1. Tap/click Start > Settings (gear icon) > Apps
2. Locate the app to uninstall and tap/click it.
3. Tap/click Uninstall
Note: Note: these instructions were written using Windows 10 Pro Version 1703 OS Build 15063.0. To see what version of Windows 10 you are using, select Start > Settings (gear icon) > About.
This afternoon I found myself without the ability to type into Spotlight on my new iMac running macOS 10.12.3. All other apps received keyboard input just fine. At the time I was using Spotlight to do some basic calculations involving adding two sums of money up. A bit of Googling lead me to this page, one answer for which was to restart the Spotlight process using the Terminal command “killall Spotlight”. That did the trick for me, Spotlight once again accepted keyboard input.
Going to keep an eye on this site by Matthew Brett, as much of the content seems right up my alley as a Mac developer.
A good post on this topic by Brian Dickens over at HostileFork: http://blog.hostilefork.com/trashes-fseventsd-and-spotlight-v100/
If you’re reading this, you have probably found some USB stick or external drive with files named .Trashes, .fseventsd, .Spotlight-V100 (and possibly even the more rarely reported ._.Trashes) on it. You might also be annoyed to see files in various directories called .DS_Store. Right?