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Windows 11 is now showing ads when you sign out

November 8, 2022

Via: BGR

When it comes to bizarre ad placement, few companies can top Microsoft. We have written about Microsoft’s Start menu ads in the past, but its latest ad placement is among the most peculiar we can remember seeing. Some Windows 11 users are now seeing ads in the sign-out menu that pops up when they click on the user icon in the Start menu.

On Sunday, Albacore on Twitter (via Bleeping Computer) posted screenshots of the menu with a new option at the top: “Back up your files.” Sounds like good advice!

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