Microsoft Windows 10’s S mode is safe for its users. It can be termed safe because it supports the device to only install applications from the MS Store. This implies that it is safer than the Windows 10 Operating System.
Earlier, this brand was called as Windows10 S but recently in the year 2018 it was renamed as S mode.
Know about Microsoft Windows 10’s S mode
Want to know about the limitations for Windows 10 in S Mode?
- The applications will be downloaded from the MS Store application store only.
- Microsoft Edge will be the set internet browser.
- Bing will be set as the search engine.
Want to know about the upsides of Windows 10 in S Mode?
- As it supports the device to only install applications from the MS Store, it results in the safety of the device. The system gets saved from the viruses that enter from the application which are installed from the websites. So in simple words, it protects your device from getting harmed.
- As it supports the device to only install applications from the MS Store application store results in not letting many background programs from working and making it inefficient.
How can I get to know that Windows 10 in S mode is working on my system?
Go through the following steps to know whether Windows 10 in S mode working on your system or not.
- Firstly, go to the Windows 10 Action Center.
- Then, choose All settings.
- Next, tap on System.
- After that, from the menu tap on About.
- Lastly, look for Windows specifications title, below this will be the option of Edition, near to that if it has been written over there that’ Windows 10 Home in S mode’ or ‘Windows 10 Pro in S mode’, then this implies that S mode has been downloaded on your system and it’s presently working as well.
How to search for purchased applications on Windows 10 in S mode?
- In the MS Store, choose the ‘ellipsis’ which will be located at the corner of it.
- Then, click on Downloads and Updates to watch all of your installed and updated applications.
- Lastly, you must click on the application about which you want to know more in a bit detail.
Hope this blog gave you some idea about the Windows 10 S mode.
Stephen Strange is a self-professed security expert; he has been making the people aware of the security threats. His passion is to write about Cybersecurity, cryptography, malware, social engineering, internet and new media. He writes for Norton security products at norton.com/setup.