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SHUTUP Windows 10 - Free antispy tool for Windows 10

£0.00 @ O&O Software
Makes it easy for everyone to stop all the Windows 10 spyware - thanks O&O. "O&O ShutUp10 means you have full control over which comfort functions under Windows 10 you wish to use, and you decide w… Read More
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6m, 2w agoFound 6 months, 2 weeks ago
Makes it easy for everyone to stop all the Windows 10 spyware - thanks O&O.

"O&O ShutUp10 means you have full control over which comfort functions under Windows 10 you wish to use, and you decide when the passing on of your data goes too far.

Using a very simple interface, you decide how Windows 10 should respect your privacy by deciding which unwanted functions should be deactivated.

O&O ShutUp10 is entirely free and does not have to be installed – it can be simply run directly and immediately on your PC. And it will not install or download retrospectively unwanted or unnecessary software, like so many other programs do these days!"
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6m, 2w agoFound 6 months, 2 weeks ago
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I think this is a better and more secure option

https://www.safer-networking.org/spybot-anti-beacon/
10 Likes
most people who whinge about privacy issues are the people who happily post everything to facebook
5 Likes
I just shut up 10 by using Windows 7… ;)

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2 Likes #1
"Dreating system restore points revamped"

What?

Heated

Edited By: QuickProfits on Nov 06, 2016 11:18
4 Likes #2
Until you can completely remove all communication of data to Microsoft like you can with Windows 7 I won't be touching Windows 10... Microsoft gold partner.... I wonder what else the software does..
12 Likes #3
I think this is a better and more secure option

https://www.safer-networking.org/spybot-anti-beacon/
#4
nipstyler
Until you can completely remove all communication of data to Microsoft like you can with Windows 7 I won't be touching Windows 10... Microsoft gold partner.... I wonder what else the software does..

Your choice bud, nobody is forcing (despite MS trying very hard).......

"I wonder what else the software does" - what do you mean? this software is not installed at all, it runs standalone and O&O is a known reputable company!
#5
Predikuesi
I think this is a better and more secure optionhttps://www.safer-networking.org/spybot-anti-beacon/

Prefer the simpler interface of O&O and looks like it has more options. Don't see how one is more secure than the other.
#6
Thanks I've been needing something like this. Does my head in how much Microsoft changes your settings back to annoying as hell mode.
1 Like #7
Predikuesi
I think this is a better and more secure optionhttps://www.safer-networking.org/spybot-anti-beacon/

I agree - a doddle to install & activate (about 30 seconds)

great reports

brought to you by the well-regarded Spybot team
#8
luvsadealdealdeal
Predikuesi
I think this is a better and more secure optionhttps://www.safer-networking.org/spybot-anti-beacon/
I agree - a doddle to install & activate (about 30 seconds)
great reports
brought to you by the well-regarded Spybot team

As opposed to no install! what reports does it have? just tried the portable version on 2 machines but just getting an error.....SDCuttheline.exe could not be found

Ill stick with the O&O.

Edited By: kookiee on Nov 06, 2016 12:40
#9
What's a comfort function?
#10
Sambat
What's a comfort function?

Would assume they are just referring to switching off the windows 10 functions you are not comfortable with.

Edited By: kookiee on Nov 06, 2016 17:54: spelling
#11
kookiee
luvsadealdealdeal
Predikuesi
I think this is a better and more secure optionhttps://www.safer-networking.org/spybot-anti-beacon/
I agree - a doddle to install & activate (about 30 seconds)
great reports
brought to you by the well-regarded Spybot team
As opposed to no install! what reports does it have? just tried the portable version on 2 machines but just getting an error.....SDCuttheline.exe could not be found
Ill stick with the O&O.

I think this is best

http://www.majorgeeks.com/index.php?ct=files&action=file&id=10660
1 Like #12
luvsadealdealdeal
kookiee
luvsadealdealdeal
Predikuesi
I think this is a better and more secure optionhttps://www.safer-networking.org/spybot-anti-beacon/
I agree - a doddle to install & activate (about 30 seconds)
great reports
brought to you by the well-regarded Spybot team
As opposed to no install! what reports does it have? just tried the portable version on 2 machines but just getting an error.....SDCuttheline.exe could not be found
Ill stick with the O&O.
I think this is best

Think this is better, more options with decent explanation.

https://www.oo-software.com/oocontent/uploads/tour/oosu10-en/01-tb.png
https://www.oo-software.com/oocontent/uploads/tour/oosu10-en/02-tb.png
https://www.oo-software.com/oocontent/uploads/tour/oosu10-en/03-tb.png
https://www.oo-software.com/oocontent/uploads/tour/oosu10-en/04-tb.png






