Microsoft Now Labels Windows 10 as a Recommended Update

Nearly six months after releasing Windows 10, Microsoft has begun pushing the new operating system as a ‘Recommended Update’ to users. While the change in the labelling (prior to the announcement it was an ‘optional’ update), will help many users upgrade their computer, it would also mean that things will become more annoying for those who don’t want Windows 10 on their system yet. Last year, Microsoft said that it would categorise the Windows 10 update as a Recommended Updatein early 2016. That day has come. Microsoft on Monday confirmed…

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Windows 10 Surpasses 200 Million Installations Worldwide

At a media event in October, Microsoft announced that Windows 10, its newest desktop operating system, had surpassed 110 million installations worldwide – after its launch at the end of July. According to a new report, the install count is now well over 200 million. The achievement, if valid, comes roughly five months after the release of Windows 10. There are several factors in play behind the fast adoption of Windows 10. The first being, Microsoft released the developer preview of the new operating system to enthusiasts last year. As of July 2015, there were more than…

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