How to Fix ‘Cortana is not available’ in Windows 10 2004 Update

Fixing Windows 10 Cortana error with easy steps.

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Cortana for Windows – fix Cortana not available issue

Windows has recently rolled out the new Windows 10 2004 Update which updated the Cortana and after this launching, it from the taskbar gives an error stating Cortana is not available in your region.

Issues With Cortana in Windows 10 2004 Update

When you launch Cortana from the taskbar in Windows 10 2004, you may get ” Sorry, but Cortana is not available in English(India) at this time” message even if it is worked before, here is how you can make it work if you’re facing the same issue.
*The above message was shown to me as i accessed Cortana for Indian subcontinent.

So, this Cortana issue is not yet mentioned in the bugs log by Microsoft but many of the users who have updated to the latest Windows 10 has reported this error.

Fixing the Cortana is not available error

The new Cortana update with bugs has not yet listed in the issues and fixes page by the Microsoft Team but a sweet way out has been derived by some of the tech geeks like techdows. The solution they found is simple: Reinstall Cortana to your Windows.

This might sound a bit makeShifter Solution for the problem until it really gets fixed by the developers at Microsoft.

Reinstalling Cortana For Windows 10 2004

Cortana is not a third party application but an inbuilt one which makes the reinstallation process a bit difficult. It cannot be directly uninstalled so we need to use some more technical methods to do it. But installing is the same as any other application that you download from the store.

Uninstalling Cortana in Windows 10 2004

To fix this issue, we will be uninstalling the Cortana and then reinstalling it. to uninstall Cortana for Windows follow these Steps :

  1. Search for Powershell in the search bar for windows.
  2. Run Powershell as administrator by doing right-click on Powershell and click on Run as Administrator.
  3. Run the following command on it:
    Get-AppxPackage -allusers Microsoft.549981C3F5F10 | Remove-AppxPackage
  4. This command will uninstall Cortana for your Windows.

Once you have uninstalled Cortana off your Windows PC, you have the option to reinstall it again or let it be if you don’t use Cortana at all.

Important: This uninstall is prone to system crash, so it is recommended to create a system restore, so you don’t lose your important stuff.

Reinstall Cortana in Windows 10 2004

Once you uninstall Cortana you can reinstall it to your computer back. This is a simple process, just follow the following steps:

  1. Go to the Microsoft Store by searching it on the taskbar.
  2. Visit Cortana page by reaching for it.
  3. Click on get and then Hit install.

This will download the Coratana for Windows and then install it on your Windows 10.

Finally :

Once you have installed the Cortana for Windows you will not see the “Cortana is not avaialbe”. And you can use it properly.

So, if you like this information share it with your friends and help them overcome this issue.

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