Microsoft will make it easier to reject Windows 10 updates: report
The new update prompt is now reported to come with clear options for upgrading, scheduling or rejecting free offers.
Microsoft Windows 7 and 8.x will make it easier for customers to schedule or reject prompts that suggest upgrading their OS to Windows 10. “Upgrade now, schedule a time, or reject the free offer.” Further, clicking on the red ‘X’ button will cancel the prompt and the user will be notified again in a few days.
Terry Myerson, executive vice president of Windows and devices at Microsoft, told Zedinet: “We started our journey with Windows 10 with a clear goal of moving people from Windows to Windows. To that end, this week we’re launching a new upgrade experience for millions of PCs around the world. “
While such a move would certainly be appreciated, it may be a bit late considering that Microsoft’s offer to upgrade to Windows 10 for free will expire on July 29. The company has announced that after that date, users will either have to buy a device with Windows 10, or buy the full version of Windows 10 Home for 119 (about 8 8,000).
A few days ago, it was reported that a California-based travel agent had taken Microsoft to court when he claimed that his computer had lost its functionality, an unauthorized update was posted on Windows 10. The woman, identified as Terry Goldstein, said she had never heard of it. Windows 10 and no one asked him to update the OS. Following its formal legal action against Microsoft, the company decided to drop the appeal and pay him $ 10,000 in compensation.