Disable and Remove "Feedback Hub" from Windows 10

By norep | Byte-Sized Tech Tips | 4 Dec 2020

What is Feedback Hub?

Feedback Hub is an application bundled with the install of Windows 10 that allows you to report any errors and issues you may have while using Windows 10.

Why would you want to remove it?

Randomly, throughout the day, Feedback Hub would repeatedly max out my CPU usage in Task Manager and make my computer grind to a halt. I'm not the only one who has had this problem as well, as numerous forum posts on Microsoft's own forums have shown. You also may want to remove Feedback Hub if you do not use it, to free up a small amount of disk space and some CPU usage.


Method 1: Uninstall from Settings App

Press the Windows Key or click on the Start Button to open up the Start Menu.

Type in "settings" to begin a search for the settings app. After a second, the Settings app should appear in the search results. Either click on it or press the enter key to open the Settings app.

Once the Settings app has opened, click on the section labeled "Apps" circled below.

Windows Settings App with the

(Your Settings app may look different in color.)

Make sure that your app list is sorted by name:

Windows Settings Apps & Features section with the

Once the apps are sorted by name, scroll down until you find "Feedback Hub":

Feedback Hub app listing

(Once again, color of your app icon may vary depending on your theme. Mine is light blue but yours might be another color.)

Click once on the Feedback Hub app listing to open up the options, and click on "Uninstall":

Feedback Hub uninstall option

Method 2: Uninstall from a Powershell Command

Press the Windows Key or click on the Start Button to open up the Start Menu.

Type in "powershell" to begin a search. After a moment, you should see "Windows PowerShell" appear in the search results. Right-click on "Windows PowerShell" and select "Run as administrator." You should then see the Powershell window appear.

Copy and paste in the following command into the Powershell window:

Get-AppxPackage Microsoft.WindowsFeedbackHub | Remove-AppxPackage

 After a few moments, Feedback Hub should be removed.

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