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Microsoft accused of Windows 10 upgrade ‘nasty trick’


Microsoft accused of Windows 10 upgrade ‘nasty trick’

Microsoft has faced criticism for changing the pop-up box encouraging Windows users to upgrade to Windows 10.

Clicking the cross in the top-right hand corner of the pop-up box now agrees to a scheduled upgrade rather than rejecting it.

This has caused confusion as clicking the cross typically closes a pop-up notification.

The upgrade could still be cancelled when the scheduled time for it to begin appeared, Microsoft said.

The change occurred because the update is now labelled “recommended” and many people have their PCs configured to accept recommended updates for security reasons.

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Posted by Calibre Web Team  Posted on 29 Jun 
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