May 2016
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Microsoft U-turn on ‘nasty trick’ pop-up

Microsoft has u-turned over changes it made to a pop-up encouraging users to upgrade to Windows 10.  Users were angry that clicking the cross to dismiss the box meant that they had agreed to the upgrade.  Based on “customer feedback”, Microsoft said that it had added another notification that provided customers with “an additional opportunity for cancelling the upgrade”.  The pop-up design had been described as a “nasty trick”.

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