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Windows Well, this is an interesting update...

Discussion in 'Software' started by Cthippo, 15 Mar 2017.

  1. Cthippo

    Cthippo Can't mod my way out of a paper bag

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    My computer just restarted itself without asking me or even telling me it was going to and when it came back up I saw it had updated. When it finally came back up I took a peek at what had been installed and it said:

    Given Microsoft's track record of messing with computers without the owners permission for their own benefit, I'm a bit nervous about this. Anyone else seen this and have any thoughts about it? :worried:
     
  2. IanW

    IanW Grumpy Old Git

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    Smells like telemetry to me...
     
  3. Big Elf

    Big Elf Oh no! Not another f----ing elf!

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    Install Spybot Anti-beacon That'll block the telemetry.

    I have automatic updates switched off and manually install or hide updates to stop them sneaking on data slurping updates.
     
  4. Cthippo

    Cthippo Can't mod my way out of a paper bag

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    OK, thanks, I'll look into it
     

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