Edited By: kookiee on Nov 06, 2016 16:44
#13
kookiee
luvsadealdealdeal
kookiee
luvsadealdealdeal
Predikuesi
I think this is a better and more secure optionhttps://www.safer-networking.org/spybot-anti-beacon/
I agree - a doddle to install & activate (about 30 seconds)
great reports
brought to you by the well-regarded Spybot team
As opposed to no install! what reports does it have? just tried the portable version on 2 machines but just getting an error.....SDCuttheline.exe could not be found
Ill stick with the O&O.
I think this is best
Think this is better, more options with decent explanation.https://www.oo-software.com/oocontent/uploads/tour/oosu10-en/01-tb.pnghttps://www.oo-software.com/oocontent/uploads/tour/oosu10-en/02-tb.pnghttps://www.oo-software.com/oocontent/uploads/tour/oosu10-en/03-tb.pnghttps://www.oo-software.com/oocontent/uploads/tour/oosu10-en/04-tb.png

I strongly get the impression that since I installed https://www.safer-networking.org/spybot-anti-beacon/ - the computers at home have all got faster connectivity
2 Likes #14
this one is an alternative many find preferable
https://www.safer-networking.org/spybot-anti-beacon/
#15
luvsadealdealdeal
kookiee
luvsadealdealdeal
kookiee
luvsadealdealdeal
Predikuesi
I think this is a better and more secure optionhttps://www.safer-networking.org/spybot-anti-beacon/
I agree - a doddle to install & activate (about 30 seconds)
great reports
brought to you by the well-regarded Spybot team
As opposed to no install! what reports does it have? just tried the portable version on 2 machines but just getting an error.....SDCuttheline.exe could not be found
Ill stick with the O&O.
I think this is best
Think this is better, more options with decent explanation.https://www.oo-software.com/oocontent/uploads/tour/oosu10-en/01-tb.pnghttps://www.oo-software.com/oocontent/uploads/tour/oosu10-en/02-tb.pnghttps://www.oo-software.com/oocontent/uploads/tour/oosu10-en/03-tb.pnghttps://www.oo-software.com/oocontent/uploads/tour/oosu10-en/04-tb.png
I strongly get the impression that since I installed https://www.safer-networking.org/spybot-anti-beacon/ - the computers at home have all got faster connectivity

Good for you, glad you are happy with the software, wouldn't be any use if it did not turn off the features it said it was going to.........
#16
luvsadealdealdeal
this one is an alternative many find preferable
https://www.safer-networking.org/spybot-anti-beacon/

Anything to backup that statement, do you work for safer-networking or something, you seem very determined to push this software without providing anything to say why it is better......
#17
kookiee
luvsadealdealdeal
this one is an alternative many find preferablehttps://www.safer-networking.org/spybot-anti-beacon/
Anything to backup that statement, do you work for safer-networking or something, you seem very determined to push this software without providing anything to say why it is better......

nope don't work for them - just a happy user

zip! fast computers! :)
#18
anonimousse
Always the pointless endless nonsensical bickering! There are so many of these solutions around and you could do it yourself if you idiots knew how to use powershell. Here, try another solution - does the same job! And the devs are not in bed with M$.

Because using powershell makes you smart.......or most likely able to google......genius.

Why would I bother when I have a simple application that would do the job, unless I'm looking to do across a network and would probably use group policy anyhow.
1 Like #19
anonimousse
kookiee
anonimousse
Always the pointless endless nonsensical bickering! There are so many of these solutions around and you could do it yourself if you idiots knew how to use powershell. Here, try another solution - does the same job! And the devs are not in bed with M$.
Because using powershell makes you smart.......or most likely able to google......genius.
Why would I bother when I have a simple application that would do the job, unless I'm looking to do across a network and would probably use group policy anyhow.
Don't give a flying monkey what you do mate. Just carry on crying because this is your deal.

Of course you don't you nonsensical bickering idiot......
1 Like #20
Geez......post a decent deal, advising many who are unaware that they can easily turn off the windows 10 spyware with a simply application, and just end up getting trolled.....don't know why I bother...
3 Likes #21
kookiee
Geez......post a decent deal, advising many who are unaware that they can easily turn off the windows 10 spyware with a simply application, and just end up getting trolled.....don't know why I bother...
I think most people appreciate the effort (including me). There are one or two who just like to turn it into a 'mine is better than yours' debate which you should just ignore.

Edited By: Dickytwo on Nov 06, 2016 19:16
4 Likes #22
Running stand alone makes no difference. You allow it to run scripts which change settings on your computer. They are a Microsoft partner company. Therefore I would imagine they have agreed with Microsoft what the software will and won't do. Nothing completely turns off the spying. Microsoft will still receive info about programs you run etc. Your shopping habits etc. Personally I'm not cool with that stuff and I'm not cool with Microsoft installing updates without my say so. I'm sure we have all experienced that one update that screws your computer.... Every day turns into a lottery when you boot your computer.
#23
Nice
#24
Cheers for posting :)
banned 1 Like #25
Predikuesi
I think this is a better and more secure optionhttps://www.safer-networking.org/spybot-anti-beacon/
Thanks. I'll give it a try.
banned#26
nipstyler
Running stand alone makes no difference. You allow it to run scripts which change settings on your computer. They are a Microsoft partner company. Therefore I would imagine they have agreed with Microsoft what the software will and won't do. Nothing completely turns off the spying. Microsoft will still receive info about programs you run etc. Your shopping habits etc. Personally I'm not cool with that stuff and I'm not cool with Microsoft installing updates without my say so. I'm sure we have all experienced that one update that screws your computer.... Every day turns into a lottery when you boot your computer.
It's possible to turn off updates completely but not advisable as you know, it's why I've kept them running.
#27
kookiee
Would assume they are just referring to switching off the windows 10 functions you are not comfortable with.

