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Solved How to disable Cortana in Windows 8.1


Exeter8

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#1
Hello,

I have the following question please. How do I desable "Cortana" in windows 8.1 RT?.

Thanks in advance,,
 

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Cliff S

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#2
Hello,

I have the following question please. How do I desable "Cortana" in windows 8.1 RT?.

Thanks in advance,,
By not updating to Windows 10:)
Are you sure you're using Windows 8.1?
Cortana is on 10 and not on 8.
 

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Exeter8

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Hello Cliff S

Oh yes, this is an office with four original Windows 8.1 RT installed O/S PC's. Today morning I saw Cortana in one of our computers.

Thanks, for the answer
 

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Exeter8

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Hello Cliff S,

You're right. After reading your answer I saw that one of our pc has windows 10. Is that for an update? I don't know,

Thanks
 

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    Windows 8.1
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    DeLL x100
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    AMD
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    8 GB
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    Radion
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Brink

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Exeter8

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Hello Brink,

I really appreciate your fine answer. I have now the information I need.

Thanks a lot
 

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System One

  • OS
    Windows 8.1
    Computer type
    PC/Desktop
    System Manufacturer/Model
    DeLL x100
    CPU
    AMD
    Motherboard
    AMD
    Memory
    8 GB
    Graphics Card(s)
    Radion
    Browser
    IEXPLORER
    Antivirus
    avg

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