Microsoft Says Users Pleased with Windows 10 Privacy as Spying Claims Are Gone

Microsoft rolled out a series of privacy improvements with the Windows 10 Creators Update back in April, trying to address criticism regarding the amount of data collected from systems running the operating system, and the company now says that feedback has been positive lately.

One such example of tweaked privacy settings concerns the telemetry data collection levels, with the Basic setting now retrieving only half the information that it did before the Creators Update.

Microsoft says that all these changes have been received with much enthusiasm by the Windows community, and what’s more, users running Windows 10 actually switch to the Full diagnostics level in order to let more data be collected and help the company improve the operating system.

“Since then, feedback we’ve received about the Creators Update has been positive. This is great news to us because what we hear from you directly impacts the improvements we make,” Marisa Rogers, Microsoft WDG Privacy Of… (read more)

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Juniya Sankara

Juniya Sankara

I love everything to do with Microsoft Windows, and the new Windows 10 is great so far. I love to spend my time researching on how viruses and bacteria work in my personal lab. I also enjoy history and comics.