With the advent of Windows 10 OS came the telemetry feature which according to Microsoft, it uses to identify security and reliability issues, to analyze and fix software problems, to help improve the quality of Windows and related services, and to make design decisions for future releases. But some users feel that Microsoft might actually be infringing on their privacy through this feature.
If you have a knowledge of the Windows OS, you should be able to disable this feature during the Windows 10 setup. But there are also consequences if this is not properly done. There will be no worry of this if you employ the use of this small application.
This open-source application is designed to help you disable the tracking and telemetry features in Windows 10. Though for the changes to take effect, the application has to run as an administrator.
It is able to turn off some services to disable the telemetry features, disable part of the Windows Defender features, uninstall OneDrive, turn of WifiSense, block some telemetry services, edit some registry entries and also kill off all other tracking operations by adding tracking domains to the Windows hosts file.
It’s advisable to make a system restore point before running this application in case of damage to your system OS. Overall, this application helps in protecting your privacy by blocking off tracking attempts.
DisableWinTracking – Disable Windows 10 Tracking is licensed as freeware for PC or laptop with Windows 32 bit and 64 bit operating system. It is in system tweak category and is available to all software users as a free download.