MICROSOFT WAS SUED BY A BUSINESSWOMAN IN CALIFORNIA AFTER SHE WITNESSED AUTOMATIC UPDATE ON HER COMPUTER WHICH MADE IT SLOW AND HARD TO USE!
A California resident filed a lawsuit against Microsoft for automatically updating her business computer to Windows 10 making it slow and unreliable. In return, she won $10,000 after Microsoft decided to step back and drop their appeal.
Teri Gold stein of Sausalito, California a travel agent sued Microsoft when her work computer was updated to Windows 10 and that’s when she decided to sue Microsoft. Eventually, the judge decided to make a decision in favor of the Gold stein and asked the tech giant to pay a sum of $100,000 to her, reports Seattle Times & The Guardian.
It is unclear how Goldstein had her PC automatically updated as in earlier days of Windows 10 release Microsoft was only sending upgrade option to those who asked for it via “reservation dialog” but, users have been complaining about Windows 10 forced upgrade tactics since the very first day of its launch.
Other than automatic upgrade there were several privacy concerns reported several times in the past. Following these reports Canada and Russia decided to launch an investigation as right whether Windows 10 was stealing user data, however, despite surrounding controversies Windows 10 is one of the most used OS and if you haven’t upgraded your PC there is just one month left before you will be asked for $119 for upgrading your system.
This lawsuit may open doors to more lawsuits, who knows, let’s see. If you want to know more about this lawsuit there’s much more on this issue on The Guardian website.
Get Ready if you like windows 10 then how to upgrade it use below method
Microsoft hasn’t yet closed the door all the way for those in search of a Windows 10 freebie.
You can still get your hands on a no-cost upgrade to Windows 10 by turning to a page for people who use assistive technologies.
Windows 10 had been a free upgrade to Windows 7 and 8.1 users. But that deal ended Friday, at least for most people.
You qualify for the free upgrade if you use assistive technologies, which include such features as a magnifier to better see the screen, a narrator to read text aloud, keyboard shortcuts and an on-screen keyboard. Such tech is “designed to provide additional accessibility to individuals who have physical or cognitive difficulties, impairments, and disabilities,” according to Microsoft.
Following the trials and tribulations of Windows 8, Microsoft has been working hard to coax people to jump to Windows 10. The free upgrade offer for users of Windows 7 and 8.1 was a huge part of the company’s strategy to push Windows 10. But as of Friday, people must now pay $119 for the Home edition or $199 for the Pro edition — with the exception of assistive tech users.
From your Windows 7 or 8.1 device, go to the web page entitled “Windows 10 free upgrade for customers who use assistive technologies.” Click on the Upgrade now button. Run the executable file to install the upgrade.
Microsoft then displays a series of screens that take you step by step through the set-up process. Follow the screens until Windows 10 is comfortably nestled into your device.