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backgroundtaskhost question

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    windows 8.1

    backgroundtaskhost question

    was wondering if there was a way to turn this service off so it doesnt download or upload just wondering since its always effecting online games cause of high latency. i checked if it was windows update but that wasnt the cause.
    im using windows 8. does any have any ideas and thanks

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  2. #2

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    Windows 8 Pro

    As far as I can tell , it's a system file used to keep the metro apps open while you are 'elsewhere' in the OS, I'm not sure you can stop it loading.
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