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Manage your Hosts file with software tools

Block Website “Block Website” is a simple and effective hosts file manager which allows for quick and easy commenting and uncommenting (turning on and off) addresses to be blocked. If you like to use your hosts file to block websites, ads and perhaps Windows 10 spying, Block Website hosts manager might make your task a […]

O&O ShutUp10

O&O ShutUp10 allows you to have full control over which comfort functions under Windows 10 you wish to use, and you decide when the passing on of your data goes too far. Using a very simple interface, you decide how Windows 10 should respect your privacy by deciding which unwanted functions should be deactivated. O&O […]

Agnitum Outpost Firewall

ETP Note: In December 2015 Yandex acquired Agnitum software technology. These technologies will now be used to protect users of Yandex Browser. As a result of the acquisition, Agnitum terminates direct and partner sales of the Outpost product line. Agnitum will provide antivirus base updates, bug fixing and technical support until December 31, 2016.). One […]

Destroy Windows 10 Spying

Another Windows 10 anti-spy program utility: “Destroy Windows 10 Spying” (DWS). This one appears to be frequently updated which is a good thing. Microsoft will be actively updating and changing the OS, which will require new anti-spy measures. As of 22 November 2016, DWS website is down. You can download DWS from a third party here: Download (182)

Windows 10 Anti Spy Hosts File

ETP Note: If you do not know why you would want to block Windows 10 outbound communications, here is one of many explainations. Microsoft has moved to a selling “Windows as a service” strategy, an effort to shift money-making from the traditional practice of licensing the OS to one more reliant on revenue from search, […]

Do Not Spy

Advertises that it is the “world’s first antispy tool for Windows 10“ Its straight-forward user interface allows you to manage how Windows 10 respects their privacy. Official Site Among its features include: Disable Telemetry Disable Biometrics Disable Handwriting Data Sharing Disable Handwriting Error Reporting (124)