1. Joined : Aug 2015
    Posts : 17
    Windows 10
       29 Aug 2015 #1

    Win10 Updating stranger's computers, by default


    This is the most troubling thing I've come across since I've begun installing Win10 across my school's network. Win10 has a new feature that allows you to share Microsoft's burden for updating other systems, either only on your own network, or on the internet in general. Since we're getting Win10 updates almost daily, I suppose I can see why they did this, but I'm not a fan. It's easy to disable if you dig into Windows Update settings, but you have to go down two layers to get to it. (From the Windows Update tool under Settings, go to Advanced Options, then "Choose how updates are delivered") http://www.pcworld.com/article/29554...s-systems.html

      My System SpecsSystem Spec

  2.    29 Aug 2015 #2

    Surely it would be quicker if you got updates from other PCs on your network as you wouldn't have to download from MS for each individual PC?
      My System SpecsSystem Spec

  3.    29 Aug 2015 #3

    I have to say I did not like this feature and have turned it off on all of our computers. I guess if you continue to have problems, setting it to over metered connection should stop it.
      My System SpecsSystem Spec


  4. Joined : Aug 2015
    Posts : 17
    Windows 10
       29 Aug 2015 #4

    halasz said: View Post
    Surely it would be quicker if you got updates from other PCs on your network as you wouldn't have to download from MS for each individual PC?
    agreed, but honestly, that's not a real problem if you have a solid internet connection. Everything is happening behind the scenes, anyways. the more troubling thing about it is if it's set to update random users on the internet outside the network.
      My System SpecsSystem Spec


  5. Joined : Oct 2013
    Posts : 17,413
    64-bit Windows 10 Pro build 15007
       29 Aug 2015 #5
      My System SpecsSystem Spec


 


Similar Threads
Thread Forum
Solved Win10 forgets assigned default programs
It's a real PITA. Not only is it extremely difficult to assign default programs (either no option for "default" or it just doesn't take my choice) for different media, but once assigned, Win10 later forgets the default program and opens it with...
Software and Apps
can win10 settings be synced on multiple computers
I have win10 running beautifully after hours of configuring on my main computer, now I want to put win10 on 2 of my 3 other computers, is there a way to sync win10 so I don't have to spend additional hours configuring the other two computers like...
General Support
The Win10 upgrade thread - How many PC's are you updating today?
I've just started my first of the day, it's my surface pro3, I've used the media creation tool and just selected the first update my PC option. See step 3 here: How to Upgrade to Windows 10 I've a 8.1 macbook air and a Sony All-In-One to do...
General Support
Is there a thread for Win10 on old computers?
Search didn't turn up any general threads. Curious if there's any interest here on running Win10 on really really old hardware just for fun and of course report on actual usability.
General Support
How to get multiple win10's for multiple computers?
I have reserved my copy of win10 for my main computer, I have 3 other computers that I want to upgrade as well, do I have to download win10 four different times for the four computers? Thanks TC
Windows Updates and Activation
Our Sites
Site Links
About Us
Windows 10 Forums is an independent web site and has not been authorized, sponsored, or otherwise approved by Microsoft Corporation. "Windows 10" and related materials are trademarks of Microsoft Corp.

Designer Media Ltd

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 03:47.
Find Us
Twitter Facebook Google+



Windows 10 Forums