Three things are certain in this life: death, taxes, and a constant barrage of reminders to update your operating system. Microsoft asks to download again Windows 11with the humble look of a tired parent reminding a lost child to eat broccoli.

It’s fair to say that the transition from Windows 10 wasn’t easy, especially for gamers. A number of bugs frustrate those determined to dive into Microsoft’s latest OS, including a Windows 11 update that froze AMD processors and a Windows 11 22H2 update causes poor GPU performance.

But that hasn’t stopped Microsoft from encouraging everyone to switch to the new software. The latest attempt is more obnoxious than the others: users report intrusive full-page ads for Windows 11 that appear when they turn on their machines (via The latest version of Windows).

This ad thwarts any attempt by the user to downplay or ignore the company’s gracious offer, instead scrolling through several pages of Windows 11 features such as “a more user-friendly interface, enhanced security features, improved performance, and productivity enhancements.” Microsoft also shines a light on its offering for gamers, boasting top-notch graphics and an unrivaled array of games available.

But what if we gamers don’t want eat our broccoli? Well, tough. Support for Windows 10 will end in 2025, that is, it won’t be long before the operating system is actually terminated. There are, of course, many advantages to adopting the latest OS, and a Windows 11 Steam Deck it seems that Microsoft plans to introduce full support for portable devices.