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Everything you need to know about Windows 10 S

Everything you need to know about Windows 10 S
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If you love Windows 10, you need to know about a huge change that's coming. Or, if you don't love it but your company or your school uses it, you need to know about this, too.

It's an entirely new operating system that has some compelling reasons to give it a try. If you want an inexpensive option to securely use the internet and familiar programs from Microsoft Office, this new operating system could be for you.

It will also let you login in about 15 seconds with no password. Plus, Microsoft says you'll be able to use its first Windows 10 S computer, Surface Laptop, for up to 14.5 hours on a single battery charge.

At least, those are some of the promises that Microsoft is making about Windows 10 S. But, this isn't the Windows 10 home version you're probably using at home or the Windows 10 Pro version you're using at work. Here's what you need to know.

Windows 10 S is a streamlined operating system that will come pre-installed on computers like Surface Laptop, HP's ProBook x360 Education Edition and others. It's Microsoft's attempt to compete with Google's ChromeOS.

Here's everything, good and bad, that you need to know about Windows 10 S. For starters, of course, "What's the S stand for?" Secure, streamlined, superior performance and the soul of Windows 10.

Bonus: Keep reading to find out how to get Windows 10 S.

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