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Escape from Windows 10 S mode a second time

I'm working on a laptop that came in Windows 10 S mode (don't ask). The laptop has already switched out of S mode via the Windows Store app. This was some time ago. Later, I ran a BIOS update for the ...
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Remote desktop control in Windows 10 S tablet

Is it possible to have remote desktop control like TeamViewer or VNC server installed on a tablet running Windows 10 S? I have tried searching in the store for any remote control app I know, but no go....
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Is there a way to install Windows 10 in S mode in a VM?

We want to start testing how some parts of our website work for Windows 10 in S mode Edge users since there are sure to be differences due to the nature of our products. But I can't figure out how to ...
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How to install Visual Studio 2017 Community Edition on Windows 10 Home “S”

Windows 10 Home S only installs apps that are verified for the Microsoft Store. For example, Arduino IDE installed just fine. I'd expect all Microsoft products to be verified for sure. However, I'...
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Is there any way to install and run an UWP app on windows10 in S mode?

After enable S mode on windows 10. I try to setup and run an app which isn't on MS Store. .exe app is blocked. So I try using UWP app package to setup. And now i have installed an UWP app. But it is ...
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Use youtube-dl on Windows 10 S

Is there any method to run youtube-dl on Windows 10 S ? For example any UWP app allowing cmd sort of functionality.
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Can Office 2010 Standard be installed on Windows 10 S?

Windows 10 S only allows apps from the Windows Store to be installed, but I'd like to know if there's any way that Office 2010 can be installed on Windows 10 S if I download an ISO for it.
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Downgrade Windows 10 to Windows 10 S

I have an old Windows 10 Home laptop that I never use. The main reason why I don't use it is because it is so slow. If I install Windows 10 S on it, it'll probably become more relaxing to use. What ...
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How can I install non-Windows Store software on a Windows 10S PC?

Is there any way to install a non-Windows Store program I downloaded, on a Windows 10 S PC?
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In the new Windows 10 S will I be able to create and run my own programs without putting them in the Windows Store?

I read someplace that (I guess for security reasons) the new Windows 10 S will only run programs that are from the Windows Store. I like to write my own programs. Will they not run unless I put them ...
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Choose an app on “open with” [duplicate]

On Windows, when I try and open a file that doesn't have a program registered for its extension, it asks you "How do you want to open this file?" and shows you a list of suggested programs it thinks ...