Chrome users on Windows 10 devices are finding themselves bombarded with ads
Windows 10 users are finding themselves dealing with even more adverts than ever as Microsoft launches a new offensive against third-party programs.
Google Chrome users are finding that they are seeing persistent adverts aiming to get more Microsoft-made services and programs into the browser.
This has led to yet more criticism being levelled at Microsoft for another pushy update and upgrade campaign.
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A report from Myce.com noted that pop-up adverts promoting the benefits of Microsoft's own extensions are regularly appearing on their devices.
The adverts for Microsoft's Personal Shopping Assistant extension appear when Google chrome is pinned to the task bar of a Windows 10 device.
Although the pop-up window can be quickly closed, the advert reportedly re-appears later on.
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This pop-up reportedly pestered Google Chrome users on Windows 10 devices
The creeping incursion of adverts within Windows 10 has proved a controversial issue for Microsoft and its users in recent months.
The company has previously used similar tactics to urge users of Google Chrome to switch to its own Microsoft Edge browser, which it says offers better power usage and battery life consumption.
Another version of the advert tells users that they can sign up for Microsoft Rewards and earn points every time they use Edge instead of a rival browser.
Microsoft is reportedly hard at work preparing Windows 10 Creators Update, with the company's next big upgrade set for release later this year.
The launch should bring a wide selection of improvements and upgrades, both could also herald a whole new bombardment of adverts to its users.
A recent report found that the updated version of the Share tool now included an option to download third-party software to their device.
Several major Windows apps and services already come with similar promotions, including the Start Menu and lock screen.