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Windows 10 has become a recommended update

We warned you in our previous articles that Windows 10 was going to become a recommended update for Windows 7 and Windows 8 users. Microsoft previously announced that this would happen in early 2016 and now it has.
windows 10 logo banner bwAccording to a Microsoft's spokesperson:

As we shared in late October on the Windows Blog, we are committed to making it easy for our Windows 7 and Windows 8.1 customers to upgrade to Windows 10. We updated the upgrade experience today to help our customers, who previously reserved their upgrade, schedule a time for their upgrade to take place.

This means the Windows 10 upgrade offer and setup files will be downloaded to the user's computer when recommended updates are turned on. Most users have these updates enabled, so the adoption of Windows 10 is expected to skyrocket.

Even though Windows 10 will be automatically downloaded, the user will have to explicitly confirm the upgrade at least once. Also, if users install Windows 10 and are disappointed by it, they will be able to roll back the installation to a previous Windows version within 31 days.

Microsoft is known to be pushing Windows 10 very aggressively. It is their official upgrade policy, which they think is acceptable. Users who would like to avoid the Windows 10 upgrade should be more careful now (via: windowscentral).

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Author: Sergey Tkachenko

Sergey Tkachenko is a software developer who started Winaero back in 2011. On this blog, Sergey is writing about everything connected to Microsoft, Windows and popular software. Follow him on Telegram, Twitter, and YouTube.

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