Downloading updates in Windows 10 may cause other computers on the same network to have reduced connectivity.
Downloading updates in Windows 10 can use large amounts of bandwidth. This may cause other computers on the same network to have reduced connectivity or lose connection completely. This is because Windows 10 Updates work similar to a torrent client in order to distribute Windows Update packages between computers. You can disable high bandwidth allocation using the steps below to help resolve this issue.
- Click the Start menu and select Settings.
- Select Update and security.
- Click Advanced Options.
- Click Choose how updates are delivered.
- Slide the toggle to Off.