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Privacy Protector 4.0 for Windows 10 Giveaway
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Giveaway of the day — Privacy Protector 4.0 for Windows 10

Privacy Protector for Windows 10 helps to cope with privacy problems.
$39.99 EXPIRED
User rating: 201 (90%) 22 (10%) 32 comments

Privacy Protector 4.0 for Windows 10 was available as a giveaway on August 16, 2018!

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Privacy Protector for Windows 10 helps to cope with privacy problems in this OS. There are numerous services in Windows 10 that collect private user's data of all possible kinds. This software tool helps to solve all Windows 10 privacy issues that violate a right of every user for confidential activity on his PC. The program is oriented both for private users and companies with exclusive standards of data confidentiality.
By means of a simple-to-use interface a Privacy protector user can tune his system to block the unwanted traffic to Microsoft servers. It is possible to delete certain elements of Telemetry and Data Collection system, while the rest is simply disabled. A user is able to act at his own discretion choosing the services for disabling to eliminate specific Windows 10 privacy concerns. There are about 40 services (some of them work on the background) tracking and collecting personal user data. It is possible delete, disable or block the following tools:

  • Cortana
  • Office Telemetry
  • Media Center
  • Power Efficiency Diagnostics
  • Customer Experience Improvement Program
  • Windows Search

These are only a part of services that become manageable with the help of Privacy Protector for Windows 10. It also disables Keylogger that sends all data typed on the keyboard to MS servers (that may also contain credit card numbers, passwords, personal details, etc.). To prevent the appearance of new unwanted crawlers and Windows 10 privacy spies, the program allows to disable Windows Update. This feature is also available for Windows ver. 7-8. The program blocks Microsoft IP addresses and helps to add rules for them in Windows Firewall. The most of spying programs work in the background, consuming a decent part of available system resources. That is why disabling will not only provide you proper privacy, but will also improve your system performance. Privacy Protector for Windows 10 always creates a system restore point before establishing any changes to roll back if needed.

Purchase an Unlimited personal license (with support and updates) at 70% discount!

System Requirements:

Windows 7/ 8/ 10

Publisher:

SoftOrbits

Homepage:

http://www.softorbits.com/windows-10-privacy-protector/

File Size:

4.21 MB

Price:

$39.99

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#1

Dear users,

Thanks a lot for your reports. The issue has been resolved. If you were getting the error "Offer Expired", try requesting the key once again.

Sorry for the inconvenience.
--
Always yours,
GOTD Team

Reply   |   Comment by Giveaway of the Day  –  Last month  –  Did you find this comment useful? yes | no (+13)
#24

Stopped one of my apps from running , tried to restore and that wasn't running and right now my pc is in perpetual restore that won't finish.

Reply   |   Comment by MG  –  Last month  –  Did you find this comment useful? yes | no (+2)
#23

If it'll stop Cortana, it's worth the risk. It takes up WAY too much resources!
Thanks for fixing the problem! (and for the dl)

Reply   |   Comment by Tad  –  Last month  –  Did you find this comment useful? yes | no (-2)
#22

Kicense key obtained and product installed without any problems. Started researching the options, and (like similar products from other vendors) am not at all convinced whether some things should be cleaned/disabled.

One such thing is "Do not let apps run in the background" which left me puzzled as to what is meant by "apps" -- does it mean only those apps downloaded from Windows Store, of which I have none (dislike the whole Store thing), or does it include old-fashioned background tasks (of which I have many and mange them such that there are no background taks running that I am unaware of and I want them all).

I remain a tad sceptical, and will keep an eye on any sort of disruptions to my normal daily workflow. However I do see how this product could be useful (even if perhaps somewhat disruptive) for inexperienced/unskilled Windows users.

Reply   |   Comment by Tony Austin  –  Last month  –  Did you find this comment useful? yes | no (0)
#21

I am now kind of nervous about using these type of products since what happened when I first used one. I don't remember the name of it, but I got it from here. The program said that it would stop Windows auto-update when you turn on that feature. That was the first feature I turned on for privacy, but 2 days later Windows pushed through an auto-update to my system. Obviously the program didn't do as it claimed so I uninstalled it the next day. I now have the auto-update feature turned off through Windows Admin tools so I am nervous about trying another one of these programs that might undo all the privacy settings I have already done.

