Microsoft Nags Users to Upgrade to Windows 10

MakeUseOf | 3/14/2019 | Dave Parrack
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If you’re still using Windows 7, prepare to be informed of its imminent demise. This is because Microsoft is planning to remind you of the need to upgrade to Windows 10 using notifications on your PC. Yes, the hated nag screen is making a comeback.

After Windows 10 launched, Microsoft nagged Windows 7 users to upgrade. And because it was free, millions of people did so. However, for those who didn’t upgrade to Windows 10, those nag screens became a source of frustration. And now they’re back.

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To be fair to Microsoft, the company appears to have learned its lesson from last time. These aren’t nag screens begging Windows 7 users to upgrade to Windows 10. Instead, they’re merely informing users that support for Windows 7 is coming to an end.

As a reminder, Microsoft is ending support for Windows 7 on January 14, 2020. After which, Windows 7 users will be on their own, with no more security updates incoming. It’s entirely possible to carry on using Windows 7 after this date, but it’s risky.

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