Windows 10: Location not working- Cortana not available Solved

  1.    06 Sep 2015 #1

    Location not working- Cortana not available


    Hi, discovered I can't turn on 'Location'.
    1. I can click the 'Change' button in Privacy, Location, but nothing happens. ('Location is off' is displayed)
    2. 'Location' is greyed out in the Action Centre
    3. The Network Location Service is running
    (I've tried stopping, starting it, restarting the PC).

    then I discovered
    4. Cortana does not appear in Toolbars (rt click taskbar)
    5. The response to clicking Cortana in the start menu is to go to Store, Downloads and updates.
    (Cortana was working a while back- I thin I turned it off at some point)

    I have changed some things in Privacy, and tried to undo those.
    Everything else seems fine.

    I'm guessing I've turned sthg off or changed an option somewhere.
    Ideas? Thanks!
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  2.    06 Sep 2015 #2

    Solution found here - after a LOT of searching.. thanks!
    Solved Re-installing Cortana - Windows 10 Forums

    I have no idea how the Geolocation service became disabled. But the registry hack works, and Location is active again in the Action Centre, and Cortana is back.
      My ComputerSystem Spec


 

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