Windows 10 downloading in the background

On a new Windows 10 install, I notice on my switch the lights are constantly flashing. What is Windows 10 downloading? Anyway to see what's downloading in the background?
Brett LarsonAsked:
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Joe Winograd, Fellow&MVEConnect With a Mentor DeveloperCommented:
Note "Delivery Optimization" in your screenshot and then read my previous post and my article.
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Lee W, MVPConnect With a Mentor Technology and Business Process AdvisorCommented:
Open resource monitor and look at Network.
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Joe Winograd, Fellow&MVEConnect With a Mentor DeveloperCommented:
Hi Brett,
Since it's a new install, it's possible, even likely, that it is downloading updates for you. It's also possible that it is using your computer to distribute itself to other computers on the Internet, as I discuss in this EE article:
Windows 10 uses YOUR computer to help distribute itself

The Settings dialog has changed a bit since I wrote that article, and the setting that allows YOUR computer to send Windows updates to other computers on the Internet is now in a section called Delivery Optimization:

W10 Delivery Optimization
My suggestion is to turn off "Allow downloads from other PCs" (as shown in the screenshot above), because that will also stop W10 from using your machine to upload and distribute itself to other computers on the Internet. Regards, Joe
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arnoldConnect With a Mentor Commented:
Since windows vista, the network connection interface where it shows, your computer <=> your do ain <=> Internet is the network connection test
You can disable this internet connection status check.
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Brett LarsonAuthor Commented:
Task Manager What is Service Host: Network Service (5)? Anyway to adjust the the download speed?
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Brett LarsonAuthor Commented:
Hi Joe. I turned off "Delivery Optimization" restarted Windows 10 and it is still downloading.
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Joe Winograd, Fellow&MVEConnect With a Mentor DeveloperCommented:
On the Delivery Optimization screen, click the "Activity monitor" link. That will show this:

Activity monitor
What does yours look like?
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arnoldConnect With a Mentor Commented:
IN the update settings you could limit/reduce how much bandwidth is consumed, or set your internet connection to be metered, and then it will curb the downloads.
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Joe Winograd, Fellow&MVEConnect With a Mentor DeveloperCommented:
Following up on Arnold's comment, you do that by clicking the "Advanced options" link on the Delivery Optimization screen, which brings up this:

W10 download upload bandwidth settings
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