If you are worried about how much personal data is getting out there through your Windows 10 operating system you can do the follwoing

  1. Turn Off Ad Tracking – Launch Windows 10 Settings app (click on the start button and then click on the settings icon – which looks like a gear) and go to Provay – General and the “change privacy options. Move the slider from On to Off . you still get ads delivered, but they will be generic rather than suggested
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    windows security

    2. Turn Off Location Tracking – Launch the Settings App and go to Privacy – Location. Move the slider from On to Off

    Turn Off Location Tracking

    Turn Off Location Tracking

     

    3. Cur Cortana – Open Cortana and go to settings then place your cursor in the Windows Search Box and click the settings icon (looks like a gear) and will be on the left. Select Permissions and History. Click “manager the information Cortana can access from this device” then turn off location followed by “Contacts, email, calendar and communication history”

4. You can also ditch your Microsoft account for a local account so that you cut ties with information that Microsoft stores about you

For More Tips you can also go to the Impress Computers Website