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8 Tips and Tweaks to Optimize Windows 10 for Gaming

By specifying when you'll be using Windows 10, you can prevent Windows Updates downloading and installing during active hours.

One of the largest annoyances with Steam is its update feature, which will not allow you to prevent automatic updates across all your games. This may eat up memory by updating games you don't play or limit your network connectivity with background updates.

To prevent Steam from updating games in the background, head to your Steam client and access your update options under Steam > Settings > Downloads.

To prevent Steam from downloading updates for largely-unused games right-click on each of the installed games in your Library in question and select Properties.

Under Automatic Updates, change Always keep this game up to date to Only update this game when I launch it.

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