Maybe my brain doesnt work enough to understand why since i am getting downvoted. You can modify its settings to local. Because, this is a bandwidth hungry feature. What do you think about this feature? It is just another Windows 10 configuration setting we all should know about. The content is cached for 24 hours. To turn off the feature and save bandwidth, head over to the official to read more. The easiest way to get there is to type it into —she'll show you the way Figure A.
The settings are buried deep, so here is a step-by-step on how to change them. It is a cool feature, If you like it. Microsoft is not commandeering your network akin to a Torrent, swallowing up massive amounts of bandwidth in an all-they-can-get manner. You can turn it on by following same steps. I hope we can look forward to another article how to do this when more is known. Step 4: In here by default update option is on, click on it to turn it off. Since I have multiple computers, this means I may benefit from peer-to-peer sharing of these updates among my own computers.
The company has fiddled with the idea of forced Windows updates to make the operating system more stable. Go to Settings from the Start Menu. Steps to turn off Windows Update Delivery Optimization in Windows 10 1. It can be via local network or internet. In essence, Windows 10 makes use of Peer-2-Peer P2P technology, the same way it works with torrents. In peer-to-peer file-sharing technology, the file source selected is completely transparent — you just get the file. Delivery optimization is enabled for local network computers only.
Disable Delivery Optimization I too have noted the same behaviour. This is both good and bad as it helps Windows Update to download updates faster, but on the flip-side will cause your internet to be slower possibly or reach your bandwidth cap quicker. The server has a file, and your download makes a copy of that file to your computer. But something else might be. For peering to work, DownloadMode should be 1, 2, or 3. But this is not some evil plot. One new feature in Windows 10 is Windows Update Delivery Optimization.
I have had to restrict it to only 25% Max bandwidth although they still try and pull more the packets over this are dropped. Image: Microsoft News If you are one of the millions of users who have upgraded to , you are likely to be very familiar with the Windows update process. Delivery Optimization, peer-to-peer caching enabled through Group Policy, was piloted and then deployed to all managed devices using Group Policy. The feature uses local network or Internet sources to deliver updates to machines running Windows 10. This means that your computer will not communicate with any other computers outside your local network. Is there any particular reason why I should keep Delivery Optimization turned on? Step 3: Click on Choose how updates are delivered option. Discussion in '' started by MagnusLangslet,.
On the Advanced Options window, click Choose how updates are delivered. First, open the Windows Update Settings screen. Downloading and distributing updates can consume quite a bit of network resources on the devices receiving them. My internet search has left me more confused than anything else, but I get the sense that it is likely not doing. Microsoft has stated that Windows 10 peer-to-peer distribution will be used only on systems that are not on metered connections, and only when your system is. Windows 10 Update Delivery Optimization Clients used to provide content to peers need to meet certain requirements.
Remove a dumb app you don't want, run an update and the app is back again. It seems to be opening about a hundred connections or more per machine. Turn off automatic updates, come back the next day and they are turned on again. This leads me to believe that the switch is a dummy switch. If you use have a metered internet account, and you use ethernet, then you should disable Windows Update Delivery Optimization as described above.
I have set mine to Off. On top of that it also constantly adding bloatwares like facebook app and other unnecessary app in my computer without asking me. Become a and go ad-free! Group Policy You may define Delivery Optimization using the Local Group Policy Editor. Internet became saturated by downloads for hours. Please note that they modify various Delivery Optimization settings. Now tap Update and Security.