Displaying items by tag: forced upgrades

Forced Windows 10 upgrades have again landed Microsoft in court, this time in Illinois, with three residents of the state seeking redress for the company's conduct that they allege resulted in data loss and damage to their computers.

Published in Home Tech

In the days leading up to 29 July 2016, PCs running Windows were frantically updated to Windows 10, some by accident, others by design. But since then the pace has fallen off and even though the total number of PCs running the latest avatar of Microsoft's operating system 18 months after release is about 400 million there is no reason to rejoice.

Published in Open Sauce
Tuesday, 17 January 2017 08:57

Microsoft trashes Win 7 to force W10 upgrade

Microsoft is trashing its own product, Windows 7, calling it outdated, in a bid to force businesses to upgrade to Windows 10.

Published in Business Software
Thursday, 27 October 2016 11:17

With MYOB, forced upgrades appear to be a habit

Australian accounting software provider MYOB appears to have a habit of pushing upgrades on its customers and giving them no way out.

Published in Accounting Software

Microsoft has had to pay a Windows user in California US$10,000 over a forced upgrade to Windows 10, according to a report in the Seattle Times.

Published in Home Tech

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