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    This topic contains 4 replies, has 4 voices, and was last updated by  lurks about 5 months ago.

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    • #116460 Reply

      woody
      Da Boss

      From ‘Softie Rich Turner, on the MSDN forum: Just because an “app” comes from the Windows Store does NOT automatically mean that it’s safe & suita
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    • #116483 Reply

      John in Mtl
      AskWoody Lounger

      At this stage of the game, what the h*ll use is version 10 S anyways if it is crippled to store apps!

      Speaking of Win10 S, Martin Brinkman over at Ghacks.net has an interesting article (Windows 10 S to Pro upgrades free for accessibility technology users) concerning a free upgrade to Pro version, as long as you use accessibility technologies.  Anyone can claim to use these and save the upgrade cost.

      • This reply was modified 5 months ago by  PKCano.
    • #116552 Reply

      jescott418
      AskWoody Lounger

      Why is this version default install on a premium notebook like Surface laptop? Or anything besides a educational or specifically requested system? If this is the future of Windows a walled garden of selected apps that Microsoft allows I am so moving on to Linux or Mac OS.  Notice how Microsoft gradually implements these changes over time so as to acclimate the end user to accept them.

      • #116583 Reply

        lurks about
        AskWoody Lounger

        I am not sure 10S was requested by anyone. This seems to be a ‘me too’ effort. ChromeOS is basically a Linux distro customized for ‘the cloud’. It is not the only Linux distro customized for ‘the cloud’. 10S seems to a crippled version that very few will want. Plus the supposed target market is not tech saavy enough to install any OS so the upgrade offer is pointless.

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