Microsoft: If You Are Going to Put Ads in Windows 10, Be Smart About it (Premium)

Brad Sams

At this point in the Windows 10 lifecycle, seeing an advertisement in Windows 10 has become commonplace. While I still believe that Microsoft should not be shoving games and other random apps/junk down our throats, I wouldn't be as annoyed when they advertise their own apps/services if they did it intelligently.

This morning, when logging on to my machine after a having been off for the fourth of July, I was presented with a pop-up notification on the taskbar telling me how Edge on my mobile device can sync passwords, favorites and other content to my phone.

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