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Windows 8 and Internent Usage

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Hi Experts,

I have deployed a few windows 8 machine at remote sites where we are using 3G internet. Since installing windows 8 our uploads have gone through the roof. Windows process like Taskhost and SVChost are the main cause but I cannot figure out why?

Is anyone else having these types of issues?
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svchost processes with different flags  are responsible for most of things that work in windows, one of them is networking.

This article explains of svchost usage: http://www.howtogeek.com/howto/windows-vista/what-is-svchostexe-and-why-is-it-running/
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If there are new machines it is possible that they are contacting the Windows Update servers to get new updates...
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If the 3g interface is not used for internal data traffic, then it should be possible to use monitoring software to see what those processes are doing. Use a network monitor and whenever it shows these processes as hyperactive, then monitor what local files they read/write using procmon.
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May I ask what your solution was?
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