If you are not using Windows 10, you must do it now as the free upgrade will come to end on July 29th. Afterwards, you have to pay through your nose to upgrade your Windows from 7, 8, or 8.1. Meanwhile, for those who have been using Windows 10, they must notice some very annoying and frustrating things about the Operating System.
Microsoft has been offering Windows 10 as a free upgrade for genuine Windows 7, 8 and 8.1 users from the launching date and there are 2.4 millions of active users available worldwide. Here, we have identified some of these annoyances and help find solutions to some of them.
Cortana is not supported in your region
Cortana is an exciting feature of the Windows 10. According to Microsoft, it is your clever new personal assistant. It will help you find things on your PC, manage calendar, track packages, find files, chat with you, and tell jokes. To get started, type a question in the search box on the taskbar. Or select the microphone icon and talk to Cortana. Unfortunately, this feature is yet to be available in different parts the world. The countries where Cortana is available include Australia, Canada, China, France, Germany, India, Italy, Japan, Spain, The United Kingdom and the United States of America.[irp]
Forced or automatic updates
The only time you can escape Windows 10 automatic update is when you are not connected to either a wireless network or LAN. But, you are, the periodic update will be forced you. You cannot update at your own convenience. Even if you suspend the update because you don’t have data, your system will update until your computer is connected. You are choiceless as when it comes to avoiding updates.
Windows 10 is all about compulsion. Like you are forced in updating automatic, it is the same with driver installation. You can download the drivers without any fuss. However, you will discover that some of these driver Softwares may not work. Since the driver software is not working, there is no need to update your drivers. The best you can do is to download a tool from Microsoft that will block the updates.
Default App Choices Have Changed
Upgrading to Windows 10 means that your system will be automatically controlled by the new Operating System. Your default apps will now that related to Microsoft. In summary, it disrupts your system. For example, if your normal browser is Chrome, it changes to Microsoft edge. If this is not the case, whenever you open you your browser, a notification will keep popping up asking you whether you want to make Microsoft edge your default app. To pick your default apps yourself, just search for default app.
Here you go. The above is for identified frustrating things about Windows 10 you probably don’t know about. Are there any other you know about that is not listed here? Let us know using the comment box below.