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"in an eight hour period Windows 10 tried to send data back to 51 different Microsoft IP addresses over 5500 times"

http://www.forbes.com/sites/gordonkelly/2016/02/09/windows-10-data-tracking-spying-levels/#404d83d77aa9
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Do you have something to hide?
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Yes, my cp collection
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>>52914188
Then I suggest you switch to BSD.
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Just 10 TB of anime no cp
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>>52914180
I have several illegal memes stored on my Solid Disk Drive, and I'm worried that they be offsited to Microsoft cloudnet datastores due to the way Microsoft drivers for Solid Disk Drives can read data leaving no traces.
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>>52914194
So you are saying that linux is just as composited as windows and mac osx?
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there's another thread about this yet you felt the need to make another
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>>52914202
What I'm suggesting is that what you're referring to as Linux is, in fact, GNU/Linux.
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>>52914180
??? Implying I want my information to be used by major companies whom only care about profit margins and would be willing to sell information to advertisers and the government who are on the brink of deciding that strong encryption is a crime. Fucking off yourself microshill retard.
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Upload this to an archive or something you dumb shit.
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>>52914180
gently sudoku yourselfie pls
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>Microsoft claims they collect heaps of data from millions of users to improve Windows
>Windows 10 still remains shit after months
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>>52914180
Cuckold fetish should be treated as mental illness
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>>52914173
Do people still use this shit?
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>>52914173
Windows 10 is an OS for cretins who love being spied on.
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>>52914173
Question: If im on a home network with another computer having botnet 10 can it get into the other systems on the network?
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>>52914180
Freedom
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>>52914173
Congrats for spewing on an obvious botnet OS like Win10 by posting on an imageboard that not only hands over all the IP addresses to whoever government entities want it (not only by patriot act) but also bans permabans you instantly when accessing it over a tor exit node.

You fucking dumbwits. All of you.
4chan is spying on everyone who posts here.
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>>52914173
>Be a wincuck
>>Is there any legit proof that windows 10 is a botnet?
>Sees EULA and some relevant articles
>Initiate damage control
>>Wh-What do you have to hide?

El wincucks
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what the fuck
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>>52916138
I just assume everything is compromised. The old saying " if you don't swing your dick around in front of people no one will see it" words to live by..
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>>52916176
loonixfags seem to be mad.

>>>/b/ is where you and your stupid loli and shota animu and linux shit belong.
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>>52916373
Prajeet seems to be mad

Designated shitting streets is where you and your Microsoft belongs
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>>52916386
>Designated shitting streets is where you and your Microsoft belongs
le linuxfag trying to do damage detected

get out,retard.
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>>52916404
What damage, prajeet?
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>>52916411
>le cheap linuxfags are mad on the master race Microsoft because abloo abloo botnet

Explains why you'd defend linux to death.
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>>52916306
That doesn't make any of this 4chan ambiguity and hypocrisy any better though.
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>>52916425
I don't defend Linux.
Your Microsoft is led by an indian. Also,
>master race
Fuck back to >>>/b/ you walking pile of humanoid garbage
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>>52916442
>you walking pile of humanoid garbage
Mad loonixfag detected.

Why don't you go and eat your own shit,Rajesh? Microsoft is a master race company that will buy Linux and will use it to make money.
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>>52914180
I don't like diversity(TM).
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>>52916473
Just take your fucking poo to the loo you uncivilized indian
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>>52916176
>using Lincucks
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>>52914180
That's what the jews thought before WW2
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>>52916525
>Reduced to the last resort: drakeposting
Oh look, another typical winbabby.
Bye
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>>52916552
>being cuckold to your OS
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>there are people on /g/ right now who use and defend windows 10
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>>52916580
Only indians
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>>52916580
>there are people on /g/ right now who use and defend ganoo memeshit
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It's the year of the Linux desktop, guys!
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>>52916580
1v1 me irl fget i'll wrek ur mom xDDD 360 quickcope jejeejeje
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>>52916176
Why does this trigger winbabbies so much?
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>>52916704
>samefagging
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This is fucking FUD.

