Windows 10 may be gaining a nice chunk of users every month, but how it does is a different story.
Yes, we are talking about the hideousness that is called the GWX app.
Last week, Microsoft began pushing out a new version of the Get Windows 10 app, which offered the user two options, Upgrade Now or Start Download and Upgrade Later, with no option to skip the upgrade from the immediate options.
This nagware pop-up also takes up half the screen, but can be dismissed by clicking the X button. That doesn’t make it good though, given the lack of control the user has in this scenario.
If you thought that nagware was horrible, wait till you read [...]
It is now a well known fact, that Microsoft will continue to offer Windows 10 as a free upgrade for Windows 7, 8 and 8.1 users until late July 2016.
But not all is well with the offer, as the Redmond company has been resorting to promoting its new operating system in anyway it can.
A few days ago, we reported that Microsoft was found to be pushing the Windows 10 Upgrade very aggressively on Windows 7, 8 and 8.1 PCs. The report said that the GWX app, aka the Get Windows 10 App, is constantly being updated by the Redmond Company.
What this means is that the company is pushing a new version of the app, several times to the user, even more than once a day. [...]
Windows 10 was launched about 10 days ago, and has been rolling out to users all over the World.
If you haven’t updated to the new operating system because of the “Something happened” error, follow our guide here.’
Let’s face the fact, not all users will like Windows 10, and you can’t blame them, everyone has an opinion, and we should respect it. Some users prefer the classic Start Menu and the older UI of Windows 7. We have also written a guide on how to revert to Windows 7 or Windows 8, but remember you only have 30 days to switch back to your old operating system.
But your headache is not be over just yet, because [...]
If you have a computer running on a genuine version of Windows 7 or Windows 8 or 8.1, you can upgrade to Windows 10 for free when the OS launches on July 29th.
We have already reported about the Get Windows 10 App. It was originally launched in April, as an optional Windows Update, and has now begun notifying eligible users by placing a tray icon.
Clicking on this icon will let you reserve your free upgrade to Windows 10.
But what if you have a valid license, and are still not getting the GWX app on your computer? The same thing happened to me. Here is the scenario of troubleshooting steps that I tried:
One of my computers which is running on Windows 7 [...]