Windows 10: Cortana not opening/not working when pressing the mic button

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  1.    19 Aug 2015 #1

    Cortana not opening/not working when pressing the mic button


    I have a problem with Cortana not opening after pressing the mic button on the taskbar and "Hey Cortana" does not work also.

    This is a clean install of windows 10 on a Lenovo laptop, I had no problems with Cortana before. If someone can help me I would greatly appreciate it
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  2.    20 Aug 2015 #2

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    Windows 7 (reverted back)
       20 Aug 2015 #3

    Have you checked if Cortana is running at all?
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  4.    20 Aug 2015 #4

    Yes, in the task manager it says cortana is running, but every time I click the mic button the black box appears and then disappears quickly also causing my start button to not work for some seconds.
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  5.    21 Aug 2015 #5

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  6.    22 Aug 2015 #6

    Same problem.BUMP
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  7.    23 Aug 2015 #7

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  8.    29 Aug 2015 #8

    I uninstalled my microphone driver in the device manager and I let it reinstall itself and got Cortana to work again after I booted it up again later in the day.
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  9.    31 Aug 2015 #9

    Update: Cortana not working again
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  10.    31 Aug 2015 #10

    This sounds like me ! (uninstall driver, Windows detects it & all is well till reboot ...)
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