Recently, Microsoft officially announced that Windows 10 will start rolling out on July 29th, 2015. Specifically, Microsoft allowed Cortana to announce the big news. We all know that all Computer users are waiting for Windows 10, Microsoft is cracking down on consumers who have struggled with installing important Windows updates in the past.
The company has announced that home users will have to agree to receive automatic updates with Windows 10 so if you’ve slacked off in the past – intentionally or not – if you plan to stick with Windows you’re going to be up to date whether you want to be or not.
Windows 10 Update
Windows 10 will supposedly be the last version of Windows so Microsoft really wants everybody to upgrade. Once you’ve upgraded, you’ll be kept up to date forever through Microsoft’s new automatic upgrade system. Updates will just happen in the background but business users and IT departments will have the option to disable that if they wish.
Most experts believe that the choice to provide automatic upgrades stems from the sting of Windows XP. The company tried multiple times to end support for the ancient OS but had to continuously push the date back because there were still so many instances of XP running.
Microsoft finally managed to ditch XP a few years back, but they’re still running paid custom report programs. Upgrades to Windows 8 have been pretty slow too because most Windows users are still utilizing Windows 7 So we Hope Windows 10 is much batter options to upgrades from previous versions.
Microsoft hasn’t mentioned any improvements in the update scheme yet but we’ll see what happens. One reason everyone disables automatic updates is because they almost always require a restart.
If Microsoft starts forcing everybody to agree to automatic updating with constant restarts, they might have some pretty testy customers on their hands. However, there is a bright side.
Is your PC running on Window 7? Would you be happy to be auto updated to the new Window 10?