How to remove all Windows Telemetry Updates?



Windows 10 terms and conditions clearly say “we will access, disclose and preserve personal data.”

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Many Windows users are unhappy with Microsoft’s choice to spy on its users: privacy conscious users opted to not to update to Windows 10 and use an older version of Windows (7/8/8.1).

But two recent windows updates (KB3075249 and KB3080149) grants to old Windows versions a capability to capture and send your data to microsoft’s servers.

With a more accurate search, you can find other updates that Microsoft justifies as “telemetry and customer experience improvements”:

Hakspek has created a script that removes these updates and blocks the installation in the future.

In order to rid your system of Microsoft sponsored spyware, follow the steps below.

  1. Download .zip file from here
  2. Unzip to known location
  3. Go to unzipped location
  4. Right click on block_w10.cmd
  5. Click “run as administrator”
  6. Follow on-screen instructions

That’s all!


Published: September 03 2015