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70-687 Configuring Windows 8.1 – sample exam – Q83

A portable computer that runs Windows 8.1 uses a mobile broadband connection. The computer successfully downloads Windows updates only when not connected to the corporate wireless network.
You need to ensure that the computer automatically downloads updates by using Windows Update while connected to the corporate wireless network. What should you do?

A. Configure the Specify intranet Microsoft update service location local Group Policy setting.
B. Set the corporate wireless network to metered.
C. Set the corporate wireless network to non-metered.
D. Configure a Windows Firewall connection security rule.


Correct Answer: C

http://windows.microsoft.com/en-US/windows-8/metered-internet-connections-frequently-asked-questions Metered Internet connections: FAQ

What’s a metered Internet connection?
Internet service providers can charge by the amount of data used (the amount of data sent and received by your PC). That’s called a metered Internet connection. These plans often have a data limit, and if you exceed the limit you might have to pay extra. In some cases, you aren’t charged extra but your connec- tion speed becomes slower until the billing cycle ends.
If you have a metered Internet connection, setting your network connection to metered in Windows can help you reduce the amount of data you send and receive.

How does setting my network connection to metered affect my PC? Any app that relies on an Internet connection to update or display info might be limited in the amount of data it can download or display. You might notice these and other effects:
Windows Update will only download priority updates.

Further Information:
Setting a Wireless network to METERED allows only critical Windows Updates using that connection. Setting a Wireless network to NON-METERED allows all Windows Updates using that connection.

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