A Sweet Windows 10 Upgrade Turns Sour
Back in the spring and summer of 2015, Microsoft made a huge show out of its brand-new Windows 10 operating system. Many Windows users were excited. Windows operating systems seemed to follow the same alternating-between-good-and-bad pattern as Star Trek feature films do, and Windows 8 had been less than well-received by users. Other PC owners were cautious about the new O/S.
But regardless of how the end users felt, the folks at Microsoft sure were proud of Windows 10. They were so proud of it, in fact, that they pushed it for free on as many of their customers as possible. Many users of Windows 7 and 8 today have grown quite accustomed to the familiar popup ad urging them to upgrade to Windows 10. It’s probably less despised on the whole than the infamous Clippy, but at least Clippy wasn’t being mistaken for malware.