Unhappy Windows 10 users in Illinois are taking Microsoft to court, claiming that problems caused by the Windows 10 upgrade show that it was negligently designed, that Microsoft fraudulently failed to disclose its defects, and that the upgrade is unfit for purpose.
We’re almost two weeks away from Windows Vista’s official End of Life (EoL) date, April 11, 2017, more than ten years after Microsoft officially launched Windows, back in January 2007.
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.