Lots of people complained during the Windows 10 blitz back in 2015, that Microsoft was attempting to force users to upgrade, however, now it is being sued for $600 million after a botched upgrade.
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Today, Microsoft's free Windows 10 upgrade offer for customers who use assistive technologies has expired. The deadline for this offer was extended to January 16 a couple of weeks ago.
More than a year after ending the Windows 10 free upgrade offer for the general public, Microsoft will finally end its extended offer to assistive technology users this Sunday, December 31.
Even though Microsoft stopped offering free upgrades of Windows 10 in August of last year, it left a loophole for users of assistive technologies. Now, it appears that loophole will be closing soon.
Three people have sued Microsoft over claims that Windows 10 destroyed their data and damaged their PC's hardware as well. The company has dismissed the case as being "without merit".
Windows 10 is still available as a free upgrade for anyone who 'uses assistive technology on Windows' - and Microsoft doesn't seem to be verifying whether users are genuinely eligible.
Microsoft's offer of free Windows 10 upgrades for those with Windows 7 or 8.1 PCs finally ends today. Did you upgrade your PC to the new OS - or are you happy sticking with old-school Windows?
Microsoft is being sued in the US and Israel over alleged legal violations relating to its free Windows 10 upgrades, which will end on Friday. Both lawsuits are seeking class action status.
In 7 days' time, Microsoft will end its offer of a free upgrade to Windows 10 for Windows 7/8.1 PCs. But even if you're not yet ready to move to the new OS, you can 'reserve' a free upgrade for later.
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.
Samsung apologized after a support rep told a customer whose wireless card wasn't working after upgrading to Windows 10: "We don't suggest installation of Windows 10 to any Samsung laptop or PC."