Avira Privacy Pal Alternatives

    Avira Privacy Pal is described as 'Optimize over 200 privacy settings with just a few clicks' and is an app in the OS & Utilities category. There are more than 10 alternatives to Avira Privacy Pal for Windows. The best alternative is ShutUp10, which is free. Other great apps like Avira Privacy Pal are W10Privacy (Free), DisableWinTracking (Free, Open Source), WindowsSpyBlocker (Free, Open Source) and Destroy Windows Spying (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Apr 17, 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. 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      Last release was in April 2017 and the GitHub repository has been archived.

    4. 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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    5. 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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    6. 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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    7. 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.
    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. This is a PowerShell script for automation of routine tasks done after fresh installations of Windows 10 and Windows Server 2016 / 2019. This is by no means any complete set of all existing Windows tweaks and neither is it another "antispying" type of script.
    10. Don't want Windows spying on your every move? Don't feel like spending hours messing with privacy settings that ultimately still result in data collection? Think your private information belongs to you and no one else?
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