List of Windows 8.1 telemetry updates to avoid

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  1. Mister X

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    KB2976978 Performs and collect compatibility appraiser logs in order to ease the upgrade experience to Windows 10
    KB3035583 / KB3072318 Installs Get Windows 10 app
    KB3044374 / KB3075853 WindowsUpdate Client to enables the upgrade from Windows 8.1 to Windows 10
    KB3068708 / KB3080149 Update that adds telemetry points to the User Account Control (UAC) to collect information on elevations from low-level requests
    KB3080149 Adds the Diagnostics Tracking Service (Unified Telemetry Client), which collects data about functional issues in Windows.

    and if you installed any of WU clients, you can configure group policy to disable the upgrade:
    https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/kb/3080351
    Code:
    [HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Policies\Microsoft\Windows\WindowsUpdate]
    "DisableOSUpgrade"=dword:00000001
    All credits go to: abbodi1406

    Some more updates and credits:
    @citoshi
    KB3022345
    KB3075249
     
    Last edited: Sep 2, 2015
  2. hjlbx

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    @Mister X

    Thanks for this one !!! Saves me the huge hassle of determining which W8.1 updates are unwanted and should be blocked. Thanks... really !!!

    HJLBX
     
  3. Mister X

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    You're very welcome :)
     
  4. citoshi

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    You can add these 2 :

    wusa /uninstall /kb:3022345 /norestart
    wusa /uninstall /kb:3075249 /norestart
     
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  6. Minimalist

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    Thanks for sharing. I've uninstalled and hidden 4 updates.
     
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