1.    2 Weeks Ago #1
    Join Date : Oct 2016
    Posts : 1
    windows 10

    Cortana not working windows 10 pc

    Hello, Cortana no longer works for me. It was fine earlier. Updates current, microphone works per sound meter (on speaker icon>recording devices) also working per device mgr. Downloaded MS troubleshooter that said "Microsoft Experiences Host" and Microsoft Windows Cortana" need to be installed correctly' What's that supposed to mean? Ran admin. sfc/scannow no problems there. She won't respond to voice commands, also the search box is there but can't type in it. The 'Cortana' button at start menu isn't functional. Can't even find on/off button for Cortana in settings. Only other option maybe go to restore point. Really at a loss. Any ideas anyone? Thanks and please respond soon. Steve ..........
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  2.    2 Weeks Ago #2
    Join Date : Jan 2015
    UK, Midlands
    Posts : 5,756
    Win 10 Pro (1607)

    Hi, create a new user for test purposes. Does Cortana work in that?

    If so, then see
    Apps - Reinstall and Re-register in Windows 8 and 10 - Windows 10 Forums
    Section 2
    CTRL F and search for Cortana, and use that Power Shell command, noting the instructions at the start of section 2 as to how to do it.

    Now sthg must have caused this- have you changed any policy settings, any Settings, changed language..

    Another approach would be to use a restore point. Do you have System restore enabled? Do you have any useful restore points?
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