Reply to post: Re: Windows 7 may not be a refuge either

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

Chika

Re: Windows 7 may not be a refuge either

FWIW, this guy says even Windows 7 is infected with this behaviour if you've allowed "critical updates" since April

Interesting, but incomplete. I did find an article elsewhere that cited this:

http://www.infoworld.com/article/2911609/operating-systems/kb-2952664-compatibility-update-for-win7-triggers-unexpected-daily-telemetry-run-may-be-snooping.html

This cites KB2952664 and possibly a couple of other updates (including an alternative KB posted for Windows 8). I just tried removing the KB from the machine I had set up with Windows 10 (and since reverted to Windows 7) and I ended up with some problems in the task scheduler. I wasn't too surprised.

The idea of a lot of hacking and slashing cited by the poster in Slashdot, however, doesn't yet give any details.

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