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Groove Music is the default music player that comes pre-installed in Windows 10. It also offers streaming music via subscription or purchase through the Windows Store. Although Microsoft did an excellent job revamping the old Xbox Music app and releasing it under a new name, "Groove Music," most Windows users don't find it suitable for everyday use. Most Windows users are still comfortable using VLC Media Player as their default music app, and this is why they want to uninstall Groove Music from Windows 10 completely.

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The only problem is that you can't uninstall Groove Music from the Uninstall a program window or basically right-clicking and selecting uninstall. Although most applications can be erased using this method, unfortunately, Groove Music comes bundled with Windows 10 and Microsoft doesn't want you to uninstall it. Of course, without giving up time, let's see How to Completely Uninstall Groove Music from Windows 10 with the help of the tutorial listed below.

Completely uninstall Groove Music from Windows 10

Make sure to create a restore point in case something goes wrong.

Method 1: uninstall Groove Music via PowerShell

Note: Make sure to close the Groove Music app before continuing.

1. Press Windows key + Q to open search, type Shell Power and right click on PowerShell from the search result and select Execute as an administrator.

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2. Type the following command in the PowerShell window and press Enter:

Get-AppxPackage -AllUsers | Select Name, PackageFullName

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3. Now in the list, scroll down until you find Zune Music. Copy the ZuneMusic PackageFullName.

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4. Retype the following command and press Enter:

remove-AppxPackage PackageFullName

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Note: Replace PackageFullName with the actual Zune Music PackageFullName.

5. If the above commands don't work, try this one:

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

6. Restart your computer to save the changes.

(*10*)Method 2: uninstall Groove Music via CCleaner

1. Download the latest version of CCleaner from the official web portal.

2. Make sure to install CCleaner from the installation file and then start CCleaner.

3. In the menu on the left, click Tools, then click Uninstall

Note: It may take time to display all installed apps, so be patient.

4. Once all the applications are displayed, right click on the Groove Music app and select Uninstall

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5. Click OK to continue. uninstall.

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6. Restart your computer to save the changes.

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That is what you have successfully learned How to Completely Uninstall Groove Music from Windows 10 But if you still have any questions regarding this post, feel free to ask in the comment section.