LEARN HOW TO DISABLE BING SEARCH IN THE WINDOWS 10by June Reeve Content Marketer
When you search in the Windows 10 start menu, it picks up results from both your PC and Bing. While this can be handy, there are various upsides to disable Bing Search in the Windows 10. You will be able to wade through the search results much easier and reduce the workload when you open the start menu if the PC is slow. So, are you ready to disable Bing? Below are the given steps.
How Do You Disable Bing Search In The Windows 10 Start Menu?
You can try and follow the below-given steps to disable Bing Search in the Windows 10. Make sure you don’t leave the steps in between.
- Click the start button. Then type Cortana in the search field.
- You need to click the Cortana & search settings.
- Click the switch beneath the Cortana can give you suggestions, reminders, alerts, and then more at the top of the menu so that it turns off.
- Now, you need to click the switch beneath the search online and include web results to turn it off.
If you want to turn on the Bing searches, follow the steps given above but click the top switch to turn it back on.
Steps To Disable Bing Integration In The Start Menu
First, you have to open the registry editor by opening the start menu, and then you need to type Regedit. Then press enter. You can use the left sidebar to navigate the following key in the registry editor: HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Search.
You need to right-click the search icon and then choose New > DWORD value. Then name the new value BingSearchEnabled. Now, you need to double-click on the new BingSearchEnabled value. It will open its properties dialog. The no. in the Value Data box must be 0-just ensure it is still 0. Now, you need to click OK to continue. Below the BingSearchEnabled, you must see CortanaConsent. Then it would be best if you double-clicked this value to open its properties dialog. Then you can change its value data box to 0. If you do not see CortanaConsent, create it by following the same steps you used to create BingSearchEnabled. You can close the Registry Editor.
If you search the start menu, then you must see only local results. If the change does not take effect on the spot, then restart the PC. In case you want the web search results back, then all you have to do is open the Registry Editor and change the BingSearchEnabled and CortanaConsent values back to 1. Alternatively, you can run this registry hack. The change must be immediate—if it is not and you still see Bing results in your Start menu, try and restart your PC.
Created on May 31st 2021 23:38. Viewed 342 times.