Downloads:

647

Downloads of v 3.5.0.0:

155

Last Update:

30 Jun 2020

Package Maintainer(s):

Software Author(s):

  • Bernd Schuster

Tags:

windows 10 privacy protection disable tracking

w10privacy

3.5.0.0 | Updated: 30 Jun 2020

Downloads:

647

Downloads of v 3.5.0.0:

155

Maintainer(s):

Software Author(s):

  • Bernd Schuster

w10privacy 3.5.0.0

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Details

To install w10privacy, run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:

>

To upgrade w10privacy, run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:

>

To uninstall w10privacy, run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:

>

NOTE: This applies to both open source and commercial editions of Chocolatey.

1. Ensure you are set for organizational deployment

Please see the organizational deployment guide

  • Open Source or Commercial:
    • Proxy Repository - Create a proxy nuget repository on Nexus, Artifactory Pro, or a proxy Chocolatey repository on ProGet. Point your upstream to https://chocolatey.org/api/v2. Packages cache on first access automatically. Make sure your choco clients are using your proxy repository as a source and NOT the default community repository. See source command for more information.
    • You can also just download the package and push it to a repository Download

3. Enter your internal repository url

(this should look similar to https://chocolatey.org/api/v2)

4. Choose your deployment method:


choco upgrade w10privacy -y --source="'STEP 3 URL'" [other options]

See options you can pass to upgrade.

See best practices for scripting.

Add this to a PowerShell script or use a Batch script with tools and in places where you are calling directly to Chocolatey. If you are integrating, keep in mind enhanced exit codes.

If you do use a PowerShell script, use the following to ensure bad exit codes are shown as failures:


choco upgrade w10privacy -y --source="'STEP 3 URL'"
$exitCode = $LASTEXITCODE

Write-Verbose "Exit code was $exitCode"
$validExitCodes = @(0, 1605, 1614, 1641, 3010)
if ($validExitCodes -contains $exitCode) {
  Exit 0
}

Exit $exitCode

- name: Ensure w10privacy installed
  win_chocolatey:
    name: w10privacy
    state: present
    version: 3.5.0.0
    source: STEP 3 URL

See docs at https://docs.ansible.com/ansible/latest/modules/win_chocolatey_module.html.

Coming early 2020! Central Managment Reporting available now! More information...


chocolatey_package 'w10privacy' do
  action    :install
  version  '3.5.0.0'
  source   'STEP 3 URL'
end

See docs at https://docs.chef.io/resource_chocolatey_package.html.


Chocolatey::Ensure-Package
(
    Name: w10privacy,
    Version: 3.5.0.0,
    Source: STEP 3 URL
);

Requires Otter Chocolatey Extension. See docs at https://inedo.com/den/otter/chocolatey.


cChocoPackageInstaller w10privacy
{
   Name     = 'w10privacy'
   Ensure   = 'Present'
   Version  = '3.5.0.0'
   Source   = 'STEP 3 URL'
}

Requires cChoco DSC Resource. See docs at https://github.com/chocolatey/cChoco.


package { 'w10privacy':
  provider => 'chocolatey',
  ensure   => '3.5.0.0',
  source   => 'STEP 3 URL',
}

Requires Puppet Chocolatey Provider module. See docs at https://forge.puppet.com/puppetlabs/chocolatey.


salt '*' chocolatey.install w10privacy version="3.5.0.0" source="STEP 3 URL"

See docs at https://docs.saltstack.com/en/latest/ref/modules/all/salt.modules.chocolatey.html.

5. If applicable - Chocolatey configuration/installation

See infrastructure management matrix for Chocolatey configuration elements and examples.

This package was approved by moderator mwallner on 11 Jul 2020.

Description

W10Privacy - for what

The by default highly questionable set options concerning privacy and data protection in Windows 10 brought me to the idea to develop this program. Microsoft generously enables everybody to change the concerning settings, but hides them in countless menus, where a normal user does not want to search for

The program should therefore be a help, to display the available settings relatively clearly and to set the desired options if necessary.

The primary focus is on settings for Windows 10 and its apps (for example the new browser "Edge"). The program will be expanded gradually, if possible and available, with the corresponding Windows 8.1 features in the future.

W10Privacy is certainly no programming masterpiece, but meets my envisaged purpose. The software is still in an early development phase suggestions and requests will be gladly accepted and considered, if necessary, in the further development!


tools\chocolateyInstall.ps1
$ErrorActionPreference = 'Stop';

$toolsPath   = Split-Path $MyInvocation.MyCommand.Definition
$download_dir = "$Env:TEMP\chocolatey\$packageName\$Env:ChocolateyPackageVersion"

$packageArgs = @{
  packageName    = 'w10privacy'
  unzipLocation  = Split-Path $MyInvocation.MyCommand.Definition
  url64Bit       = 'https://sf91b3285d9193eec.jimcontent.com/download/version/1592901149/module/12302828636/name/W10Privacy.zip'
  checksum64     = '859FCF050DA4929A03ECBDA4D6FB91480607E172F0A0D006F6A8E9FEB7BB2E23'
  checksumType64 = 'sha256'
}

Install-ChocolateyZipPackage @packageArgs
Install-ChocolateyPackage -packageName 'w10privacy' -FileType 'exe' -SilentArgs '/S' -File64 "$toolsPath\W10Privacy $version Setup.exe"
tools\chocolateyUninstall.ps1
Write-Host Uninstall-ChocolateyPackage -PackageName 'w10privacy' -FileType 'exe' -SilentArgs '/S' -File "$env:ProgramFiles(x86)\W10Privacy\Uninstall.exe"
Uninstall-ChocolateyZipPackage -PackageName 'w10privacy' -ZipFileName 'W10Privacy.zip'

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Version Downloads Last Updated Status
w10privacy 3.4.0.1 439 Monday, March 2, 2020 Approved

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