Originally Posted by dropscience
why don't you just uninstall the apps?
because they aren't installed in the first place. they are icons pushed through service books by the carriers to the handheld. extra icons cause some people to freak out or get confused (just look on here about the enterprise activation icon and consumer users). you can delete the service books in order to rid yourself of the icons, but they'll reappear on the next network registration or handheld reload or OS upgrade, etc.