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Windows 10 - Pass Domain Credentials for Cortana and Search?

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Looking into deploying Windows 10, however one thing won’t fly in our environment. The constant credential prompts from Cortana and Search!

 

We have a web filter in place that authenticates out to the internet via domain credentials. We are able to successfully suppress the credential prompts with IE11, by setting the following User Authentication settings in a number of the Internet Zones:

 

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However, Cortana and Search don’t appear to pull from this at all. So whenever I click the Start button I see this:

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Naturally, I figured if these applications don’t play nice with our infrastructure they get disabled. So I set the following GPOs:

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But it still prompts constantly… I can also still see the process running regardless of disabling it.

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From researching this we found the clients trying to reach Microsoft servers.

 

· Does anyone know how to automatically pass domain credentials to those applications? Thus surprising these prompts. Users hate typing in passwords…

· Or does anyone know how to completely disable it so it stops trying to do whatever it’s trying to do in my start menu? I must be missing some disable GPO or registry entry.

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