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Woman wins $10,000 after suing Microsoft over 'Forced' Windows 10 Upgrade

Woman wins $10,000 after suing Microsoft over 'Forced' Windows 10 Upgrade
Jun 28, 2016
Since the launch of Windows 10 in July last year, Microsoft is constantly pestering users to upgrade their PCs running older versions of the operating system. However, many users who are happy with Windows 7 or Windows 8.1 and don't want upgrade to Windows 10 now or anytime soon are sick of this forceful unwanted upgrade. One of the victims to this unwanted Windows 10 installation has made Microsoft pay $10,000. A California woman has won $10,000 from Microsoft over an unwanted Windows 10 upgrade. Must Read: How to Stop Windows 7 or 8 from Downloading Windows 10 Automatically . Teri Goldstein sued Microsoft for upgrading her computer to Windows 10 without her authorization, which made it slow and unusable for days at a time, reports the Seattle Times. The PC used by Goldstein, who operates a Californian travel agency, was apparently upgraded to Windows 10 shortly after Microsoft offered free upgrade to Windows 7 and 8.1 users last year. Goldstein said the updat

How to Disable Windows 10 Upgrade (Forever) With Just One Click

How to Disable Windows 10 Upgrade (Forever) With Just One Click
Mar 30, 2016
If you are a Windows 7 or Windows 8.1 user, who don't want to upgrade to Windows 10 now or anytime soon, you might be sick of Microsoft constantly pestering you to upgrade your OS. Aren't you? With its goal to deploy Windows 10 on over 1 Billion devices worldwide, Microsoft is becoming more aggressive to convince Windows 7 and 8.1 users to upgrade to its newest operating system, and it is getting harder for users to prevent the OS being installed. But if you're worried that this out of control Windows 10 upgrade process will force you into downloading an unwanted OS; I have an easier solution to block Windows 10 upgrade on your PCs. A new free tool, dubbed Never10 , provides the user a one-click solution to disable Windows 10 upgrade until the user explicitly gives permission to install Windows 10 . Never10 has been developed by Steve Gibson, the well-known software developer and founder of Gibson Research, which is why the tool is also known as &quo

SaaS Compliance through the NIST Cybersecurity Framework

SaaS Compliance through the NIST Cybersecurity Framework
Feb 20, 2024Cybersecurity Framework / SaaS Security
The US National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) cybersecurity framework is one of the world's most important guidelines for securing networks. It can be applied to any number of applications, including SaaS.  One of the challenges facing those tasked with securing SaaS applications is the different settings found in each application. It makes it difficult to develop a configuration policy that will apply to an HR app that manages employees, a marketing app that manages content, and an R&D app that manages software versions, all while aligning with NIST compliance standards.  However, there are several settings that can be applied to nearly every app in the SaaS stack. In this article, we'll explore some universal configurations, explain why they are important, and guide you in setting them in a way that improves your SaaS apps' security posture.  Start with Admins Role-based access control (RBAC) is a key to NIST adherence and should be applied to every SaaS a

Windows 10 Upgrade Become More Creepy, No Option to Opt-Out

Windows 10 Upgrade Become More Creepy, No Option to Opt-Out
Oct 16, 2015
If you are running Windows 7 or Windows 8.1 and have no plans to switch to Windows 10, then Microsoft could force you to install Windows 10, making it harder for you to cancel or opt-out of upgrading. Note: Above image has been photoshopped, but the original screenshot taken by Windows users is given below. Reports are circulating that some Windows 7 and Windows 8.1 users are claiming that the latest Windows 10 OS has begun to automatically install itself on their PCs. According to complaints by users, Windows Update screen is only offering them the option to either: Start the upgrade process, or Reschedule the upgrade for a later date Other users are finding that the dialog boxes they are presented display a message saying that the " Upgrade to Windows 10 is Ready ," and prompting users to " Restart your PC to begin the installation ." The issue actually resided in the Windows Update process. Microsoft has listed Windows 10 as an " Op

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How to Uninstall Windows 10 and Downgrade to Windows 7 or 8

How to Uninstall Windows 10 and Downgrade to Windows 7 or 8
Aug 11, 2015
After the release of Windows 10 , Millions of Windows 7, 8 and 8.1 users have upgraded their systems to Windows 10. Thanks to Microsoft's free system update. Windows 10 inbuilt rollback vs. EaseUS System GoBack Microsoft even offers Windows users with an opportunity to downgrade their computer to their previous version of operating system after an upgrade, but the opportunity lasts for only 30 days. This is really cool, but what if you upgraded your system to Windows 10 , used it for more than a month and then realized that it's hard for you to adopt? Now, How do you get your favorite Windows version back? You don't need to go through that lengthy procedure of downloading and installing the old Windows again to downgrade your system to the previous version. I have a better and an easy solution to your problem. You can now quickly go back to your previous Windows Operating System and restore all your old applications & games with just one click. Tha
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