How to uninstall Cortana in Windows 10

Cortana or the virtual voice assistant by Microsoft for Windows 10 PC. Its a great digital assistant my Microsoft same as Google Now or Apple’s Siri. But somehow on a rough PC where work is done on keyboard and mouse having a voice command digital assistant in PC is an extra thing. Some people don’t use Cortana and even not required for that particular PC. In this case, people want to remove Cortana from their Windows 10 PC. How to remove or uninstall Cortana permanently in Windows 10?

Today I am going to share a trick or method to uninstall Cortana in Windows 10. The basic method is very simple and after removing or Cortana from Windows 10 it will not make any problem to OS. Still, you must read this bellow information

Caution: Uninstalling Cortana breaks the Windows 10 Start Menu and probably Search so don’t use this if you use the native menu. You will not be able to get it working back easily. You will not be able to reinstall it quickly without using the genuine install.wim file. For most users, this means that Cortana will be removed from Windows 10 permanently. Think twice before you will continue.

So if you are brave enough to try this out here is the method to uninstall Cortana in Windows 10 PC

  1. Download this file Uninstall Cortana 
  2. Extract the zip file
  3. You will get two files
  4. Right-click on the Uninstall Cortana.cmd file and select “Run as Administrator”.
  5. It will open a command prompt window and start the process automatically
  6. So wait till its done’and it will show like this
  7. Once it down just reboot your PC
  8. Cortana will be removed from your Windows 10 PC

In case you want to get back Cortana you need to run as administrator the install_wim_tweak. It will open a command prompt window but you also need to mount Windows 10 installation disc or file. Hope you will try this nice trick to uninstall Cortana from Windows 10.




Rate this post
(Visited 90 times, 1 visits today)

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.