Windows 10 Operators get Spam asking to Install PSA for Chrome
Operators of Windows 10 are complaining of Microsoft sending them spam mails to load PSA (Personal Shopping Assistant) of Microsoft as an additional feature in their Google Chrome Web-browsers while the software giant has been doing so via persistent pop-ups emerging out of the taskbar. Tech Times posted this, January 22, 2017.
It is reported that the pop-up for PSA add-on gets exhibited on the top of the Chrome symbol within the taskbar showing a message to fast make price comparisons over the Net by installing Microsoft's PSA for Chrome.
A 12 month old PSA add-on fundamentally helps to compare prices of products users would like to buy by assisting them to move from one shopping website to another. The complainants lament that Microsoft isn't concerned about if users are seeking for buying something else merely want the PSA pop-up to stop without having to really install it.
Certainly the tactic of forced installation angered a lot of users which made them actually load the PSA extension only for leaving complaints and adverse remarks within Chrome's Store after which they uninstalled it. This isn't really surprising while it's also unbelievable that Microsoft didn't see it happening.
After this, around mid-2016, end-users of Microsoft Windows 10 continuously got notifications about Chrome web-browser eroding the battery of their PCs while they must therefore load Microsoft's Edge web-browser in place of Chrome. By not having the pop-up in criticism of Google Chrome work, Microsoft possibly was trying to make Chrome users strongly dislike the browser. While it's merely speculation, it isn't also very hard to think in that manner because Microsoft does aggressive marketing very well so much so that it once talked against its Windows 7 OS only for getting its end-users to adopt Windows 10 instead.
People using Windows are aware of Microsoft's tendency for marketing its products so aggressively that it manages to devalue its older software merely to make people adopt their newer versions.
Unfortunately, the above promotional tactic merely increases people's utter dislike for the product still the company hasn't learnt its lesson while repeating it with Windows 10.