It sounds unbelievable but it’s really true. Some people are finding it difficult to use the computer and especially to access the desktop. The reason? Is that Microsoft decided to bet on an ad to Microsoft 365 that occupies the entire screen. The problem is that, apparently, people only have one option. Either adhere or adhere. It is a case to say that if you want to use Windows, advertising forces you to try Microsoft 365 by force.
Advertising forces you to try Microsoft 365 forcibly!
In fact, a Reddit user published a photo of his computer running Windows 10 showing an ad for Microsoft 365. In that post he said that “Windows 10 prevents me from entering the desktop without first being forced to accept the free trial and $100 monthly thereafter (obviously canceled afterwards, but WTF Microsoft)”.
When advertising appears, the user has two options: “Try for free” and “No thanks”. Strangely, if a user clicks on “No thanks”, they are redirected to a payment confirmation page where they apparently have no option but to click on “Start trial, pay later”.
As the BleepingComputer website points out, other users have reported seeing a different variant of the ad that uses “Next” and “No thanks” buttons. However, even the no thanks button takes you to the payment page.
As there is no apparent way to bypass the ad, the only thing users can do is enter their card information and then unsubscribe later. This through your Microsoft account. If they don’t cancel, they will be charged $109 per month after the trial period.
As some Redditors point out, it’s possible that this behavior is just a bug. This is because the “Don’t buy” button is there but it doesn’t work. However, it is still annoying for users who need to quickly access the desktop.
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