Windows 10: Cortana web searches not opening

  1.    17 Apr 2018 #1

    Cortana web searches not opening


    When I type, for example, "google.com" in Cortana, I get the results shown below, but clicking on google.com or "see all web results" doesn't do anything.

    This has been the case since I installed this Releases · da2x/EdgeDeflector · GitHub (so that the searches would open in Chrome), but ended up uninstalling it.

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  2. Brink's Avatar
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    64-bit Windows 10 Pro build 18242
       17 Apr 2018 #2

    Hello winhelp12, and welcome to Ten Forums. :)

    That program may still be blocking Cortana from opening web results.

    Double check using the tutorial below to see if Cortana is set to show web results in Microsoft Edge or Internet Explorer.

    Show Cortana Web Search Results in Microsoft Edge or Internet Explorer Windows 10 Tutorials
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  3.    19 Apr 2018 #3

    Brink said: View Post
    Hello winhelp12, and welcome to Ten Forums. :)

    That program may still be blocking Cortana from opening web results.

    Double check using the tutorial below to see if Cortana is set to show web results in Microsoft Edge or Internet Explorer.

    Show Cortana Web Search Results in Microsoft Edge or Internet Explorer Windows 10 Tutorials
    Unfortunately this didn't work. It works for Explorer (turn optimize on / set register to 1), but when I turn it off / set to 0, I get the situation I described earlier.
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  4. Brink's Avatar
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    64-bit Windows 10 Pro build 18242
       19 Apr 2018 #4

    Does it still do this when you have Microsoft Edge set as your default web browser?

    Choose Default Apps in Windows 10 Windows 10 Tutorials
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  5.    19 Apr 2018 #5

    I was facing similar issues with cortana sometime back. After a couple of windows updates it has now become stable.
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  6.    19 Apr 2018 #6

    Brink said: View Post
    Does it still do this when you have Microsoft Edge set as your default web browser?

    Choose Default Apps in Windows 10 Windows 10 Tutorials
    Yeah, it still doesn't work.
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