Windows 8.1 - Allow driver downloads for new devices over metered connections

September 2016


Windows 8.1 - Allow driver downloads for new devices over metered connections



You can configure Windows 8.1 to allow the download of drivers (or device softwares) for new devices over metered connections.
To enable this feature:
  • From the Start Screen, press Windows key + C to display the Charms bar.
  • Go to Settings > Change PC settings.
  • Go to PC and Devices > Devices.
  • Scroll to "Download over metered connections" and toggle the switch to "On".

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