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How to configure metered connections in Windows 8


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Posted 11 December 2012 - 03:55 PM

A new tutorial titled How to configure metered connections in Windows 8 was added by Lawrence Abrams. Please use this topic to discuss any aspect of this tutorial.

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As Windows 8 is designed to be used on mobile devices as well as desktop computers, it includes a feature called metered connections. A metered connection is a network connection where you have a limited amount of data usage per month and if you go over that amount you get billed extra charges. If you are using a network connection that has a limited data plan, then it is important to enable it as a metered connection so Windows 8 knows not to download device updates or Windows updates over it. Once a connection is configured as a metered connection system downloads will only be allowed when you are on your normal wireless connection.

We hope you find this tutorial helpful.

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