[dba-Tech] Slow Dell

John Colby jwcolby at gmail.com
Fri Nov 19 12:23:54 CST 2021


On Fri, Nov 19, 2021 at 2:23 AM Gustav Brock via dba-Tech <
dba-tech at databaseadvisors.com> wrote:

> Hi John et al
> This is not the case, so don't bother.
> That feature is turned off by default. What is turned on by default is the
> sharing among your in-house machines which can be quite useful if you are
> on a slow or transfer-charged internet connection.
> Windows 8+ is quite clever downloading updates. It is a low-priority
> process that gets kicked back as soon as you start working with something.
> The monthly updates are fetched and installed quietly by default; the
> larger semi-annual updates are fetched quietly, but first when fully
> downloaded are they presented as an option to install as this may take a
> while.
> /gustav
> -----Oprindelig meddelelse-----
> Fra: dba-Tech <dba-tech-bounces+gustav=cactus.dk at databaseadvisors.com> På
> vegne af John Colby
> Sendt: 18. november 2021 18:35
> Til: Discussion of Hardware and Software issues <
> dba-tech at databaseadvisors.com>
> Emne: Re: [dba-Tech] Slow Dell
> btw speaking of windows updates, by default windows sets you up to be an
> update server for them, i.e. they use updates downloaded to your machine to
> serve up to other windows users out there.  Find out about that and turn it
> off!!!
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John W. Colby
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