1. Joined : Oct 2016
    Posts : 8
    Windows 10
       2 Weeks Ago #1

    Identifying auto updates


    There's a program in my computer, I suspect from Adobe, auto-downloading updates in the background, and I'd like to find out which program it is.

    I've checked Windows updates, update history, and it says "No updates have been installed yet." The box for "Give me updates for other Microsoft products," is not checked.

    I'd like to find out which program is auto-downloading the updates.

    Help!
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  2. Joined : Jan 2015
    UK, Midlands
    Posts : 6,241
    Win 10 Pro (1607)
       2 Weeks Ago #2

    Hi try e.g. this:
    Portable Moo0 Connection Watcher Download
    Should allow to to accumulate a log of what's using your internet connection.

    I'm wondering why you've not received any Windows updates...

    Some possible download sources:
    Data updates for Windows apps
    AV updates.
    Updates for universal apps- scan is every 4 hours. (Task scheduler).
    Background updates for any desktop program (normally you are prompted to authorise this on installing them)

    What is your concern? Excessive network usage?

    Of possible interest: In Settings, search for Data Usage. You will find sthg like this (note Foxitreaderupdater):
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