Stop Microsoft Windows 10 Spying & Forced Application Installs. How to Take Back Control of Your PC.

Stop Microsoft Windows 10 Spying & Forced Application Installs. How to Take Back Control of Your PC.

Stop Microsoft Windows 10 Spying & Forced Application Installs. How to Take Back Control of Your PC. After installing the Windows Anniversary Update for Windows 10 it would seem we picked up a lot more than we bargained for. There is a feature now that allows Microsoft to quietly install popular games and apps from the Microsoft Store without your consent or knowledge, eating up your bandwidth and hard drive space and potentially putting you at risk. I am calling Microsoft out in this video for this bad practice and also telling you how to disable it so it won't continue to happen. I also tell you how to fortify your Windows 10 to prevent telemetry and data gathering moving forward by Microsoft.

⭐ UPDATE 9/14/19 ⭐
The easiest way to stop this is to "Enable Metered Connection" on your wireless or Ethernet connection under Windows 10. It also has the added benefit of stopping Windows Updates from installing when you don't want them yet. This went in as of build 1809 for wired connections and will not slow down your bandwidth, just prevents MS from abusing your network connection to waste bandwidth and drive space

▼ Original Stop Windows 10 Spying Video ▼
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=u1kGMCfb2xw

▼ Download Destroy Windows 10 Spying Utility ▼
http://www.majorgeeks.com/files/details/destroy_windows_10_spying.html
* WARNING - some people are reporting Windows defender disappearing after running this tool. Use at your own risk and be careful removing inbox metro apps. To re-enable defender just modify this registry key [HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Policies\Microsoft\Windows Defender]
"DisableAntiSpyware"=dword:00000000

▼Alternate way to disable forced silent background app/game installs ▼
http://l.facebook.com/l.php?u=http%3A%2F%2Fwinaero.com%2Fblog%2Fstop-windows-10-anniversary-update-from-installing-candy-crush-and-other-unwanted-apps%2F&h=nAQGjFFmX

▼ How to open registry editor, sorry I forgot to mention this in video ▼
Run 'regedit.exe'

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▼ Questions & Answers ▼
Q) What apps have been confirmed to be installed without permission so far?
A) Amazon, Candy Crush Soda Saga, Netflix, Snapfish, TripAdvisor Hotels Flights Restaurants, Farmvill, Pixart, Asphalt 8: Airborne... If you have one not on this list please leave in comments
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