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  1.    15 Aug 2015 #1
    Join Date : Aug 2015
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    windows 10

    Cortana just disappeared!


    Had an Update around Midnight last night and this Morning, I found Cortana has disappeared together with my reminders and no Microphone Symbol showing.

    Did anyone else have this problem?
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  2.    15 Aug 2015 #2
    Join Date : Jul 2015
    Posts : 212
    10 (Free upgrade)

    When you find out how you did it, please share.
    You'll have no shortage of people wanting to buy you a beer!
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  3.    15 Aug 2015 #3
    Join Date : Aug 2015
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    Windows 10 Home 64-bit

    Quote Originally Posted by Cyberdesigner View Post
    Had an Update around Midnight last night and this Morning, I found Cortana has disappeared together with my reminders and no Microphone Symbol showing.

    Did anyone else have this problem?
    I changed to Search Box to an Icon but now Cortana is gone and the Search Box won't search.
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  4.    15 Aug 2015 #4
    Join Date : Feb 2015
    Bamberg Germany
    Posts : 18,059
    Win10 Pro, Win10 Pro N, Win10 Home, Win10 Pro Insider Fast Ring, Windows 8.1 Pro, Ubuntu

    Quote Originally Posted by Cyberdesigner View Post
    Had an Update around Midnight last night and this Morning, I found Cortana has disappeared together with my reminders and no Microphone Symbol showing.

    Did anyone else have this problem?
    Check "Location" in the settings app:

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  5.    15 Aug 2015 #5
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    Windows 10 Home 64-bit

    Quote Originally Posted by Cliff S View Post
    Check "Location" in the settings app:

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    I can't get to "Settings." When I left-click on the Start button I get a critical error and Windows logs me off. I can right-click the Start button and it gives me a list of operations I can do, like shut down or sign out. Is there another way to get to "Settings."
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  6.    15 Aug 2015 #6
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    Bamberg Germany
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    Action Center(next to system clock) or clicking something in the "old" control panel like Defender > Settings in the top right of Defender.
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  7.    15 Aug 2015 #7
    Join Date : Mar 2015
    Messinias, Greece
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    Win 10 64bit with AU

    Quote Originally Posted by teachermark View Post
    When you find out how you did it, please share.
    You'll have no shortage of people wanting to buy you a beer!
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  8.    15 Aug 2015 #8
    Join Date : Aug 2015
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    Windows 10

    Quote Originally Posted by Cyberdesigner View Post
    Had an Update around Midnight last night and this Morning, I found Cortana has disappeared together with my reminders and no Microphone Symbol showing.

    Did anyone else have this problem?
    Sounds similar to my issue here: Re-installing Cortana

    I initially though it was down to careless use of Ccleaner, but am now beginning to wonder.

    Cliff
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  9.    15 Aug 2015 #9
    Join Date : Jul 2015
    Posts : 20
    Windows 7 64

    Yeah, my first instinct is to say 'grats'.
    What problem?

    Quote Originally Posted by Cyberdesigner View Post
    Had an Update around Midnight last night and this Morning, I found Cortana has disappeared together with my reminders and no Microphone Symbol showing.

    Did anyone else have this problem?
      My ComputerSystem Spec
  10.    15 Aug 2015 #10
    Join Date : Feb 2015
    Bamberg Germany
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    A song playing on the radio just now that I forgot the name of, I asked her "Hey Cortana, what's the name of this song?" Her answer(correctly)

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    Ya'll Cortana haters want to miss such talent?
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