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Does downloading a Windows 10 preview update get an ISO or just delta updates, similar to Windows Update?

I'm not on a metered connection, so I want to know if Windows 10 TP is going to start downloading a 5gb ISO or just the updated files when I click the 'Download now' button on the Previews tab under ...
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How can I filter my home network?

I live in an apartment with one roomate. They have a monopoly, as the complex actually has it's own special ISP they offer...and they restrict other, better providers like Verizon, Charter, and so on. ...
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How can I artificially slow down an FTP upload for testing purposes?

I have some FTP upload software I'm trying to test, and I'd like to verify how it behaves over a very slow satellite link (~100-150 bytes per second). How can I artificially slow down my very fast ...
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monitoring ISP bandwidth data

On Windows/Linux, what would be a way to run a sample measurement of the bandwidth that I have available? I need to run a measurement at periodic intervals. There are many website which will give you ...
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How can I prevent an application (Dropbox) from accessing network when connected to a certain Wifi ESSID?

I sometimes connect my Ubuntu laptop to my phone's 3G connection via tethering. When connected to that network I don't want Dropbox to synchronize as I have a limited data plan. I do want it ...
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Monitoring Bandwidth Usage on a Wireless Network [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I monitor internet usage in my network? Is there anyway for me to monitor my network bandwidth without installing firmware on my router? It includes wireless ...
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How can I limit the amount of USB bandwidth consumed by a single USB port/device?

Is there any way I can set USB bandwidth usage limits on a particular USB port/device that will allow me to cap max usage to say 50Mbps or 100Mbps? I am looking for some kind of QoS setting for USB ...
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How do I set up a proxy server for home with bandwidth control, download limit options?

3 room mates share a single 2 Mbps connection. Have a 40GB per month download limit beyond which speed drops to 256Kbps which is annoying. One of the roommates abuses the connection by downloading ...
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Reduce Network Bandwidth Usage via Web Proxy

My ISP has a Tx/Rx bandwidth cap for residential customers and a rather expensive per-bit fee for any use over the bandwidth limit. The basic service I have has decent speeds (1Mbps/512kbps) which ...
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Is there a catch with Comcast replacing my Toshiba PCX2500 cablemodem with a Ubee DDM3513? [closed]

Comcast recently sent me a brand spanking new cablemodem, a Ubee DDM3513, to replace my Toshiba PCX2500. I haven't set it up yet, since it occurs to me that this is Comcast we're talking about and ...