Ashampoo AntiSpy for Windows 10 is another solid anti-spy option that allows you to reconfigure those pre-configured settings in Windows 10 to block access to your calendar, emails, your location, and many other settings.
With Ashampoo AntiSpy for Windows 10 in your arsenal, you are in charge of deciding what gets shared. Also, you will still have easy access to all of your settings, and the fact that it's portable makes for convenient use on the go.
Windows 10 has to collect massive amounts of data for some of its features to work - for instance, Cortana Virtual Assistant. It also analyzes user profiles to display user-tailored ads, as Microsoft openly acknowledges. So by default, Windows 10 is set to collect more data than many users would allow. Even the recommended express installation later states that you'll have to disable it yourself if you don't want a particular setting.
Ashampoo AntiSpy for Windows 10 gives you an overview of all critical system settings and allows you to disable each one at the click of a button. You can also easily disable any reporting to Microsoft.
Ashampoo AntiSpy for Windows 10 Features:
Configure security settings
Protect your privacy
Disable location services
Prevent Windows 10 from sending diagnostics and usage data