Windows 10 Uses Your Bandwidth To Update PCs Of Other Users

Posted: Aug 1 2015, 7:48am CDT | by , in Technology News


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Windows 10 Uses Your Bandwidth To Update PCs Of Other Users

Windows 10 Uses Your Bandwidth to Distribute Updates

Windows 10 is the talk of the town these days and here is something very unusual about it.

Microsoft says it is one of the most secure Windows and why not? To assist with updates, Microsoft is using a framework called Windows Update Delivery Optimization.

More or less, Microsoft is utilizing your Internet connection to update the PCs of others. Microsoft utilizes something many refer to as a torrent to accelerate downloads.

Torrent is usually used to pirate movies and software’s. However this innovation is lawful and exceptionally valuable.

With a torrent, rather than downloading update records from Microsoft's servers, you download bits of the documents from Microsoft and many clients like yourself.

When you have every one of the pieces, they merge into the last document. The advantage is that you aren't stuck downloading from a solitary slow Internet way everybody is attempting to get to.

You're utilizing different ways that can be much quicker. Obviously, it likewise implies that your PC will be imparting upgraded records to other individuals, as well.

Microsoft says that it won't back off your PC, and that it's a protected procedure. It claims that this new feature wouldn't be able to access your personal files or folders or be able to alter files on your PC.

In any case, if you don’t want it running on your computer there is a simple procedure. Just follow these simple steps:

  • Search for “Check for updates” in the Start menu.
  • Under “Windows Update” choose “Advanced options.”
  • Under “Choose how updates are installed” click “Choose how updates are delivered.”
  • Disable the toggle under “Updated from more than one place.”

According to Microsoft, Windows 10 is already being used by 14 Million people. Windows 10 is surely going to be a hit as Microsoft has given its best.

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