Windows 10 Anniversary – Disable Cortana VIDEO TUTORIAL

Windows 10 Anniversary - Disable Cortana VIDEO TUTORIAL

  Cortana is an interesting feature for Windows 10 that many people like but others may not be satisfied with it due to privacy reasons, data collection and also processing load on disk and CPU. This video shows how to disable it on the latest Windows 10 version 2016.

Please watch this video to see how to do the above (for the translation, click on the subtitle in a video on YouTube, and then click the settings button and language, as in this picture):

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1. 00:00:00:00 / 00:00:05:45 - hello and welcome to another of our
2. 00:00:02:39 / 00:00:08:28 - little videos in this one we're gonna
3. 00:00:05:45 / 00:00:12:32 - talk about in the windows 10 anniversary
4. 00:00:08:27 / 00:00:16:25 - edition that's come out in 2016
5. 00:00:12:32 / 00:00:19:26 - Cortana okay some people love katana
6. 00:00:16:26 / 00:00:22:10 - some people don't like it then like it
7. 00:00:19:26 / 00:00:26:64 - you know it does take up a lot of
8. 00:00:22:10 / 00:00:29:07 - resources sometimes it also does affect
9. 00:00:26:64 / 00:00:30:96 - privacy privacy for example it collects
10. 00:00:29:07 / 00:00:33:23 - a lot of data regarding yourself your
11. 00:00:30:96 / 00:00:37:53 - voice places you go things you do
12. 00:00:33:23 / 00:00:41:26 - searches etc etc so the mid a little bit
13. 00:00:37:53 / 00:00:44:54 - harder to get rid of Cortana now before
14. 00:00:41:27 / 00:00:46:10 - you to happen when you first start up
15. 00:00:44:54 / 00:00:47:78 - Windows 10 you took over here and it
16. 00:00:46:10 / 00:00:50:15 - would ask you questions do you want me
17. 00:00:47:78 / 00:00:51:80 - yes or no and you say no and you'd get
18. 00:00:50:15 / 00:00:54:41 - rid of it or you could go into settings
19. 00:00:51:80 / 00:00:56:84 - and get rid of it there now Cortana
20. 00:00:54:42 / 00:01:00:84 - seems to want to stay a little bit
21. 00:00:56:85 / 00:01:04:07 - longer so let's see how to actually get
22. 00:01:00:84 / 00:01:08:36 - rid of it okay the first thing to do is
23. 00:01:04:07 / 00:01:13:50 - to go here okay and then type in GP edit
24. 00:01:08:36 / 00:01:18:10 - dot MSC okay and just click on that
25. 00:01:13:50 / 00:01:18:10 - it'll start up the group policy editor
26. 00:01:18:40 / 00:01:25:40 - okay if you were obviously in a server
27. 00:01:23:79 / 00:01:28:10 - environment you'll be doing this in
28. 00:01:25:40 / 00:01:31:82 - Active Directory one of the oh use
29. 00:01:28:09 / 00:01:35:39 - organizational units etc but for just
30. 00:01:31:82 / 00:01:37:82 - simple desktop version where the setting
31. 00:01:35:40 / 00:01:42:18 - is is basically administrative templates
32. 00:01:37:82 / 00:01:47:45 - and then it's windows components go down
33. 00:01:42:18 / 00:01:51:63 - and its search okay now right at the top
34. 00:01:47:45 / 00:01:54:41 - you've got allow Cortana you can double
35. 00:01:51:62 / 00:01:58:25 - click on that and then basically disable
36. 00:01:54:42 / 00:02:01:54 - it if you want to also get rid of from
37. 00:01:58:25 / 00:02:06:50 - the lock screen Cortana disable that
38. 00:02:01:54 / 00:02:10:05 - okay now all you really need to do is to
39. 00:02:06:50 / 00:02:13:80 - restart your computer and it should come
40. 00:02:10:05 / 00:02:14:37 - back and instead of having a katana icon
41. 00:02:13:80 / 00:02:17:04 - over here
42. 00:02:14:37 / 00:02:21:36 - you should basically get the search icon
43. 00:02:17:03 / 00:02:24:44 - we shall now restart this computer and
44. 00:02:21:36 / 00:02:29:81 - show you what it look like after the
45. 00:02:24:44 / 00:02:32:28 - restart okay our little Cortana icon has
46. 00:02:29:81 / 00:02:35:57 - now changed into a simple search icon
47. 00:02:32:28 / 00:02:37:81 - okay you can obviously change this to
48. 00:02:35:57 / 00:02:41:79 - kind of like shall we say hide it or
49. 00:02:37:81 / 00:02:43:70 - show a search box etc you know so
50. 00:02:41:78 / 00:02:46:03 - hopefully this has helped thank you for
51. 00:02:43:70 / 00:02:46:03 - watching
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