Set hot spot as metered connection

Click on the Wi-Fi network icon found in the notification area's of the taskbar. Next, take note of the exact spelling of the hot spot's SSID. Example: Jimmy Buffet's iPad

 

Right-click on Start and choose Command Prompt (Or Windows PowerShell)

 

Copy and paste the following command into the prompt box

 

netsh wlan set profileparameter name="Jimmy Buffet's iPad" cost=fixed

 

Change Jimmy Buffet's iPad to your hot spot's SSID... keeping the quotation marks, and press Enter.

 

Note:  This is needed to prevent Windows 10 updates from using your hot spot data.

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