How To Check Network Usage In Windows 10

Navigate to Settings -> Network & Internet. Select the top item on the left-hand navigation pane “Data usage”. Here you’ll see a general overview of the last 30 days. The circular graph will show you data used over different connections (in the case of our screenshot we’ve just used Ethernet but on a laptop you’ve used on both wired and …

How to stop Windows 10 from using your PC’s bandwidth to update other systems

By default, Windows 10 turns your PC into a server for distributing updates to other machines. Here’s how to make it stop. How to disable P2P updates in Windows 10 First, open the Start Menu and select Settings, then click Updates & Security.   Make sure Windows Update is selected in the left-hand navigation pane (it’s the default when you open …

How to Stop Windows 10 From Using So Much Data

How to Stop Windows 10 From Using So Much Data Windows 10 is designed to be an always-connected, always-up-to-date operating system. It’s the most data-hungry version of Windows yet, but you can restrain it from going all-out on your home network with a few tricks. Check Per-Application Data Usage Despite all Windows 10’s automatic updates, the majority of data usage on …