The guy blocked all MS IPs, so that every time w10 tries a server, it gets rejected and then moves on to the next one.

Some other guy did a proper monitoring test with no blocked IPs and privacy setting set to the max and w10 only sent a few bytes per hour.

>inb4 pajeet
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>>52916711
Like this one?
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>use w10 partition offline for games/proprietary software
>still block every macroshaft ip under the sun through router firewall
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>>52914215
Holy shit you weren't kidding. These faggots I swear.
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>>52916714
>justifying even a little data mining

Cuckpunjab
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>>52914173

>>52914180
Personal photos, videos, recordings, etc. I have zero interest in sharing them with anyone that I don't intend in doing so.
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>>52914180
>rubs hands
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>>52916176
I love how some Linux user got so buttblasted by this image they had to make that.

Just like always GNU/Linux trails behind having to make shitty copies of what Windows has. lmao.
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>>52916743
I know, right?
Nice font though xD
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>>52916735
>having to spread lies from purposely rigged/broken tests

And you do it all for free because that fat Jew Stallman brainwashed you.
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Ayy lmao
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>>52916511
>you uncivilized indian
I'm Romanian,you Viper-tier retarded street-shitting dumbass.
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>>52916839
>Romanian
Sorry anon, I got confused
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>>52916735
>justifying even a little data mining
It's no worse than any Windows version since XP.
The data sent is probably update checks or something.
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>>52916877
Check IP location.
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>>52914180
rare pepes
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>>52916892
It says india. Probably just your proxy
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>>52916839
Idiot, folosesti winblows 10? Kill yourself my man :^)
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>>52916917
>Idiot, folosesti winblows 10? Kill yourself my man :^)
Win7 Pro x86.

>>52916915
Weird,since I never used proxies.
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>>52914194
Why not Debian?
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>>52916944
>never used proxies
I'm sure you never did
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>>52916944
>Win7
Oh, good
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>>52916877
>>52916915
>>52916988
>having indians on your disk
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>>52917006
kek
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>>52917006
That's racist
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>>52916743
>convert at least five others
fucking mudslimes.
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>>52916988
>I'm sure you never did
Oh look,that's actually you in the picture.
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They proved themselves the botnet was real the second they publicly released the fact they were going to change cortana because of too much sexual harassment
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>>52917040
You called?
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>>52917045
They are making so even the botnet can feel offended and whiny. What the fuck is happening with the world?
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>>52917027
That currynigger does not deserve to have W7 wallpaper in bg. Use the 8 or 10 one.
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>>52917079
Where will you run 4 years later?
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>>52917116
Linux Mint. Probably more than 4 years though, as 7 will get extended support too.
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How does this not bog the system down? Also i wonder how much bandwith gets dedicated to that shit
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I recently moved out to the country and the best internet I can get here is Dish with a 10gig data cap. I switched to Debian because of the fact I could not turn off updates. The only way I could is if I use wifi and make it metered. I use a wired connection because I play LAN games with my son. Do I like the direction that Win10 has gone? No. Do I like the direction that internet has gone? No. Forcing people to have data caps and forcing people to download updates is wrong.
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Linux mint.
Everything I need works.
Just waiting on dx11 support in wine but that can honestly take it's time while I get my Xen passthrough working.
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>tfw still using based W7Pro with botnet removed
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>>52916879
>this shilling
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>>52917367
By the way, any recent "what updates to remove botnet on win7" websites/guides?
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>>52917415
these
SInce I use Ultimate it includes both w10 related and telemetry updates.
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>>52917415
Just switch to Linux m8.
Pick a distro that suits you.
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>>52917438
Thanks, but is there any live count that gives out the most recent updates to avoid whenever something new comes out?
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>>52917469
This ain't for me, anon, but for a few friends of mine that still happen to trust that piece of shit named Win7 and above.
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>>52914173
>Thanks for coming to Forbes. Please turn off your ad blocker in order to continue. To thank you for doing so, we’re happy to present you with an ad-light experience.

No thanks, sunny boy, I will just switch on my anti -antiadblocker
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>>52917476
No, or atleast none that I'm aware of. I manually check all the updates and keep my list updated.

https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/kb/

KB******* -- place ******* after slash in the above url.

