Author Topic: Windows 10 Privacy Issues  (Read 4494 times)

February 07, 2018, 09:30 PM
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Grab the iso from techbench adguard https://tb.rg-adguard.net/public.php
Mount and run setup.exe
OR I found Dism++ to be very versatile tool to fix your issue in one go.
Just check WinSxs cleanup, windows update log, Windows update install history and cache and just reboot. Your issue will be fixed. Make sure you create a system restore point before proceeding or even Macrium reflect Image backup for safety reason if you're paranoid about losing imp. files. Its safe though I have tried it w/o any issues.

Thanks for the tip. I had no idea you could simply mount the ISO and reinstall without erasing your files. Is this how you update Windows? In any event it solved the problem. And thanks for DISM although I never had to use it.

February 12, 2018, 02:13 AM
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Grab the iso from techbench adguard https://tb.rg-adguard.net/public.php
Mount and run setup.exe
OR I found Dism++ to be very versatile tool to fix your issue in one go.
Just check WinSxs cleanup, windows update log, Windows update install history and cache and just reboot. Your issue will be fixed. Make sure you create a system restore point before proceeding or even Macrium reflect Image backup for safety reason if you're paranoid about losing imp. files. Its safe though I have tried it w/o any issues.

Thanks for the tip. I had no idea you could simply mount the ISO and reinstall without erasing your files. Is this how you update Windows? In any event it solved the problem. And thanks for DISM although I never had to use it.
Dism++ or Dism is a housekeeping utility for Win 10 to clean older files and Trim W10 Size after every update. After removing everything W10 is just faster and less bloated.
I never upgrade W10, just Clean install everything. I did upgrade only once to get W10 using W7/8.1 license.


February 15, 2018, 10:54 PM
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Dism++ or Dism is a housekeeping utility for Win 10 to clean older files and Trim W10 Size after every update. After removing everything W10 is just faster and less bloated.

Is it any better than simply using Ccleaner updated with the lastest winapp2.ini file? That's what I use (plus a registry cleaner) and my system runs great. I don't care what anybody says, Windows is notorious at leaving behind garbage and tons of useless registry keys. This is why I believe cleaning is an absolute necesity.

I never upgrade W10, just Clean install everything. I did upgrade only once to get W10 using W7/8.1 license.

You're going to have to make the jump to W10 sooner or later, and especially if you have a relatively new system. I don't procrastinate - I went with 10 and ironed out most of the annoyances.

February 16, 2018, 09:05 AM
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Dism++ or Dism is a housekeeping utility for Win 10 to clean older files and Trim W10 Size after every update. After removing everything W10 is just faster and less bloated.

Is it any better than simply using Ccleaner updated with the lastest winapp2.ini file? That's what I use (plus a registry cleaner) and my system runs great. I don't care what anybody says, Windows is notorious at leaving behind garbage and tons of useless registry keys. This is why I believe cleaning is an absolute necesity.

I never upgrade W10, just Clean install everything. I did upgrade only once to get W10 using W7/8.1 license.

You're going to have to make the jump to W10 sooner or later, and especially if you have a relatively new system. I don't procrastinate - I went with 10 and ironed out most of the annoyances.
I use CCleaner Slim(Trimmed Winapp2.ini), Bleachbit(w/ Winapp2.ini), Dism++, Storage sense to clean out the junk.
Yeah most PCs I have are on W10 Creators and newer version really needs SSD to get acceptable performance from Windows 10.  I have some older lappies with HDD and W10 FCU works like Horse crap.