Windows 10: Turn On or Off Cortana Personalization in Windows 10  

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  1. Posts : 43
    Windows 10 Enterprise x64
       10 Jul 2016 #70

    That first pic in Option 1 doesn't seem to have a direct equivalent in Anniversary Update, though I may be missing it. I don't think disabling "Hey Cortana" is the same thing, right?
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  2. Posts : 20,776
    64-bit Windows 10 Pro build 16199
    Thread Starter
       10 Jul 2016 #71

    Nope, it's no longer valid in that build. I was going to wait until after the Windows 10 Anniversary Update was released to remove it.

    Nar, "Hey Cortana" isn't the same to turn off Cortana.
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  3. Posts : 43
    Windows 10 Enterprise x64
       10 Jul 2016 #72

    So it seems to be group policy or bust, but it wouldn't surprise me if there was still some other way given that MS typically has 17 different ways to do anything.
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  4.    17 Aug 2016 #73

    alkaufmann said: View Post
    One question I have about Cortana, is it always listening to what you say?

    Ak
    she will be able soon. Even at the lock screen.
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  5. Posts : 20,776
    64-bit Windows 10 Pro build 16199
    Thread Starter
       17 Aug 2016 #74

    Keager said: View Post
    she will be able soon. Even at the lock screen.
    Only if turned on.
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  6. Posts : 43
    Windows 10 Enterprise x64
       17 Aug 2016 #75

    Probably official enough now to add:
    How to Enable or Disable Cortana in Windows 10
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  7. Posts : 238
    Win 10 Pro Build 1703 15063.296
       26 Aug 2016 #76

    Hi Shawn,

    How can one check if Cortana is available in one's region or in what region's Cortana is available please.
    My query is as usual related to try and reduce data usage to the barest minimum given the poor connectivity I have available.

    Geoff
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  8. Posts : 20,776
    64-bit Windows 10 Pro build 16199
    Thread Starter
       26 Aug 2016 #77

    Hello Geoff,

    This is that I can find to hopefully help.

    https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/...-and-languages
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  9. Posts : 238
    Win 10 Pro Build 1703 15063.296
       26 Aug 2016 #78

    Brink said: View Post
    Hello Geoff,

    This is that I can find to hopefully help.

    https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/...-and-languages
    Thanks so if I have installed WIN 10 for my region ( South Africa), that means Cortana will not be available nor active.
    What happens if someone has installed WIN 10 on a PC for region UK or US? does that then mean Cortana will be active by default?
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  10. Posts : 324
    Win 7 Pro/32, Win 10 Pro/64/32
       20 Sep 2016 #79

    Cortana generally DOES come ON by default with every install, but, it's not all that hard to disable.

    Find the CortanaCore.dll file and change it's name to something else so it can't load on boot up and you've effectively killed it.
    You'll need to take ownership of it before you can change its name though. The program "Grant Admin Full Control" makes that possible for you.

    Cheers,
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