What is Delivery optimization & how does it work?
In Microsoft, Delivery Optimization is a peer-to-peer feature that downloads updates (or parts of updates) from other PCs. Additionally, it will upload updates (or parts of updates) you already have installed on your PC so that it’s available for different PCs.
Delivery Optimization aims to improve the process of getting Windows Updates and Microsoft Store apps. The claim is that it gets your apps and updates more quickly and easily. Delivery Optimization works either with devices on your local network or on your local network and the internet.
Windows Update Delivery Optimization lets you get Windows updates and Microsoft Store apps from sources in addition to Microsoft, like other PCs on your local network or on the internet that are downloading the duplicate files.
This risewindows article will show you how to disable Delivery Optimization on Windows 11.
How to Enable or Disable Windows Update Delivery Optimization on Windows 11 using Settings?
As mentioned above, when “Windows Update Delivery Optimization” is enabled, your PC may download Windows Updates from other sources besides Microsoft. If you don’t want your PC to send or receive updates to/from other PCs on your local network or internet, you need to turn off Windows Update Delivery Optimization. For that, follow these steps:-
Step 1. Firstly, open the Settings app by hitting the
Step 2. Now, select
Step 3. Then, click on the
Step 4. After that, select the
Step 5. At last, turn the toggle to the Off position beside “Allow downloads from other PCs.”
Again, if you want to enable “Update Delivery Optimization” on Windows 11, follow the above steps. Step 5 above turns the toggle to the On position beside “Allow downloads from other PCs.”
How to Use Registry Editor to Turn On or Off Windows Update Delivery Optimization on Windows 11?
To enable or disable Windows Update Delivery Optimization on Windows 11 through Registry Editor, use these steps:-
Step 1. Firstly, open Registry Editor.
Step 2. Now, navigate to the following key in the left sidebar:-
Step 3. Next, on the opposite side of the DoSvc key, double-click on the
Step 4. After that, click on the
Step 5. Finally, reboot your computer to apply the changes.
If you wish to enable the Windows Update Delivery Optimization on Windows 11, repeat the above steps, and in step 3 above, change the “Value data” from
That should do it.
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