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    Another "all in one" Privacy tool by...

    For those of you who may not be aware of the FACT that some of Microsoft's mandatory updates will deliberately
    undo some of your privacy setting, this video will point them out to you:

    Disable Windows 10 Spying - Privacy & Security (Barnacules-YouTube Video)

    The recent update for 1511 has been shown to back peddle on some of your settings that you had previously set.
    It's especially concerning for those of you who have limited wifi bandwidth as MS is known to employ P2P to
    assist in getting it's updates out faster without undue strain on their own servers. And that is just ONE of the ways to slow your
    limited wifi access to a crawl.

    Spybot has a cool little free app that will block telemetry monitoring from Windows 10 version back to Windows 7
    and make it easier to see whether an update has rolled back a setting.
    Spybot, AKA "Spybot Search and Destroy" is a well known and competent tool for Windows users for quite some time now.
    The above app does not install any other hidden apps like "Open Candy", that "DoNotSpy 10" does.

    A couple of screen shots...
    Spybot Anti-Beacon 1.jpg Spybot Anti-Beacon 2.jpg

    Portable app:
    https://forums.spybot.info/downloads.php?id=56
    Installer app:
    https://forums.spybot.info/downloads.php?id=55

    This is by far one of the very best tools I've come across so far.
    I recommend that you give it a trial and provide feedback if need be.

    I'm NOT associated with Spybot or their creators, I'm just another Windows user like you
    who wants full control of my system.
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    There's also a tool from the (originally) defragmenting people O&O called Shut Up 10, which does some of the above.
    BATcher

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    The tasks ahead of us, is never so great, as the power behind us.

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    Quote Originally Posted by S t r e t c H View Post
    I do not see that applies here, it is hard to know just what it does but it does not seem to shut down 'MS Telemetry'.
    David

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    You got me on that one, but when I used it I don't get any W$ 10 pop ups etc. Also I only install critical, after checking with Belarc adviser comparison to M$, & Susan Bradly's page in WS
    The tasks ahead of us, is never so great, as the power behind us.

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