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1. Right-click the Start button and choose Run to open the Run window. In the Run window, type regedit and press enter to open the Registry Editor. If prompted by the User Account Control, click Yes.

2. In the Registry Editor, navigate to HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows

3. Right-click on DefaultMediaCost and click Permissions...

4. In the Permissions for DefaultMediaCost window, click Advanced.

5. In the Advanced Security Settings for DefaultMediaCost, click Change next to the owner.

6. In the text box labeled Enter the object name to select, type in Administrators and click Check Names.

Click OK.

Check the box next to Replace owner on subcontainers and objects and click OK.

7. Back in the Permissions for DefaultMediaCost window, click Administrators to select the group and then under Permissions for Administrators make sure the Full Control Allow box is checked. Click OK to exit this window.

8. Right-click on Ethernet and click Modify. An Edit DWORD (32-bit) Value window will open.

9. To set the connection as metered, change the Value data to 2.

To set the connection as non-metered (default), change the Value data to 1. Hit OK to confirm, exit the Registry Editor, and restart your computer to save the changes.




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