Windows 10: Disable Cortana??
How do you disable this?? I used a registry hack but still no good. I want to be able to search without this
This is after the new 1607 update.
A lot of reports before the update stated that Cortana was no longer removable. I had it switched off using the various UI options and it is not showing, and we have a lot of users stating that it is no longer working. It's early days with this version an update may be in the works to at least get all systems to the same state but it is just a case of waiting.
Managed to sort it via a hack. I had to 'kill it' first via task manager, then apply the hack!
Be nice to all, please?!
Does the search still work, when you murdered her?! Just wondering, I thought, that Cortana = Search.
Way I understand it now there are multiple parts to Cortana, it's both the search engine and the low level AI speech engine, It was at one time possible to easily disable it all but now some parts are not switched so need some extra engineering to turn off
This is how to permanently disable Cortana, first start into safe mode and navigate to C:/Windows/SystemApps/Microsoft.Windows.Cortana_cw5n1h2txyewy you will need to Take Ownership of the Microsoft.Windows.Cortana_cw5n1h2txyewy folder and then...
It's interesting to see that after i "disabled" it from the options, the process Cortana is still running and is tied to searchui.exe . And after deleting Cortanaware, the windows search bar stopped responding for good lol!
Is there any other way...
So after turning off Cortana in settings, I see its still running in the Task Manager, right click to end task and it starts right back up. So how do you disable it completely? :really:
How to disable Cortana completely? I have turn it off but its still in the task bar running. After end task, it will repop after few sec.
So I just installed Windows 10, everything seems to be running great at the moment except for 1 thing, Cortana is still running in the background (taking up around ~30MBs of RAM), even after following Brink's tutorial (link).
Is there a way to...