Controversial Data Mining and Privacy Invasions On Win7 & Win8

Controversial Data Mining and Privacy Invasions On Win7 & Win8 that is according to online sources, This is not a pretty good ideal to some users who are paranoid of getting track by Microsoft , This features was introduce to Windows 10 and now it seem Windows 7 and Windows 8 - 8.1 users will now have this feature installed via Windows Update , Feel free to continue below for more information about this new Windows Update for Win7 and Win8 . Also don't forget to visit the source for more information .

Microsoft has been criticized by privacy advocates in regards to the data hunger of its Windows 10 operating system. The operating system slurps data like there is no tomorrow, especially when systems are set up using the express settings.

Experienced users may disable telemetry and data collection partially during setup, and then some more afterwards using the Registry or Group Policy.

What makes this problematic however is the fact that it is nearly impossible to stop all of the data collecting that is taking place.

The four updates in question and the official Microsoft descriptions are:

  • KB3068708 Update for customer experience and diagnostic telemetry – This update introduces the Diagnostics and Telemetry tracking service to existing devices. By applying this service, you can add benefits from the latest version of Windows to systems that have not yet upgraded. The update also supports applications that are subscribed to Visual Studio Application Insights. (Windows 8.1, Windows Server 2012 R2, Windows 7 Service Pack 1 (SP1), and Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1)
  • KB3022345 (replaced by KB3068708) Update for customer experience and diagnostic telemetry – This update introduces the Diagnostics and Telemetry tracking service to in-market devices. By applying this service, you can add benefits from the latest version of Windows to systems that have not yet been upgraded. The update also supports applications that are subscribed to Visual Studio Application Insights. (Windows 8.1, Windows Server 2012 R2, Windows 7 Service Pack 1 (SP1), and Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1)

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