš Hübelbauer
Bookmark the Windows 10 Enterprise development VMs
2018-3-21 13:47:15 Tomáš Hübelbauer
Put down a mention of Xming for GUIs in WSL
2018-3-21 13:45:15 Tomáš Hübelbauer
Bookmark the Android Studio on Ubuntu question for WSL
2018-3-21 13:18:01 Tomáš Hübelbauer
Add a note to set up additional world clocks
2018-3-20 14:45:08 Tomáš Hübelbauer
Add NVM instructions and fix Yarn instructions
2018-3-20 14:38:28 Tomáš Hübelbauer
Do not ask when installing cURL
2018-3-20 14:33:43 Tomáš Hübelbauer
Add Node and Yarn install scripts and plan linking the Ubuntu post
2018-3-20 14:07:58 Tomáš Hübelbauer
Add instructions for LxRunOffline
2018-3-20 10:07:48 Tomáš Hübelbauer
Note to prevent Chrome from offering translations
2018-3-19 13:05:30 Tomáš Hübelbauer
Plan including settings files for VS Code and Chrome
2018-3-19 12:25:10 Tomáš Hübelbauer
Plan setting up a mirrored drive
2018-3-19 10:06:02 Tomáš Hübelbauer
Note to sign in to WhatsApp Web
2018-3-19 09:59:54 Tomáš Hübelbauer
List Chrome extensions to install
2018-3-19 09:52:23 Tomáš Hübelbauer
Mention connecting to from Spotify
2018-3-19 09:51:35 Tomáš Hübelbauer
Install Spotify
2018-3-18 20:37:51 Tomáš Hübelbauer
Add a line for installing Docker
2018-3-18 20:12:54 Tomáš Hübelbauer
Flatten out the headings
2018-3-18 20:12:28 Tomáš Hübelbauer
Add notes on enabling remote access for remote work
2018-3-18 19:34:47 Tomáš Hübelbauer
Link through to the Secrets Management post
2018-3-18 19:16:08 Tomáš Hübelbauer
Split the work services to a list
2018-3-18 11:20:53 Tomáš Hübelbauer
Pin Ubuntu to the taskbar
2018-3-18 11:20:05 Tomáš Hübelbauer
Publish my rough guide on setting up Windows 10 for work
2018-2-14 09:52:14 Tomáš Hübelbauer
Link Debloat-Windows-10 GitHub project
2018-2-13 13:58:40 Tomáš Hübelbauer
Link box started PowerShell scripts
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