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Windows 7: Disable location sensors

11 Sep 2016   #1
LAMBDA471

Windows 7
 
 
Disable location sensors

Hello,

I would like to disable the location sensors on Windows 7, so I found this website with a guide on what to do
How to Enable or Disable Location Sensing in Windows 7 and 8 | Gizmo's Freeware

but the problem is that in my situation, it says "Enabled" but all options are disabled and i can't change anything


this is a picture of my current situation and what I want to accomplish:


Would you be kind enough to help me?


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11 Sep 2016   #2
LAMBDA471

Windows 7
 
 

I found a way to disable it with gpedit.msc
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11 Sep 2016   #3
torchwood

W7 home premium 32bit/W7HP 64bit/w10 tp insider ring
 
 

WHY

there ARN'T any installed, hence the greyed box's look at the top of your screenshot???

Roy
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14 Sep 2016   #4
LAMBDA471

Windows 7
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by torchwood View Post
WHY

there ARN'T any installed, hence the greyed box's look at the top of your screenshot???

Roy
It turns out they come with check marks. I installed some simulation GPS thing and it showe dup on the list and this "Enabled" has a check mark underneath it. So the initial problem was that Microsoft were dimwitted and made this part of the UI unintuitive and misleading.
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