Last edit: Feb. 4/2019
DiagSvc, LxpSvc, ShpamSvc, SmsRouter, WaaSMedicSvc, WerCplSupport, WiSvc, WlidSvc
Notifications (Location Activity), NvTmMon/NvTmRep (Nvidia), RefreshCache (OneSettings), Installation/ReconcileLanguageResources (LanguageComponents), PerformRemediation
v1.0.3- Full Windows 10 v1809 support (October 2018 update)
BcastDVRUserService, BluetoothUserService, CaptureService, cbdhsvc, ConsentUxUserSvc, DevicePickerUserSvc, PrintWorkflowUserSvc
Schedule Scan Static Task, USO_UxBroker
/updates= Only secure/remove KB updates.
/tasks= Only secure/disable scheduled tasks.
/services= Only secure/disable services.
/registry= Only secure registry.
/hostblock= Only run IP/host blocker.
v1.0.28- Fixed App Manager failing to disable apps that have been restored during a Windows update.
v1.0.27- Improved STD mode; Now users have the option to confirm or skip force removal of any found task.
v1.0.15- Minor scanning speed optimizations (Scan Mode/startup).
v1.0.11- Fixed the "Invalid column size" startup error experienced by some users.
v1.0.1- Fixed network/LAN connectivity (incl.NAS/SMB/DLNA) not working after using the /L switch.
v1.0 - Complete rewrite- Improved Scan Mode/startup scanner; Now properly detects all problems instead of checking for hardcoded values.
v0.9.98- Added a switch to fix LAN connectivity problems after running Blackbird v0.9.97 or later (
v0.9.97- Full Windows 10 Anniversary/Redstone support
v0.9.95- New, more awesome logo and icon
v0.9.93- Added "alpha build" automatic Lenovo/Dell "Superfish" removal (certificates, registry, files,..)
v0.9.92- Added support for external hosts file (see ReadMe for more details)
v0.9.89- Disabled Windows 7/8 "Recommended updates received the same way as important updates" to prevent Windows 10 silent download
v0.9.88- Partial rewrite/restructure:
v0.9.85- Added checks at startup to prevent Blackbird applying to Redstone builds as they are not currently supported and may damage your OS
v0.9.82- Switches can now be ran independently without applying Blackbird (excluding Verbose and Silent mode)
v0.9.8- Disabled additional AIT agents on Windows 7/8
v0.9.7- Added new servers to blacklist (Lenovo spyware included)
v0.9.6- Full IPv6 support (all interfaces;wifi/eth)
v0.9.1- Fixed "Telemetry = Not blocked" startup scan bug appearing in some cases, even if telemetry is properly blocked
v0.9 - "The UI Update"- User interface overhaul
v0.89.3- All system AutoLoggers disabled
v0.89 - "The Website Update"- New logo,icon,website
v0.7- Full Windows 10 support; more spyware removed
v0.5- More scheduled tasks disabled/removed
v0.3.1- fixed parsing error
v0.3- public release