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Windows 7: What updates start spying like windows 10

21 Nov 2015   #1
Alloneword

Windows 7 64bit Ultimate (Retail)
 
 
What updates start spying like windows 10

OK first off i have a legal version of win 7 U x64 which is up to date, however i have been reading that some of the recent windows 7 updates have been rather, shall we say sneaky and by that i mean it's calling home rather alot, this is what i have read from one newsgroup

Quote:
Be warned that some recent M$ updates for Windows 7 that implement
phone-home tactics bypass the hosts file and call the mothership
directly. Sneaky ****ers.

127.0.0.1 a-0001.a-msedge.net
127.0.0.1 a.ads1.msn.com
127.0.0.1 a.ads2.msn.com
127.0.0.1 adnexus.net
127.0.0.1 adnxs.com
127.0.0.1 ads1.msads.net
127.0.0.1 ads1.msn.com
127.0.0.1 ads.msn.com
127.0.0.1 az361816.vo.msecnd.net
127.0.0.1 az512334.vo.msecnd.net
127.0.0.1 choice.microsoft.com
127.0.0.1 choice.microsoft.com.nsatc.net
127.0.0.1 compatexchange.cloudapp.net
127.0.0.1 corpext.msitadfs.glbdns2.microsoft.com
127.0.0.1 corp.sts.microsoft.com
127.0.0.1 df.telemetry.microsoft.com
127.0.0.1 diagnostics.support.microsoft.com
127.0.0.1 fe2.update.microsoft.com.akadns.net
127.0.0.1 feedback.microsoft-hohm.com
127.0.0.1 feedback.search.microsoft.com
127.0.0.1 feedback.windows.com
127.0.0.1 i1.services.social.microsoft.com
127.0.0.1 i1.services.social.microsoft.com.nsatc.net
127.0.0.1 oca.telemetry.microsoft.com
127.0.0.1 oca.telemetry.microsoft.com.nsatc.net
127.0.0.1 pre.footprintpredict.com
127.0.0.1 preview.msn.com
127.0.0.1 rad.msn.com
127.0.0.1 redir.metaservices.microsoft.com
127.0.0.1 reports.wes.df.telemetry.microsoft.com
127.0.0.1 services.wes.df.telemetry.microsoft.com
127.0.0.1 settings-sandbox.data.microsoft.com
127.0.0.1 sls.update.microsoft.com.akadns.net
127.0.0.1 sqm.df.telemetry.microsoft.com
127.0.0.1 sqm.telemetry.microsoft.com
127.0.0.1 sqm.telemetry.microsoft.com.nsatc.net
127.0.0.1 statsfe1.ws.microsoft.com
127.0.0.1 statsfe2.update.microsoft.com.akadns.net
127.0.0.1 statsfe2.ws.microsoft.com
127.0.0.1 survey.watson.microsoft.com
127.0.0.1 telecommand.telemetry.microsoft.com
127.0.0.1 telecommand.telemetry.microsoft.com.nsatc.net
127.0.0.1 telemetry.appex.bing.net
127.0.0.1 telemetry.appex.bing.net:443
127.0.0.1 telemetry.microsoft.com
127.0.0.1 telemetry.urs.microsoft.com
127.0.0.1 vortex.data.microsoft.com
127.0.0.1 vortex-sandbox.data.microsoft.com
127.0.0.1 vortex-win.data.microsoft.com
127.0.0.1 watson.live.com
127.0.0.1 watson.microsoft.com
127.0.0.1 watson.ppe.telemetry.microsoft.com
127.0.0.1 watson.telemetry.microsoft.com
127.0.0.1 watson.telemetry.microsoft.com.nsatc.net
127.0.0.1 wes.df.telemetry.microsoft.com
If this is true do we know what updates have done this so i can get rid of them?

Also while on the subject of windows 7 updates do we know what updates to AVOID to get any of this windows 10 stuff they are pushing on people.


All1


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21 Nov 2015   #2
ICIT2LOL

Desk1 7 Home Prem / Desk2 10 Pro / Main lap Asus ROG 10 Pro 2 laptop Toshiba 7 Pro Asus P2520 7 & 10
 
 

Hum well all I know is when I do a clean install now is to avoid that wretch of an update KB3035533 that is one hell of a sneaky one.

I have one more machine to clean install to go to get rid of the problem and I shall be clean of any 10 stuff - that I know of as these days one never knows what they are putting out.

Edit I meant to add I have to trawl through the updates when installing it is a bit of a pain but at least I know it will be hidden cos I always have the settings set to let me choose what to download and install..
My System SpecsSystem Spec
21 Nov 2015   #3
ThrashZone

Win-7-Pro64bit 7-H-Prem-64bit
 
 

Hi,
You can review this thread and comments
http://www.sevenforums.com/general-d...ows-7-8-a.html
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