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Microsoft today is pushing an update to Windows 7 and 8.1 devices that will finally remove the 'Get Windows 10' app. The offer for a free upgrade to Windows 10 expired almost two months ago.
Microsoft's Get Windows 10 app is gearing up for the final days of the free upgrade offer, as it now shows a countdown. The icon in the system tray also shows a yellow alert symbol.
Microsoft has seemingly finally given in to mounting pressure from its users, who claim the company is forcing them to upgrade to Windows 10. As of today the company is changing the upgrade prompt.
Microsoft seems to be revising its Windows 10 upgrade prompts again, no longer giving users the option not to install the OS, and making them choose between deferring for a few days or upgrading now.
Users are now reporting that Microsoft's 'Get Windows 10' app is automatically scheduling an upgrade to the OS. The news comes as we're just a couple months away from the end of free upgrades.
A new report says that when the offer for a free upgrade to Windows 10 ends on July 29, the "Get Windows 10" app will be removed from users' PCs, which means no more annoying pop-ups.
Microsoft is reportedly angering system administrators once again, by reactivating the GWX app on devices managed by WSUS. Microsoft is trying to pressure sysadmins into upgrading to Windows 10.
Invoking a new tab in Microsoft's classic browser running on Windows 8 and 7 will apparently trigger the message, ‘Microsoft recommends upgrading to Windows 10.' in yet another push to sway users.
We're six months into Microsoft's Windows 10 free upgrade program, and now it is making it easier for small businesses to upgrade to the latest OS, or opt out of the program entirely
Recapping the year on Windows Weekly, Chris Capossela revealed detailed Microsoft thinking around a possible Surface Phone, and vowed to step up an already aggressive Windows 10 upgrade push on PCs.
Microsoft has revised its 'Get Windows 10' experience on Windows 7 and 8.1, presenting users with just two clear options to install the new OS: they can either "upgrade now" or "upgrade tonight".