Microsoft Confirms Reducing Chromebook-Killer Windows 10 S to a "Mode"

Microsoft Confirms Reducing Chromebook-Killer Windows 10 S to a

You can't install normal Windows programs on 10S, because the only software it can handle are UWP (Universal Windows Platform) apps from the Windows store. Microsoft even a year ago offered a chance to all Windows 10 S users to upgrade to Windows 10 Pro for free.

But it appears as though Windows 10 S hasn't been received as well as Microsoft had hoped.

By switching to a mode rather than a completely separate version of the Windows operating system, it certainly simplifies things for Microsoft.

The Windows 10 S version was announced in 2017 as a lightweight version of its OS that could simplify low-end devices for the education market. This isn't confirmed by Microsoft yet, and users will expect clearer details of these aspects of the S Mode shifting.

Experts expect the Windows 10 S Mode to stick to the same 'philosophy.' Also, with the new mode, Microsoft will be able to push that philosophy on more Windows users as the OS will be available on most versions in the Windows 10 family.

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Voter freebies and funding for campaign materials could "potentially influence the voting public" in the APC's favour, it added. More than 3.1 million voters are registered for the polls across the small West African nation.

Authorities in France, for example, took formal action against Microsoft in 2016 for "excessive collection of personal data", although they closed that case in June after the company introduced a new privacy dashboard and other changes. Windows 10 Build 17618 is a big release as it marks the comeback of Sets, a tabbed-like interface in Windows 10. Instead, users will be able to access the platform as a "mode" within existing full Windows 10 installations.

Microsoft is testing this feature with its Windows Insiders today, and the company still hasn't committed to when we'll see tabs broadly across Windows 10.

Part of the appeal of Chrome OS and Windows 10 S mode is the ability to perform basic tasks required for work and education on a capable laptop or PC that is much less expensive than a traditional computer.

Recent rumors had suggested that Microsoft was planning to scrap its paid upgrade scheme for some Windows 10 S device owners who want to upgrade to Windows 10.

Belfiore prefaced this reveal by stating "we", speaking for Microsoft, "use [Windows 10 S] as an option for schools or businesses that want the "low-hassle"/ guaranteed performance version".

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