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HowTo Disable Timeline in Windows 10 - 1803

GreyFox7

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If you have W10 Pro, Enterprise, or Education you can Run gpedit.msc

Navigate to: Computer Configuration\Administrative Templates\System\OS Policies

Disable the "Enables Activity Feed" entry. This will disable Timeline.
You might want to disable the other two as well...

Allow publishing of User Activities
Allow upload of User Activities

Or in Regedit if you have Home or any edition.
Navigate to:
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Policies\Microsoft\Windows\System

Create or modify Dword values and set to 0:

EnableActivityFeed

PublishUserActivities

UploadUserActivities
 

MikemanSP4

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