I just stopped Window explorer connecting out to....

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  1. Tarnak

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    ....111.221.29.139:443

    I haven't a clue where and why this connection was made. Windows Explorer_outward connection to 111.221.29.139-443_01.JPG
     
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  3. Tarnak

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    Thank you, JR. :thumb:

    inetnum: 111.221.29.0 - 111.221.29.255
    netname: Microsoft
    descr: Microsoft
    descr: Microsoft Corp, Singapore
    country: SG
    admin-c: MP234-AP
    tech-c: SC1001-AP
    status: ALLOCATED PORTABLE
     
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    Tarnak, you're welcome! Take care.
     
  5. Tarnak

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    I will...:)
     
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    i'm waiting someone jumping in the thread with "Windows is spying on us , that the proof" :argh:
     
  8. Minimalist

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    Do we need a proof? I thought that this was already a common knowledge :D
     
  9. Umbra

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    NO NEVER !!!! Windows never spy on you !!! this is fake news !!!

    It just observe you (that is alternative facts ) :argh:
     
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    Windows Explorer can also verify digital signatures, particularly when you run MSI installer. But it is being replaced by smartscreen.
     
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    Well, Windows Defender in 8 and 10 do detect cracking tools, which are not hazardous to users.
     
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    CAPTCHA's worked for me.

    If there are lighthouses to find ... there are 3... and you cannot verify until you have found them all :D
     
  14. mirimir

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    I'm bloody tired of CAPTCHAs. Especially when the image server is lagging, so it takes a long time. No patience for that. So yeah, "takes more than 30 seconds" == "doesn't work".
     
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    FYI
    http://beforeitsnews.com/alternativ...hing-you-do-and-you-cant-stop-it-3379375.html
     
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    They can not. :p
     

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    Well, ignorance is (almost) bliss. You're addicted to W10's dreamy performance, you don't want pay $ to go back, you're not inclined to learn a new operating system. Just what do you DO about it? Microsoft is a hot mess, there, I feel better now. It's outrageous. I'll be looking for workarounds that MS hasn't divined yet.

    Edit: OK, there's one! lol!
     
  18. mirimir

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    For some fun, torture Windows by black-holing various IPs in the router :D
     
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    Per Ed Bott:
    https://www.extremetech.com/computi...ft-is-closely-watching-you-but-is-it-an-issue
     
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