1.    03 Aug 2015 #1
    Join Date : Aug 2015
    Posts : 2
    Windows 10

    Cortana goes away

    I've been running Windows 10 for about a week and I enjoy the quick access to Bing search. But frequently, usually after an overnight hibernation, Cortana simply becomes "unavailable". I click on the box and nothing happens! I have to reboot the machine to get it working again.

    I did some online research and discovered that Cortana could be affected by the Windows 10 Geolocation Service and it now is an automatically started service on my system. That didn't solve the problem.

    I would appreciate any other suggestions to get Cortana more reliable.
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  2.    03 Aug 2015 #2
    Join Date : Jul 2014
    Posts : 15,556
    Windows 10

    Welcome to the forum

    I have had the same a few times, unfortunately I don't know a fix, but a quicker way than restarting the machine is to look for Cortana in taskmanager, then do an End Task on it

    It starts back up on its own and then works

    Not ideal, but its a quicker way to get it going again
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  3.    03 Aug 2015 #3
    Join Date : Jul 2015
    Posts : 146
    Windows 10 Pro 64bit

    A quicker solution is to log out the user and in again instead of restarting the PC.
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