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Hello All, I just purchased this laptop yesterday and now trying to install google chrome and firefox are a project I have will only operate in these browsers.  I tried several times and was meet with a security window, something about the S mode must be disabled.  Yet I go to do  so and it recommends that I don't and still does not allow me to turn it off.  Please advise, I can I get chrome or firefox to install ?

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@cookie110 

Had you done some research BEFORE you bought this PC, you would have learned the SAD news about S Mode PCs is that they ONLY allow the installation of applications from the MS Store!  That is the main reason they are discounted so much!

 

You CAN switch away from S Mode -- but it is a ONE WAY effort and some folks have reported their PCs being corrupted after that.

 

So my suggestion is that if what you really want is a PC that can install whatever you want, you return this one and purchase a PC that is NOT configured to run S Mode.

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