"UsbCeip" Scheduled Task on Windows 8

Q

What is the scheduled task "\Microsoft\Windows\Customer Experience Improvement Program\UsbCeip" on my Windows 8 computer?

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A

"\Microsoft\Windows\Customer Experience Improvement Program\UsbCeip" is a scheduled task on Windows 8 system added as part of Windows installation.

You will see "\Microsoft\Windows\Customer Experience Improvement Program\UsbCeip" listed on Task Scheduler with the following information:

Name: UsbCeip
Location: \Microsoft\Windows\Customer Experience Improvement Program
Description: The USB CEIP (Customer Experience Improvement Program) 
   task collects Universal Serial Bus related statistics and 
   information about your machine and sends it to the Windows Device 
   Connectivity engineering group at Microsoft.  The information received is 
Actions: Custom handler
Triggers:
History:

"UsbCeip" is scheduled with no triggers.

It is recommented to disable "\Microsoft\Windows\Customer Experience Improvement Program\UsbCeip" as a scheduled task, unless you want Microsoft to collect your data.

 

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