June 26, 2015 IBOMLLC Team

How to Disable Cortana to Turn Off Personal Data Gathering in Windows 10

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Cortana is Microsoft’s answer to Apple Siri and Google Now. Cortana is hailed as one of the best virtual assistants out there. Windows 10 is coming with Cortana installed, so you could just say “hey, Cortana” and start asking her about anything: Cortana keeps track of your data, answers your questions, searches the internet and PC for you for any query, keep track of flights and deals. It learns about you and gets smart by the time. It is but natural that Cortana will need to collect your personal data, and there could be no such thing as fool proof privacy, as Cortana is a complete digital assistant which needs to know about you to help you. It tracks you contacts, messages, typing habits, browsing habits. If you are not a big fan of Cortana, and want to turn off Cortana to stop personal data gathering for privacy, you can do so. Here’s how.

Disable Cortana for Privacy

Launch Cortana from the search bar on the taskbar of Windows 10.

From the left pane, click the “Settings” button.

Under “Cortana” (the first option), slide the toggle …read more

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