How To Disable Cortana In Windows 10

Updated on December 1st, 2017

Windows 10 Cortana is having great features but if you have a low memory or low Storage or if your computer running Slow you probably don’t want to let Cortana let eat up your memory and Resources. Cortana can be easily disabled in Windows 10. So, let’s see How to  Disable Cortana Windows in 10.

Using Local Group Policy Editor in Microsoft Windows 10, it is possible to completely disable Cortana, without it restarting, and without editing the registry, or making forced changes.

How to Disable Cortana Windows in 10?

Also Read: The Ultimate guide to SpeedUp Windows 10 operating System

Click on Windows key + R and  Type gpedit.msc and click OK.

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Now under Computer Configuration Select Administrative Templates and click on Windows Components and on click on Search folder.

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Next, Click on Allow Cortana and Click on Disable and Apply and OK. 

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Once you have Disable the  Cortana in group policy editor, you have to Update the Group Policy in Command Prompt.

Search the Command Prompt with elevated privileges by right-clicking and “Run as Administrator

Type gpupdate/force and click Enter.

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Now open Task manager > Select Cortana > And Click on End Task.

Disable Cortana Windows in 10

That’s it you have Successfully Disable the Cortina on windows 10.

For Home Edition User, User Can’t access gpedit, therefore, we need to Disable Cortina using registry editor

Click on Windows key + R and click enter.

HotKeyLocakMachine\SOFTWARE\Policies\Microsoft\Windows\Windows Search

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Value: AllowCortana
Change to 0 to Disable Cortana, 1 to Enable.

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You may have to reboot for it to take effect.

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