How to Disable Cortana: As we all know, Cortana is the wonderful Microsoft assistant made on Artificial intelligence Platform. Many People dislike Cortana for many reasons, such as privacy reason, data consuming and more reasons that makes trouble for Windows user.

How to Disable Cortana in Windows 10However, When we get tired with Cortana and try to Disable Cortana, but Cortana is very stubborn to easier disable. If you want to know How to Disable Cortana, then we have few techniques that properly work to Disable Cortana.

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Here’re a few methods according to your OS. You can find two following methods, First is only for Windows 10 Pro user and second is only for Pro and Home user. You can try both methods. Let’s try to Disable Cortana.  

Method 1# For Windows 10 Pro User

1# First of all, Locate the Search Box at the Left side of Taskbar and go there.

2# Now type gpedit.msc in the search box and it will appear gpedit.msc (Microsoft Common Console Document) File.

How to Disable Cortana in Windows 10

3# Click to open gpedit.msc file, It’ll open Local Group Policy Editor.

4# Then, Go to the following Location in Local Group Policy.
⇒Administrative Templates>Winodws Components>Search>Allow Cortana

How to Disable Cortana in Windows 10

5#  Now Hit double click on the Allow Cortana and set in Disabled mode, then OK.

How to Disable Cortana in Windows 10

Note ⇒ In future if you want to want to enable Cortana at any time. You’ll come back here and enable this option to Allow Cortana and anytime can be Disable Cortana.

6#  At this time Cortana will be disabled due to Privacy Policy of Windows 10, As you can check in Cortana settings.

How to Disable Cortana in Windows 10

Recommendations ⇒ You will see Running of Cortana in Task Manager background process, but still, you may get confused to Disable Cortana. But it will not true. It has been disabled due to Privacy Policy of Windows 10, You don’t need to do any further queries.

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Method 2# For Windows 10 Home and Pro User

1# First, Go to the RUN Box (Press Win+R) and then Type Regedit and Hit the Enter.

How to Disable Cortana in Windows 10

2# Windows will take your permission to allow this application, Now press ok and It will open Registry Editor in few seconds.

3# In the Registry Editor, Go to the following Location⌋ ⇒HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE>SOFTWARE>Policies>Microsoft>Windows>Windows Search

4# Now Right Click on the blank area and Create the new DWORD (32-bit) Value” called AllowCortana.   How to Disable Cortana in Windows 10

5# Hit double click on the AllowCortana” and set “0” value data and Hit the OK.

How to Disable Cortana in Windows 10

6# At this time Cortana has been disabled due to Privacy Policy of Windows 10, As you can check in Cortana settings. (Have looked the Screenshot in the first method)

Note ⇒ In case if you want to want to enable Cortana, You can change Value data “0” to “1” or delete the AllowCortana you made. That was a complete tutorial to Disable Cortana in Windows 10. Hopefully, Problem solved.