How To Defer The Scary Creator’s Update | Daves Computer Tips

Posted on April 7, 2017. Filed under: Windows 10 | Tags: , , , , |

Remember: backup your computer often as April 11 approaches! Especially create an “image” so you can return to the version before the Creator’s Update if it does not go well for you.

Dave’s Computer Tips posted: Creator’s Update Is Fast Approaching If any of you were in the unfortunate position of upgrading to the last major Windows 10 upgrade, known as the Anniversary Update, then you will once again…

Source: How To Defer The Scary Creator’s Update | Daves Computer Tips

If you have the Home version, “there is a box you can check to make sure these huge downloads do not cause you an unexpected financial burden. It is called a Metered Connection and can be found in the Settings App under Network & Internet–>Wi-Fi.

Near the bottom of this window you will see a toggle labeled Set as metered connection. You will want to switch this to the On position.

Note: There is one bad downside to this solution– you won’t get security updates, either. This is a classic example of being between the bark and the sap. It’s a tight fit and one you should consider carefully.

You may want to turn this Off after the kinks have been worked out of this release.

 

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