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Windows 10 news recap: Samsung Flow on non-Samsung PCs, France drops privacy complaints, and more

Welcome back to our Windows 10 news recap. We are continuing the trend of our weekly “Windows 10 news recap” series where we go over the top stories of the past week in the world of Microsoft’s flagship operating system.

Windows XP regains some market share, Windows 7 drops, according to NetMarketShare

Taking a u-turn from May, June saw Windows XP regaining some previously lost market share in NetMarketShare’s statistics, while Windows 7 fell slightly.

NetMarketShare June 2017

In wake of ransomware attacks, India presses Microsoft for discount on Windows 10 upgrades

Following multiple ransomware attacks lately, India is pressing Microsoft to discount Windows 10 upgrades, in order to encourage more people and businesses alike to upgrade to the latest, more secure operating system.

Windows 10 Build 2017

France drops privacy law complaints against Windows 10

Last year, France’s national information comission raised concerns about the data collected by Windows 10. At the time, Microsoft said that Windows 10 followed privacy regulations. Now, the commission has said that Microsoft has made changes that has reduced data collection by half and that it now complies with privacy regulations.

Samsung Flow updated, now supports any Windows 10 PC, unlock a Windows 10 PC with a Samsung phone

Previously only available on Samsung-based Windows 10 PCs, Samsung is now bringing Samsung Flow to all compatible Windows 10 PCs, allowing PCs to be unlocked using a Samsung phone, as well as cross-device notifications, and more.

That’s it for this week – we’ll be back next week with more Windows 10 news!

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