DoNotSpy10 Changelog

  • General: Added Support for Windows 10 20H2 (19042)
  • General: Added Support for Windows 10 21H1 (19043)
  • General: Application title shows new names of Windows versions (e.g. 20H2) instead of release numbers
  • General: Added detection for the installed Edge version (Edge Legacy or Edge Chromium). Only shows tweaks for the installed version of Edge.
  • Bugfix: Fixed System Restore Point Creation
  • Bugfix: Help text was not always shown in the right panel
  • Bugfix: Saving a profile saved some tweaks, which were not supported by the local Windows version
  • Bugfix: Loading profiles sometimes loaded the wrong checked state of the first tweak
  • Tweak added: Edge (Chromium): Disable Synchronization of Data
  • Tweak added: Edge (Chromium): Disable Search Suggestions
  • Tweak added: Edge (Chromium): Disable Shopping
  • Tweak added: Edge (Chromium): Disable Suggestion of Similar Pages on Error
  • Tweak added: Edge (Chromium): Disable Spotlight
  • Tweak added: Edge (Chromium): Disable Startup Boost
  • Tweak added: Edge (Chromium): Configure Do Not Track
  • Tweak added: Edge (Chromium): Disable Full-Tab Promotional Content
  • Tweak added: Advertising: Disable Cloud Optimized Content
  • Tweak added: Advertising: Disable Start Menu App Suggestions
  • Tweak added: Advertising: Disable Suggested Content in the Settings App
  • Tweak added: Advertising: Disable Windows Welcome Experience
  • Tweak added: Advertising: Disable Suggestions in Timeline
  • Tweak added: Advertising: Disable My People App Suggestions
  • Tweak removed: Defender: Disable Windows Defender (Microsoft removed this setting in August 2020)
  • Tweak updated: Privacy: Disable Setting Sync (thanks LiteForce!)
  • Tweak updated: Apps: Disable Access to Microphone (changed recommendation to orange)
  • Tweak updated: Apps: Disable Access to Camera (changed recommendation to orange)
  • Tweak updated: Advertising: Disable Start Menu App Suggestions (from build 16299)
  • Tweak updated: Advertising: Disable Suggestions to Get The Most out of Windows
  • Tweak updated: Privacy: Disable Tips about Windows (former tweak worked only on Windows 10 Enterprise and Education editions)
  • General: Added Support for Windows 10 April 2020 Update (2004)
  • Tweak added: Advertising: Disable Suggestions to Get The Most out of Windows
  • Tweak added: Privacy: Disable Search History on This Device
  • Tweak added: Apps: Disable Voice Activation
  • Tweak updated: Advertising: Disable Advertising in Windows Explorer
  • General: Added Support for Windows 10 April 2019 Update (1903)
  • General: Added Support for Windows 10 November 2019 Update (1909)
  • General: Added Search Feature
  • General: Added Search Filters (all, checked, unchecked)
  • General: Optimized load time for tweak list
  • General: Fixed several smaller issues
  • Tweak added: Disable Phone Calls on this Device
  • Tweak updated: Privacy: Disable Activity Feed
  • Tweak updated: Privacy: Disable Publishing of User Activities
  • Tweak updated: Privacy: Disable Upload of User Activities
  • Tweak updated: Apps: Disable App Access to Camera
  • Tweak updated: Disable App Access to Location Info
  • Tweak updated: Disable App Access to Microphone
  • Tweak updated: Disable App Access to Account Info
  • Tweak updated: Disable App Access to Calendar
  • Tweak updated: Disable App Access to Messages
  • Tweak updated: Disable App Access to Contacts
  • Tweak updated: Disable App Access to Email
  • Tweak updated: Disable App Access to Documents
  • Tweak updated: Disable App Access to Pictures
  • Tweak updated: Disable App Access to Videos
  • Tweak updated: Disable App Access to File System
  • Tweak updated: Disable App Access to Phone Call History
  • Tweak updated: Disable App Access to Tasks
  • General: Added Support for Windows 10 October Update (1809)
  • General: Optimized tab stop order (especially important for screen reader users)
  • General: Completely optimized code base
  • General: Grouped settings for better usability
  • Tweak added: Privacy: Disable Clipboard History
  • Tweak added: Privacy: Disable Typing Insights
  • Tweak added: Privacy: Disable Help Make Narrator Better
