Win 10, slow internet?
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=TSR= Simo 3rd Aug 2015

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*for thoses with slow or capped internet.

Microsoft have been updating millions of machines to Windows 10, many for free, which is great however whilst doing this they’re also using your machine to share the update (3.5GB), using a peer-to-peer torrent style sharing from your computer to other users from around the world.

The feature, known as Windows Update Delivery Optimization (WUDO), was designed to help users get faster software updates, which is a good idea to help handle the massive traffic however this is causing some users internet speed to dramatically drop or worst still they’re running out of bandwidth for the month!

Most people would be OK with it if Windows explained this however it doesn’t and the feature is enabled as standard.

If this might affect you, you turn this feature OFF, follow these given steps:
  • Go to Settings in the Start menu
  • Search for Update & Security
  • Under Windows Update, open Advanced Options
  • Under Choose How Updates are Installed, select Choose how updates are delivered
  • Disable the toggle under Updated from More than One Place
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