Network Data Usage - View in Windows 10

    Network Data Usage - View in Windows 10

    How View Network Data Usage Details in Windows 10
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    How View Network Data Usage Details in Windows 10


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    This tutorial will show you how to view the Wi-Fi and Ethernet network data usage details of apps from the last 30 days on your Windows 10 PC.




    Here's How:

    1. Open Settings, and click/tap on the Network & Internet icon.

    2. Click/tap on Data usage on the left side. You will now see a general overview of the Wi-Fi and Ethernet network data usage from the last 30 days on your PC. (see screenshots below)

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    3. Click/tap on the View usage details link on the right side under Overview. (see screenshot above)

    4. You will now see how much Wi-Fi and Ethernet network data has been used by each app from the last 30 days. (see screenshots below)

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    5. When finished, you can close Settings if you like.



    That's it,
    Shawn



  1. Joined : Oct 2013
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    64-bit Windows 10 Pro build 15014
       2015-07-17 #1

    Tutorial has been updated and restored.
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  2. Joined : Aug 2015
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    64-bit
       2015-08-05 #2

    What about


    Brink said: View Post
    Tutorial has been updated and restored.

    Needs an update about how to reset Data usage on windows 10 please and thank you
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  3. Joined : Jul 2015
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       2015-08-23 #3

    Agree, how to reset?
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  4. Joined : Oct 2013
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    64-bit Windows 10 Pro build 15014
       2015-08-23 #4

    I haven't found a way to do so yet.
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  5. Joined : Oct 2015
    Posts : 1
    windows 10 pro
       2015-10-13 #5

    Brink said: View Post
    I haven't found a way to do so yet.
    After some digging i've found that data related to data consumption are stored in
    C:\Windows\System32\sru\Srudb.dat

    I have resetted the data in the following way

    - rename sru folder (try few times because Windows is registering data in it...)
    - once renamed cut/paste srudb.dat in a backup folder (if you want to restore it in future..)
    - open notepad and save empty document with name srudb.dat in the folder
    - restore folder name to C:\Windows\System32\sru\

    I' have'nt found no problem doing it but if you do it do it at your own risk.

    Hope to have been helpfull
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  6. Joined : Oct 2013
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    64-bit Windows 10 Pro build 15014
       2015-10-13 #6

    Hello Fla78, and welcome to Ten Forums.

    Thank you for the pointer. After playing with it for a bit. I found it easier to boot into Safe Mode (without networking) to be able to easily delete the contents of the sru folder. Afterwards, boot back into normal mode, and data usage is reset.

    I'll write up a new tutorial for this today sometime, and will post back with a link to it when ready.
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  7. Joined : Oct 2013
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    64-bit Windows 10 Pro build 15014
       2015-10-13 #7
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  8. Joined : Oct 2015
    Posts : 1
    Windows 10
       2015-10-27 #8

    So I had the same issue with my Surface3 that I just bought this weekend. My AT&T cellular connection downloaded my entire dropbox on my first charge which was needless to say a shock.
    Build 10565 (and probably earlier - Im in the fast ring) gives you the ability to limit and reset your data usage. It's under settings>network>cellular or >data usage. For instance, I set a maximum of 250 MB for the next five days. I haven't found a way to disable so either for any particular applications like a iPhone can but I'm sure something can be developed at some point.

    Definately seems like a vast improvement from the vanilla windows 10 installed when I first bought it (?build 10240 or something)
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