  • Tweak added: Privacy: Disable Online Speech Recognition
  • Tweak added: Privacy: Disable Hardware Keyboard Word Suggestions
  • Tweak added: Privacy: Disable Multilingual Text Prediction
  • Tweak added: Privacy: Disable Notifications on the Lock Screen
  • Tweak added: Privacy: Disable Reminders and Voip Calls on Lock Screen
  • Tweak added: Privacy: Disable Share Across Devices
  • Tweak added: Privacy: Disable Software Keyboard Word Suggestions
  • Tweak added: Edge: Disable Cortana
  • Tweak added: Edge: Disable Saving Credit Card Data
  • Tweak added: Edge: Disable Pre-Launching
  • Tweak updated: Search: Disable Web Search
  • Tweak updated: Apps: Disable Access to Notifications
  • Tweak updated: Apps: Disable Access to Radios
  • Tweak updated: Apps: Disable Sync With Devices
  • Tweak updated: Apps: Disable Access to Diagnostic Data
  • Tweak updated: Updates: Disable Windows Update Sharing
  • General: Added Support for the Windows 10 Spring Creators Update (RS4)
  • Tweak added: Advertising: Disable Third Party Suggestions
  • Tweak added: Apps: Disable Access to Documents
  • Tweak added: Apps: Disable Access to File System
  • Tweak added: Apps: Disable Access to Pictures
  • Tweak added: Apps: Disable Access to Videos
  • Tweak added: Privacy: Disable Activity Feed
  • Tweak added: Privacy: Disable Publishing of User Activities
  • Tweak added: Privacy: Disable Upload of User Activities
  • Tweak added: Privacy: Disable Windows Spotlight
  • Tweak updated: Apps: Apps: Disable Access to Tasks
  • Tweak updated: Apps: Disable Access to Account Info
  • Tweak updated: Apps: Disable Access to Calendar
  • Tweak updated: Apps: Disable Access to Camera
  • Tweak updated: Apps: Disable Access to Contacts
  • Tweak updated: Apps: Disable Access to Email
  • Tweak updated: Apps: Disable Access to Location Info
  • Tweak updated: Apps: Disable Access to Messaging
  • Tweak updated: Apps: Disable Access to Microphone
  • Tweak updated: Apps: Disable Access to Phone Call History
  • Tweak updated: Updates: Disable Windows Update Sharing
  • Your Content Goes HereGeneral: Added Support for the Windows 10 Fall Creators Update (RS3)
  • General: Added categories in front of each setting (French localization)
  • General: Improved license check (Pro version)
  • General: Introduced a new update dialog showing the latest version and its changelog (automatically downloads and installs updates for the Pro version using RSA file verification)
  • Bugfix: Tweak “Advertising: Disable App Suggestions in Windows Ink Workspace” could not be loaded from profile file
  • Bugfix: Some missing French translations could cause errors
  • Bugfix: Improved tweak detection. “Disable Tailored Experience using Diagnostic Data” was not properly detected after being set in OOBE
  • Bugfix: A System Restore Point could not always be created using the menu item
  • Bugfix: Fixed several smaller issues
  • Tweak added: Apps: Disable Push To Install (Fall Creators Update)
  • Tweak added: Defender: Enable Network Protection (Exploit Guard) (Fall Creators Update)
  • Tweak added: Privacy: Disable Message Service Cloud Sync (Fall Creators Update)
  • Tweak added: Privacy: Disable Network Traffic Pre User SignIn
  • Tweak added: Search: Disable Cloud Search (Fall Creators Update)
  • Tweak added: Updates: Disable Automatic Speech Model Updates (Fall Creators Update)
  • Tweak updated: Search: Disable and Reset Cortana
  • General: Added categories in front of each setting (Advertising, Apps, Defender, Edge, Privacy, Search, Start, Updates)
  • General: Added Support for the Windows 10 Creators Update
  • General: Settings applicable to the Creators Update only will not appear on the Anniversary Update
  • Limited: Apps: Disable App Notifications works on builds < 15031
  • Limited: Updates: Defer Windows Upgrades works on builds < 14997
  • Tweak added: Advertising: Disable Advertising in Windows Explorer (Creators Update)
  • Tweak added: Advertising: Disable App Suggestions in Windows Ink Workspace (Creators Update)
  • Tweak added: Apps: Disable Access to Contacts (Creators Update)
  • Tweak added: Apps: Disable Access to Diagnostic Data (Creators Update)
