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  1.    28 Feb 2016 #21
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    Quote Originally Posted by alphanumeric View Post
    When you get that message "Before I can help you..." there is a Settings option at the bottom. Go to Settings > Time & Language > Speech and you'll see the same settings. I had to change "Choose the language you speak with your device" to English (Canada) to get Cortana to work. Until I installed English Canada language pack and Speech, the only option in the drop down menu was English (United States). I can't find that settings option in Cortana now though?

    EDIT: I guess, technically, its not a Cortana setting? I got there, originally, from the settings button in Cortana. That button is MIA now though?
    That makes no difference.
    I have changed Region to Canada > Language to Englisg (Canada) > set it as default > Restart.
    I have the "Cortana settings " at the bottom > click it and it sends me to Speech > click it, no option for English (Canada)


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  2.    28 Feb 2016 #22
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    When I went to Settings > Region & language > Add a language and selected English Canada two things were installed. The language pack and a Speech pack. There were two install progress bars. Now I have English (United States) and English (Canada) as options.

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  3.    28 Feb 2016 #23
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    Not in my computer.

    It's no big deal. I rarely use Cortana anyway.
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  4.    28 Feb 2016 #24
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    Quote Originally Posted by davidhk View Post
    Not in my computer.

    It's no big deal. I rarely use Cortana anyway.
    I'm guessing you installed the language pack but not the speech part. It was a separate clickable item for me when I added English Canada. I have mixed feelings about Cortana.
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  5.    28 Feb 2016 #25
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    Quote Originally Posted by alphanumeric View Post
    I'm guessing you installed the language pack but not the speech part. It was a separate clickable item for me when I added English Canada. I have mixed feelings about Cortana.
    Install speech.
    Maybe I forgot.
    Let's see.
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  6.    28 Feb 2016 #26
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    You might have to uninstall the language pack and reinstall to get the extra option?
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  7.    28 Feb 2016 #27
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    I did forget installing speech.

    Cortana has arrived in Canada.

    Thank you.
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  8.    28 Feb 2016 #28
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  9.    01 Mar 2016 #29
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    Sorry to bump this but how do you get Cortana to show UK news instead of US? It's showing like CBS News and USA today as news headlines
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  10.    01 Mar 2016 #30
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    What is your Region set to? Settings > Time & language > Region & language. If it's set to United States, change it to UK.
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