Tag Archives: Telemetry

Windows 10 Insider Preview: Changes in Telemetry Options

[German]In future Windows 10 versions, Microsoft intends to ‘rename’ the options for telemetry data acquisition – but the content will not change. This is stated in the announcement for the last Insider Preview. Advertising

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Windows 10 V1909 Enterprise: Telemetry can be deactivated

[German]The transfer of telemetry data to Microsoft can be completely disabled in Windows 10 Enterprise November 2019 Update (Version 1909). This is the result of an analysis by the Bavarian State Office for Data Protection Supervision. Advertising

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Windows 7 Update KB4507456 (security only) with Telemetry

[German]It’s an unpleasant surprise administrators of Windows 7 systems. July 9, 2019 patchday from Microsoft comes also with security-only Update KB4507456, but this package has telemetry on board.  Advertising

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HP installs secretly HP Touchpoint Analytics Client telemetry client

[German]Here is an Information and Question addressing owners of HP Windows devices. It seems that Hewlett Packard silently installs a telemetry client on Windows computers. Here are a few details. Advertising

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Windows 7/8.1: Update KB2952664 / KB2976978 re-released

[German]Microsoft has re-released optional update KB2952664 for Windows 7 SP1 and optional update KB2976978 for Windows 8.1. Both are “snooping” updates for telemetry. Advertising

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