Aegis Alternatives

    Aegis is described as 'Blocks all known Microsoft spying and Windows 10 upgrade elementsBlock 197 bad hostsChange windows update to check/notify (do not download/install)Disable automatic delivery of internet explorer via windows updateDisable ceip/gwx/skydrive(aka' and is an app in the OS & Utilities category. There are more than 10 alternatives to Aegis for Windows. The best alternative is ShutUp10. It's not free, so if you're looking for a free alternative, you could try W10Privacy or WPD. Other great apps like Aegis are DisableWinTracking (Free, Open Source), WindowsSpyBlocker (Free, Open Source), Destroy Windows Spying (Free, Open Source) and Spybot Anti-Beacon (Paid).

    This page was last updated May 3, 2021

    1. 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.
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    2. The by default highly questionable set options concerning privacy and data protection in Windows 10 brought me to the idea for the development of this little program.
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    3. Core features Privacy Control Customize Group Policy, Services and Tasks responsible for data collection and transmission. Telemetry IP Blocker Rules for firewall from the @crazy-max repository. Appx uninstaller Easy remove pre-installed Windows Store garbage.
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    4. A tool to use some of the known methods of disabling tracking in Windows 10. (Telemetry, DiagTrack Log, Services, hosts-file, IP blocking, Windows Defender / WifiSense, OneDrive).

      Discontinued

      Last release was in April 2017 and the GitHub repository has been archived.

    5. WindowsSpyBlocker is an application written in Go and delivered as a single executable to block spying and tracking on Windows systems.
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    6. Even though Windows 10 did bring many of the features users expected of it, such as a Start Menu and revamped icons, it also came with several issues and a very important one is related to its tracking behavior.

      Warning

      The original developer has flagged version by newer developers as dangerous: https://twitter.com/nummerok/status/1007868805840850945

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    7. Spybot Anti-Beacon is a standalone tool which was designed to block and stop the various tracking (telemetry) issues present in Windows 10. Also blocks similar tracking functionality in Windows 7, Windows 8 and Windows 8.1 operating systems.
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    8. Private WinTen is an advanced Privacy tool for windows it provides a simple and comprehensive UI for tweaking privacy settings, as well as options to block system access to files and registry keys in order to enforce privacy whenever Windows does not provide a satisfying setting...
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    9. SharpApp is a free and portable tool building upon a PowerShell engine and community powered script files for disabling telemetry functions in Windows 10, uninstalling preinstalled apps, installing software packages and automating Windows tasks.
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    10. Privatezilla integrates the most critical Windows 10 privacy settings and allows you to quickly perform a privacy check against these settings. Active settings are marked with the status "Configured" and indicates that your privacy is protected.
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