To get the New Windows Control Panel, hit the Windows key - there's a little icon like a gear in the lower left, for Windows Settings. If you click that, enter "control panel" in the top search bar there, and you can get the old version, which has some overlap with the New one.****ing Control Panel
I think it is still there but the best we can do. I disabled the camera and mics in the BIOS.Disable Cortana...
Are you sure about that? I've ejected drives that didn't have any letters assigned to them before using the icon in the system tray.PSA: If you mount an external drive on a filesystem path and not as a drive letter, Windows 10 won't let you eject the device. (Apparently only devices mounted as a drive letter can be ejected).
Agreed, Defenders appears to be no better or worse than other AV products. IIRC, Windows Defender tends to rank as the least performance intrusive AV product...I'd just let it be. Leave it on.
I haven't connected my laptop to the internet since April when it was initially set up. I do have some concerns about the USB, but am careful outside of North America.You missed one.
4) Don't connect it to the internet.
Also, I thought only the Enterprise version allowed updates to be turned off.