How to Use Group Policy to Configure Updates in Windows 10

With Windows Update Delivery Optimization, an users can enable their computer to allow windows update and windows store applications from other sources than Microsoft. This feature is a boom for those users who don’t have a reliable or slow internet connections. Also, if you have multiple computer in your network, Delivery Optimization download a single update to each PC using networking, hence using less bandwidth of your internet connection. Using this, you can also manually send windows updates and windows store apps from one PC to multiple PC’s using your local network or via Internet.

How to Use Group Policy to Configure Updates in Windows 10 (KB3088114)

To configure Windows Updates Delivery Optimization, you’ll need to make following changes in Group Policy Editor:

  • To start with, you need to download the Administrative Template (.admx) file which is officially provided by Microsoft from here (KB3088114).

Windows 10 Administrative Template

  • Run the file and let it install to default location.

Administrative template windows 10 setup

  • Now copy following files from path:

DeliveryOptimization.admx from

  • DeliveryOptimization.adml from

And copy it to SYSVOL central store.

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  • Now open “Run” dialog box by pressing Windows key + R and type “gpedit.msc” and enter.
  • When Local Group Policy Editor opens, navigate to following path:

Windows Update Delivery Optimization settings

  • Now make appropriate changes in Windows Update Delivery Optimization as required by you.

You’re done with use Group Policy to configure Windows Update Delivery Optimization in Windows 10.



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