Windows 10 has a peer to peer download function for updates and Applications to store. By default, Windows can use your PC’s internet connection to upload updates automatically, blocking the option to disable these five clicks deep inside the operating system. In this article, we will guide you through the whole procedure to stop uploading updates to other PCs over the web in Windows 10.

Stop uploading updates to other PCs over the LAN in Windows 10

To stop uploading updates to other PCs over the web in Windows 10, follow this procedure step by step.

Click the Search button. Type Settings in the search box and then click the Settings option as the following image is showing.

As soon as you click the Settings option, the Windows Settings screen will appear like this.

Select the Update & Security option from the Windows Settings screen as highlighted in the above image. As soon as you click the Update & Security option, the following screen will appear.

As you can see that the screen is divided into two parts. Choose the Advanced options from the right side of the screen as highlighted in the above image. Then the following screen will appear.

Scroll down the screen and click the Delivery Optimization option as highlighted in the above image. As you click the Delivery Optimization option, the displayed screen will be as follows.

Now turn off the Allow downloads from other PCs toggle button as highlighted in the above image.

Conclusion

By following this procedure, you will be able to stop uploading updates to other PCs over the web in Windows 10.

How to stop providing updates to other PCs over the network in Windows 10
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Karim Buzdar

About the Author: Karim Buzdar holds a degree in telecommunication engineering and holds several sysadmin certifications. As an IT engineer and technical author, he writes for various web sites. You can reach Karim on LinkedIn

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