Windows 10: Search icon on taskbar Solved

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  1.    19 Oct 2016 #31

    That tutorial was Oct 2015 Ms has changed how Cortana is configured with a tweak to the registry. So the tutorial is now dead in the water.
    Brink said: View Post
    It sounds like you didn't use the method in the tutorial below to disable Cortana first.

    https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/2...dows-10-a.html
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  2.    19 Oct 2016 #32

    I have just done the group policy edit (windows version in screenshot)
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  3. Posts : 21,656
    64-bit Windows 10 Pro build 16226
       19 Oct 2016 #33

    carrotmuseum said: View Post
    That tutorial was Oct 2015 Ms has changed how Cortana is configured with a tweak to the registry. So the tutorial is now dead in the water.
    It still works. Please try and see.
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  4.    19 Oct 2016 #34

    Well I am at a loss because mine does not do that! maybe I should roll back and then waste another 4 hours trying again. No thanks! I simply cannot wait to see the back of Win 10 once and for all. This is just typical of why Win 10 will ultimately fail.
    aramil said: View Post
    I have just done the group policy edit (windows version in screenshot)
    Click image for larger version. 

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ID:	106715Click image for larger version. 

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ID:	106716
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  5.    19 Oct 2016 #35

    You can check you have no install errors by:

    right click start button

    Select "command prompt (admin)"
    type
    Code:
    SFC /SCANNOW
    see if it thows any errors
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    64-bit Windows 10 Pro build 16226
       19 Oct 2016 #36

    carrotmuseum said: View Post
    Well I am at a loss because mine does not do that! maybe I should roll back and then waste another 4 hours trying again. No thanks! I simply cannot wait to see the back of Win 10 once and for all. This is just typical of why Win 10 will ultimately fail.
    It looks like it worked since I see the search icon on the taskbar.
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  7.    20 Oct 2016 #37

    Bizarrely I gave it one more shot this morning and it worked!! Great stuff! - still hate Win 10
    Brink said: View Post
    It looks like it worked since I see the search icon on the taskbar.
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  8.    20 Oct 2016 #38

    carrotmuseum said: View Post
    Bizarrely I gave it one more shot this morning and it worked!! Great stuff! - still hate Win 10
    Glad it worked (this time)
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  9. Posts : 8,495
    Windows 10 Professional
       20 Oct 2016 #39

    Just a reminder: you don't need the search box or icon on the taskbar, you can simply press Start then start typing.
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  10.    20 Oct 2016 #40

    Thanks Edwin. No one tells you this stuff, and certainly not M/s.
    Edwin said: View Post
    Just a reminder: you don't need the search box or icon on the taskbar, you can simply press Start then start typing.
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