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Windows 8 Hidden Downloading? Slow Internet?

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    Windows 8 Hidden Downloading? Slow Internet?

    After upgrading to Windows 8, im facing a very slow download speed. My router and the NIC is working fine because on the same PC I also have Linux. In Linux, everything works fine.

    When checking through the task manager, it shows that the system use the full bandwidth 1Mbps even without a download. The process menu doesn't show whats taking much bandwidth. The bitdefender's firewall also shows network activity.

    Is there any hidden apps downloading? How to fix this?

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    Just take a look at the metro page and all those live tiles which are turned on by default.

    If you want to decrease the network activity just turn all the live tiles off.
      My System SpecsSystem Spec

Windows 8 Hidden Downloading? Slow Internet?

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