Cortana is disabled by company policy????

  1.    01 Dec 2015 #1

    Cortana is disabled by company policy????

    This is what greets me when I attempt to wake cortana. Where is the "company policy" set? I checked and did the manual enable of Cortana per one of the tutorials but even though I've done this I still get that "company policy" message. This is my own Windows 10 PRO system and I am the "company" where do I find this setting? Please help. Thanks for listening,

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  2.    02 Dec 2015 #2

    Hi, this has been encountered by a number of people. I think it happened to me thru messing around with privacy settings. I ended up taking the sledgehammer approach and restoring a disk image (Aomei Backupper) before this happened.

    So- do you have system restore enabled? Can you use a restore point before it happened?
    Do you use disk imaging? (Everyone should.. to avoid crises, tears, frustration...). (Macrium Reflect Free, Aomei Backupper Free). Strongly recommended by everyone with any experience here.

    Have a look at this for a lengthy discussion which I posted in a thread on this topic in forum:
    Cortana is disabled by company policy?

    Please also advise your history- was it working previously- what might have happened that led to this. Thanks.

    Good luck..
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