Unless Microsoft finds a compelling set of reasons to encourage upgrades, it risks Windows 7 going the same way as Windows XP and becoming an operating system that just won’t die. That could become a real headache for Microsoft if it happens.
The Windows 10 free upgrade ends July 29. We’ve known that for a long time, but now the deadline is looming. You have just 31 days from today to do the deed.
An alteration to the Windows 10 upgrade alert now means if a user clicks the box with the “x” icon, it activates the upgrade rather than closing the window.