- A number of people using Windows 7 or 8.1 and have not yet free switched to Windows 10 , got the last days suddenly a forced update to the latest version of the operating system. According to Microsoft , it is a mistake .
The update was made via the Windows Update program, which also security patches are sent to users . According to Microsoft, there is a mistake which the Windows 10 Update ' voluntarily ' to ' mandatory ' was put.
People who do not pay attention to what kind of updates they receive via this channel, also could get a nasty surprise because the system performed the transition to a chosen date.
It is not known how many Windows users will involuntarily switched to Windows 10 . These people may within a month after the update still go back to the previous version. Microsoft Windows 10 - switching process is now completely disconnected from Windows Update , so that the error can not occur . People who were operating 'reserved' for the launch ( which means that the files already downloaded) retain the option still .