Easily Stop Microsoft Spying on Windows 10

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Easily Stop Microsoft Spying on Windows 10

Since Windows 10 Technical Preview we heard so many Rumors about Microsoft Spying with Windows 10 and Cortana which annoy the people like me  or Windows 10 user,But Does Microsoft actually spying ? If you worried about it then Kindly read Microsoft Privacy Statement and Microsoft Service Agreement On this Tutorial we will show you how to Block Microsoft Spying

Easily Stop Microsoft Spying on Windows 10

There are Two ways to Easily Stop Microsoft Spying on Windows 10

  • Easy way using Windows Setting (Suitable for newbie)
  • Harder way by adding manual host on hosts file (Not suitable for newbie)

Easy way using Windows Setting

Steps For Block Microsoft Spying

  • Click on the Start Menu, then open Settings.

Easily Stop Microsoft Spying on Windows 10

  • Click on Privacy settings,

Easily Stop Microsoft Spying on Windows 10

  • Once you open the Privacy menu, click on General

Easily Stop Microsoft Spying on Windows 10

  • Under ‘Send Microsoft info about how I write to help use improve typing and writing in the future‘ – Turn it to Off.
  • Now move ahead to the ‘Speech, Inking and Typing’ menu and click Stop getting to know me. This will help you turn off the speech tracking through dictation or Cortana.

This is Method for Blocking the Microsoft to Spy on you ,Also there is also a different method which is quite difficult for new user and this method is actually about adding manual host on your host file which resides in C:\Windows\System32\drivers\etc\hosts  

Also Read 

What’s new in Windows 10

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Harder way by adding manual host on hosts file

You can Block Microsoft Spying manually by adding following host on your Host file

How to add Host manually on hots File

  • Boot your Windows 10
  • Navigate the following location C:\Windows\System32\drivers\etc\hosts
  • open hosts file with notepad or WordPad (WordPad highly recommended)
  • Add following host at the end of you hosts file
  • Save it and reboot
# localhost name resolution is handled within DNS itself.
# localhost
# ::1 localhost localhost localhost.localdomain broadcasthost
::1 localhost local vortex.data.microsoft.com vortex-win.data.microsoft.com telecommand.telemetry.microsoft.com telecommand.telemetry.microsoft.com.nsatc.net oca.telemetry.microsoft.com oca.telemetry.microsoft.com.nsatc.net sqm.telemetry.microsoft.com sqm.telemetry.microsoft.com.nsatc.net watson.telemetry.microsoft.com watson.telemetry.microsoft.com.nsatc.net redir.metaservices.microsoft.com choice.microsoft.com choice.microsoft.com.nsatc.net df.telemetry.microsoft.com reports.wes.df.telemetry.microsoft.com wes.df.telemetry.microsoft.com services.wes.df.telemetry.microsoft.com sqm.df.telemetry.microsoft.com telemetry.microsoft.com watson.ppe.telemetry.microsoft.com telemetry.appex.bing.net telemetry.urs.microsoft.com telemetry.appex.bing.net:443 settings-sandbox.data.microsoft.com vortex-sandbox.data.microsoft.com survey.watson.microsoft.com watson.live.com watson.microsoft.com statsfe2.ws.microsoft.com corpext.msitadfs.glbdns2.microsoft.com compatexchange.cloudapp.net cs1.wpc.v0cdn.net a-0001.a-msedge.net statsfe2.update.microsoft.com.akadns.net sls.update.microsoft.com.akadns.net fe2.update.microsoft.com.akadns.net diagnostics.support.microsoft.com corp.sts.microsoft.com statsfe1.ws.microsoft.com pre.footprintpredict.com i1.services.social.microsoft.com i1.services.social.microsoft.com.nsatc.net feedback.windows.com feedback.microsoft-hohm.com feedback.search.microsoft.com rad.msn.com preview.msn.com ad.doubleclick.net ads.msn.com ads1.msads.net ads1.msn.com a.ads1.msn.com a.ads2.msn.com adnexus.net adnxs.com aidps.atdmt.com apps.skype.com az361816.vo.msecnd.net az512334.vo.msecnd.net a.rad.msn.com a.ads2.msads.net ac3.msn.com aka-cdn-ns.adtech.de b.rad.msn.com b.ads2.msads.net b.ads1.msn.com bs.serving-sys.com c.msn.com cdn.atdmt.com cds26.ams9.msecn.net c.atdmt.com db3aqu.atdmt.com ec.atdmt.com flex.msn.com g.msn.com h2.msn.com h1.msn.com live.rads.msn.com msntest.serving-sys.com m.adnxs.com m.hotmail.com preview.msn.com pricelist.skype.com rad.msn.com rad.live.com secure.flashtalking.com static.2mdn.net s.gateway.messenger.live.com secure.adnxs.com sO.2mdn.net ui.skype.com www.msftncsi.com msftncsi.com view.atdmt.com localhost

By Adding following host its Easily Stop Microsoft Spying on Windows 10 so you use or access your Windows 10 anonymously

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