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Getting more Privacy out of Windows 7, 8 and 8.1

Remove “Spyware” Updates

Microsoft released some updates which spy on you.

In order to remove them, open your Command Prompt as Administrator and then install these updates using the Windows Update Standalone Installer (wusa) as follows:

start /w wusa.exe /uninstall /kb:2976978 /quiet /norestart
start /w wusa.exe /uninstall /kb:3075249 /quiet /norestart
start /w wusa.exe /uninstall /kb:3080149 /quiet /norestart
start /w wusa.exe /uninstall /kb:3022345 /quiet /norestart
start /w wusa.exe /uninstall /kb:3068708 /quiet /norestart
start /w wusa.exe /uninstall /kb:3035583 /quiet /norestart
start /w wusa.exe /uninstall /kb:2952664 /quiet /norestart
start /w wusa.exe /uninstall /kb:2902907 /quiet /norestart
start /w wusa.exe /uninstall /kb:3044374 /quiet /norestart
start /w wusa.exe /uninstall /kb:3075853 /quiet /norestart
start /w wusa.exe /uninstall /kb:3021917 /quiet /norestart
start /w wusa.exe /uninstall /kb:2990214 /quiet /norestart
start /w wusa.exe /uninstall /kb:3065987 /quiet /norestart
start /w wusa.exe /uninstall /kb:3050265 /quiet /norestart
start /w wusa.exe /uninstall /kb:971033 /quiet /norestart

Sources: Windows 7 & 8.1 spies too.