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Windows 7: Windows "is calling home"

14 Aug 2011   #1
i686

Windows 7 Pro x64
 
 
Windows "is calling home"

I'm well aware of how to secure Windows from external threats, but i'm wondering how i can secure my system from the system itself. Windows and related software is constantly giving away info about what's on my computer, what i'm doing and my hardware/software etc. How can i turn of these things? I'm having a project to see how stealthy and anonymous i can get my computer to be. Any input?


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14 Aug 2011   #2
kevi3434

Windows 7 Pro x64
 
 

The most basic stealth is hiding your IP from the net. You could use a basic IP Hider. However, there are many other ways they could access your information.
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14 Aug 2011   #3
logicearth

Windows 10 Pro (x64)
 
 

...Disconnect from the internet. Steathly and anonymous, congratulations.
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14 Aug 2011   #4
Schroff87

7 ultimate x64
 
 

try a firewall like comodo.
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14 Aug 2011   #5
Teerex

Windows 7 x64 Ultimate SP1
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by i686 View Post
I'm well aware of how to secure Windows from external threats, but i'm wondering how i can secure my system from the system itself. Windows and related software is constantly giving away info about what's on my computer, what i'm doing and my hardware/software etc. How can i turn of these things? I'm having a project to see how stealthy and anonymous i can get my computer to be. Any input?
Turn off CEIP. There, you're done.
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