Windows 10: [Help] Cortana translucent box appears always on top, even in games.

Discus and support [Help] Cortana translucent box appears always on top, even in games. in Windows 10 Support to solve the problem; A transparent/translucent embossed box the size and location of the cortana search bar appears on desktop and in games or apps, at all times and always... Discussion in 'Windows 10 Support' started by LordGorzul, Sep 27, 2019.

  1. [Help] Cortana translucent box appears always on top, even in games.


    A transparent/translucent embossed box the size and location of the cortana search bar appears on desktop and in games or apps, at all times and always on top. I tried disabling everything cortana related, even tried to fiddle with regedit and I cannot get rid of it, its extremely annoying particularly as its visible on the monitor while gaming.

    I have this on 3 different PCs.

    All running windows 10.

    Here is two of them.

    First : Screenshot by Lightshot

    Second : Screenshot by Lightshot



    Any help would be appreciated!

    :)
     
    LordGorzul, Sep 27, 2019
    #1

  2. Cortana

    Hi,

    Thank you for posting your question in the Microsoft Community.

    Appreciate your efforts to work on this issue.

    This issue can occur if some of the system files are not working as expected.

    Suggest you to follow the steps from this article to
    troubleshoot Cortana on the PC
    .

    Note: Do not go with the ‘Reset PC’ option for now.

    Method 1: Follow these steps to disable Cortana:

    1. Sign-in to the PC with your Microsoft account.
    2. In the search box at the bottom, type Disable Cortana.
    3. Once the suggestions appear in the list, click Cortana & Search settings.
    4. From the right section of the Settings pane, move the top button to ‘Off’ to disable Cortana from Windows 10.

    Method 2: Follow these steps to check if that helps.

    1. Launch Cortana from the search bar on the taskbar.
    2. Then, from the left pane click the settings button.
    3. Under "Cortana" (the first option) and slide the pill switch to the ‘Off’ position.

    Method 3: Launch the Settings app and click on Privacy. Navigate to Speech, inking, & typing, and click Stop getting to know me. These steps will disable Cortana.

    Hope this helps.

    Let us know if you got the help you needed.

    Regards,

    Srimadhwa B

    Microsoft Community-Moderator
     
    Srimadhwa_B, Sep 27, 2019
    #2
  3. Cortana search box - type request

    Since I got a Win 10 update a few days ago, Cortana has been hard to deal with :>). She will take requests verbally but if it try to type something into her search box, as soon as I enter a letter, a white box appears as though some suggestions will be
    listed (as it did before the update) and then all of a sudden it disappears and I am back to the original Cortana window. Any ideas? I did set up other admin user and Cortana will allow that user to type into the box and she will immediately start a list
    of suggestions. Also I tried "method 1 and 2 that required changes to the registry.
     
    Richardsymms, Sep 27, 2019
    #3
  4. [Help] Cortana translucent box appears always on top, even in games.

    Cheap Photo box that will get the job done

    WEll i took on this project for PP hes a hardware reviewer and wants to get the professional looking pics for the Pc parts

    Materials:
    • Big cardboard box
    • a razor
    • white material 3 yards
    • cone lights
    • stapler
    • medical tape
    • pvc pipe about 6 inches longer than your box
    • white paint any cheap finger paint would work
    the project I'm guessing will cost me $30 if it works out properly
    I will post pictures and step by step as i do it
     
    MomentoMoir, Sep 27, 2019
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