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Prashanthigupta
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Cannot install any software from Windows S Mode

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Microsoft Windows 10 in S Mode

I cannot install python or any open software from Windows S mode. How do I do that? Please advice.

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@Prashanthigupta 

Windows S mode only allows installing software from the MS Store.  If you wanted to install other items, you should have done more research before you bought this PC, because this is a known limitation of S Mode PCs.

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Hi, @Prashanthigupta 

 

You can switch out of Windows S mode by reading the info at the link below.

 

If you do that, you can't go back to S mode.

 

https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/help/4456067/windows-10-switch-out-of-s-mode

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