Microsoft finally removes the Get Windows 10 app from Windows 7 and 8.1 PCs

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When Microsoft released Windows 10, the company offered the OS as a free upgrade to existing Windows 7 and Windows 8.1 users. The update lasted for a whole year, and Microsoft promoted the offer using the Get Windows 10 app. The app notified users about the free upgrade offer, but some users decided not to upgrade to Windows 10. The Get Windows 10 app also got Microsoft into some trouble as the company got sued a couple of times. However, the free upgrade offer ended just two months ago, but Microsoft today removed the Get Windows 10 app from Windows 7 and 8.1 PCs. The software giant today released KB3184143 to those on Windows 7 and Windows 8.1, which removes the Get Windows 10 app:

This update removes the Get Windows 10 app and other software related to the Windows 10 free upgrade offer that expired on July 29, 2016. For a complete list of the software removed by this Windows Update, see the update replacement information.

Obviously, this isn’t anything surprising to see as the Windows 10 upgrade offer already ended two months ago. Windows 7 and 8.1 users can still upgrade to Windows 10, but it isn’t available for free anymore. If you want to get Windows 10, you will have to pay $119 for Windows 10 Home, and $199 for Windows 10 Pro.

If you are on Windows 7 or Windows 8.1, you’ll be able to get the latest update from Windows Update on  your PC. After installing the update, the Get Windows 10 app should disappear from your PC.

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