how to uninstall cortana

Cortana drives me crazy. How can I uninstall it?

 

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To shut down Cortana in Windows 10 Pro simply type gpedit.msc in the search box to open the Group Policy Editor. Navigate to Local Computer Policy > Computer Configuration > Administrative Templates > Windows Components > Search. Double-click the policy named Allow Cortana.
there disable it.
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I only have windows 10 home. I have tried the regedit steps and that did not work.

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Hi,

The best way is to hide the search bar or the icon in the taskbar and forget. Cortana is a part of the OS and cannot be easily uninstalled.

However, if you still wish to, consider the registry edit given here:

https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/25118-enabl...

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This guide is for you:

https://www.kapilarya.com/how-to-completely-dis...

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Please check this link will have a simple list to completely disable the unwanted virus known as cortana http://winaero.com/blog/how-to-uninstall-and-re... follow the commands exact and you will not have any issues. trust me.

I hope this helps. Feel free to ask back any questions and let us know how it goes. I will keep working with you until it's resolved.


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