Tag Archives: Windows 10 networking

Microsoft explains updates over metered connections

Microsoft explains updates over metered connections

A few days ago, it came to our knowledge that Microsoft was going to download some updates even if your connection was set as metered. This change seems to be very unpleasant for many users. Today, Microsoft made an official statement which explains their new update policy.

How to Find MAC Address in Windows 10

How to Find MAC Address in Windows 10

Every network adapter you have installed in your PC, laptop or tablet has a physical address called the "MAC address". The MAC address is a unique identifier assigned to each network interface for communication on the physical network segment. There are a number of situations when you need to find your network card's MAC address in Windows 10.

How to Rename Network Profile in Windows 10

How to Rename Network Profile in Windows 10

The first time you connect to a network, Windows 10 automatically creates a network profile and stores it on your computer. It can be a wired network or a wireless network. Some day you might want to rename the network profile Windows 10 created for you. Here is how it can be done.

How to see your IP address in Windows 10

How to see your IP address in Windows 10

In Windows 10, there are a number of ways to find your current IP address. It can be useful to find it for accessing your computer remotely or for network diagnostics. Let's see how to find it.

How to track network usage in Windows 10 without third party tools

How to track network usage in Windows 10 without third party tools

It is a good idea to see which apps are consuming your bandwidth heavily. This is useful information for users who are on a limited data plan. The stats can be interesting for all users to keep them informed about which apps use the network or internet the most. In this article, we will see which tools can be used in Windows 10 to see the network usage per app without involving third party utilities.