Windows 10 default privacy

By | 9. August 2015

If you installed Windows 10 using Express settings, then Microsoft made privacy settings decisions for you. And by default they are not in your favor.

The mayor issue is that Windows 10 automatically assigns an advertising ID to each user on a device tied to the email address that’s on file. Using that ID, the company can customize ads for web-browsing and using certain applications.

So, how do you protect yourself ? Here are some steps you can take to change Windows 10 default privacy.

From the start button, click “Settings” and then click “Privacy” and click the “General” tab on the left sidebar. Under that tab you’ll see a few sliders where you can toggle certain features on or off.

The top setting is the most important as it disables the advertising ID for each user. But, if you want to be very safe, you should go ahead disable the rest of the options as well.

Windows 10 Privacy

Windows 10 Privacy


See more: Windows 10 violates your privacy by default, here’s how you can protect yourself , Tip — Installing Windows 10‬? Fix 35+ Privacy Issues With Just One Click

PS! DoNotSpy10 refereed in second link is installing itself several additional software,  so if used then select Custom Install in all places available and do not install piggyback additions.

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