Get ready for yet another change to ‘Get Windows 10’ nagware

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Windows 7 and 8.1 customers who have been force-fed Windows 10 are an unhappy lot. Now statements attributed to Microsoft spokesperson Lisa Gurry promise that, starting this week, new alerts in the Get Windows 10 process will offer users a clear choice to decline Windows 10.

If that sounds familiar, consider the promise Windows honcho Terry Myerson made last October that “You can specify that you no longer want to receive notifications of the Windows 10 upgrade through the Windows 7 or Windows 8.1 settings pages.” Eight months later — and one month before the marched upgrades are expected to end on July 29 — we may finally be getting some relief.

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