Windows 8: Monitors and sends information about software you use/instl Tags: Software Monitors Windows 8 Microsoft Last response: August 27, 2012 6:42 PM in Windows 8 Share happyballz August 27, 2012 6:27:47 PM I know Tom's are always late on the news so I thought I would post this... Windows 8 now creepily stalks your computer and installed software in the background and seems to report it to Microsoft, with crappy security in addition. http://news.yahoo.com/windows-8-sends-microsoft-informa... Another "very needed" feature in Windows 8. It is alarming how Microsoft becoming more and more against their users having a choice of totally disabling "features" (if you can even call it that). More about : windows monitors sends information software instl | E-mail me updates | Report abuse Register or log in to remove daswilhelm August 27, 2012 6:31:51 PM Toms actually had an article about this on the 24th. | Report abuse happyballz August 27, 2012 6:42:52 PM Oh, I missed it then... all the articles jump around because of the constant re-bumping of TomsITpro stuff... hard to follow at times. Oh well; Re-post then. | Report abuse Ask the community Publish Tom's Hardware>Forum>Windows 8>Windows 8: Monitors and sends information about software you use/instl> Related ressources: ForumInformation about video game cards Forumunknown sender sends me my passport password? ForumStill have questions about setting up Fax in Windows XP ForumNew rig, confused about Win 8 "upgrade offer" ForumSSD x 1 + software RAID1 with 2 x 500gb hardware RAID1 ForumWin 8 failure or misunderstood? ForumMissing information on how a CPU works? I want to learn! ForumQuestions about buying Windows 7 before Windows 8 is released ForumInformation About Bit ForumVERY BAD Windows 8 Graphics Card Issue ForumNeed help ForumGx280 not compatable with windows 8 ForumWindows 8 start up problem Forumsite:tomshardware com sign-in process initialization failure windows 8 Forum[Solved] Anyone using BF3 on Windows 8 64-bit? ForumRT Windows Customizer free download Forum[Solved] Windows Store isn't available on Windows To Go workspaces. ForumHow to enable the front microphone and headphone jack inputs using the Windows X ForumJust got Windows 8... ForumImpressions of Windows 8 RTM More resources Read discussions in other Windows 8 categories Configuration Customization Drivers Security !