How to activate Copilot in Windows 10

L’Microsoft digital assistant based on artificial intelligence, Copilot also officially arrives in Windows 10. Brought to its debut in Windows 11, and not for all users (Copilot is not yet available in Europe), the Redmond company recently confirmed that Copilot will be usable also on Windows 10. Furthermore, Microsoft is adapting to the European DMA by allowing the uninstallation of Edge from the operating system and finally delivering Copilot in the hands of end users.

How to activate Copilot in Windows 10

Looking at the contents of the latest preview releases of Windows 10, you can see that Copilot is already present “behind the scenes”. The well-known leaker Albacore has in fact discovered that those enrolled in the program Windows Insider they already can enable Copilot at the operating system level and activate the appearance of the digital assistant interface simply by pressing the key combination Windows+C.

To proceed in this direction, however, you need to press Windows+Rto type winver then verify using Windows 10 build 19045.3754 or later.

At this point, you need to type edge://settings/help in the address bar of Edge making sure your Microsoft browser is updated to the latest version.

The next step is to download ViVeTool from GitHub. After extracting the application to a folder of your choice, you have to type cmd in the Windows 10 search box, choose Run as administrator then go to the folder ViVeTool and run the following command:

vivetool /enable /id:46686174,47530616,44755019

After restarting your computer, you must log in again command prompt open with administrator rights, as done previously, and write the following:

reg add HKCU\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\Shell\Copilot\BingChat /v IsUserEligible /t REG_DWORD /d 1 /f

By restarting the system, you can immediately start using it Windows Copilot. If the icon does not appear, just right-click on the taskbar and then activate its display.

It should be borne in mind that the mechanism works if and only if you log in to the Windows 10 system with a Microsoft account.


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