Reply to post: Now it's sends the list of what's installed to MS?

Microsoft puts Windows Updates on a diet with 'differential downloads'

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Now it's sends the list of what's installed to MS?

Prior to the MS's spyware shenanigans, Windows Update would only pull down the list of available updates and figure things out itself.

This was generally because people don't like sending MS an exact list of everything installed on their PC.

Looks like MS are really going all in on "fuck privacy".

Not really a suprise, given corporate-think these days...

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