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GeneralIn the news: Windows security: We'll delete tools that bully you to buy upgrades, says Microsoft Pin
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I don't really see any great irony there.

As much as many people are trying to equate it with Microsoft's (admittedly sometimes heavy handed) approach to pushing updates, I don't really see a parallel between a company trying to keep their OS secure and up-to-date and the "YOUR COMPUTER IS UNPROTECTED BUY OUR PREMIUM VERSION NOW!" brigade. MS aren't the ones demanding money every time you boot up your machine.

In reality, they're actually keeping their prices down by doing so (imagine what it would cost to support every old version of Windows) which is a rather different thing altogether.

MS are by no means perfect but I think it's a bit unfair to give them flak for protecting their users from borderline malware.

But, hey, if it's more in the spirit of the internet, then let's go with "Yarbles to M$, incompetent muppets, evil empire, evil people, everything they do is rubbish especially Windows 10 - I can't really tell you why I think it's rubbish but it must be because it isn't open-source/hasn't got a nice shiny apple on it/someone cool said that it isn't cool (delete as appropriate)."
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