Also this might help
http://www.ghacks.net/2016/01/26/block-all-windows-10-components-on-windows-7-and-8/
Not the program, but the list. My list contains only the ones that I received (MS usually pulls and replaces updates, mine is as of yesterday).
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>>52914215
>default install of Adblock Plus
>there's a three second 'quote of the day' or something but that's it
>view article just fine, no ads to be seen
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>>52914180
I do, I have my personal thoughts written on my computer, I have a browsing history that involves sites where I made purchases, I have calendars with the dates of my families birthdays on them etc etc etc. If I wanted this to be public information I would put them on facebook or take out an advert in the Washington Post. Do I have something to hide? YES I want to hide everything that others do not need to see
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>>52916839
Gypsies on my /g/? Will this madness ever stop?
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>>52917438
except that yours is a cracked copy of ultimate, so it wont actually work next year
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>>52917645
What? I use daz loader for years and never had any issues. This particular W7 installation dates from april 2013.
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>>52914180
Yes, and so do you. Just admit it.
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>>52917519
Thank you, anon!
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>>52914180
PIC RELATED YOU CUNTSUCKING MONGOLOID!
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>2016
>STILL TRUSTING FORBES
http://www.zdnet.com/article/when-it-comes-to-windows-10-privacy-dont-trust-amateur-analysts/
What happened to your brains o-/g/-chan?
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>>52917972
10 rupees has been added to your Microsoft account, Panjeet
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>tfw 2013 windows 7 copy with no updates installed

feels good to not be a part of the botnet
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>>52918194
Install WinXP and you're our hero. Thing is still supported gets regular updates AND has no botnet. Cheers.
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>>52917972
>zdnet.
I never saw bigger windows cock sucker than zdnet.
Whatever the article, it's made to bash linux and say windows is good
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>>52917890
Could you explain this. I don't get it. It looks like a really interesting/funny bit of information/joke.
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>>52918403
>no UAC
no thanks
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>>52918635
Read the text on the diary's page. It's an old 4chan meme and there to get people to believe that you're pissed off and that they successfully trolled someone, which is something that anon cunts like
>>52914180
think they can with obvious bait such as "got something to hide" reply.
If anon cunt would have fallen for it, then he would have been the one idiot on this board of idiots. Blablabla explaining stuff like this ain't working fuck yourself OP.
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>>52918712
It's there, anon. Updates and shit introduced that after May 2014.
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>>52918752
Lol I didn't see that at first. Thank you o' wise one.
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>>52918846
You're welcome.
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Dude holy shit if I type something into the search bar, for every single keypress it sends data to Microsoft. Just blocked every single one of their IPs.
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>>52918937
Mine tries to send something every two SECONDS
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>>52914180
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>>52914180
The problem I have is that it's wasting connections that I don't even fucking want.
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>I share a board with people who use Windows
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Threads full of brain damaged morons like this one are the reason I started browsing reddit more often.
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>>52918194
Do you really think you are not apart of the botnet because you clicked a checkbox in some proprietary settings GUI that says "No updates we promise :)"? Do you know anything about computers?

protip: you're being watched just as much as fresh installed windows 10 users
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Poo in the loo is in charge of this and it's really happening.

Microsoft changed their business model to a data mining company. It makes sense financially.
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>>52914180
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>windows 10 is nagware
>links to forbes
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>>52919773
you are learning young padawan

“To be GOVERNED is to be watched, inspected, spied upon, directed, law-driven, numbered, regulated, enrolled, indoctrinated, preached at, controlled, checked, estimated, valued, censured, commanded, by creatures who have neither the right nor the wisdom nor the virtue to do so. To be GOVERNED is to be at every operation, at every transaction noted, registered, counted, taxed, stamped, measured, numbered, assessed, licensed, authorized, admonished, prevented, forbidden, reformed, corrected, punished. It is, under pretext of public utility, and in the name of the general interest, to be place under contribution, drilled, fleeced, exploited, monopolized, extorted from, squeezed, hoaxed, robbed; then, at the slightest resistance, the first word of complaint, to be repressed, fined, vilified, harassed, hunted down, abused, clubbed, disarmed, bound, choked, imprisoned, judged, condemned, shot, deported, sacrificed, sold, betrayed; and to crown all, mocked, ridiculed, derided, outraged, dishonored. That is government; that is its justice; that is its morality."
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>>52917616
no one gives a fuck about it so don't worry you will be just a shitty stat
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>>52914173
I already use Google services, so I have no right to complain about botnet

