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How to disable Microsoft's Windows Genuine Advantage From Spying On You

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1. End the process wgtray.exe from the "Processes" tab on the Task Manager Manager (press ctrl-alt-delete to bring it up.)

2. Restart Windows XP in safe mode by rebooting and pressing F8 while it's starting.

3. Delete the following files:


4. Start Windows Regsitry Editor and delete the following entry:

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\ Windows NT\CurrentVersion\WinlogonNotify\WGALOGON

At this point, your private data will no longer be sent to Microsoft every time you start your PC.

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Last Updated on June 12, 2006 10:06 AM ?|?TrackBack

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