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Stop Windows 10 from Spying on You

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Windows 10, Microsoft’s latest upgrade to its operating system comes bundled with telemetry and tracking services that are enabled by default.

While the company is insisting that it was 'not spying' but simply trying to enhance the program by understanding what users do, Windows 10 is constantly collecting users’ data, sharing Wi-Fi passwords to contacts (albeit with encryption), and collects data and usage patterns exhibited by every user of Windows 10.

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Nice to hear from you again, Fred. It's been awhile.

 

You can improve Win 10 privacy quite a bit with the Privacy settings, which are easy to find (Start > Settings > Privacy). That won't stop MS from collecting user data, though.

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@greenknight. Thank you for your kind words of welcome.

Yes, it has been awhile, but I've transformed myself into a thriller writer of sorts. The first, 'Lange Schaduwen' ('Long Schadows') is, of course, written in the Dutch language. See here for the cover. Currently writing the sequel, titled 'Stille Wateren' ('Silent Waters').

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Windows Privacy Tweaker has been updated to version 1.2

Changelog:

  • Better Microsoft Windows Smartscreen fix support
  • Better 64bit systems support
  • Added option for "Remote Assistance Connections to this Computer"

Download here.

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