Receiving windows 11 school pc. How to use it without Microsoft violating my privacy

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  • simplewall

    Simple tool to configure Windows Filtering Platform (WFP) which can configure network activity on your computer.

    And to top it all, you can use a Firewall (Simplewall, for ex: https://github.com/henrypp/simplewall). Block all outgoing connections, except ones which you have explicitly allowed.

  • Fido

    A PowerShell script to download Windows ISOs or the UEFI Shell

  • InfluxDB

    Build time-series-based applications quickly and at scale.. InfluxDB is the Time Series Data Platform where developers build real-time applications for analytics, IoT and cloud-native services in less time with less code.

  • WindowsSpyBlocker

    Block spying and tracking on Windows

    Use 'WinSpyBlocker'. It blocks access to all Microsoft Telemetry Domains: https://github.com/crazy-max/WindowsSpyBlocker

  • privatezilla

    👀👮🐢🔥Performs a privacy & security check of Windows 10

    You can also check if Privatezilla (https://github.com/builtbybel/privatezilla) works on Windows 11. If so, it can be useful for a range of Privacy Tweaks too.

NOTE: The number of mentions on this list indicates mentions on common posts plus user suggested alternatives. Hence, a higher number means a more popular project.

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