That would be those functions from when I turned my PC on to when I shut down my PC then. What a blessed relief you could upgrade back to Windows 7. :)
#28
Thanks
2 Likes #29
Spasho
nipstyler
Running stand alone makes no difference. You allow it to run scripts which change settings on your computer. They are a Microsoft partner company. Therefore I would imagine they have agreed with Microsoft what the software will and won't do. Nothing completely turns off the spying. Microsoft will still receive info about programs you run etc. Your shopping habits etc. Personally I'm not cool with that stuff and I'm not cool with Microsoft installing updates without my say so. I'm sure we have all experienced that one update that screws your computer.... Every day turns into a lottery when you boot your computer.
It's possible to turn off updates completely but not advisable as you know, it's why I've kept them running.


Yes you can but as you said that's pretty stupid. Security updates good... Unnecessary driver updates.... Bad... I'm waiting for the targeted popup adverts based on your browsing history to start. I'll be sticking with Windows 7 till 2020 and then migrate to Linux.
5 Likes #30
I just shut up 10 by using Windows 7… ;)
2 Likes #31
kookiee
Geez......post a decent deal, advising many who are unaware that they can easily turn off the windows 10 spyware with a simply application, and just end up getting trolled.....don't know why I bother...
because you bite back so many times? people are free to their opinion and you could've just ignored it instead of trying to one-up them constantly. If you can't tolerate being trolled, don't feed them.
#32
I'm not that bothered about turning off *everything* as I'm sure it will break things you don't want to break. I stopped the apps I could, p2p uploads over the internet, etc just to speed things up. However if windows occasionally says 'whats up?' to some random anonymous server for a split second every week I'm not bothered.
2 Likes #33
Anonknowmouse
I'm not that bothered about turning off *everything* as I'm sure it will break things you don't want to break. I stopped the apps I could, p2p uploads over the internet, etc just to speed things up. However if windows occasionally says 'whats up?' to some random anonymous server for a split second every week I'm not bothered.

Unfortunately it's not as simple as sending at "what's up" to a server once a week. If it was, this storm wouldn't have brewed up in the first place because all versions of Windows phone home to some degree.

Windows 10 collects data for virtually every single thing you do on your computer and where you go, even just clicking on Start sends calls to Microsoft and Bing. Exactly how much data it collects, how personal it is and how it's used, Microsoft won't say.

Whether you are OK with that is personal choice, but most users are not happy about the sheer level of it. And you can only reduce it, not turn it off, which is why tools like this exist.

Edited By: roycom on Nov 07, 2016 10:41
#34
At the end of the day why do people think Microsoft gave everyone the opportunity to upgrade FOC to Windows 10....thats right your personal usage data is more valuable to them than your one off payment for an operating system... Windows 7 is the last Microsoft OS I'll be using. I'm sure I'm not alone in that thought
#35
nipstyler
At the end of the day why do people think Microsoft gave everyone the opportunity to upgrade FOC to Windows 10....thats right your personal usage data is more valuable to them than your one off payment for an operating system... Windows 7 is the last Microsoft OS I'll be using. I'm sure I'm not alone in that thought
8.1 with classic shell.
#36
FearOne
nipstyler
At the end of the day why do people think Microsoft gave everyone the opportunity to upgrade FOC to Windows 10....thats right your personal usage data is more valuable to them than your one off payment for an operating system... Windows 7 is the last Microsoft OS I'll be using. I'm sure I'm not alone in that thought
8.1 with classic shell.


Never tried it. I'd be interested to know know if it has the same functionality as Windows 7 professional. I had avoided windows 8 due to the childish simplification and unintuitive UI.
1 Like #37
Why would you use an operating system in which you have to install third party hacks to get it to function how you want it to?

This is before we even get to all the spying and security vulnerabilities

People are crazy
10 Likes #38
most people who whinge about privacy issues are the people who happily post everything to facebook
#39
nipstyler
FearOne
nipstyler
At the end of the day why do people think Microsoft gave everyone the opportunity to upgrade FOC to Windows 10....thats right your personal usage data is more valuable to them than your one off payment for an operating system... Windows 7 is the last Microsoft OS I'll be using. I'm sure I'm not alone in that thought
8.1 with classic shell.
Never tried it. I'd be interested to know know if it has the same functionality as Windows 7 professional. I had avoided windows 8 due to the childish simplification and unintuitive UI.
I don't know about productivity but it starts up faster

https://youtu.be/0mQxkGB30JI
banned#40
StevenBrown
most people who whinge about privacy issues are the people who happily post everything to facebook
True. I don't really have an issue with privacy per day but if I can disable features to make the computer work a bit better then it's worth a try.

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