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    High CPU usage on startup?

    Hi everyone, When turning on my PC, CPU usage rockets up to 100% for a few minutes. This has caused the PC to shut down on multiple occasions because (I'm assuming) the CPU got too hot (limit is 100 degrees). The main culprit of this is a task called "Windows Compatability Telemetry," which...
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    Solved How to Uninstall Telemetry/Spyware Windows Updates?

    Hi, I have a question about the telemetry (spying and personal data theft) Windows updates. I have read that Microsoft created a bunch of these and want to uninstall them. I found 3 websites that list a bunch of updates. I know how to uninstall using command prompt and "wusa", and don't plan to...
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    against telemetry in 10? SpyBot Anti Beacon

    "win10 is a masterpiece of data collection" (telemetry). could be argued as spying SpyBot Anti Beacon is a utility that can reliably turn off Win10's unwelcome behaviour. its a freebie and the main program window has four tabs for four different functions or info screens. best to have all the...