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    Avoiding telemetry Windows 7/ 8.1

    There is a lot of mention of abilities/efforts to avoid telemetry in windows 7 and 8.1. To go through the history, it seems that at first Microsoft rolled out telemetry to these operating systems as an optional update, then they rolled it out as a required update/ disguised as something else...
  2. R

    Microsoft Releases New Tool For Inspecting Telemetry Data

    In a blog post today, Microsoft that it will be rolling out "Windows Diagnostic Data Viewer" with the April feature update. The tool is available to insiders now, allows you to see and search all Windows diagnostic data that’s in the cloud related to your specific device. Good move on...
  3. FrgMstr

    Notice PingSender.exe on Your OS after FireFox

    Telemetry and Big Data is your friend! Yeah. Mozilla is the champion of the little man! Yeah. Now I will tell you the latest FireFox beta we posted on last week is tremendously faster than the previous version, so maybe all the data they are collecting is not going to waste. However, you...
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    Microsoft Claims 71% Of Windows 10 Users Are Happy With Telemetry

    Microsoft is claiming that seven out of ten Windows 10 users have opted for the full telemetry settings since the Creators Update. What the blog post from Marisa Rogers, Windows Privacy officer fails to notice, is that means 29%, or 145 million people didn't just click through the default...