1.    17 Aug 2016 #1
    Join Date : Aug 2016
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    windows 10 home

    windows 10 using too much paid for bandwidth


    I just got this pc and it has windows 10 and is always running something in the background that is using all my costly wireless broadband. I had windows 7 before and never had this problem...please help.
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  2.    17 Aug 2016 #2
    Join Date : May 2015
    Central IL
    Posts : 4,037
    Mac OS Sierra

    Open up Task Manager and look at what is running, by clicking the CPU field, until the higher percentage items are at the top. You can also use Process Explorer from microsoft.com to tell you what sub-process is chewing up all of your bandwidth.
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  3.    20 Aug 2016 #3
    Join Date : Jun 2016
    Posts : 1,462
    Win10 1607

    Quote Originally Posted by genso View Post
    I just got this pc and it has windows 10 and is always running something in the background that is using all my costly wireless broadband. I had windows 7 before and never had this problem...please help.
    did you try this Tutorial :

    Wireless Network Metered Connection - Set in Windows 10 - Windows 10 Forums[1]=Networking%20Internet
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  4.    20 Aug 2016 #4
    Join Date : Aug 2014
    Forever West
    Posts : 3,913
    Win10 Home and Pro, Win10 Insider Preview, Win7 Home, Linux Mint

    I just got this pc
    How long ago? Could be it has a lot to do in the way of updates, etc. The last half dozen new computers I've set up came with build 10240 and had to be Upgraded to Version 1511 Build 10586.xx whatever the Windows Update found. Now there's Version 1607 Build 14393.xx [14393.51 on the 4 I've done] which is also known as the Anniversary Update.
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  5.    20 Aug 2016 #5
    Join Date : Aug 2014
    Forever West
    Posts : 3,913
    Win10 Home and Pro, Win10 Insider Preview, Win7 Home, Linux Mint

    I just got this pc
    How long ago? Could be it has a lot to do in the way of updates, etc. The last half dozen new computers I've set up came with build 10240 and had to be Upgraded to Version 1511 Build 10586.xx whatever the Windows Update found, latest is 10586.545. Now there's Version 1607 Build 14393.xx [14393.51 on the 4 I've done] which is also known as the Anniversary Update.
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