Easy Telemetry Disable for 10/11

Prerequisites

  1. Upgrade to Enterprise edition of Windows 10/11 if you are running Home or Pro.
    • You can do this through the Change Edition option in the Extras menu in MAS.

Disabling

  1. Open the Group Policy Editor. Search for "Edit Group Policy" in search or run gpedit.msc.
  2. In the Group Policy Editor, navigate to the following path: Computer Configuration -> Administrative Templates -> Windows Components -> Data Collection and Preview Builds
  3. Double-click on Allow Telemetry (Windows 10) or Allow Diagnostic Data (Windows 11) in the right pane.
  4. In the properties window, select Enabled. Then select Security [Enterprise Only] (Win10) or Diagnostic data off (Win11), which disables all telemetry.
  5. Select OK. Telemetry should now be disabled.

Verify the Changes

To verify that the changes have been applied, you can check the registry.

  1. Open regedit.
  2. Navigate to HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Policies\Microsoft\Windows\DataCollection.
  3. On the right side, you should see AllowTelemetry with a value of 0. This means that telemetry has been disabled.
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Pub: 19 Sep 2023 20:08 UTC
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