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How to Disable Bing Suggestions in Windows 11 Start Menu

If you don’t like the Bing suggestions that show up in the Windows 11 Start menu, there’s a way to turn them off. This article will show you how to do it.

How to Disable Bing Suggestions in Windows Start Menu

One way to disable Bing Suggestions in the Windows Start menu is to use Registry Editor. Open Registry Editor by clicking the “Start” button and typing “regedit” in the search field. Next, click on the “Registry” icon that appears in the list of results and open the “HKEY_CURRENT_USERSoftwareMicrosoftWindowsCurrentVersionExplorer” folder.

In this folder you will find a file called “SearchScopes”. This file contains a list of all search scopes currently active on your computer. To disable Bing Suggestions, you must remove the “BingSuggestions” search scope from this file. To do this, right click on the file and select “Delete”.

Alternatively, you can also use the Microsoft Edge browser. When browsing online, you can stop Microsoft Edge from showing Bing suggestions by going to Settings > Search, then selecting “Microsoft Edge (No Bing)”.

How to Disable Cortana on Windows

One way to disable Bing suggestions in the Windows Start menu is to disable Cortana. To do this, open the “Start” menu and click on the “Search” icon. In the search field, type “Cortana” and press the “Enter” key.

Next, click on the “Settings” icon. In the settings window, click on the “Personalization” tab. Under “Search Scopes”, make sure the “Bing” box is unchecked. Click the “OK” button to save your changes.

How to Disable Google Now in Windows 10

Windows 10 includes a new feature called “Bing Suggestions” that lets you find information and content from the Bing search engine in the Start menu. This can be useful when you’re looking for information on a topic, but don’t want Google to be the default search engine in the Start menu.

You can turn off Bing Suggestions by following these steps:

1. Open the Settings app on your Windows 10 computer.
2. Click System, then click Ease of Access.
3. In the On-Screen Keyboard section, click Disable On-Screen Keyboard (realms).
4. In the Cortana section, check the box next to Use Bing as your default search engine.
5. Click OK to save your changes and close the Settings application.
6. You will now need to restart your computer in order to apply these changes.

Once your computer restarts, you will no longer be able to find any information or content from the Bing search engine in the Start menu. Instead, you will only be able to access information from Google search.

Conclusion

If you’re one of the many people who don’t like Bing suggestions appearing in your Windows 11 Start menu, there’s a way to turn them off. All you need to do is open the “Start” menu, click on the “Settings” gear icon, and then select the “Search & Apps” category. From here, you can turn off the option to allow Bing suggestions to show up in your Start menu.