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Settings that affect your privacy

The following Player commands, options, and buttons may affect the privacy of your media information and Player usage. For more information about Player features that also affect your privacy, see the Windows Media Player Privacy Statement.

Command, check box, or button For more information
Acquire licenses automatically for protected content check box Setting privacy options
Clear Caches button Setting privacy options
Clear History button Setting privacy options
Cookies button (to allow cookies to be stored on your computer) Setting privacy options
Delete Files button (to remove the copies of your converted video and TV files to be synchronized to your portable device from a temporary location on your computer) Setting device options
Display media information from the Internet check box Setting privacy options
Download codecs automatically check box Setting general Player options
I want to help make Microsoft software and services even better by sending Player usage data to Microsoft check box Setting privacy options
Lock icon Lock icon in the Player status bar Using secure Internet sites for transactions
Restore Now button (to restore licenses) Backing up and restoring licenses
Retrieve additional information from the Internet check box Setting Library options
Save file and URL history in the Player check box Setting privacy options
Send unique Player ID to content providers check box Setting privacy options
Set clock on devices automatically Setting privacy options
Update music files by retrieving media info from the Internet check box Setting privacy options
Work Offline command Working offline

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