How To Uninstall and Reinstall Cortana In Windows 10

How To Uninstall and Reinstall Cortana In Windows 10

Most of the advanced users really don’t use Cortana because it will take much to appropriate with it. If you are going to use Cortana newly then let me tell something about Cortana. In easy words, Cortana in Windows 10 is a virtual assistant created by Microsoft. And it is available in the Windows 10 operating system. However, the main purpose of Cortana is to make searching in Windows 10. If you can’t find something such as file and program then Cortana really helps the user. Keep in mind that Cortana is not available in every country or region. Moreover, a small amount of users use Cortana for a basic purpose and it is a much powerful tool. We also have like Cortana in smartphones that work perfectly. We will be exploring you on How To Uninstall and Reinstall Cortana In Windows 10.

Furthermore, Cortana is no longer combined with Windows 10, that is one of the good work somehow. Cortana is now a separate app in Windows 10. Because Cortana is an app of Windows 10 now. There is a piece of good news that you can uninstall, remover, and reinstall whenever you want to do so. But there is one problem with Cortana that you can’t find the exact option to uninstall it from Windows 10 using the Setting app. Being of an app also doesn’t have an option to uninstall it even from Apps and features. Therefore, you can easily use PowerShell in order to uninstall and reinstall it from Windows 10.

In some cases, the Cortana in Windows 10 might stop working. It can have several of reasons. One of the main reasons is due to corrupted files and corrupted system components. Sometimes it happens that Cortana suddenly stops working and gets stuck while using it. Therefore, you have to be thankful for Windows that they have separated and made it an app. Because uninstalling and reinstalling of Cortana may solve most of the problems which you are facing with Cortana.

How To Uninstall Cortana In Windows 10 PC

Step 1. First up, you need to right-click on the start menu which is on the taskbar. Then, you will see many options there but you have to click on the Windows PowerShell (Admin) option.

Windows PowerShell
Windows PowerShell

Step 2. In the PowerShell window, you need to copy and paste the below command so that Cortana should uninstall from your Windows 10. And also hit the Enter button.

To remove Cortana from the current user:

Get-AppxPackage -allusers Microsoft.549981C3F5F10 | Remove-AppxPackage

To remove Cortana from all user accounts on your Windows PC:

Get-appxpackage -allusers Microsoft.549981C3F5F10 | Remove-AppxPackage

Once it is done, you have to exit the PowerShell Window.

Paste commands

How To Reinstall Cortana In Windows 10

Once you have successfully removed Cortana from Windows 10. You have to open the Microsoft store which is present in Windows 10. And at the search bar, make sure to search for the Cortana app and you can install just like other apps. Keep in mind that you don’t need to sign in for downloading Cortana from the Microsoft store.

Install Cortana

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I considered that it is the easiest and simplest way to perform this task. It was the complete procedure of How To Uninstall and Reinstall Cortana In Windows 10. I hope you have gotten something from this article. If you faced any kind of problem while Uninstalling and Reinstalling Cortana In Windows 10 then feel free to comment down below. Also, comment on your feedback and suggestion.

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