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Windows 10 Home (and Pro?) - Security and Privacy


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#1 blop

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Posted 16 January 2017 - 08:13 AM

Hi

 

Just wondered is it safe enough to run Win 10 just by turning off all the settings under Privacy, including background processes, and applying a couple of registry tweaks to disable telemetry (data collection) digitrack (connected user experience), Cortana and advertising ID?

 

What else should be done to lock it down?

 

Is there a program which monitors and records network activity?

 

 

Thanks

 



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#2 Rocky Bennett

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Posted 16 January 2017 - 10:14 AM

There are many opinions on this subject, and you can scour the internet and read as many opinions as you want. In my opinion Windows 10 is safe right out of the box. Anything else that you plan on doing in the settings and registry is just a matter of taste.


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#3 McDan

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Posted 16 January 2017 - 02:33 PM

Here's a good video on how to do that.  






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