Tuesday, 1 September 2015

Just Like Windows 10, Windows 7 and 8 Also Spy on You – Here’s How to Stop Them

By Rohit Saith  |  21:22 No comments

No arrangement to introduce Windows 10 because of Microsoft's disputable information mining and security attacks inside of the working framework? All things considered, Windows 7 and Windows 8 OS clients ought to additionally be concerned as Windows 10 spying is currently traveled their far as well… Microsoft has been found introducing most recent redesigns onto Windows 7 and Windows 8 PCs that adequately present the same information gathering and client conduct following components utilized as a part of Windows 10. Under the new overhauls, the working frameworks aimlessly transfer information to Microsoft's servers, which may be a noteworthy security sympathy toward numerous clients. 

Frightening Updates 

KB3068708 – This overhaul presents the Diagnostics and Telemetry following support of existing gadgets. 

KB3022345 (supplanted by KB3068708) – This upgrade includes the Diagnostics and Telemetry following support of in-business gadgets. 

KB3075249 – This upgrade adds telemetry focuses to the User Account Control (UAC) highlight keeping in mind the end goal to gather information on rises that originate from low uprightness levels. 

KB3080149 – This bundle upgrades the Diagnostics and Telemetry following support of existing gadgets. 

These late upgrades discharged by Redmond introduce the "Diagnostics and Telemetry following administration" that is the most dubious segment of the Microsoft's freshest working framework. Once introduced, the Diagnostics and Telemetry following administration instantly starts calling home to Microsoft regardless of the possibility that protection controls are empowered – evidently with no choice to stop it. These four redesigns sidesteps the current client inclinations put away in Windows 7 and Windows 8 working framework and, as noted by gHacks, quickly begins trading your information with the accompanying areas: 
  • vortex-win.data.microsoft.com 
  • settings-win.data.microsoft.com 
How to Stop Windows 7 and Windows 8 from Spying on You? 
The greater inquiry for clients who are uncomfortable with these progressions is: How would I stop them? The most ideal approach to keep Windows 7 and 8 from following you is to not introduce the most recent redesigns. Dissimilar to Windows 10, Windows 7 and Windows 8 upgrades are not compulsory, so you can pick not to download the redesigns. Be that as it may, on the off chance that you have officially introduced these reports on your PCs, you can expel them totally from your frameworks and the working framework won't naturally reinstall them without your authorization. 

Go to Control Panel > View introduced redesigns > Remove all the four upgrades. 

In the event that you need to dispose of these upgrades quicker, you can dispatch a charge brief window with director benefits and after that sort in the accompanying orders one by one: 


  • wusa /uninstall /kb:3068708 /quiet /norestart
  • wusa /uninstall /kb:3022345 /quiet /norestart
  • wusa /uninstall /kb:3075249 /quiet /norestart
  • wusa /uninstall /kb:3080149 /quiet /norestart 
Once done, you can right-tap on any overhauls demonstrated by Windows Update and pick "Conceal Update" to verify that these redesigns won't be reinstalled on the off chance that you reboot you

Author: Rohit Saith


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