Windows 10 Lite Alternatives

    Windows 10 Lite is described as 'Download Windows 10 Lite (Better Privacy) for free. Tune, cleanup and better privacy Windows 10 Installation. Windows 10 Setup Helper for gamers, power users and administrators. Version 9: rmApps.cmd -> Script with Y/N interaction'. There are more than 10 alternatives to Windows 10 Lite for Windows. The best alternative is ShutUp10, which is free. Other great apps like Windows 10 Lite are W10Privacy (Free), WPD (Free), DisableWinTracking (Free, Open Source) and WindowsSpyBlocker (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. 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      Last release was in April 2017 and the GitHub repository has been archived.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. 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.
    9. 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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    10. Windows Privacy Tweaker is an utility tool designed to disable the annoying and intrusive built-in windows 10 probes that collect data to improve user experience and ease of use.
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