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Switch off background data

Is there any kind of mode within Windows that can limit network traffic to only what I explicitly request at thats time? Ie, disable any kind of background data such as update downloads, cloud syncs ...
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BITS process is getting started automatically

I have disable BITS ( Background Intelligent Transfer Service ) lots of time. This process chokes my internet bandwidth. Every time I have to go and stop the service and disable it. But then after ...
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Why does starting a process in the background prevent me from recalling previous commands in the command prompt?

I'm running asynchronous command prompt commands in cmd on Windows 7 64-bit and for some reason it effects my ability to recall previous commands just after I run them; for example: I might run ...
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Temporary pause/disable background updater

Is there any program in Windows 7 that can pause or disable background updaters? The reason I would like to do this is because I have an old computer, and when I watch a video in VLC and background ...
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Windows 7 system CPU bogged by windows services, no explanation

I'm looking at a laptop for a colleague which is running terribly slow. A quick look showed that the CPU was 100% used by 2-3 SVCHost processes, which off course doesn't tell much since those are just ...
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What is the best way to optimize my Windows-7 services for WAMP?

Any recommendations on the best services to run (or not run) on a Windows-7 machine when running WAMP? I feel like I have most of the background tasks minimal so I can get the full use. (3% usage) ...