In this tutorial article, we’ll show you how you can enable or disable the Diagnostic Data Viewer in Windows 10 in a few simple steps.
Diagnostic Data Viewer
Windows 10 includes many awesome features and one of which is collecting data and sending it to Microsoft. Windows 10 performs this action by an app which is called Diagnostic Data Viewer.This app is by default disabled and you can simply enable it. The purpose of Diagnostic Data Viewer is to show the collected diagnostic data. Later, this data will be send to Microsoft by your device.
Many users are concerned by the sharing of their private information and data with third parties. This is a valid concern given the multiple instances of data breaches, hacks, and data thefts. It can make users feel uncomfortable to NOT know what sort of data your device is sending to Microsoft. The Data Viewer is the best way to be able to know for sure what is being sent, so that you can take steps to reduce that info if you want to.
Methods To Enable or Disable Diagnostic Data Viewer in Windows 10:
Step 1: Simply press windows+I buttons to open settings and then click on privacy icon.
Step 2: Then locate the option “Diagnostic & Feedback” and click on it.
Step 3: New window will open in the right pane, Under “Diagnostic Data Viewer” make sure to turn the toggle “On”.
Step 4: After that, click on “Diagnostic Data Viewer” button which will take you to Microsoft store. From there you can download and install this App.
Step 5: After successful installation of app, launch the app.
Step 6: At last Restart your computer.
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