How to remove / Unintsall Groove Music in Windows 10. [Guide]

Groove music is a kind of Windows Media Player and as usual it comes pre-installed in the latest Windows 10 version. Today we will let you know who to get rid of this or in other words Remove or Uninstall Groove Music from your Windows 10 PC. So that in future you don’t have the wasteful luxury of opening each file in this crappy software loaded inside Windows 10. Instead you can still go for the legends, The VLC media player with tons of shortcuts and easy and faster stable streaming,  or the old most authenticated third party media player the Media Player Classic mostly known as MPC-HC.

Now coming back to the Groove Music Player Un-installation issue. In normal circumstances you have the choice of disabling any app with some simple enable disable options provided in the settings of Windows 10. But when we come to the Groove Music Player you don’t have any luxury of doing so. Microsoft has made sure that you live with the current media player whatever situation you are in. So they have made it impossible for average Windows user to Remove Groove Media Player from Windows 10.

Uninstall or remove Groove music from Windows 10

How to Remove / Uninstall Groove Music / Media Player from Windows 10:

When there is a stiff situation inside a Window, all you have to do is open the powershell, to reach the roots cause of that issue. In Removing or un-installing the Groove Music or Media Player from your Windows 10 you need to access the PowerShell with your Administration privileges so that you can make essential changes in your Windows roots. All you have to do is follow this step by step guide given below.

Step 1- Make sure to close the Groove Music. Double Check please, it can be running in the background.

Step 2- Check with your task manager by right clicking on the task bar > Task Manager >  check all the running programs in the background. Make sure no Groove Music is running in the background.

Step 3- Now open the PowerShell prompt by clicking on Search in task-bar and typing Powershell.

Step 4- Make sure to right click and select Run as Administrator option.

Uninstall or remove Groove music from Windows 10

Step 5- A new User Account Control dialog box will prompt up, Click on YES.

Step 6-  Now type ” cd\ ” to enter the home directory. Just heart soothing :).

Step 7- Type the following command

Get-AppxPackage –AllUsers

Step 8- A whole list of programs will show up. Search for Zune Music in the list. Then Copy the Package FullName given in-front of it.

Step 9- Once its copied you have to run the following command to get rid of it. Hit Enter.

remove-AppxPackage  Microsoft.ZuneVideo_10.17042.14211.0_x64__8wekyb3d8bbwe

Step 10- Done !

You have finally managed to get rid of Groove from Windows 10. In other Words you have Deleted, Uninstalled or Removed Groove Music from your Windows 10. If the above command doesn’t work you can still have this command.

remove-AppxPackage (Get-AppxPackage –AllUsers|Where{$_.PackageFullName -match “ZuneMusic”}).PackageFullName

Make sure to write it without spaces. If it still gives any issues, You can simply comment in the given comments section below.

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