  • Tweak added: Apps: Disable Access to Email (Creators Update)
  • Tweak added: Apps: Disable Access to Notifications (Creators Update)
  • Tweak added: Apps: Disable Access to Tasks (Creators Update)
  • Tweak added: Apps: Disable Background Applications (Creators Update)
  • Tweak added: Apps: Disable Silent Installed Apps (Creators Update)
  • Tweak added: Privacy: Disable Tailored Experience using Diagnostic Data (Creators Update)
  • Tweak added: Privacy: Show Detailed Data Usage (Creators Update)
  • Tweak added: Start: Do Not Show Recently Opened Applications (Creators Update)
  • Tweak added: Start: Do Not Show Recently Opened Files (Creators Update)
  • Tweak updated: Privacy: Disable Location
  • Tweak updated: Search: Disable Getting to know me
  • General: Fixed several smaller issues
  • New Tweak: Disable Automatic Driver Update (Build 14328+)
  • Updated Tweak: Disable Automatic Driver Update (Build < 14328)
  • Updated Tweak: Disable Windows Feedback Requests
  • General: Fixed a missing translation, which caused the application to crash
  • General: Added French translation (thanks Deadbox1)
  • General: Added language switcher to the “About” page
  • General: Button “Apply” cannot be pressed, while still processing
  • General: Button “Discard” cannot be pressed, while still processing
  • General: Enables system restore, if disabled and the user wishes to create a restore point
  • General: Only asks for system restore, once “Apply” is clicked
  • General: Setting description now mentions, if the note ‘Some settings are managed by your organization’ may appear in system settings
  • General: Supports Windows 10 Anniversary Update
  • General: Switched recommended tweaks from green to blue for red-green blind people
  • General: Update Check utilizes https
  • General: User can choose whether to save without creating a restore point or not (if system restore is unavailable)
  • General: User can create more than one System Restore Point in 24 hours
  • General: Windows 10 Version number appears in the application title
  • New Tweak: Disable Auto Map Download
  • New Tweak: Disable Bluetooth Advertising
  • New Tweak: Disable Experimentation
  • New Tweak: Disable Facts, Tips, Ticks and more on your Lock Screen
  • New Tweak: Disable Windows Defender Cloud Protection
  • New Tweak: Disable Windows Defender Sample Submission
  • Pro: Auto update can automatically download and install the latest version
  • Pro: Renamed “Donation Edition” to “Pro”
  • Pro: Users are notified about settings, which have been changed since the last time DoNotSpy10 was run
  • Pro: Users can load profiles now
  • Pro: Users can save profiles now
  • Removed Tweak: Disable Windows Update for other Products
  • Updated Tweak: Defer Windows Upgrades
  • Updated Tweak: Disable Adobe Flash Player in Edge
  • Updated Tweak: Disable Page Prediction in Edge
  • Updated Tweak: Enable Do not Track in Edge
  • Added Tweak: Disable Adobe Flash Player in Edge
  • Added Tweak: Disable App Access to Call History
  • Added Tweak: Disable Page Prediction in Edge
  • Added Tweak: Disable Search Suggestions in Edge
  • Added Tweak: Disable Setting Sync
  • Added Tweak: Disable Start Menu App Suggestions
  • Added Tweak: Disable Tips about Windows
  • Enhanced error handling
  • Fixed/Improved Tweak: Disable Malicious Software Removal Tool via Windows Update
  • Fixed/Improved Tweak: Disable Windows Customer Experience Improvement Program
  • Implemented new registry algorithms
  • Added Tweak: Disable Automatic Windows Store Updates
  • Added Tweak: Disable KMS Client Online Validation
  • Added Tweak: Disable Malicious Software Removal Tool via Windows Update
  • Added Tweak: Disable Retrieving Device Metadata
  • Added Tweak: Disable Windows Customer Experience Improvement Program
  • Added Tweak: Enable Do not Track in Edge
  • Fixed/Improved Tweak: Disable Telemetry
  • Fixed/Improved Tweak: Disable WiFi Sense
  • Fixed/Improved Tweak: Disable Windows Update Sharing
  • General: Added message box to confirm applied settings
  • General: Updated tweak descriptions and titles
  • fixed false Smart Screen detections
  • initial release