Friday 25 August 2017

Microsoft will never again sneakily force Windows downloads on users

There have been various controversies with Windows 10, from issues with privacy and telemetry, to ads and forced upgrades. Following a court case, Microsoft has vowed to never force upgrade files onto users again. Windows users in Germany were particularly unimpressed when Microsoft forcibly downloaded many gigabytes of files to upgrade from Windows 7 and 8 to Windows 10. Having held out for 18 months, and losing its case twice, Microsoft has finally agreed to stop its nefarious tactics. After a lengthy battle with Germany's Baden-W├╝rtenberg consumer rights center, Microsoft made the announcement to avoid the continuation of legal action.… [Continue Reading]

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