Windows 10: How do I disable Cortana and still use the search function?

Discus and support How do I disable Cortana and still use the search function? in Cortana to solve the problem; I have no use for Cortana. It is a burden on my system with no benefit for me. How do I disable it and maintain the search function?... Discussion in 'Cortana' started by IwantWaltasmyDisplayName, Feb 26, 2019.

  1. How do I disable Cortana and still use the search function?


    I have no use for Cortana. It is a burden on my system with no benefit for me. How do I disable it and maintain the search function?

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    IwantWaltasmyDisplayName, Feb 26, 2019
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  2. Shadoi Win User

    Disable Search Function

    Greetings all,

    I need to disable the Search function in Windows 10 Pro. Upgraded from Windows 7, where the Search function was listed as a feature and could be disabled as one through the Control Panel. Apparently not so in Win 10 as it's not listed as feature.

    I can disable Cortana and using the Search function to search the web,but in need of disabling the Search function entirely. Computer is in a public environment and needs to be locked down. The unit has only one purpose and that is accessed through the browser.

    I am unable to find a way through the Policy settings and through PowerShell.

    Appreciate the help,

    Russ
     
    Shadoi, Feb 26, 2019
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  3. Try0x101 Win User
    Cortana search filter list


    I have a lot of space for display content in Cortana search list, and 80% of it not used because Cortana sorting items by types.
    How disable all filters and make visible all suggested content?


    How do I disable Cortana and still use the search function? [​IMG]
     
    Try0x101, Feb 26, 2019
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  4. OzzieMatt Win User

    How do I disable Cortana and still use the search function?

    Search box functionality in disabled Cortana

    Is it possible to disable Cortana, while still leaving the taskbar search box functional? I already have disabled Cortana; the taskbar search box stopped working at that point...
     
    OzzieMatt, Feb 26, 2019
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