Reply to post: @Stephen leslie - Re: Some steps

If you installed Windows 10 and like privacy, you checked the defaults, right? Oh dear

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@Stephen leslie - Re: Some steps

A very useful list, thanks.

One thing I noticed, though :

Turn off Cortana and instead search locally, otherwise everything is sent to Bing.

Done that but I found that even on a local search the thing connected to Bing, sent it a packet of data and got a whole load of packets back. Looked suspiciously like it was sending the search request in anyway.

So blocking in the Hosts file seems the only way - can't trust the UI to actually do what you want.

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