New Wifi default to metered


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    New Wifi default to metered


    In Windows 10, is there anyway to have any new wifi network (not a mobile network, but rather a friends house) added default to "metered connection".

    I know how to change a wifi to metered, but would like to have the default set to metered as soon as it's connected, to avoid any updates.

    Chris
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  2. Try3's Avatar
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    Windows 10 Home x64 Version 20H2 Build 19042.868
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    Chris,

    Yes, it is a Registry entry. See the procedure in my post #74 in another TenForums thread. {in case it is of interest, my post #73 in that thread lists the steps I take to avoid all automatic Windows updates}

    By making that change, every new WiFi network will, by default, be set as metered. You will still be able to change that back to non-metered for a specific WiFi network in the normal manner.

    Denis
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  3. bro67's Avatar
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    Mac OS Catalina
       #3

    Known Networks in Settings.
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