Windows 10's next update will be called 'Spring Creators Update'

Windows 10 S Coming To All Windows 10 Versions Thanks To The S Mode

Developers and others in Microsoft's Windows Insiders program are getting a first look at new privacy options to control what kinds of user information the company can access for the goal of improving its products and services. One of the largest gaps in app store coverage is the lack of choices for internet browsers; Windows 10 S users are pretty much stuck with the Edge browser bundled with the OS.

Windows 10 S was created to simplify administration for school sysadmins by running only apps from the Windows Store and designed to run on low-priced hardware.

This news comes straight from Microsoft VP Joe Belfiore, who tweeted it out last last night, stating, "Next year 10S will be a "mode" of existing versions, not a distinct version".

We're also waiting to hear what this means for antivirus and security apps, which will reportedly also run in S Mode, despite being Win32.exe files.

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You can either purchase Windows 10 Home or Windows 10 Pro PC with S mode enabled.

It remains unclear how turning Windows 10 S into a "mode" will alleviate customers' confusion. Belfiore called out the security, faster boot time, better battery life and consistent performance that Windows 10's S mode produces. Belfiore says in his blog post that over 20 different devices have shipped with Windows 10 S pre-installed. Even though there is no definite timeline given by the Redmond-based software giant, we expect the company to push Windows 10 S within the next few months.

In Belfiore's official blog post, that rumor has been debunked: "If a customer does want to switch out of S mode, they will be able to do so at no charge, regardless of edition".

Microsoft today released a new Cumulative Update for Windows 10 devices running Creators Update aka version 1703. Previously, if users wanted to switch from Windows 10 S to Windows 10 Pro, they would have to pay $49, as pointed out by ZDNet. It was released on July 29,2015.It is the first version of Windows that receives ongoing feature updates.

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