Since the Initial launch of Windows 10, privacy has been a major concern for those utilizing the operating system. The OS collects Information such as the types of Installed apps, the nature of registered user accounts, location details, and data from It's default search engine, namely Bing. I'm certainly not comfortable with this, and I'm sure you feel the same. As such, In this tutorial, I will show you how to disable Windows 10 tracking & remove digital traces.
So why Is data collected to begin with? Well, just covering the basics, Microsoft claims that the data Is used to Inform you about security updates, Improve your user account experience, and to provide product Information. They say It's also used to provide you with ads, that are relevant to your environment.
Really? Do they truly need to collect data In order to Inform you about security updates? And what's your data got to do with the product Information they deliver? It will (obviously) not be tailored to your needs, hence there's no reason to collect It!
The fact Is, you never know for sure, the nature of the data constantly collected and the alarming part Is, you never will. To help minimize this, I will use a neat little tool named Avira Privacy Pal, which helps to disable tracking and removes digital traces from your computer. You can download It from the official website. So without further ado, let's rip Into this tutorial.