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    Hi Everyone, Can someone help me please, Just bought new desktop pc with windows 8, previous to this I had vista and was using a daily broadband usage of between 200-300MB but now with windows 8 im using between 600-800 per day, are there program that I need to stop running and if so how, many thanks Deke

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  2. #2


    Quote Originally Posted by Deke View Post
    Hi Everyone, Can someone help me please, Just bought new desktop pc with windows 8, previous to this I had vista and was using a daily broadband usage of between 200-300MB but now with windows 8 im using between 600-800 per day, are there program that I need to stop running and if so how, many thanks Deke
    You might want to turn off all the live tiles on the metro page as they continuously use network resources and could be contributing to your usage problem.
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    Kansas
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    Windows 8.1 Pro 64 bit


    Open <Task Manager> click on <App history> tab and it will show you how much network activity each app has used.
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    Welcome to the cloud and live tiles. Hope you don't have bandwidth restrictions.
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  5. #5


    Kansas
    Posts : 53
    Windows 8.1 Pro 64 bit


    You can turn off some of your live tiles also.
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