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Description:  

This setting specifies whether the computer will act as a BITS peercaching client. By default, when BITS
peercaching is enabled, the computer acts as both a peercaching server (offering files to its peers) and a
peercaching client (downloading files from its peers).

If you enable this setting, the computer will no longer use the BITS Peercaching feature to download files;
files will be downloaded only from the origin server. However, the computer will still make files available to
its peers.

If you disable or do not configure this setting, the computer attempts to download peer enabled BITS jobs
from peer computers before reverting to the origin server.

Note: This setting has no effect if the "Allow BITS Peercaching"setting is disabled or not configured.

Supported on: At least Windows Vista.
Do not allow the computer to act as a
BITS Peercaching client
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Gpedit:   

Please perform the following steps:

Please go to Pearl button (Start) and click on the Search programs and files
For more information about the change from Start to Pearl button click here
Type gpedit.msc and press Enter
In the Group Policy window please navigate to Computer Configuration -> Administrative Templates ->
Network -> Background Intelligent Transfer Service (BITS) and open Do not allow the computer to act
as a BITS Peercaching client
.
Not Configured -> is the Default state
Enabled -> apply this GPO
Disabled -> this GPO will not be applied

To finish press ok button and close Group Policy window.
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Type regedit and press ok
Please confirm User Account Control pop-up
Microsoft official disclaimer

Warning Serious problems might occur if you modify the registry incorrectly by using Registry Editor or by
using another method. These problems might require that you reinstall the operating system. Microsoft
cannot guarantee that these problems can be solved. Modify the registry at your own risk.

Note: This registry key is created by Group Policy when this GPO is Enable or Disable. The GPO Default state
is Not Configured -> this registry entry is not present.

Please navigate to HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Policies\Microsoft\Windows\BITS and locate
DisablePeerCachingClient registry key
Regedit:          

Please perform the following steps:

Please go to Pearl button (Start) and click on the Search programs and files
For more information about the change from Start to Pearl button click here
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Double click on DisablePeerCachingClient and edit the value:

To Enable:
Change the data value with 1

To Disable:
Change the data value with 0

To finish press ok button and close Registry Editor window

Note: Manual editing of this registry key will not be reflected in Group Policy. If you modify this GPO from
Group Policy this registry key will be rewritten.
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Type cmd, right click on cmd icon under the Programs and click on Run as administrator
Please confirm User Account Control pop-up
Please select, right and copy a registry key from below, then right click on command prompt window
, select Paste and press Enter

Enabled:
REG add "HKLM\SOFTWARE\Policies\Microsoft\Windows\BITS" /v DisablePeerCachingClient /t REG_DWORD /d 1 /f

Disabled:
REG add "HKLM\SOFTWARE\Policies\Microsoft\Windows\BITS" /v DisablePeerCachingClient /t REG_DWORD /d 0 /f

Not Configured:
REG DELETE "HKLM\SOFTWARE\Policies\Microsoft\Windows\BITS" /v DisablePeerCachingClient /f

Note: Manual editing of this registry key will not be reflected in Group Policy. If you modify this GPO from
Group Policy this registry key will be rewritten.
CMD:          

Please perform the following steps:

Please go to Pearl button (Start) and click on the Search programs and files
For more information about the change from Start to Pearl button click here
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VBScript:          

Const HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE = &H80000002
strComputer = "."
Set oReg=GetObject("winmgmts:{impersonationLevel=impersonate}!\\" & _
strComputer & "\root\default:StdRegProv")

strKeyPath = "SOFTWARE\Policies\Microsoft\Windows\BITS"
oReg.CreateKey HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE,strKeyPath
strValueName = "DisablePeerCachingClient"
'Enabled
dwValue = 1
'Disabled
'dwValue = 0
oReg.SetDWORDValue HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE,strKeyPath,strValueName,dwValue
'Not Configured
'oReg.DeleteValue HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE,strKeyPath,strValueName
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PowerShell Script :          

Enabled/Disabled

$RegKey = "HKLM:\SOFTWARE\Policies\Microsoft\Windows"
If(Test-Path ($RegKey + "\BITS"))
{
 $RegKey = "HKLM:\SOFTWARE\Policies\Microsoft\Windows\BITS"
 ##Enabled
 New-ItemProperty -path $RegKey -name DisablePeerCachingClient -value 1 -PropertyType DWord -Force
 ##Disabled
 ##New-ItemProperty -path $RegKey -name DisablePeerCachingClient -value 0 -PropertyType DWord -Force
}
else
{
 New-Item -path $RegKey -name BITS
 $RegKey = "HKLM:\SOFTWARE\Policies\Microsoft\Windows\BITS"
 ##Enabled
 New-ItemProperty -path $RegKey -name DisablePeerCachingClient -value 1 -PropertyType DWord
 ##Disabled
 ##New-ItemProperty -path $RegKey -name DisablePeerCachingClient -value 0 -PropertyType DWord
}

Not Configured

$RegKey = "HKLM:\SOFTWARE\Policies\Microsoft\Windows"
Remove-ItemProperty -Path($RegKey + "\BITS") -name DisablePeerCachingClient
If( (Get-Item -Path($RegKey + "\BITS")).ValueCount -eq 0 -and (Get-Item -Path($RegKey + "\BITS")).SubKeyCount -eq 0)
{
  Remove-Item -Path($RegKey + "\BITS")
}
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