Microsoft agitated many users recently for getting aggressive with its Windows 10 update. The tech firm was desperate to get people upgraded to the new OS, but there are ways to remove the software within 30 days of the installation.
It’s frustrating to find your computer shut down suddenly, and start the upgrade to the new OS without getting your consent. According to Reddit, the tech firm is playing a dirty trick to force people to have the new OS on their computers.
Those running Windows 7 or 8.1 on their systems will find it annoying when all of a sudden, Windows closes all programs and start the upgrade, without flashing the “Decline” button. What’s more controversial is that the Redmond firm smartly hid the “Decline” button in the more info button.
A user complained to Reddit, “Yep this happened to me this morning. Working and all of a sudden Windows closed all my programs, logged me out and started the upgrade. I quickly shut down my computer and was able to stop it but my son wasn’t so lucky. Same thing happened to him today.”
The user further added, “It is very concerning that they have this kind of access to push these updates without our consent.” Now that Windows 10 is a recommended update, the software will start installing on your computer automatically, reports Beta News.
Despite being the cause of disappointment for many, Windows 10 is still a widely popular operating system. It might not be perfect, but it is regarded as the best version of Microsoft’s OS. The software is fast, reliable and offers a great number of classic Windows programs.
The brilliance of the operating system lies in the fact that it has many enhancements. It has an improved start menu, and offers access to Cortana, Windows Store and Edge browser. Also, the SmartScreen functionality helps users enjoy data privacy. It should be noted that Windows 10 is a free upgrade, so not updating to the new OS would rather be an act of stupidity.
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