Tag Archives: Telemetry

Disabled Windows 10 Experiments block Known Issue Rollback (KIR) fixes

[German]Users who block various telemetry features, including the Windows Experiments feature in Windows 10, for privacy reasons will lose additional options offered by the operating system. It has just become known that a disabled Windows Experiments feature will also block … Continue reading

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Windows 10 20H2: Stop Telemetry with O&O Shutup10 and directly

[German]Many users swear by O&O Shutup10 to turn off telemetry data collection under Windows 10. However, there was a problem with telemetry data collection being automatically reactivated under Windows 10 when it was switched off with O&O Shutup10. Now there … Continue reading

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Windows 10 20H2 activates telemetry despite O&O Shutup 10 settings

[German]Many users trust on O&O Shutup to turn off telemetry data collection under Windows 10. I've now received a user report that a disabled telemetry data collection is automatically reactivated under Windows 10 – despite O&O Shutup 10 settings. Other … Continue reading

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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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