Microsoft Windows 10: Restore your privacy (tutorial) 1


Microsoft Windows 10 uploads a lot of your information to their servers sometimes without asking you to opt-in.

Follow  the guide below to retain/restore your privacy.

During Installation

1. Use Customize Settings instead of Express and do ensure to switch off EVERYTHING in settings as shown below.

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1. Head to Settings > Privacy, and disable everything, unless there are some things you really need . At least pay attention to “General”, “Speech, inking & typing” and “Location” pages.

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4. While within the Update & Security page, go to “Windows Defender” and turn off “Cloud based Protection” and “Sample submission”

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5. Disable Cortana and web search in “Search bar” by clicking on it, going to Settings by pressing on a cog icon, and turning off both switches.

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6. To disable telemetry open Command Prompt as administrator by clicking right mouse button on Start button or by pressing Win+X shortcut, and enter the following:

sc delete DiagTrack
sc delete dmwappushservice
echo "" > C:\ProgramData\Microsoft\Diagnosis\ETLLogs\AutoLogger\AutoLogger-Diagtrack-Listener.etl
reg add "HKLM\SOFTWARE\Policies\Microsoft\Windows\DataCollection" /v AllowTelemetry /t REG_DWORD /d 0
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7. If you're using Microsoft account, it's preferred to convert it to local account by heading to Settings > Accounts > Your accounts and clicking on Sign in with a local account instead and following the guide
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Source [isleaked.com]


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