Find and control Windows 10 privacy settings with WPD
June 23, 2017 – 15:20 | No Comment
Find and control Windows 10 privacy settings with WPD

WPD is a freeware tool for exploring, understanding and tweaking Windows 10 privacy settings.
We’ve seen many of these – we’ll bet you have, too – but the program does have some unusual extras which help …

Protect your privacy with Disable Nvidia Telemetry
June 19, 2017 – 11:12 | No Comment
Protect your privacy with Disable Nvidia Telemetry

Microsoft and Windows may get most of the flak for collecting data on its users, but other companies have issues of their own.
Nvidia’s GeForce Experience made headlines last year, thanks to some extension data collection …

Manage Windows 10 privacy settings with Privacy Repairer
May 16, 2017 – 06:35 | Comments Off on Manage Windows 10 privacy settings with Privacy Repairer
Manage Windows 10 privacy settings with Privacy Repairer

Privacy Repairer is a portable tool for viewing and managing Windows 10 telemetry and privacy settings.
There’s now almost a whole sub-genre of software doing more or less the same thing, but Privacy Repairer has more …

Tame Microsoft’s telemetry with Windows Privacy Tweaker
March 31, 2017 – 04:28 | Comments Off on Tame Microsoft’s telemetry with Windows Privacy Tweaker
Tame Microsoft’s telemetry with Windows Privacy Tweaker

Windows Privacy Tweaker is an easy-to-use portable application for viewing and controlling more than 50 Windows telemetry and privacy settings.
Unlike many similar programs, this isn’t just for Windows 10. You’ll be able to see and …

Ancile is a script-based Windows 7/8 telemetry-blocker
September 13, 2016 – 04:59 | Comments Off on Ancile is a script-based Windows 7/8 telemetry-blocker
Ancile is a script-based Windows 7/8 telemetry-blocker

Increasing concern over Windows “spying” technologies has brought a host of free tools claiming to disable them, but are they safe to use? It’s often hard to tell, as developers don’t clearly explain what they’re …

Build your own Windows 10 update-blocker with Aegis
February 3, 2016 – 06:23 | Comments Off on Build your own Windows 10 update-blocker with Aegis
Build your own Windows 10 update-blocker with Aegis

There are now a pile of Microsoft telemetry and Windows 10 update-blockers around, all claiming to protect your privacy and get rid of annoying “upgrade to Windows 10” alerts.
Unfortunately most give very few details of …

W10Privacy is a smarter Windows 10 telemetry blocker
December 28, 2015 – 06:26 | Comments Off on W10Privacy is a smarter Windows 10 telemetry blocker
W10Privacy is a smarter Windows 10 telemetry blocker

If you’ve tried more than your share of Windows 10 telemetry blockers recently, then we know just how you feel, but wait – W10Privacy is more interesting than most. No, really.
There’s a lengthy list of …

Shut down Windows 10 telemetry with Win10 Spy Disabler
December 21, 2015 – 07:40 | Comments Off on Shut down Windows 10 telemetry with Win10 Spy Disabler
Shut down Windows 10 telemetry with Win10 Spy Disabler

Windows 10 brought us Cortana. Edge. A brand new Start Menu. Oh, and a host of new and extended ways for Microsoft to capture data on your activities.
Fortunately 2015 has also seen the growth of …

O&O ShutUp10 ramps up its Windows 10 antispy powers
November 4, 2015 – 10:30 | Comments Off on O&O ShutUp10 ramps up its Windows 10 antispy powers
O&O ShutUp10 ramps up its Windows 10 antispy powers

O&O Software has shipped an updated for its Windows 10 antispy tool, O&O ShutUp10.
The latest build has been repackaged as a single executable, making it more convenient to use.