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How to uninstall Cortana from Windows 10


Windows 10 came from the hand of Cortana, the Windows virtual assistant, an assistant that has taken its name from Microsoft Halo video games. Over the years, Cortana's functionalities have been growing, despite everything, since Microsoft They have decided not to continue their development (* 10 *) and focus it on their applications.

In Spanish it means that Cortana will not receive new functionalities in the next updates that Microsoft releases in the future, therefore, if we do not use it until now, now is a bad time to start doing it (* 10 *) So it's better to disable it and make it disappear from Windows 10.

Through the Windows configuration alternatives, we can prevent it from running (* 10 *) when we start the system, so it will not affect the startup time of our computer and we also prevent it from consuming resources in the background.

The first thing we should pay attention to is that the opportunity to be able uninstall Cortana on Windows 10 (* 10 *) It's from 2004 build. If you want to know which build of Windows 10 you have installed on your computer, just type winver in Cortana's text box.

Uninstall Cortana in Windows 10

The first thing we must do is run PowerShell (* 10 *) as administrator (we access it through Cortana's search box and right-click to run it as administrator). PowerShell, like the Windows registry, are dangerous if we do not follow the instructions that we detail correctly.

Next we write the following command without the quotes «Get-AppxPackage -allusers Microsoft.549981C3F5F10 | Remove-AppxPackage (* 10 *) »

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A few seconds later, the command line will reappear and Cortana will have already been disabled. If we intend to return to activate Cortana we must go to the Microsoft Store (* 10 *), search for Cortana in the store and install it again as if it were an application.

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