1. davidhk129's Avatar
    excerpts :

    If Windows 10 S will only allow apps that can be downloaded from the Microsoft Store, it can run the new downloadable Linux apps, right? Wrong!

    Here's why: Microsoft is actively blocking "command-line" apps that run outside the safe environment of Windows 10 S, Microsoft senior program manager Rich Turner wrote in a blog post on Thursday.

    And it's not just Linux. Examples of other low-level apps that won't run under Windows 10 S include the Windows Console, Cmd/PowerShell, or Linux/Bash/WSL instances.


    Sources :

    http://www.pcworld.com/article/31973...ndows-app.html
    By Mark Hachman
    Senior Editor, PCWorld |
    May 19, 2017 12:06 PM PT

    https://betanews.com/2017/05/19/micr...-windows-10-s/
    Last edited by davidhk129; 05-19-2017 at 08:23 PM.
    05-19-2017 04:57 PM
  2. T Moore's Avatar
    You can't downgrade to another version of Windows either.
    05-19-2017 05:02 PM
  3. xandros9's Avatar
    But this doesn't affect actual Linux installs like the title implies, correct?
    05-19-2017 07:57 PM
  4. davidhk129's Avatar
    But this doesn't affect actual Linux installs like the title implies, correct?
    https://betanews.com/2017/05/19/micr...-windows-10-s/

    excerpt:
    I was sort of hopeful for Windows 10 S when Microsoft made a shocking announcement at Build 2017 that it is bringing Linux distributions to the Windows Store. This gave the impression that students using the S variant of the OS would be able to tinker with Linux. Unfortunately, this is not the case as Microsoft will be blocking Linux on the new OS. In other words, not all apps in the store will be available for Windows 10 S.

    "Windows 10 S does not run command-line applications, nor the Windows Console, Cmd / PowerShell, or Linux/Bash/WSL instances since command-line apps run outside the safe environment that protects Windows 10 S from malicious / misbehaving software," says Rich Turner, Senior Product Manager, Microsoft.
    05-19-2017 08:18 PM
  5. Ayrton01CZ's Avatar
    To be honest I don't think that's an issue. Take a look at the very definition of Windows 10 S, it is definitely not for programmers and administrators who may need to use these features. It's targeted for home users and students, it's unlikely that they would need any of this.

    And IT students will always work with Pro versions anyway.
    06-02-2017 04:15 PM

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