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Annoying 'Get Windows 10' pop-up app removed from Windows 7 and 8.1 PCs

Annoying 'Get Windows 10' pop-up app removed from Windows 7 and 8.1 PCs | PC World | September 21, 2016
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Source: PC World
September 21, 2016
The Windows 10 giveaway ended on July 29, but millions of Windows 7 and Windows 8.1 users still have the Get Windows 10 app and related software installed on their PCs. That started to change on Tuesday. Microsoft is currently rolling out an update—available via Windows Update—that will get rid of the Get Windows 10 app permanently. Microsoft’s Get Windows 10 app, and its increasingly aggressive behavior, is one of the most controversial changes to Windows the company has made in years. At first, the app was nothing more than mildly annoying as its taskbar pop-ups encouraged users to upgrade to Windows 10 for free.To read this article in full or to leave a comment, please click here

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