1.    23 Sep 2016 #1
    Join Date : Apr 2015
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    location's frequently in use


    so, the location icon pops up frequently in my system tray area, now I know that means my location's in use, but does it have to pop up sometimes as many as 5 times in about as many minutes? I'm giving real thought to disabling the ruddy thing.
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  2.    25 Sep 2016 #2
    Join Date : Jan 2015
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    Hi, you can of course disable that, but you may then have problems with Cortana.

    Better to find out what is using it, and dealing with that. The discussion here may be helpful.. you can restrict apps individually from using it, so a process of elimination is one route.

    You may have installed a program that is checking it constantly.

    Application allowed to use location - Windows 10 Forums

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    http://www.thewindowsclub.com/your-l...use-windows-10
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  3.    25 Sep 2016 #3
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    none of my apps are allowed to use my location, I think its just cortana.
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