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Cloudy with a chance of nagware: Windows 10 upgrade notification disrupts weather broadcast

Cloudy with a chance of nagware: Windows 10 upgrade notification disrupts weather broadcast One of the persistent complaints about Microsoft’s various efforts to force-feed the world Windows 10 is that the OS has absolutely no sense of priority.By default, Windows will prompt you to upgrade at moments of its own choosing, regardless of what applications might have window priority.

Microsoft’s latest trick: Clicking ‘X’ to dismiss Windows 10 upgrade doesn’t stop install

Microsoft’s latest trick: Clicking ‘X’ to dismiss Windows 10 upgrade doesn’t stop install For months, Microsoft has been stepping up the pressure on users to upgrade to Windows 10.In keeping with this goal, Microsoft has steadily made it more difficult to opt out of Windows 10 upgrades.

Microsoft slapped with class-action lawsuits over Windows 10 upgrade practices

Microsoft slapped with class-action lawsuits over Windows 10 upgrade practices Three Florida men sued the company last Friday, alleging that its Windows 10 upgrade notifications and offers constitute unsolicited electronic advertisements as well as violating FTC law on deceptive and unfair business practices.The other suit, filed in Haifa, Israel, alleges that Microsoft installed Windows 10 on users’ computers without their consent.

Microsoft claims Windows 10 now active on 400 million devices

Microsoft claims Windows 10 now active on 400 million devices In July, the company declared 350 million people had upgraded to or were using Windows 10.Now, after the conclusion of its Get Windows 10 campaign, Microsoft declared it has more than 400 million customers using the OS.

Installing the Windows 10 Anniversary Update may reset your ad preferences, other settings

Installing the Windows 10 Anniversary Update may reset your ad preferences, other settings Now, Microsoft has made changes to the Anniversary Update that may roll back some of your previously preferred settings, according to PC World.These problems may be rooted in Microsoft’s decision to fire most of its QA staff and require its own programmers to fill that role instead.