How to remove Start: ms-resource:AppName/Text from Start menu

Many windows 11 & Windows 10 users are reporting that there is an entry in start menu in windows 10 named  ms-resource:AppName/Text. Many windows 10 users are confused about it and have no clue about this entry. This entry looks like the trace of a Microsoft.Windows.HolographicFirstRun application of windows 10 which could not get removed in the subsequent updates of windows 10. If you are also a windows 10 user affected by this, here is a complete solution to get rid of this entry from start menu.


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Ms Resource Appname Text

Fix 1 – Using Powershell

1. Search powershell in windows 10 search box.

2. Right click on the powershell icon and click on run as administrator. This will open Powershell with admin privilege.

 

Powershell Run As Administrator

 

3. Copy and paste the command given below in the powershell window.

Get-AppxPackage -all *HolographicFirstRun* | Remove-AppPackage -AllUsers

4. Hit enter key to execute the program.


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This will Uninstall and remove Microsoft.Windows.HolographicFirstRun from your Windows 10 PC.

5. Restart your computer.

4. After restarting the PC, Press CTRL + SHIFT + Esc keys together from your keyboard to open Task manager.

5. Click on Details Tab.

6. Right click on ShellExperienceHost.exe and choose end Task. If you can’t find ShellExperienceHost.exe , locate StartMenuExperienceHost.exe

and end task.

Now, Move to next step.

 

End Task Shell Experiencehost Exe1

 

 

7. Similarly Right click on Explorer.exe and click on end task.

 

End Task Explorer Exe

 

8. In task manager , click on File > Run new task.

File Run New Task Explorer Min

 

9. Click on Browse.

 

Browse

 

10. Copy and paste the path given below in the address bar.


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%localappdata%\Packages\Microsoft.Windows.StartMenuExperienceHost_cw5n1h2txyewy

11. Delete TempState directory.

12. Now, click on File > Run new task

File Run New Task Explorer Min

13. Type explorer.exe in it.

14. Click OK.

 

Explorer Exe

 

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22 thoughts on “How to remove Start: ms-resource:AppName/Text from Start menu”

  1. Hilarious that such bugs make it to release and that they’re always so complicated to fix. It shows a real lack of polish and concern for the user experience. It shouldn’t be that hard Microsoft. But that’s Windows for you.
    Thanks anyway.

  2. Working perfect. Just want to point out that ShellExperienceHost.exe is called StartMenuExperienceHost.exe in newer versions of windows

  3. Keep getting this..

    Get-AppxPackage : The trust relationship between this workstation and the primary domain failed. (Exception from
    HRESULT: 0x800706FD)
    At line:1 char:1
    + Get-AppxPackage -all *HolographicFirstRun* | Remove-AppPackage -AllUs …
    + ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
    + CategoryInfo : NotSpecified: (:) [Get-AppxPackage], COMException
    + FullyQualifiedErrorId : System.Runtime.InteropServices.COMException,Microsoft.Windows.Appx.PackageManager.Comman
    ds.GetAppxPackageCommand

  4. It works!! finally after years with this problem popping up from time to time..its fixed!! No more resetting PC because of some stupid start menu icons not showing correctly.
    Thank you!!

  5. I get the following. Need help removing ms-resource:AppName/Text from Start menu.

    Remove-AppPackage : Removal failed. Please contact your software vendor.
    Deployment Remove operation with target volume C: on Package
    Microsoft.Windows.HolographicFirstRun_10.0.15063.0_neutral_neutral_cw5n1h2txyewy from: failed with error 0x80070032.
    See http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=235160 for help diagnosing app deployment issues.
    At line:1 char:46
    + … -AppxPackage -all *HolographicFirstRun* | Remove-AppPackage -AllUsers
    + ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
    + CategoryInfo : NotSpecified: (:) [Remove-AppxPackage], COMException
    + FullyQualifiedErrorId : System.Runtime.InteropServices.COMException,Microsoft.Windows.Appx.PackageManager.Commands.RemoveAppxPackageCommand

  6. I could not do step 6, since ShellExperienceHost.exe was not listed.
    “6. Right click on ShellExperienceHost.exe and choose end Task.”
    I did all the other steps, however, and ms-resource:AppName/Text was successfully removed.
    Thank you!!!!
    (Running Win 10 Pro, ver 1909)

  7. Remove-AppPackage : Removal failed. Please contact your software vendor.
    Deployment Remove operation with target volume C: on Package
    Microsoft.Windows.HolographicFirstRun_10.0.17134.1_neutral_neutral_cw5n1h2txyewy from: failed with error 0x80070032.
    See http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=235160 for help diagnosing app deployment issues.
    At line:1 char:46
    + … -AppxPackage -all *HolographicFirstRun* | Remove-AppPackage -AllUsers
    + ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
    + CategoryInfo : NotSpecified: (:) [Remove-AppxPackage], COMException
    + FullyQualifiedErrorId : System.Runtime.InteropServices.COMException,Microsoft.Windows.Appx.PackageManager.Comman
    ds.RemoveAppxPackageCommand

    Sorry. I should have posted that.

  8. Brilliant, all those confusing ways of doing it when searching that never worked, but yours worked a first time. plan simple instructions. what i doe’t understand is why Microsoft as they know about this have never solved this.

  9. Wow, hundreds of confused comments on the official Microsoft website but yours solved the problem. Fantastic guide and solved mine, thank you so much.

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