Disable Connected User Experiences and Telemetry Service on Windows 10

 
With the effect of November update (Threshold 2), Microsoft has rolled out a new service replacing DiagTrack to sneak the data from your Windows 10 PC. This service is none other than Connected User Experiences and Telemetry Service. In this article, we will reveal how to Disable Connected User Experiences and Telemetry Service on Windows 10 so that you can safeguard the data again.

 

On Windows 10, a service recognized as Diagnostics Tracking Service which used to spy your individual data for Microsoft was regularly functioning in the background. After getting aware of this fact, many users customized and stopped the service to hold the protection of their data. However, after the November update, its name got altered to Connected User Experiences and Telemetry Service and it got activated automatically, spying users details to Microsoft. This behavior of Microsoft seems to be little sneaky though the procedure to disable it still remains the same as before. Let us begin the procedure –

How to Disable Connected User Experiences and Telemetry Service in Windows 10

  • Jointly punch Winkey and R.
  • Upon the arrived tiny run window type the term services.msc and hit Enter.

services.msc command in the Run box in Windows 10

  • In the services, underneath the Name column, look for Connected User Experiences and Telemetry Service.

Disable Connected User Experiences and Telemetry Service on Windows 10

  • Once you spot it, implement a double-click on it to bring out its Properties box.
  • The first vital task is to click Stop button of the Services status section.

Stop Service status of Connected User Experiences and Telemetry Service

  • Next, see the Startup type segment and pull down its menu and opt Disabled option.

Disabled option under Startup type of Connected User Experiences and Telemetry Service

  • Confirm all the changes by hitting Ok button. Exit from there.

It is advisable to disable the service rather than removing it as it might produce critical issues to the system. If you are inconvenient in sharing your personal data with Microsoft, disable Connected User Experiences and Telemetry Service. The steps remain the same whereas the only change is with the name of the service.

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    4 thoughts on “Disable Connected User Experiences and Telemetry Service on Windows 10

    1. Hi!
      Every time I get on my computer, although I’ve stopped and disabled the Connected User Experiences and Telemetry service it’s still on and I keep having to stop and disable it again. What’s the deal? Why won’t it stay stopped and disabled? Oh, and this time when I got on my computer, it was running and the statues was changed from disabled to automatic. Something is way wrong with this and I’m getting a little concerned about it!!! What do I do about this issue? Help!!

    2. Thank you very much for posting this solution. I feel a lot better knowing one spy is not looking over my shoulder.

    3. Thank you. I’ve been trying to find a way to disable this service for sometime now. you make it very simple.

    4. many thanks for posting a very easy to follow diagram.

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