Cortana on Windows 10 has available to ignore your default application. And you know, Cortana always launches the Microsoft Edge browser and only use Bing after you search in browser. so if that’s one thing you wouldn’t need to use, here’s how to disable cortana in windows 10 Anniversary Update.
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Now, i’ll show steps disable cortana with group Policy Editor. you’ll follow this step using Windows 10 professional or Enterprise. the best way to disable Cortana is by using the local group Policy Editor as a result of it’s a pretty powerful tool, so if you’ve never used it before, it’s value taking a while to find out what it will do. Also, if you’re on a company network, do everyone a favor and seek advice from your admin 1st. If your work pc is a component of a site, it’s additionally possible that it’s a part of a site group policy which will follow the local group policy. OK, let’s follow step by step in below.
- Launch the group policy editor by pressing Windows + R, typing “gpedit.msc” into the box, and press Enter.
- Navigate to PC Configuration > administrative Templates > Windows elements > Search. find the “Allow Cortana” setting within the right panel and double-click it.
- Then set the enable Cortana option to “Disabled” then click “OK”. when it you’ll currently shut the group policy editor. You’ll need to sign out and sign back in or restart your computer for this change to take result.
Note: To re-enable Cortana, return here, double-click the “Enable Cortana” setting, and change it to “Not Configured” or “Enabled”.