Through default, Windows 10 sends everything you are searching for to their servers in the Start Menu to show you Bing search results, just make sure you don’t type something private into the Start Menu of your PC. Or you can disable Bing’s Start Menu functionality. In this article, we will guide you through the whole procedure to disable Bing in the Start Menu for Windows 10.

Disable Bing in the Start Menu for Windows 10

To disable Bing in the Start Menu for Windows 10, follow this procedure step by step.

Click the Search button. Type Run in the search bar and then select the Run option as the following image is showing.

As soon as you click the Run option, the following dialogue box will appear.

Write Regedit in the Open textbox and then click the OK button as highlighted in the above image. As you click the OK button, the following Registry Editor screen will appear.

Navigate through the following path from the left pane of the screen.

HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Search

Right click the Search option and then select the New -> DWORD (32-bit) Value as the following image is showing.

Rename the newly created word as BingSearchEnabled as the following image is showing.

Double click the BingSearchEnabled option and the following dialogue box will appear.

Enter 0 in the Value data textbox and then click the OK button as highlighted in the above image. A word named CortanaConsent should be there under the Search option as the following image is showing.

If you don’t find it, then create it as BingSearchEnabled was created. Close the Registry Editor and check the Start Menu. If changes have not applied then restart the PC.

Conclusion

By following this procedure, you will be able to disable Bing in the Start Menu for Windows 10.

How to disable Bing in Windows 10 Start Menu
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Karim Buzdar

About the Author: Karim Buzdar holds a degree in telecommunication engineering and holds several sysadmin certifications. As an IT engineer and technical author, he writes for various web sites. He blogs at LinuxWays.

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