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    Microsoft to discontinue Groove Music subscription service

    Groove Music Pass streaming service shutters on 31st December 2017.
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    Re: Microsoft to discontinue Groove Music subscription service

    At least they gave people a migration path, that was surprising...and a refund too!

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    Re: Microsoft to discontinue Groove Music subscription service

    Does this mean there will be one less useless Microsoft app pre-installed on Windows 10?

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    Re: Microsoft to discontinue Groove Music subscription service

    Tbh, I didn’t know Microsoft had a music streaming service.


    So I won’t be missing it.
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    Re: Microsoft to discontinue Groove Music subscription service

    Quote Originally Posted by Wozza365 View Post
    Does this mean there will be one less useless Microsoft app pre-installed on Windows 10?
    a) as a music player Groove is as good as any other basic music player I've used on any platform, so I'd hardly call it useless,

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    b) you could always try reading the article. It's right there in the first paragraph:

    users will still be able to use Microsoft's app to playback and manage owned music across devices.

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    Re: Microsoft to discontinue Groove Music subscription service

    Quote Originally Posted by scaryjim View Post
    a) as a music player Groove is as good as any other basic music player I've used on any platform, so I'd hardly call it useless,

    and

    b) you could always try reading the article. It's right there in the first paragraph:
    It's no Winamp though.

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    Re: Microsoft to discontinue Groove Music subscription service

    Quote Originally Posted by spacein_vader View Post
    It's no Winamp though.
    Winamp 2.95

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    Re: Microsoft to discontinue Groove Music subscription service

    This is a pain in the arse.

    I've been using Zune Pass for about 7 years, it was better than spotify, considerably cheaper than spotify.

    New Microsoft appear to be hell bent on becoming this century's IBM.
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    Re: Microsoft to discontinue Groove Music subscription service

    edit: too late woops
    Last edited by Ozaron; 04-10-2017 at 10:44 AM.

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    Re: Microsoft to discontinue Groove Music subscription service

    Typical, a month after I got loads of 3-month codes taking me to 2020. Pro rata refund of £0 is still £0

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    Re: Microsoft to discontinue Groove Music subscription service

    Microsoft has lost its Groove!


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    Re: Microsoft to discontinue Groove Music subscription service

    So how many more years before Microsoft makes yet another foray into the music business and fold like a deck of cards a few years later?
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