A tool that I created to use some of the known methods of disabling tracking in Windows 10.
CYRILLIC LANGUAGES WARNING
ПРЕДУПРЕЖДЕНИЕ ДЛЯ КИРИЛЛИЧЕСКИХ ЯЗЫКОВ
Slavic languages: Belarusian, Bulgarian, Macedonian, Russian, Rusyn, Serbo-Croatian (for Standard Serbian, Bosnian, and Montenegrin), Ukrainian.
Славянские языки: белорусский, болгарский, македонский, русский, русинский, сербохорватский (для стандартного сербского, боснийского и черногорского), украинский.
This program cannot run correctly from a file path that contains Cyrillic characters. Make sure to run it from your root folder (usually C:/ ) so that you don't get runtime errors.
Эта программа не может работать корректно, если в пути к файлу есть кириллические символы. Обязательно запустите его из корневой папки ( обычно C:/ ), чтобы вы не получали ошибок во время выполнения.
Note: Windows Defender may report the EXE as a trojan (Win32/Pocyx.C!cl), and may therefore prevent you from extracting the EXE to anywhere on your computer. Set up an exclusion in Settings > Update & Security > Windows Defender > Exclusions by adding the folder you intend to extract the EXE to.
How to Use
You can either:
B. Install Python and the dependencies listed below and run the script from an elevated command prompt and select which options you'd like
Either can be run with the -silent argument as of v3.1. This will perform all available options of the version you're using.
You still need to run it as administrator.
This is only to run the script from source, download the exe here
AllowTelemetry string in
Clears and disables writing to the log located in
You can delete or disable the 2 services below:
DiagTrackDiagnostics Tracking Service
dmwappushsvcWAP Push Message Routing Service
- Delete: Remove both services
- Disable: Set the
Startregistry key for both services to
4(Disabled) Located at
Append known tracking domains to the
HOSTS file located in
Blocks known tracking IPs with the Windows Firewall. The rules are named TrackingIPX, replacing X with the IP numbers.
Disables the following:
- Automatic Sample Submission
- Delivery Optimization Download Mode
Disables the following:
- Credential Share
C:\Windows\SysWOW64\OneDriveSetup.exe /uninstall (64 bit) or
C:\Windows\System32\OneDriveSetup.exe /uninstall (32 bit)
Delete Services vs Disable Services?
Selecting "Disable" will simply stop the services from being able to run. Selecting the "Delete" choice will completely delete the tracking services.
Copyright (C) 10se1ucgo 2016 This program is free software: you can redistribute it and/or modify it under the terms of the GNU General Public License as published by the Free Software Foundation, either version 3 of the License, or (at your option) any later version. This program is distributed in the hope that it will be useful, but WITHOUT ANY WARRANTY; without even the implied warranty of MERCHANTABILITY or FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. See the GNU General Public License for more details. You should have received a copy of the GNU General Public License along with this program. If not, see <http://www.gnu.org/licenses/>.