Microsoft Starts Abusing Windows 10 Users to Gain Market Share

By | October 19, 2015 | 2 Comments


Microsoft Starts Abusing Windows 10 Users to Gain Market ShareWhen Opera complained about bundling Internet Explorer with Windows 7 to the EU and asked to include the famous browser ballot screen, we thought it wasn’t the best decision for the consumers as most have no idea what they are doing on their machines and an extra pop-up could have confused them even more.

Then, Mozilla complained that setting Firefox as default web browser in Windows 10 is not exactly as straightforward as it should be, and then we too did not understand what was the fuss all about. It was easy, at least for us.

Well, third time is the charm, as it looks like Microsoft has started nagging Windows 10 users to give their (incomplete and broken) Edge browser another go. According to the latest report, this is what happens in the latest Windows 10 preview (build 10568) when you switch to Chrome, Firefox or any other (better) web browser:

Microsoft Starts Abusing Windows 10 Users to Gain Market Share

It will start nagging you to give Edge another go and don’t make a switch yet. Yes, you can’t even have your own opinion anymore. Want to go with Opera or Vivaldi? No! Must.use.Edge.

Bad, Microsoft, bad.

[Via: TheVerge]


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Vygantas is a former web designer whose projects are used by companies such as AMD, NVIDIA and departed Westood Studios. Being passionate about software, Vygantas began his journalism career back in 2007 when he founded FavBrowser.com. Having said that, he is also an adrenaline junkie who enjoys good books, fitness activities and Forex trading.

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  1. LAMBDA471 says:

    Edge is too stripped down at this point to be even considered using, even the most non-tech-savvy people that I know would insist on using a non-Microsoft browser.

  2. rfv says:

    Th Edge logo is … so communist!

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