Windows won't take screenshots of everything you do after all unless you opt in

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Microsoft's new feature, Recall, in Windows 11 which took screenshots of everything a user did on their PC is now opt-in.

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This comes after concerns from privacy advocates and security experts who called it a privacy nightmare.

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Recall was earlier planned to be turned on by default on Copilot Plus PCs.

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Users can now disable the feature during the setup process of new Copilot Plus PCs launching on June 18th.

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Microsoft listened to the feedback and addressed the security concerns.

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This opt-in approach gives users more control over their privacy.

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Recall is an AI-powered feature designed to enhance the user's experience by remembering specific details and preferences.

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Some believe it could still be a privacy concern but at least it won't be enabled by default.