Windows update delivery optimization

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Are you exhausted of hearing about Windows 10 up till now? No? That’s great news. July 29 saw Microsoft’s up-to-date repetition of Windows alighting as a free-of-charge upgrade for Windows 7 and 8.1 operators, it’s a brilliant update with a gathering of improvements and feature additions. With that said, not anything is ever perfect, and it appears that people are taking omission with how Microsoft exploits a user’s Internet connection to share updates with further Windows 10 users thru the world.

The Windows Update Delivery Optimization feature is basically designed to make assured that operators all over the world get updates as speedily and efficiently as imaginable. It’s also allowed as default in Windows 10 Home and Pro which will directly displease a lot of people. Think about it beside the same line as how a torrent works. Your PC is innocently used as part of a peer-to-peer network to allocate files, which mostly means it’s spending your upload bandwidth to bring updates to other PC`s. Appreciatively, users are able to “opt-out” of such an involvement, but actually, Microsoft shouldn’t have turned this on by default, and even more shouldn’t have concealed the menu away so deep intimate Settings.

Here’s how you can rapidly inactivate Windows Update Delivery Optimization:

Step 1:

Launch Settings (Windows Key+I) and bonce into the Windows Update settings option.

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Windows Update Settings

Step 2:

Click on Advanced options.

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Advanced Options

Step 3:

Select Choose how updates are delivered option.

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Choose how updates are delivered

Step 4:

At this point, turn the toggle to off, as displayed in the screenshot beneath.

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Turn toggle off

In concept the Windows Update Delivery Optimization (WUDO) feature is in fact really ingenious and advanced and will eventually provide some advantage to users. With that thought, it is completely conceivable for a user’s Internet connection to be regulated and interrupted at busy times and having Microsoft consume bandwidth basically in sneakiness could absolutely contribute to this. Therefore why it desires to be toggled off for upright.

Microsoft is conversely intense to stress that the freshly introduced WUDO feature doesn’t conspicuously slow down an Internet connection, and that it routines a “limited portion” of lazy bandwidth to achieve its duties. Good to know, but i predict we are better off with it being turned off.


H. Mehar, Studied BS (Hons) in Information Technology, working as team member and article writer, photo editor with ComputingCage since 2015 and also member of Internet Society. Moreover she is handling Google+, Facebook and other important social media and her section is Female Technologies as well.

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