Windows 10: ethernet as metered via registry tweak.

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Has anyone done the registry tweaking to set Ethernet as metered (2 instead of 1) and it worked long term to make Windows 10 Home basically work like if you set it just to check for updates ? (and not download) .

It seems 98% of making Windows 10 behave like Windows 7 involves a registry tweak.
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It does work but, if you simply use a wireless connection, setting Windows 10 to metered is easier. It will not download updates or new apps form the Microsoft store in metered mode so, you have to undo the tweak any time you need system updates or, want a new app form the store.