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jeff
6/27/2016
4:26:04 PM

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"Microsoft last month paid a California travel agent $10,000 after she won a judgment in small claims court by successfully arguing that an unauthorized upgrade to Windows 10 crippled her work PC."
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Read more at the link:
http://www.computerworld.com/article/3089071/microsoft-windows/customer-wins-10k-judgement-from-microsoft-over-unauthorized-windows-10-upgrade.html


-jp

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jeff
6/30/2016
10:26:46 AM
Microsoft backs off click-the-X trick in Windows 10 upgrade pitch:
http://www.computerworld.com/article/3089438/microsoft-windows/microsoft-backs-off-click-the-x-trick-in-windows-10-upgrade-pitch.html


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"Microsoft today said it will revamp the notification of a pending Windows 10 upgrade so that clicking the red "X" -- an action that for decades has been used to dismiss or ignore a dialog box -- will no longer be interpreted as authorizing the process."
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They must have taken some heat before deciding to reverse course. I'm really glad that they caved because doing that with the red 'x' sets a really bad precedent.



-jp

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