I don't like Microsoft tho. I use Ubuntu
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>>52914215

I never read any articles from sites which force ads on the user. Fuck that, it can't be quality journalism if they use shitty jew tricks like that.

Besides, most of the stuff is just regurgitated from tech videos on youtube. They do the hard work, then some liberal cock suck from forbes or some equally terrible site just repeats the results and passes it off as original research. It's fucking pathetic. People just buy it up because they've heard the name forbes (etc) before as if the name only makes it more credible.

They can keep their stupid ads, I'll keep my adblocker and I'll keep learning more from people who do it out of passion instead of money.
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>>52916839

Fucking gypsy get off this board.
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>>52914180
yes, a lot of things.
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>>52916176
>>52914278
>>52914173
I hope the NSA spies on me. My desktop runs Linux but I use a Chromebook when I'm out and about so it'll be easy.
I hope some poor soul turns on my webcam, starts downloading my history and sees endless amounts of cartoon porn and stepmom JOI URLs.
I hope he sees me beat off, I hope he sees me cum on the tile floor and wipe it off with an old tshirt I've outgrown.
I hope he sees me do this every day, five or six times a day, sometimes in between writing essays, sometimes while I'm talking to women on the phone, or telemarketers. When I'm playing video games. When I'm browsing /g/.

Maybe one day, I will splatter on the webcam and violate him forever, this normal-looking man violently tweaking his shaft until I blow my load right in his face. He will turn off the monitor, resign from his post, and cry.

Only my cum can kill the botnet.
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>>52916176
>Wincucks
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I cannot believe everyone does not just install this masterpiece of an operating system RIGHT NOW. Windows 10 is simply beautiful. Functional. Inspirational.

What do you have to lose (or, should I say, hide)?
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>>52923709
>I cannot believe everyone does not just install this masterpiece of an operating system RIGHT NOW.
Because some people rightfully belong here in /g/
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Chuckled at the damage control
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Using Windows 10 is like having a gf with HIV.
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>>52923709
shut the fuck up
> inb4 b80
yes i know that this is bait, but whö cares
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>>52924125
>It's like getting a gf with AIDS and saying you can easily use condom
Describes winshills perfectly
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>>52916580
Most likely Microsoft employee's who Come on here to shill
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>>52923802
>in /g/
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>>52924259
You called?
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>>52924125
You don't even need condoms in this day and age provided you're on the right medication.

Why are russians and linux users so out of touch with reality?
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>>52914215
https://greasyfork.org/en/scripts/4881-adsbypasser/code
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>>52916580
>waaahhh people use an os that i dont like >:(

maybe /r/linux is more for you, im sure they can help you would with finding mental health support before you commit suicide
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I know that Windows is a bother but I can't be bothered to switch.
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I can't believe how dumb lincucks actually are.
This forbes article is completely flawed crap proven wrong and you still eating it up like fresh shit on the bottom of your feet.

Are you all really retarded or is this just desperation like how you suck google botnet cock for free because it's the only consumer marketshare you get?
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>>52924413
>WIndows shill
May be 9gag is your place
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>>52914173

Haha useless Microsoft can't count to 9. Jesus wept.

Love and kisses, Tux & Linux, BSD & Apple. Google too. xxxx
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>Hear all the stuff about W10
>Get worried that I might have some shit on my 7
>Don't know shit about what update to delete and fear everyone is telling me to delete the wrong shit in orer to break my toaster
I don't know what to believe anymore
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>>52925695
you can't break windows 7 by deleting updates
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>>52925695
gwx control panel.
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>>52914173
thank you so much for keeping my thread from last night going <3
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>>52914173
this was all proven false and the guy who did it deleted voat his account
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>>52927539

That's what THEY want you to believe anon. CIA got him.
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>>52914173
>First of all, 602 connection attempts were to 192.168.1.255, using UDP port 137. That's the broadcast address where Windows computers on a local network announce their presence and look for other network computers using the NetBIOS Name Service. It's perfectly normal traffic.