Reply   |   Comment by Velvet  –  Last month  –  Did you find this comment useful? yes | no (+2)
#20

I like that this has the ability to switch off Windows Update.
MS should have given us this ability all along, to avoid updates happening at an inconvenient time. Instead of giving us that ability, they are now going to add another flipping process running in the background - AI which will make guesses, as to when to process an update.
The next big release of Win 10 (probably called Windows 10 Redstone 5) is due later this year. I presume that will turn off many of the settings, that we have done with this giveaway. And will necessitate an update of today's giveaway.
Will we be eligible for that update in a couple of months ?
Or will we need to take advantage of the related discounted purchase of today's giveaway ($20 AU) ?
Thanks for the giveaway offer(s),
Rob

Reply   |   Comment by Rob Crombie  –  Last month  –  Did you find this comment useful? yes | no (-1)
#19

One of the options for this program is to stop apps running in the background.
It does not give me a choice of what apps to stop running. I don't want to stop my virus detector from not working in the background.

Reply   |   Comment by Brian  –  Last month  –  Did you find this comment useful? yes | no (+2)
#18

Privacy? Ask Mark Zuckerberg what privacy is. Mark Zuckerberg has been given a tennis arm of always putting that money in his wallet.

Reply   |   Comment by Ivanovich  –  Last month  –  Did you find this comment useful? yes | no (-5)
#17

Says download key when you give up your email. Doesn't give you a key, you have to go fetch a key which apparently doesn't work (big surprise)

Reply   |   Comment by Another scam  –  Last month  –  Did you find this comment useful? yes | no (-1)
#16

What they don't tell you is that after every Microsoft update, every privacy choice reverts back to the default value and one has to revisit these choice options. Worse, Microsoft changes the location of the files and these software's fail to work, unless a user gets a constantly updated program.

Reply   |   Comment by Hanz  –  Last month  –  Did you find this comment useful? yes | no (+14)
#15

Thanks, now to find some app that will stop Windows from restarting.

Reply   |   Comment by KyBunnies  –  Last month  –  Did you find this comment useful? yes | no (-5)
#14

Keeping up with Microsoft's spying in Windows 10 is like playing Whack-A-Mole - no matter what you do, they will change things in the next 'update' to try to bypass it, and they mostly succeed.

Did you notice how your drive access light is constantly flashing since you started using Win10? Why do you think that is happening?

It has also been documented that Microsoft can easily bypass any firewall and get their accumulated data from your machine to their servers. When you write the OS, you can do whatever you please. It has been suggested that they closely monitor the volume of data they receive, and when it starts to drop because users are taking measures to block them, they issue a 'critical update' that changes how they bypass whatever you're doing to prevent their spyware from working.

There are limited options. A drastic one is to not connect your machine to the web. Others are to use Linux, or move to OSX. If you use Win10, Microsoft will get your info. Even if the machine can't connect to their server, all the data is saved and stored on your machine for the next time it is able to connect. Software solution like this one are, at best, temporary.

Reply   |   Comment by DD  –  Last month  –  Did you find this comment useful? yes | no (+1)
#13

It keeps saying page isn't here

Reply   |   Comment by Rita Zeigler  –  Last month  –  Did you find this comment useful? yes | no (-5)
#12

I can not get it to download

Reply   |   Comment by Rita Zeigler  –  Last month  –  Did you find this comment useful? yes | no (-3)
#11

very good.thank you

Reply   |   Comment by hassan  –  Last month  –  Did you find this comment useful? yes | no (-6)
#10

SoftOrbits wrote:
"This software tool helps to solve all Windows 10 privacy issues...", no it does not, most of the win 10 features are hard built into the coding and most of the disabled telemetry just appears that are disabled. Microsoft servers can not be disabled by blocking an IP address because they recreate themselves every time you start new session.
If you do not believe my statement, just run a software that shows all external connections (after you have supposedly disabled the servers) and see for yourself.
Furthermore, SoftOrbits writes so much junk files in the registries (hives) that it is possible to slow down or crash your system. If you want how much writing was done in the registry, remove the SoftOrbits with a tracking software, in my case there were 348 entries by Soft Orbits.
Keep this in mind, nobody can outsmart Microsoft, they wrote the book for deception and cover up and this software is just for your peace of mind only.

Reply   |   Comment by Boris  –  Last month  –  Did you find this comment useful? yes | no (+2)
#9

People STILL using Windows 10?

