Internet Explorer and many other programs gather and send data about what we do to people we don’t know and without our knowledge. It almost makes me upset how many programs do this. And not always for marketing purposes either.
Now we can do something about it. To configure privacy settings, when setting up WMP11 for the first time, click on the Windows Media Player icon on the Superbar or go to Start, Programs, and Windows Media Player. Then select Custom Settings and click Next as shown in figure 1.

Windows Media Player Privacy Settings

Figure 1

In figure 2 you can adjust the privacy options to your liking. Review the screenshot for my recommendations. The current settings shown are my personal recommendations.

Windows Media Player Privacy Settings

Figure 2

Once you are have started Windows Media Player you can adjust the Privacy Settings by right clicking on the display bar and choosing More Options, then the Privacy Tab as shown in figure 12.7.

Windows Media Player Privacy Settings

Figure 3

With these settings your privacy is now protected when viewing and listening to media on the Internet or the local network.

This lesson is a part of Windows Media Player chapter from 70-680 Configuring Windows 7 Prep course. More lessons in this chapter are

Windows Media Player Privacy Settings

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Libraries

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The Practice tests included in this course are:

70-680 Configuring Windows 7 Practice Test 1

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70-680 Configuring Windows 7 Practice Test 2

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70-680 Configuring Windows 7 Practice Test 3

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70-680 Configuring Windows 7 Practice Test 4

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70-680 Configuring Windows 7 Practice Test 5

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