We already know that Windows 10 came out with tons of features that will enable its users to customize their system according to their preferences and liking. However, there are some options that aren’t that easy to tweak, that’s why several helper tools were developed to solve it.

The following are some essential helper tools that will allow you to manage various features with extra options on your PC.

Cortana Helper Tool

Cortana Helper Tool is a very simple Windows OS software application that will help you reset Cortana settings. An effective tool to fix Cortana restrictions “Cortana is disabled by company policy” and “Online Search is disabled by company policy

  • Easily Reset/Restore Cortana Settings
  • Fix “Cortana is disabled by company policy”
  • Fix “Online Search is disabled by company policy”
  • Customize Cortana and Windows Search Functionalities
  • Easy to use

Edge Blocker

Edge Blocker is a third-party tool designed to completely block Microsoft Edge on Windows 10. Windows 10, if you notice doesn’t offer a way to uninstall, disable or block the browser. Moreover, since it’s a Trusted app, users can’t uninstall it the usual way.

The Edge browser has been deeply integrated with the Windows 10 operating system and so it should be noted that use of this tool may interfere with the smooth functioning of other integrated tools like OneDrive – so use your discretion on this one.

  • Block the Edge
  • Unblock the Edge


MyCortana helps you change the default hotword “Hey Cortana” to anything you can imagine. It renames Cortana to anything you want. It’s a lightweight application enables you to modify the default wake word of Cortana to anything you can think of. To put it another way, it makes it possible for you to personalize the default Cortana experience by changing the way your personal assistant should be called and toggled active.

To begin with, you should know that this feature is not available in Windows by default, which means such a third-party application is needed to rename Cortana. MyCortana is an interesting application that allows you to personalize the Cortana experience. Whether you want to call your personal assistant ‘Jarvis’ and feel like the Iron Man, or simply like to call Cortana something like ‘darling’ or ‘sweetheart,’ you can do it with MyCortana. With no setup required and a very light footprint on the system, there is no reason for you not to give it a try, if you are a Windows 10 user.

  • Rename Cortana to anything
  • Portable
  • Personalize Cortana experience

10Apps Manager

10AppsManager is a small, yet useful application that allows you to remove pre-installed Store Apps in Windows 10. By default, you can easily uninstall or reinstall third party apps in Windows 10, but the native ones can only be hidden from the Start Menu. This program makes it easy for you to remove them from your system. The list includes Alarms, Calculator, Camera, Film and TV, Mail and Calendar, Maps, Money, Music, News, People, Photos, Solitaire, Sports, Store, Voice Recorder, Weather and Xbox.

All you need to do is select a particular app and then click the Uninstall button. The process is quick and the program can notify you of its success by prompting a dialog box. Any of the apps can be restored just as easily: select the one you wish to reinstall and click the appropriate button. The system might require a reboot, but generally the effects can be immediately observed.

  • Uninstall pre-installed apps
  • Re-install apps

Win Updates Disabler

Win Updates Disabler is a very simple Windows OS software that helps you completely disable or enable Automatic Updates on your Windows system.

  • Completely disable or enable automatic updates on Windows
  • Disable or enable Windows Defender, Security Center, firewall
  • Ask to reboot the PC after the changes have been applied
  • Multilingual
  • Portable
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This entry was posted by Staff Writer on Thursday, January 18, 2018 at 6:19:15 AM and is filed under Tech Tips & Tricks.

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