Microsoft Windows 10 S Mode is a slim edition and helps boosting the operating system to be installed over 825 million times. It is more useful in the education sector because some specific amount of control and limitation is essential in this area. Windows 10 S Mode is more protected than other iterations of the operating system. The S Mode is considerably a lightweight and gets benefits from the regular published updates from Microsoft. Windows 10 S Mode received useful storage space tools with the Windows 10 May 2019 Update. It has the ability to natively play Xbox One games. It is noteworthy that Microsoft is apparently expanding its products of lightweight operating systems with the rumored Windows Lite.
Point to be noted that Windows 10 S Mode was actually announced on 2nd May 2017, now launching on 2nd October 2020. Fast forward to 2019 and Windows 10 S is as big as ever with devices using it still filling the shelves and making such lower spec Windows 10 devices more flexible now than ever before. Moreover, there will be a UI toggle to let Windows 10 users switch in and out of S Mode. But, switching out of the Windows 10 S Mode is still a permanent one-way street. You can get out of S Mode easier, just go to the Windows Store and search for Switch out of S Mode. One should have qualifying devices to get windows 10 S mode, which are already enabled in S mode.
It is important that Windows 10 S isn’t for individual sale, but it is a perfect option for IT administrators in education as well as laptops found in stores and online. Google’s Chromebooks have already got unprecedented success and popularity in the education sector. Microsoft subsidizes the cost of the OS to hardware manufacturers, and Windows 10 S mode is free for users. So, users don’t pay for Windows 10 S Mode, but just paying for the hardware running it. You can find devices running Windows 10 S Mode starting at just $189 and cap out around $299. PC manufacturers including Acer, Dell, HP, and Lenovo have Windows 10 S Mode powered devices.