microsoft compatibility telemetry

Wondering what is Microsoft Compatibility Telemetry? If so, then let me tell you that it is a windows service by Microsoft, and it is found in Task Manager. This service by Microsoft runs automatically in Windows 10, where the function of working software and other technical data is stored.

It improves the quality of service by sending the data from time to time and helps Microsoft to improve the quality of service in future. In this way, Microsoft is always fixing the issue that occurs to its users. For that, Microsoft Compatibility Telemetry is showing the supporting fact toward its users.  The actual problem occurs when Microsoft Compatibility Telemetry is using 50% of your system of “my disk usage” file. In this condition, the computer system gets very slow and causing irritation.

It does not mean that Microsoft Compatibility Telemetry service is the problem. The collects user data work as a review source for Microsoft development, which helps to improve the performance of Windows by fixing bugs & errors. The company has already guaranteed that this service only collects data for the development team, but still, misleading about this Microsoft service tool is that it is the hidden spy to monitor every move of Microsoft windows users.

If you are scared of losing data or getting trouble with the system slow, then you can quickly fix Microsoft Compatibility Telemetry from your windows. Follow the simple steps, and you can fix Microsoft Compatibility Telemetry.

2 Ways To Fix Microsoft Compatibility Telemetry Issue On Windows 10

Method #1: Using Registry Editor

Step #1. In this method, we will learn how to fix the problem by using registry editor, for that press Windows key and “R” key same time which will display the Run box. Type “Regedit” to the provided type bar and clicked on the “OK” button. If “User Account Control” notification appears on the screen, then click on the “YES” button.

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Step #2. You get the Registry Editor box where you click on HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE > SOFTWARE > Policies > Microsoft > Windows > Data Collection. Now using the mouse right clicks on “DataCollection” and goes with New then DWORD 32-bit Value.

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Step #3. Now edit the Value Name in Allow Telemetry by double click on it and set the data of Value to Zero (0) with Base Hexadecimal then click on the “OK” button.

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In this way, you can easily fix the issue. If not, then you need to go with another method.

Method #2: Using Group Policy editor

Step #1. Using Group Policy editor, you need to disable Compatibility Telemetry, for that press Windows key + “R” key from the keyboard and type “gpedit.msc” in a provided bar, then press the “OK” button.

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Step #2. You get the Local Group Policy Editor Box, where you need to follow Computer Configuration > Administrative Templates > Windows Components and then click on “Data Collection and Preview Builds.”

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Step #3. In Data Collection and Preview Builds room, click on the “Allow Telemetry.”

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Step #4. Allow Telemetry, “Disabled” it, and then click the “OK” button. After that, you can see that it is working or not in Task Manager.

If you have still the same issue, then you need to clean up your RAM, and for that, you need to follow Microsoft Compatibility Telemetry.

Final Words:

Microsoft Compatibility Telemetry is not a big issue which you have also verify with the solving method mention in this article. There are other ways too, but with the lengthy steps, so we provided the easy steps with the screenshot for you to understand in both directions. If you still getting problems or even unable to remove Microsoft Compatibility Telemetry, and then contact us through the comment box.