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Disabling surveillance in Windows 10 & 11

O&O ShutUp10 is a free program that allows you to disable all the "spy" options included in the OS for the purpose of data collection.

To use it, disable the functions as shown:

  1. The green check mark is the options recommended to be disabled.
  2. Yellow triangle - Disabling this option may make some functions unavailable.
  3. Red exclamation mark - changing settings is not recommended.

Configure the settings as per requirement then reboot your computer. Done!