"A few days after Microsoft released Windows 10 to the public last year, Teri Goldstein’s computer started trying to download and install the new operating system. The update, which she says she didn’t authorize, failed. Instead, the computer she uses to run her Sausalito, Calif., travel-agency business slowed to a crawl. It would crash, she says, and be unusable for days at a time. “I had never heard of Windows 10,” Goldstein said. “Nobody ever asked me if I wanted to update.” When outreach to Microsoft’s customer support didn’t fix the issue, Goldstein took the software giant to court, seeking compensation for lost wages and the cost of a new computer. ..." Entire article at: http://www.seattletimes.com/busines...raws-flak-for-pushing-windows-10-on-pc-users/ Microsoft dropped the appeal and claimed that they did so only to stop the litigation. I believe that MS dropped the appeal because they did not want to set a precedent that Windows 10 is destructive to users and business.