Windows 10 Tutorials 147 – Disable Windows Update Delivery Optimization

Welcome to our series of Microsoft Windows 10 tutorials that help you understand the features of this new operating system by Microsoft.

This tutorial will show you how to disable Windows Update Delivery Optimization (WUDO) in Windows 10.

Microsoft has built in a new feature Windows Update Delivery Optimization (WUDO) in Windows 10 which uses the torrent style peer-to-peer approach to obtain software updates. Your computer will be used as a part of peer-to-peer network and will be uploading small fragments of the update files.

Windows 10 Pro and Home editions have this feature enabled by default and you will be unknowingly using your Internet bandwidth. If you do not want to be part of this peer-to-peer network, you can disable WUDO by following these steps:

How to Disable Windows Update Delivery Optimization in Windows 10:

  1. Open the Settings app, and click on the Update & security option.
  2. From the options on the left hand side, click on Windows Update.
  3. In the right side panel click on the Advanced options link.
    Disable Windows Update Delivery Optimization
  4. Click Yes if prompted by UAC.
  5. Click on the Choose how updates are delivered link.
    Disable Windows Update Delivery Optimization
  6. Click Yes if prompted by UAC.
  7. You can either turn the toggle off to stop getting the Updates from more than one place.
  8. Or you can just choose PC’s on my local network to share updates with PC’s on local network only.
    Disable Windows Update Delivery Optimization
Windows 10 Tutorials Subscribe

About the Author Nancy Wilson

Leave a Comment: