How Do I Turn Off Oversharing Feedback on Windows 10?

What?: Pretty much every type of computer software, including Windows and Mac, has a feature for responding to situations where something on the computer crashes. The process is to send diagnostic information back to the company so they can learn about what is causing crashes in their software. This is generally very benign, and the computer usually asks if you're okay with this before doing it. Windows 10 has taken it to a new level, however. By default, it not only sends these reports automatically, but it also sends as much data from the crashed app as it can. This will happen regardless of the app that crashed and what kind of data it is handling, including if it is handling protected health information...
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