Reply   |   Comment by Terry I  –  Last month  –  Did you find this comment useful? yes | no (-86)

Terry I: Nope. I've quit Windows 10 and skipped through 88 Microsoft versions to Windows 98. It's more technologically elegant, runs well on my 486DX with 66MHz processor and 16Mb RAM, has the most fabulous theme tune on boot-up, and the Excite! search engine hasn't yet attempted to monetize me. Microsoft's handy guide to this fantastic OS is here: https://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc722911.aspx

Reply   |   Comment by MikeR  –  Last month  –  Did you find this comment useful? yes | no (+1)
#8

Adjust privacy settings step-by-step for Win10:

https://www.pcworld.com/article/2971725/windows/how-to-reclaim-your-privacy-in-windows-10-piece-by-piece.html

Reply   |   Comment by jj juice  –  Last month  –  Did you find this comment useful? yes | no (+22)
#7

I use Antispy for Windows 10 . free
https://www.ashampoo.com/en/usd/pin/1004/security-software/antispy-for-windows-10

Reply   |   Comment by Mo  –  Last month  –  Did you find this comment useful? yes | no (-5)
#6

Finding out there are other totally free programs was quite useful ,as softorbits seem to have blocked 3 of my emails . Maybe because I stopped receiving all of their spam from my inbox

Reply   |   Comment by Phil  –  Last month  –  Did you find this comment useful? yes | no (+26)
#5

.
SoftOrbits Privacy Protector also works in Windows versions prior to 10 -- I'm using Windows 7 -- though obviously there is less Microsoft sniffing activity to block in Windows versions prior to Windows 10.

Even in Windows 7 it claims to offer these functions:
-- create a restore point
-- delete keylogger and telemetry ( whatever it finds in Windows 7, I guess )
-- delete spying tasks ( agan, whatever, no report is given on found and blocked stuff )
-- block spy domains in Windows firewall and adds to hosts file
-- remove Get Windows 10 button ( which should no longer work anyway since Microsoft claims they are not giving away Windows 10 upgrades anymore )
-- do not let apps run in the background, uh-huh ...

It also offers to:
-- restore system ( using Microsoft's System Restore ... careful, folks )
-- disable Windows update
-- enable UAC User Account Control
-- edit hosts file ( in external editor, it calls your system default text editor as a sub-program, such as Windows Notepad, and waits until you release it before other Privacy Protector functions )

It adds ~1400+ blocks to Windows HOSTS file in C:\Windows\System32\drivers\etc ... interesting reading.
.

Reply   |   Comment by Peter Blaise  –  Last month  –  Did you find this comment useful? yes | no (+25)
#4

Can you please clarify what the "Unlimited personal license" being offered today covers? Besides online support, does it just minor updates within v.4, or also includes all future versions too?

Reply   |   Comment by Martin  –  Last month  –  Did you find this comment useful? yes | no (+13)
#3

Seeing Cortana spelt incorrectly was enough to stop me from testing the program.

If you can’t write a description how can I trust you to write a program that modifies my registry?

Plenty of free trusted alternatives such as that provided by O&O.

Reply   |   Comment by Matthew P  –  Last month  –  Did you find this comment useful? yes | no (+69)
#2

BETTER & FREE options:

https://www.oo-software.com/en/shutup10
https://www.securilla.com/privacy-repairer

Reply   |   Comment by Mario  –  Last month  –  Did you find this comment useful? yes | no (+80)

Mario, I agree, and the two you link to, particularly the first one oo's Shutup10 are better alternatives, and have worked well for awhile now. Just be sure to know what you're shutting off people..for instance if you want to continue to use Bing or not, there is a selection for it.

Reply   |   Comment by Greg  –  Last month  –  Did you find this comment useful? yes | no (+7)

Mario, Many thanks. To save me time do you have a preference from these two?

Reply   |   Comment by D Murphy  –  Last month  –  Did you find this comment useful? yes | no (+10)

Mario, Can you describe what is better about the freebies than O&O? I'm assuming that you tried today's offering. If not, I believe that $12.00 US is a fair price to pay for customer support and kudos to O&O for not making it a subscription.

Reply   |   Comment by Sid  –  Last month  –  Did you find this comment useful? yes | no (-4)

Mario, I do note that O&O software have an even worse command of the English language than SoftOrbits here today so it does not instill much confidence in their programing with me.

Reply   |   Comment by TK  –  Last month  –  Did you find this comment useful? yes | no (-2)

Sid, Don't Understand you?
O&O's referenced software (oo-software) is a freebie. Todays offering is not by O&O software and not normally a freebie. Are you using the term "O&O" for todays offering?

Reply   |   Comment by D Murphy  –  Last month  –  Did you find this comment useful? yes | no (+3)

Mario, Why are these better products?

Reply   |   Comment by Rick_S1  –  Last month  –  Did you find this comment useful? yes | no (+3)

D Murphy, I stand corrected. I was referring to today's softorbits and superimposed the free offering instead. Thanks. That's what happens when you get older;)

Reply   |   Comment by Sid  –  Last month  –  Did you find this comment useful? yes | no (0)
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