(CNet) Windows Updates aren't always a good thing. Sometimes, an unwanted automatic update can ruin your day...or livelihood. Just ask Teri Goldstein, the California travel agent whose computer allegedly kept crashing after an unwanted upgrade to Windows 10 -- right in the middle of her busiest season.
But Goldstein struck back. Last month, she won $10,000 from Microsoft for the business she says she lost, and the new computers she says she had to buy to replace her crippled PC.
Goldstein spoke to both Computerworld and The Seattle Times at length about the problems, which began back in August 2015. That's actually months before Microsoft's recent extra-sneaky push to trick Windows 7 and 8 users into upgrading to the new operating system, but Goldstein says she was fooled none the same.
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