Remember how Tom Sawyer convinces his friends to paint that white picket fence? Way to go, Tom! You’d have made a first-rate high tech strategist, especially at Microsoft, except you might say the company at times can be a little more sneaky.
Thanks to a default feature in Windows 10, trusting customers may very well actually pay for the transmission of Windows updates to other people. What a privilege!
Yes, as written up on the Hardware 2.0 blog, Windows 10 silently uses your bandwidth to send updates to others. Luckily, savvy you can turn off this feature, all the better to save your Net connection instead for e-book downloads (or TeleReading).
Psst! Here’s how, via Adrian Kingsley-Hughes:
"Go to Start > Settings > Updates & security > Windows Update > Advanced options and then select Choose how updates are delivered, and use the toggle to turn Delivery Optimization off."