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Fearing forced Windows 10 upgrades, users are disabling critical updates instead

Brad Chacos | May 30, 2016
Some Windows 7 and 8 users would rather chance a malware infection than an involuntary Windows 10 upgrade.

But angry Windows 7 and 8 holdouts certainly can, and some are. Microsoft’s aggressive Windows 10 upgrade push began by adopting malware-like tactics to deceive users into upgrading, and it’s evolved into something so annoying that users are now willing to risk malware infection in order to make the pop-ups and non-consensual upgrades stop.

And they should stop. Windows 10 is the best Windows yet and can speak for itself. Please, Microsoft. End this madness. Your users are begging you.

 

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