As you may already know, Microsoft has cancelled Windows 10 S as a separate edition. Instead, there will be 'S mode', which can be enabled for any edition. When in S mode, Windows 10 will be restricted to running apps downloaded from the Store only. A new official announcement reveals that Windows 10 in S Mode will become available this Spring. Also, upgrades to full Windows versions will be free.
Windows 10 S is the new edition of Windows 10 with the big difference from regular editions being that it does not have support for installing and running Win32 programs: you can only install apps that are available in the Windows Store. Microsoft has now made it possible for anyone to test the new edition of Windows 10.
Windows 10 S is the new edition for Windows 10 with the big difference from regular editions being that it does not have Win32-app support: you can only install apps that are available in the Windows Store. Today, Microsoft announced that it is making Windows 10 S available to MSDN subscribers.
Microsoft has started shipping all of its Surface Laptop pre-orders a few days ago and made it available for purchase in select countries. That also means Windows 10 S, the edition that runs only apps from the Windows Store, is now available publicly for the first time ever. Of course, Microsoft had to offer a way to use its own desktop apps and services on that edition too so the company has finally published Office 365 applications into its own Windows Store. Continue reading
During the Build 2017 event, Microsoft announced that in addition to Ubuntu, users of Windows 10 will be able to install SUSE, Ubuntu and Fedora console terminals from the Windows Store. However, this ability will be limited to "full" versions of Windows 10. The new edition, Windows 10 S, won't support this feature.
As you may have heard already, Microsoft is working on a new Windows SKU, known as Windows 10 Cloud. More information has become available about this build. Also, its official name was revealed, which is Windows 10 S.