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Introducing Windows 10 in S mode. Do the things you want with protection you can count on and performance that lasts, with Windows 10 in S mode. 1. READ THE FAQ. Microsoft-verified security.

Windows 10 in S mode is a version of Windows 10 that's streamlined for security and performance, while providing a familiar Windows experience. To increase security, it allows only apps from the Microsoft Store, and requires Microsoft Edge for safe browsing. For more info, see the Windows 10 in S mode page.

Windows 10 in S mode is designed for security and performance, exclusively running apps from the Microsoft Store. If you want to install an app that isn't available in the Microsoft Store, you'll need to switch out of S mode. Switching out of S mode is one-way. If you make the switch, you won't be able to go back to Windows 10 in S mode.

My Windows 10 S PC won't install some apps. Is that normal? If you have a Windows 10 PC running Windows 10 S (such as a Surface Laptop), you may notice that it won't install apps from outside the Microsoft Store. Don't worry—that's the way we designed it.

Unfortunately, Windows 10 in S mode does not allow apps to run that are not from the Microsoft Store. So programs like Sysinternals Autologon will not run. Neither will regedt32.exe. I've tried both of these, as they are usually the suggested ways of setting up autologon other than Netplwiz.