Upgrading from “S mode enabled” PCs to full Windows 10 will be free.
Following up on an earlier tweet, Microsoft VP Joe Belfiore followed up with more details about the demise of Windows 10 S as a standalone product. Going forward, he explained, you’ll see PCs with either Windows 10 Home, Windows 10 Pro PC or Windows 10 Enterprise with S mode enabled. Additionally, he said if users want to switch out of S mode, they will be able to do so for free, regardless of edition.
It should make for a simpler experience than selling the limited version with time-locked upgrade possibilities, and it will start with the next upgrade for Windows 10.
Brandon is so much faster off the line than I am! 🙂 What he said… Got Q's about 10S? Click the link. https://t.co/rRekNYhzNr
— Joe Belfiore (@joebelfiore) March 8, 2018