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Microsoft backports data slurp to Windows 7 and 8 via patches

Sir_Hops_A_Lot

It's interesting to see people catching Microsoft's BS with Windows 10 - and now these patches - but no one really noticed that the whole point of removing the START button in 8 was to force the captive audience of Windows users into an operating environment supported by an app store where MS thought they'd be able get a chunk of the piles of billions of dollars that Apple, Google and Amazon were playing in that Balmer et all, dimissed as a fad.

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