Microsoft’s Naggy Windows 10 Upgrade Prompt Interrupts Meteorologist’s Weathercast

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If you’re a Windows 7 or Windows 8 user that hasn’t yet upgraded to Windows 10, it stands to reason that you’ve been bombarded at some point to upgrade. Microsoft is really pushing its free upgrade to Windows 10 and is trying every trick in the book to get users to take advantage of its latest and greatest operating system. However, at least for one meteorologist, the Windows 10 upgrade prompt came during an inopportune time — right in the middle of a live weathercast. Metinka Slater, a meteorologist with Des Moines CBS affiliate KCCI 8, was going about her business, giving viewers a rundown of the 12-hour rainfall totals in the area when a nagging Windows 10 upgrade screen popped up, just like it has for thousands (if not millions) of everyday Windows users. But rather than get flustered or give into Microsoft’s demands, Slater laughed off the annoyance. “Ahh, Microsoft recommends upgrading to Windows 10. What should I do,” Slater joked. “Don't you love when that pops up?” Read More: Hot Hardware

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