How to Completely Uninstall Copilot from Windows 11

Microsoft has included the Copilot as a cloud-based artificial intelligence tool in the recent Windows update. We found some users don’t like it and have expressed their concerns about How to uninstall it for various reasons.

You might want to uninstall it to save storage or improve performance by reducing memory usage. Whatever your reason, this article discusses the methods you can follow to uninstall Copilot completely.

1. Modifying the Registry

By modifying the registry entries related to Windows Copilot, we can safely uninstall it. A registry editor is a hierarchical database of the Windows operating system that we can use to manage configurations for the operating system, installed applications, and user preferences settings.

Before making any changes to the registry editor, we recommend creating a registry backup. This way, if something goes wrong, you will be able to restore the backup.

  1. Right-click the Start Menu and select Run from the listed options.
  2. Type regedit in the input box and click OK to open the registry editor.
  3. Once you are in the registry editor, navigate to
  4. Create a new key with the name WindowsCopilot, if you cannot find it.
  5. Then, inside that key, create a new DWORD (32-bit) Value with the name TurnOffWindowsCopilot.
  6. Set its value data to 1.
  7. Once done, restart your computer for the changes to take effect.

2. Use the Command Prompt
You can even use a command prompt to uninstall the Windows Copilot. All you need to do is enter some commands that will make the necessary changes to the registry editor, as mentioned in the 1st method to uninstall the Windows Copilot.

  1. Press the Win key and type Command Prompt.
  2. Right-click the Command Prompt and select Run as administrator.
  3. Once it is opened, type the following commands and hit Enter to make changes in the registry editor.
    reg add "HKCU\Software\Policies\Microsoft\Windows\WindowsCopilot" /f
    regadd "HKCU\Software\Policies\Microsoft\Windows\WindowsCopilot" /v TurnOffWindowsCopilot /t REG_DWORD /d 1 /f
  4. Once done, the Windows Copilot should be uninstalled.

3. Use Group Policy Editor

Group Policy Editor is a management tool that allows administrators to manage and configure the Windows operating system settings, user accounts, and applications installed on the PC. This tool is not available to Home editions of Windows 11. So, if you have a home edition, modify the registry entries if you want to uninstall the copilot.

  1. Press the Win key to open up the Windows Start Menu.
  2. Search for Group Policy editor and hit the Enter key.
  3. Now, navigate to the following location.
    User Configuration > Administrative Templates > Windows Components > Windows Copilot
  4. In the right pane, double-click on the Turn off Windows Copilot option and select Enabled to turn off Windows Copilot.
  5. Once done, click Apply and click OK to save the settings.
  6. Now restart your computer for the policies to take effect. This should uninstall the Windows Copilot.

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