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Old 04-08-2016, 10:21 PM
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Spybot Anti-Beacon for Windows 10 is a small utility designed to block and stop the various tracking (aka telemetry) issues that come with Windows 10. Seeing the bunch of incomplete or broken scripts to disable tracking in Windows 10, and the tools that install adware or worse in exchange for their function, we wrapped disabling tracking up in a small tool thatís free and clean. With the upcoming news about telemetry in Windows 7 and 8.1, Spybot Anti-Beacon has added support for those as well.

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Old 04-08-2016, 11:12 PM
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what are the telemetry issues, exactly?

i'm running windows 7... not sure if i should be scared or not.
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Basically it's issues where MS gather information about your computers usage without your permission, then uses that to supposedly improve the OS, whilst also using the information for marketing and then occasionally sending you advertising reminders for new free trail offers for other MS software products.
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ugh. that might have been understandable up until the marketing and spamming part.


let me guess... slick billy needs more funds for his global initiatives.
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It's not about Billy, he pulled his thumb out of the pie and said what a good boy am I long ago...

That said been using this for awhile now and installed it on other computers to great effect, makes W10 most usable indeed...select block everything, works great no complaints, "real" updates are still applied...
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Thanks for the links!
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