Methods Failed to disable Microsoft Compatibility Telemetry:
Method 1: Use O&O ShutUp10 Used latest version released on 7-Mar-'17
Method 2 (CMD commands) mentioned here :
sc delete DiagTrack sc delete dmwappushservice echo "" > C:\ProgramData\Microsoft\Diagnosis\ETLLogs\AutoLogger\AutoLogger-Diagtrack-Listener.etl reg add "HKLM\SOFTWARE\Policies\Microsoft\Windows\DataCollection" /v AllowTelemetry /t REG_DWORD /d 0 /f
Method 3 (Disable appraiser) mentioned here : Disable the Microsoft Compatibility Appraiser task in Task Scheduler under
Method 4 (Disable all tasks under
\Microsoft\Windows\Application Experience) mentioned here : Disabled all tasks (Microsoft Compatibility Appraiser, ProgramDataUpdater, StartupAppTask) under
Microsoft Compatibility Telemetry is known for its high disk and CPU usage and suspicious anti-privacy activities.
I've used the previous methods to disable it but all of them failed to disable it, as it returns to run again.
Moreover, weird activity was detected via Process Monitor where Compatibility Telemetry is trying to write files to my antivirus location. Screenshot: