Are you a Windows 10 user? Then you must be aware of the new features which are being implemented on Windows 10. On the new updates of Windows 10, the paint application is removed by Microsoft. And such software updates are common to Windows users & especially Windows10 users. Now, keeping up the Windows update, one of the inbuilt update features of Windows 10 is its inbuilt KeyLogger. It must be annoying for some users if they knew that they are being tracked by Microsoft. And In this tutorial, I am gonna show you quickly, how to disable keylogger on Windows 10.
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Prevent from Tracking your Data – Disable Keylogger on Windows 10
Microsoft has launched Windows 10 with a lot of remarkable features which also includes integrating Cortana. Yes, Windows 10 looks awesome & especially when it is in the dark mode. To increase the user performance and experience, Windows 10 is released by an inbuilt keylogger. Which in turn may a threat to your personal data. Nobody wants to be exposed to others when it comes to privacy.
Windows 10 with Inbuilt Keylogger
Now, you might be thinking What is a Keylogger? Well, I’ll explain it to you. A keylogger is a spyware which can be secretly installed on the victim’s computer & all the keystrokes will be recorded in a text file. Not only keystrokes which someone is typing, it also records, the timing & which application is being opened and for how much time. And all these information are stored in a text file.
Not only the keyboard, Microsoft all tracks your voice data through Cortana, speech, dictation, mouse & stylus as well. When enabled, it records all your activity on your Windows 10.
Proof of Windows 10 Keylogger in FAQs:
“When you interact with your Windows device by speaking, writing (handwriting), or typing, Microsoft collects speech, inking, and typing information and also including information about your Calendar and People (also known as contacts).”
Well, you don’t have to worry about this Keylogger problem as every problem has a solution. You can disable this keylogger option from your Windows 10 very easily. Just follow the below step-by-step guide to disable keylogger on Windows 10.
Disable Keylogger on Windows 10
- First of all, got to Start Menu.
- Open Settings.
- Click on Privacy option located at the bottom of the screen.
- On the Privacy menu, go to ‘General’
- Below the Send Microsoft info about how I write to help us improve typing and writing in the future option, just Turn it OFF.
- Now, in the ‘Speech, Inking and Typing’ section and click Stop getting to know me. This will help you turn off the speech tracking through dictation or Cortana.
This is one of the privacy issues which is inbuilt into Windows 10 by this issue Microsoft has achieved a worse. There you go, you had successfully turned off or disabled Keylogger on Windows 10.
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That’s all for how to disable Keylogger on Windows 10. It can help you prevent from tracking your data or activity. I hope you find it helpful, so carry on & teach others how to do it correctly.
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