>Another 630 of those connection attempts were Domain Name System lookups to the router itself, 192.168.1.1, using UDP port 53. That address is the router itself.

>Why is Windows performing those DNS lookups? One big reason is that's how Windows checks whether you have access to the Internet. If there's a problem with your Internet connection, you get a yellow overlay on the network icon down at the right side of the taskbar.

>To do that test, Windows first performs a DNS lookup of www.msftncsi.com. It then makes an HTTP request to retrieve the page ncsi.txt from that site. This file is a plain-text file and contains only the text "Microsoft NCSI." (NCSI stands for Network Connection Status Icon.) Finally, it performs a DNS query for dns.msftncsi.com.

>The whole procedure is extensively documented .

>DNS queries aren't "spying." Neither are NetBIOS name broadcasts on your local network. So far, that's 22.3 percent of the so-called traffic that's easily accounted for as "not spying," unless you think there's something sinister about a two-word text file that has been downloaded trillions of times from that poor Microsoft server.

>Next up is a staggering 1,619 connection attempts using UDP port 3544 to the address 94.245.121.253, which Mr. Crust was unable to identify, along with another five attempts using the same port to other servers.

>That address does indeed belong to Microsoft. It's a Teredo server, teredo.ipv6.microsoft.com. Teredo is an Internet standard that is used to supply an IPv6 address to a PC that speaks only IPv4, making it easier to perform secure and reliable communication between two endpoints without having to worry about network translation.
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>>52927627
It's also well documented and doesn't involve any exchange of information other than IP addresses.

In short, Windows keeps trying to make a simple connection using its IPv6 capabilities, but the router keeps dropping those connection attempts. So it keeps trying again and again.

That's another 1,624 entries we can add to the "not spying" list. So far, by my tally, more than 52 percent of the connection attempts are completely harmless and involve no data collection at all.

Another three connection attempts are using port 123. That's the Network Time Protocol, which devices use to retrieve the current time from authoritative servers on the Internet. Setting the clock on your computer is not "spying."

Mr. Crust's list has another 549 connection attempts on port 80, which is plain old HTTP. Windows doesn't have a web server installed by default, so those are all incoming connections, with Windows trying to retrieve data from Microsoft's servers. They're not sending it the other direction.

Many of the addresses on the list belong to content delivery networks (CDNs) like Akamai Technologies and CloudFlare. Some of those downloads are possibly trying to refresh live tiles in the provisioned MSN apps (News, Sports, Weather, Money, and so on). There are perhaps some updates to the Windows Store in there too.

We might know more if Mr. Crust had allowed his machine to complete some of those connections so he could perform some actual traffic analysis. But he didn't, so we can't.

We can, however, safely conclude that none of those connections would involve any "spying."

Which leaves us with 2,100 connection attempts in eight hours over port 443. Those are secure (HTTPS) connections designed to exchange data so that it can't be intercepted in transit.

We have no idea how many secure connections that machine would have made in eight hours had Mr. Crust actually allowed them to complete.
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And of course, those connections are not all about telemetry.

The most important one is the Software Licensing Service, which checks the state of Windows activation periodically. By dropping those connections, Mr. Crust is not allowing those activation and validation checks to complete. Windows gets very cranky when that happens, which could explain why there were more than 1,700 connection attempts to a handful of addresses in a single range of IP addresses managed by Microsoft.

Other content that gets delivered securely over port 443 includes Windows updates, Windows Defender updates, and updates from the Windows Store for apps that are provisioned on every Windows 10 machine. Windows 10 attempts to contact OneDrive, also securely, to see if there are any saved settings for the current user. There are lists of known malicious websites that get delivered to the SmartScreen service in a hashed and encrypted format.
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that would be cute if all servers weren't required to do so by law

4chan is just complying with law enforcement so it doesn't die
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