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Microsoft relabels its Windows 10 diagnostic data collection settings to boost transparency

March 6, 2020

Via: TechSpot

While Microsoft isn’t likely to put an end to that practice anytime soon, it is at least willing to be a bit more transparent about the process. In the latest Windows 10 Insider Build announcement, Microsoft revealed some changes it’s making to the Settings app and the Group Policy editor.

First of all, Microsoft is tweaking the way it labels its diagnostic data collection settings. The basic diagnostic data option, which includes information like your IP address and what type of device you’re using, will now be known as “required diagnostic data.”

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